Dru Tevis Holiday Baking Championship

Will Delaware pastry chief Dru Tevis take $25,000 prize?

Pam George Culture, Headlines

  When we last left Delaware’s “Dru-nicorn,” he made it through the second episode of “Holiday Banking Championship” on the Food Network. But could Dru Tevis survive another round? First State residents, friends, family and his SoDel Concepts colleagues tuned in last night to watch. Indeed, many gathered at Thompson Island Brewing Co. in Rehoboth to watch alongside the pastry chef — and taste …

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Delaware pastry chef competes tonight on Food Network

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Dru Tevis is typically a man with a plan. “When I was in school, I handed in term papers early,” explained the Rehoboth Beach resident. “I studied for all my tests — nothing was ever done at the last minute.” But cooking show contestants rarely get to prepare. So, when Tevis — who oversees the dessert program for SoDel Concepts …

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9 Delaware restaurants earn Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Pam George Food, Culture, Headlines

It’s not unusual for an Italian restaurant to offer Italian wines, but at Lupo Italian Kitchen in Rehoboth Beach, nearly all wine on the list comes from that country. (Two dessert wines are from Portugal.) The carefully cultivated list is one reason why Lupo Italian Kitchen is one of nine Delaware establishments receiving the Wine Spectator’s 2022 Award of Excellence, …

Talk of raising minimum wage worries restaurants still reeling from COVID-19

Betsy Price Business, Food & Dining, Government, Headlines, Scene About Town

    Restaurateurs are listening with great alarm to state and national talk about raising minimum wage to $15 an hour. Carl Georigi, CEO of the Platinum Dining Group, says that raising minimum wage from $9.25 an hour to $11 by next year — the first hike a state bill proposes on the way to $15 by 2026 —  would …