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Food takeout, delivery still strong, but comes with cost

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

During the pandemic’s peak, restaurant takeout soared. Partly, that’s because it was the only option in spring 2020. However, more than a few consumers still haven’t dined inside, and others have grown accustomed to the convenience of taking dinner home or having it delivered. As a result, takeout is still trending. However, the demand can stress the kitchen, which is …

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Robbie Jester is next Del. chef to compete on Netflix

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Delaware’s food fans have a new reason to subscribe to Netflix. Local chef Robbie Jester is one of 11 contestants on “Pressure Cooker,” a reality competition starting on Friday, Jan. 6. To celebrate his TV appearance, Jester and friends are throwing a premier party at Bellefonte Brewing Co.’s North Wilmington location starting at 6 p.m. The public is invited, but Jester isn’t allowed to comment until …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review Dec. 12, 2021

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: HEADLINES Mail-in ballots, paid leave, police reform top 2022 legislative agenda Dem. leadership stops short of inviting public to in-person hearings Appo, Christina families cope with bus strike; VoTech schools go virtual Delaware bus payment system, driver shortage complicate strike situation CULTURE Aubrey Plaza, Dan Murray to read their book at Brandywine library Delaware Dems …

Rebranded Newark pizza restaurant offers dish that beat Bobby Flay

Pam GeorgeFood, Headlines

Pizzeria Mariana offers a variety of pasta dishes in addition to pizza.   If you want to taste the dish that took down celebrity chef Bobby Flay, now is your chance. Former “Beat Bobby Flay” champion and local chef Robbie Jester has put his shrimp scampi on the menu of Pizzeria Mariana in Newark. Don’t recognize the East Cleveland Avenue restaurant’s name? …