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One Coastal’s Matt Kern is James Beard Award semifinalist

Pam GeorgeHeadlines, Culture

Matt Kern, chef and owner of One Coastal in Fenwick Island, is a semifinalist for a James Beard Award in the Best Chef Mid-Atlantic category. This is Kern’s third semifinalist nomination. He was a semifinalist in 2019 and 2020 while working at Heirloom in Lewes. “It’s way different,” this time, said Kern, who purchased One Coastal from Scott and Carlie Carey in 2022. “I have …

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New breakfast spots, fall coffee and restaurant meal deals

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Delawareans love their coffee, and now they have more ways to enjoy it, from specialty mugs to creative concoctions. But that’s not all the restaurant buzz this week. Bob Dylan is the inspiration for a wine dinner, and we revisit Bar Reverie in Greenville. Changing of the chef We recently noted the chef change at Bar Reverie in Greenville. Steve …

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Dogfish Head unveils 2023 beverage release calendar

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Beer lovers and liquor connoisseurs have a lot to look forward to in 2023. Dogfish Head this week announced its beverage release calendar for next year, featuring a lineup of beers, canned cocktails and full-proof spirits and liqueurs.  The lineup includes more than a dozen new products and packages, all of which Dogfish fans can expect to see on shelves …

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Dogfish’s Analog-A-Go-Go festival back after 2-year hiatus

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery’s annual Analog-A-Go-Go festival will return after a two-year hiatus. The festival will happen Saturday, Nov. 5 from noon to 5 p.m. at Dogfish’s Milton Tasting Room and Kitchen. The celebration will feature more than 20 unique independent artisans, a music lineup curated by Chicago-based record label Numero Group, 14 exclusive beer and spirit samples, and the …

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Dogfish, Dewey Beer, Fifer Orchards team up on autumn ale

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery will host its second-annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Milton Tasting Room and Kitchen. The free event will feature food, music, art, entertainment, and off-centered ales, including a brand-new fall beer brewed in collaboration with Dewey Beer Co. and Fifer Orchards. “I am always pumped for this …

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Want to help the Rehoboth Art League? Drink this new Dogfish IPA

Charlie MegginsonFood & Dining, Culture, Headlines

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery will pay homage to its innovative, art-centric roots by honoring the Rehoboth Art League with the release of Bonjour Pierre, a new limited-edition India Pale Ale.   “The inspiration for the beer is Pierre, Rehoboth Art League’s beloved life-sized mannequin, who has been used for decades here as a reference for life drawing, a core component of …

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Dogfish Head’s Rehoboth brewpub to offer 2 free concerts

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Funk-soul piano man Neal Francis and indie-rock band Kiwi jr. will grace the stage at Dogfish Head’s Rehoboth Beach brewpub, Brewings and Eats, on Wednesday, July 27 and Friday, July 29. Both live shows are open to the public with no cover or tickets required.  By age 18, Francis — who will perform at 10 p.m. on July 27 — …

Le Cav, Goobers highlight Hagley’s Alfresco dining series in May

Pam GeorgeFood, Headlines

Hagley Museum’s Alfresco dining nights on Thursdays in May will include a variety of cuisines. Photo by Kerry Harrison.   You would expect to see 19th century tools and the du Pont ancestral home and gardens at Hagley Museum and Library, the birthplace of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont’s gunpowder works. Flatbread and couscous, however, may come as a surprise. The Middle …