When Warren Rosenfeld of Rosenfeld’s Jewish Deli first met with Eric Sugrue of the Big Fish Restaurant Group, it sparked a discussion about how to approach business throughout Delaware with “big projects” of the combined veteran restaurateurs. Thus the idea of Big Fish-Rosenfeld’s was born, …

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Ted Deptula, director of culinary operations for Crooked Hammock Brewery will offer a demonstration at the Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. The market will be open that day from 8 a.m. to noon at George H.P. Smith Park.

The Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge in Ocean City, Md., is well-known for its annual St. Joseph’s Festival in the spring, where traditional homemade Italian foods were sold for 10 consecutive years, until COVID hit. The festival, held to raise money for lodge charities and high school sc…

Held in Munich, Germany, Oktoberfest is an international celebration of beer that has led to similar festivities in other cities. In Rehoboth Beach, Thompson Island Brewing Company’s guests can raise a stein from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19.

Acorn squash, butternut squash, pumpkins and other fall produce are now arriving at the Historic Lewes Farmers Market (HLFM) as the seasons change. There are also Asian pears, Bartlett pears, many apple varieties, plums, peaches, figs, green beans, chard, microgreens, romaine lettuces, arugu…

Shaka Shack will hold its two-year Anniversary Celebration on Friday, Sept. 17, through Sunday, Sept. 19. For the celebration weekend, Shaka Shack will be open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday.

It’s back! The Millsboro Fritter Shack will reopen in the Millsboro Town Center on Sept. 10. It will be open Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., unless sold out before then. The Town Center of Millsboro is located on the corner of Wilson Highway and Mitch…

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) on Tuesday, Aug. 31, released the results of a recent hospitality industry survey conducted to better understand the challenges and opportunities facing the industry approximately three months after COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.

Local businesswoman and owner of Bethany Beach’s Topsail Steamer Danielle Mahon received three major business awards in August. Topsail Steamer was ranked as one of the nation’s fastest growing private companies by Inc. 5000. Topsail Steamer is number 594 on the Inc. 5000 list, a ranking of …

People can buy a chance to win a bushel of freshly steamed Maryland crabs and help provide critical needs to Delawareans at the same time. People’s Place is currently selling raffle tickets for a bushel of fresh crabs, a dozen ears of local corn on the cob, the winner’s choice of a case of s…

Any savvy chef knows that carrots, onions and celery are the foundations for many stellar dishes. In August, however, SoDel Concepts‘ chefs are embracing a distinctly southern Delaware trinity: corn, tomatoes and watermelon.

After a long day, whether in the sun or on the job, sometimes the last thing anyone wants to think about is making a complicated dinner. The challenge: Figuring out an evening meal that’s not a hassle to prepare, but will please the whole family and the extra guests that come with summer.

Wayback Burgers, a longtime fixture in the Peninsula Crossing shopping center in Millsboro, has moved into the former Hardee’s building at 28552 DuPont Boulevard (Route 113), doubling the seating capacity and adding a window for picking up orders.

David Godwin was selling vine-reddened tomatoes and fragrant peaches at the Millsboro Farmers’ Market on a recent Saturday morning, accompanied by his 12-year-old son, Mitchell, who arranged stalks of corn on the long table where shoppers stop and select fruits and vegetables to grace their …

In July, peaches are the star attraction at all SoDel Concepts restaurants. The Rehoboth Beach-based hospitality company’s Peach Month features everything from cocktails to appetizers.

A new seafood business is aiming to bring social fun and a one-of-a-kind dining experience to Bethany Beach. Topsail Steamer will officially open its doors in Bethany Beach in late July, with its first location in Delaware. The family-run company provides steam pots of fresh, local seafood f…

On July 4, Fish Tales Bar & Grill, located on 22nd Street bayside in Ocean City, Md., will host their annual Hot Dog Eating Contest in their south parking lot at noon. The amateur competition is open to any Ocean City business employee. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and bra…

Over Memorial Day weekend, Sandy Pony Donuts opened the doors — and drive-through window — at a second location in Bethany Beach. The storefront, located at 32919 Coastal Highway (Route 1), in a building formerly housing an Arby’s restaurant, is the latest venture for local business owners B…

Two area charities have been selected as the beneficiaries for the 6th annual 2021 Southern Delaware Wine, Food & Music Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Independence Clubhouse and grounds in Long Neck.

Award-winning barbecue pitmaster Mitch Benjamin will join the Lewes Public Library’s Cooks & Books program for a live, online cooking demo and discussion of his new book “BBQ Revolution” on Wednesday, June 23, at 5 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by Browseabout Books.

A beautiful evening with a light breeze, 150 people from all parts of Sussex County, a strawberry patch and a famous Delaware celebrity — the stars aligned on Saturday, May 22, for the first Farm to Table Fundraiser for Sussex County Habitat for Humanity (SCHFH) at the Frozen Farmer on Evans…

This week, Brian Drosdzal artfully arranged pepperoni slices in the shape of a large “20” on top of a cheese pizza, in celebration of his family restaurant’s double-decade anniversary.

On Wednesday, May 19, DiFebo’s Market celebrated its grand opening and ribbon-cutting with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Fellow Chamber members, as well as community members, family members and customers, came out to support the new business.

Revelation Craft Brewing Company has opened their beer garden, in partnership with Hudson Fields on Route 1 near Milton. A portion of the proceeds from the beer garden will again benefit Beebe Healthcare this summer. The Revelation Beer Garden at Hudson Fields features a family- and pet-frie…

Strawberries are a sign of summer, particularly in coastal Sussex County, and they’re the showcased ingredient at all 12 SoDel Concepts restaurants in May.

The Historic Lewes Farmers Market will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, at George H.P. Smith Park (Johnson and DuPont Avenues), with vendors bringing juicy strawberries, freshly cut asparagus, lettuces and greens including mini-romaines, baby kale, bok choi, arugula, Swiss chard, spinach,…

Bear Trap Dunes, a semi-private golf course in Ocean View, has named Eric Mason as the club’s head golf professional and Jonathan Tupper as executive chef.