Grotto pizza restaurant

Restaurant highlights: Grotto’s game fare, spirited dinners

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

It’s football season, and that means Grotto Pizza has kicked off its “Game Day” menu, available at all the Rehoboth Beach-based chain’s sports bars. Selections include loaded nachos (add chili or chicken for an extra charge), Buffalo chicken dip with tortilla chips, a jumbo soft pretzel with honey mustard and an all-beef hotdog. (Chili and cheese are available.) During games, the bar …

Iron Hill

New Iron Hill menu; Le Cav wine dinners; Mission BBQ opens

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

There are no dog days when it comes to dining in Delaware.  For instance, the state’s brewing scene is hopping, and there are plenty of opportunities to sip new wines. A festival will showcase a dinner created by television competition winners, and a well-liked brewery is closing. Meanwhile, a local favorite has overhauled its menu, and Mission BBQ is finally …

James Beard Sunday Supper

Wilmington chefs join to create James Beard Sunday Supper 

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

In many households, Sunday supper means gathering with loved ones and a table full of comfort food. But beginning at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, Wilmington’s finest chefs will kick the beloved family-style meal up a notch at Sunday Supper Wilmington in The Chancery Market Food Hall & Bar, located at 1313 N. Market St. in Wilmington. Part of the …

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 …

Dine and sleep: 8 Delaware restaurants with rooms to rent

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

  The dining room of Le Cavalier at the Hotel Du Pont. Photo by Jason Varney.   With the winter doldrums nearly behind us, it’s time to consider a road trip, and nothing complements an overnight stay like a satisfying meal. Fortunately, several local establishments offer tasty getaways for gourmands. Book before May, and you may snag a discount.   …

Hagley’s al fresco dining, Bike & Hikes appeal to guests happy to be back

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Hagley’s Bike & Hike & Brews are popular summer evening destinations.   As Hagley Museum and Library prepares for its September opening of “Nation of Inventors,” it’s packed summer at the original du Pont family estate with activities such as Bike & Hikes & Brews. Among the offerings are cannon firing demonstrations, Science Saturdays for children, specialized walking tours, Dog …

Finally getting out to dine? Try these places in Wilmington

Betsy PriceFood & Dining, Headlines

      While Wilmington’s city life took a hit during the pandemic, the dining scene has soldiered forward. If you’re feeling more confident — or fully vaccinated — now is the time to check out what’s been happening over the past year. Some places are open, and some plan to open in the months ahead. Le Cavalier Unless you’ve …