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Chelsea Tavern Beer Dinners

I had to bend a few New Year’s Resolutions and cut my Dryuary short to review the first in the Brewery-of-the-Month Dinner series at Chelsea Tavern. But if I had to boil my experience down to two words: Worth it!  


New Restaurant Coming To Hotel Du Pont’s Green Room

We’ve known for a while now that a new restaurant is coming to the Hotel Du Pont this spring but didn’t know any specifics, until now. Chef-Partner Tyler Akin and The Buccini/Pollin Group have announced we will be getting a French brasserie named “Le Cavalier” coming to the Green Room.

El Diablo Burrito

The guys behind Diablo Burrito are no strangers to Market. Their collective resume reads like a requiem for restaurants passed: Dean Vilone owned The National. Chef Roger Andrews cut his teeth at 821 (among other places). Shannon Stevens put in his time working nearby at the Shipley Grill in his youth...


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A new community coffee house and art gallery opened in Wilmington’s Little Italy last month. Milk and Honey is the latest offering in a city where we take our morning cappuccino and afternoon tea quite seriously...

Blitzen: Pop-Up Holiday Bar

Visions of sugarplums (and spiked eggnog) have been dancing in our heads ever since we heard rumor of a Christmas-themed bar popping up somewhere in Wilmington. Now, our holiday dreams are coming true...

Can Vs. Bottle: The Epic Battle

Premiering Nov. 9 at the Queen, a light-hearted, locally-produced documentary ‘studies’ this beer-based controversy...

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Those who regularly traverse the 400 block of Market Street during the warmer months are familiar with the green space where Wilmington Green Box sells cold-pressed juices. The juices and the Green Box non-profit, started by Jason Aviles and partner John Naughton, have received a lot of press for the work they have done not only employing at-risk youth, but also bringing healthy options to the food desert—areas of the city that have limited access to nutritious food. “We see the demand for nutritious food in Wilmington is on the rise. We can’t keep up,” says Aviles. To that end, Green Box paired with Harvest House, a new restaurant in the Big Fish Restaurant Group, to make their juices more widely available. The public appetite for the product only increased to the point where Aviles and Naughton knew they had to think even further outside of the “Green Box,” so to speak...