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12 Delaware dishes worthy of trying in 2023

Pam George Culture, Headlines

As my friends persistently point out, I eat out — a lot. But, hey, it’s part of my job and something my husband and I enjoy doing together. Consider it a hobby. While I’ve had many excellent meals since COVID-19 restaurant restrictions relaxed, some dishes stand out for one reason or another. Some are seasonal, others are specials, and several …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – June 19, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Senate OKs mail-in voting despite claims it violates Constitution Rosa Trotter retires after 48 years of teaching kindergarten McGuiness trial day 3: Surprising testimony What it’s like to eat at Bardea Steak Culture Roman Catholics to carry Eucharist through Wilmington Sunday Your guide to …

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What it’s like to eat at Bardea Steak

Pam George Food, Headlines

  We fully intended to get a steak. After all, that’s what carnivores normally do when visiting a steakhouse. But once we entered Bardea Steak’s sleek space, we succumbed to the allure of the unexpected. And there’s much that’s surprising about the new Market Street restaurant in the heart of downtown Wilmington. The steakhouse quietly opened this week with nary a phone …

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Bardea Steak’s ‘meat kingdom’ wows guests during soft opening

Pam George Food, Headlines

In any good story, the main characters face an obstacle or two. In this tale, restaurateur Scott Stein and chef Antimo DiMeo, founders of Bardea Food & Drink in Wilmington, encountered more than their share while opening another restaurant. Take, for instance, an unexpected pandemic, rising food costs and supply chain issues. These adversaries seemingly conspired to keep the partners …

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Bardea’s new venture: Tacos in DE.CO food court

Pam George Business, Headlines

Bardea Food & Drink has opened a taco stand in Wilmington’s DE.CO food court. Photo courtesy of Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III.   Before a restaurant opens for service, the staff often gather for a family meal. More often than not, the food is a departure from the regular menu. For instance, at Bardea Food & Drink in downtown Wilmington, an Italian concept, …

A baker’s dozen of things to look forward to in 2022

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis visiting Winterthur’s Montmorenci foyer while she was First Lady.   From golf pros descending on Wilmington Country Club, to new shows and amenities at area theaters and cultural institutions, to the latest restaurant moves, Delaware has a lot to look forward to in 2022. With the end of the year fogged by a surge of COVID-19 testing …

Bardea owners to open Market Street steakhouse in ’22

Pam George Food, Headlines

One of the steaks cooked by Bardea Chef Antimo DiMeo   In 2019, partners Scott Stein and Chef Antimo DiMeo were poised to bring another restaurant to Market Street in downtown Wilmington. They already owned Pizzeria Bardea and Bardea Food & Drink, an Italian-inspired restaurant that helped spark the Market Street renaissance. The new project, however, was a departure. “We knew we wanted …