Georgia House closes locations in Milford, Selbyville

DOWNSTATE – A sign attached to the door at the Georgia House Restaurant in Milford read, “Thank you for 20 years, we are now closed – MGMT.” With that, the longtime restaurant chain in Sussex County was quietly gone after it closed its locations in Milford and Selbyville on Wednesday, joining Georgia House’s Millsboro location, […]

Blue Earl brews up four years in Smyrna

SMYRNA — With four years behind them, Blue Earl Brewing Company owner Ron Price says they’ve tripled their output and more than quadrupled their staff since opening their off-the-beaten path location on 210 Artisan Drive in Smyrna. Opening their doors in May of 2015 with just five employees (some part-time), they now have a staff […]

Sussex chef cooks up competition with Bobby Flay

GEORGETOWN — About a year in the making, Thursday, May 2 is the day Food Network fans find out if the chef at a Sussex County restaurant gets a shot at beating celebrity chef/restaurateur Bobby Flay. Greenwood resident Bill Clifton, the 38-year-old chef and co-owner of The Counting House Restaurant & Pub in Georgetown, must […]

Harvest Ridge food truck competition April 5 and 6

MARYDEL — Harvest Ridge Winery will host the annual food truck competition fundraiser April 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. and April 6 from noon to 6 p.m. The event features 20 food trucks offering diverse menus. Tickets range from $10 to 25, available on Eventbrite with limited tickets sold at the gate the day […]

Commentary: National Nutrition Month pointers for healthy eating

Incorporating healthy eating into your daily life is important, but it isn’t always easy. In recognition of National Nutrition Month, here are some tips for healthy eating from to help get you started or back on track. •Replace refined grains with whole grains. This is one of the easiest changes you can make and, therefore, […]

Smyrna ALDI grocery store opens its doors

SMYRNA — The long-awaited ALDI grocery store in Smyrna officially opened its doors on Dec. 6. The new location, at 1382 S Dupont Blvd. is tucked behind the Wawa convenience store in the Simon’s Corner shopping center. Despite near freezing temperatures on Dec. 6, the grand opening hosted a packed parking lot with hundreds of […]

Five tips for healthy holiday eating

‘Tis the season of generosity, abundance and, along with the holiday celebrations, frequent opportunities to overindulge in calorie-laden food and beverages. If you’ve been carefully budgeting calories along with avoiding sugar and fat in your diet, how can you maintain these good habits in the face of temptation? Here are some suggestions to help stay […]

On the rise: Surging Aldi set for Smyrna grand opening

SMYRNA — While many traditional grocery store chains have been contracting in Delaware, the reach of the Aldi grocery franchise is set to expand as it prepares to celebrate the grand opening of a new store in south Smyrna on Thursday, Dec. 6. The Smyrna store, which will be the fourth to open in Delaware, […]

Letter to the Editor: Dining dilemma

Although its is a fast-growing town and we are frustrated by the lack of “fine dinning.,” larger chain restaurants have a population formula which determines where they locate and apparently Millsboro doesn’t have the numbers needed for the larger dining operations. (“Millsboro munchies,” Sound Off, Nov. 17) I inquired about a large restaurant franchise several […]

Caesar Rodney School District involved in Summer Food Service Program

CAMDEN The Caesar Rodney School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will […]