Robert Lhulier The Brandywine Restaurant

Chef Robert Lhulier takes on Brandywine Restaurant

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

The ability of a restaurant to adapt and thrive is an admirable trait in the post-pandemic era. The hospitality industry must navigate labor shortages, high food prices, evolving diner demands, and soaring credit card fees.  In the past, new restaurants had more time to work out the kinks. No longer. For instance, Wilmington-based Tsionas Management, which owns 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue …

The Brandywine Restaurant

Here’s what to expect at the Brandywine Restaurant

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Nothing gets Wilmington residents quite as excited as a new restaurant—unless it’s a celebrity sighting. I recently experienced both thrills on one evening.  The Brandywine Restaurant at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.—which many call “the old Michael Christopher’s building”—had an invitation-only preview, and Brent Celek, a former Philadelphia Eagles tight end, was in attendance. I don’t follow sports, so I relied on …

12 Delaware dishes

12 Delaware dishes worthy of trying in 2023

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

As my friends persistently point out, I eat out — a lot. But, hey, it’s part of my job and something my husband and I enjoy doing together. Consider it a hobby. While I’ve had many excellent meals since COVID-19 restaurant restrictions relaxed, some dishes stand out for one reason or another. Some are seasonal, others are specials, and several …

Food Bank’s Cooking for a Cause showcases Snuff Mill

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

The Food Bank’s Cooking for a Cause is take steps to make sure last year’s online gliltches won’t happen again.   It can be easier to guess Wordle on the first try than to score a table at the new Snuff Mill Restaurant, Butchery & Wine Bar in Brandywine Hundred. The intimate eatery opens reservations to the public a month in …

Food & fun: Music, games on menu at many Delaware restaurants

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Shrimpy’s Bar & Grill in Rehoboth has sold out 55 weekends in a row, which the owner credits to singer Bryan Clark performing. Melissa Ferraro is an innate event planner. Credit her tenure as president of Rolling Thunder, a Delaware food truck association. The owner of Outlandish also has Sonora in Newark. But having a bricks-and-mortar location hasn’t changed the need to “put …

Popular farm stand, arts and cultural institutions cope with flooding aftermath

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Pieces of the SIW farm stand are scattered over the parking lot and road. Update: This article has been updated to reflect SIW stand opening Saturday with limited produce, no electricty.  A popular farm stand and area art and historical attractions have been dealing with the aftermath of flooding caused by Ida as the remnants of the hurricane swept through …