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 …

These spots will allow you to savor spring when dining out

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Thompson Island is one of many places in or near Delaware where diners can celebrate spring.   Restaurants are gearing up for a busy spring season — Easter, Mother’s Day and grads-and-dads events are on the horizon. Menus are now full of seasonal flavor — think ramps, asparagus, fiddlehead ferns — and as the calendar flips to April, dining outside …

Munch your way through day at these new beach restaurants

Betsy Price Beaches, Food & Dining, Headlines

Atlantic Social’s Chesapeake Seafood Salad   Although Memorial Day in Delaware was a wet one, it didn’t dampen coastal diners’ appetites for new restaurants. Now that Delaware’s eateries are fully open, you can munch your way through the day at these beach newbies. Sunny Bay Cafe serves traditional American breakfast fare, as well as sweet, savory and breakfast crepes.   …