Skip to main content

Food and Drink

Bardea IN Wilmington


This post appear courtesy of New Market Wilm.


Taste of Trolley

Looking for some new dining options to get you out of your rut? Come to the Taste of Trolley Square, a yearly showcase of one of Wilmington’s most eclectic neighborhoods. Stroll the sidewalks and sample small plates from over a dozen of the area’s hottest eateries. Try an open-faced crab BLT from Catherine Rooney’s or score a personal pumpkin pie from De La Coeur Café. Thirsty? Sip some Kombucha: $2 drafts available from Delaware Local Food Exchange...

Toni Tipton-Martin

Toni Tipton-Martin’s resume has more components than a Southern Soul Brunswick Stew. She was the first African American woman to serve as food editor at a daily newspaper (Cleveland Plain Dealer), has authored a James Beard Award-winning book on southern cooking, and started the SANDE Youth Project, to help improve the lives of vulnerable families batting childhood hunger and obesity. And that’s just a few of the more impressive ingredients she’ll bring to the table on Friday, September 7, when she appears at the Delaware History Museum’s Copeland Room...

Margaux IN Wilmington by Joe del Tufo

Downtown Wilmington has become a diner’s delight with new, eclectic cuisine

A Fierce Burger Battle: Who Won?

After two rounds of judging, 19 burgers, and so much bacon, the final round of the 2018 Delaware Burger Battle ended in a dead heat between Chelsea Tavern and Farmer & The Cow. Ending in a numerical tie for first, the scores forced a vote among the three judges to break the tie. And the winner of the 2018 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Burger, in a split decision: Chelsea Tavern’s “Delaware Destroyer.” (F&C proved a popular favorite too, finishing second in the People’s Choice category as well.)

Delaware Burger Battle

According to ancient text, “seventh heaven” is defined as the highest of all the heavens, where inhabitants experience a state of intense happiness and eternal bliss. Attendees at the 7th Annual Delaware Burger Battle will experience their own form of burger bliss on Saturday, August 25, when more than 16 local restaurants compete for three coveted Angus awards...

Wilmington Brew Works

Most Wilmingtonians know that once they leave The Triangle neighborhood on the city’s northwest side and head across Concord Avenue, there is little to see or do. Outside of a stop by the Home Depot for hardware or The Music School of Delaware or Wilmington Drama League for a show, the 9th Ward feels like a bit of a no-man’s land that’s not quite city, but not quite suburbs either.