Hari Cameron Snack chef Netflix

Delaware chef to battle it out on Netflix’s snack show

Pam George Culture, Headlines

On a November afternoon, Hari Cameron was making dough with a new type of flour. “I’m always working on stuff,” the Rehoboth Beach resident explained, putting the mix aside to take a phone call. That’s because the James Beard-nominated chef is a consultant for a kitchen equipment company, and he’s worked with Think Rice, which supports American rice growers. But …

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10 Delaware spots for supper and a show

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Sure, you could go to dinner and just, you know, eat. Or you could experience a little entertainment with your entrée. Here are some places in Delaware where you can get supper and a show. The Room at Cedar Grove Founded by chef and musician Paul Cullen, The Room at Cedar Grove is a Lewes-area event venue west of Route 1 on Cedar …

Lewes Oyster House

New Lewes Oyster House offers seaside tavern vibes

Pam George Culture, Headlines

  The Lewes Oyster House proves that good things come to all who wait. After months of construction delays, the downtown Lewes restaurant at 108 Second St. opened to the public this week. Last week, however, the Second Street eatery gave the staff a trial run with friends and family, and one reporter talked her way into a seat at the oyster …

Rosenfeld's Big Fish

Rosenfeld’s Big Fish closes in Brandywine Hundred

Pam George Culture, Headlines

North Wilmington residents craving matzoh ball soup, fresh mahi or a Reuben sandwich were disappointed today. Rosenfeld’s Big Fish on Marsh Road has closed. A sign on the restaurant door in the Plaza III shopping center noted that the closing was effective as of Oct. 24, after only being open six months. Neither Warren Rosenfeld, who founded the Rosenfeld’s Jewish Deli concept …

Dining in Lewes

Dining in Lewes: 10 reasons to eat downtown

Pam George Culture, Headlines

In the mid-20th century, Lewes, Delaware, was known for menhaden fish factories, and locals referred to the distinct aroma as the “smell of money.” The odor kept many tourists away, which in turn kept developers from tearing down city blocks to build motels. Bicentennial-related activism — and the death of the local menhaden fishery — led to preservation initiatives and a listing …

Brew HaHa! Avenue North

Brew HaHa!’s new Avenue North shop opened Monday

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    Brew HaHa! debuted its latest coffee shop in Avenue North Monday, with decor designed to evoke a 1970s Upper West Side apartment in New York. The shop will be one of the new elements of Avenue North’s $300 million redevelopment of former Astra Zeneca property off U.S. 202 that aims to provide a work-play-live environment. Developers Delle Donne …

Bellevue Diner (Ken Mammarella photo)

Bellevue Diner opening on Philadelphia Pike

Ken Mammarella Headlines, Food

  The family that owns the Sungate Diner is replicating the popular menu of the Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, landmark in Delaware. The Bellevue Diner opens Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 703 Philadelphia Pike, north of Wilmington and less than a mile south of the historic Bellevue Hall that gives it its name. The space once housed Jimmy’s Restaurant, and George Argiroudis …

Falafel is having a moment in Delaware

Falafels seem to be having a moment in Delaware

Pam George Food, Headlines

  For me, it started with the 1995 film “Party Girl.” Parker Posey’s funky character, Mary, regularly visited the same food cart to request a falafel with hot sauce, a side order of baba ghanoush and a seltzer. I was fascinated, having never had a falafel. So, what was this dish that seemed so cosmopolitan? Why did street food sound …

Drift white dressed stones oysters

Catch the Drift: Beach restaurant relaxed, refined

Pam George Food, Headlines

    In the late 19th century, Methodists traveled to Rehoboth Beach to renew their spirit beside the sea. These “campers” stayed in rudimentary wood houses known as tents. However, they spent most of their time listening to the Rev. Robert W. Todd’s sermons in the tabernacle. Things have changed. Zealous foodies have replaced the faithful, and the modern getaway to …

Delaware Burger Battle returns Aug. 27

Burger Battle returns Aug. 27 after pandemic hiatus

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The Delaware Burger Battle, which spawned winners such as Maiale Deli’s Mexican Burger and Metro Grill’s Peach Burger, returns Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten entries will vie for the burger trophy, with three others going for the alternative burger title. A fundraiser for the Food Bank of Delaware and the Delaware ProStart Program, the battle will start at noon at …