Milford restaurant offering free meals for those in need

MILFORD — Brothers Franco and Sal Laragione have been feeding Milford and the surrounding community for 30 years at their restaurant Mama Maria. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the brothers are stepping up to help feed those in need. Mama Maria will give out 10 to 20 meals a day to families in need, starting today. […]

Millsboro OKs Texas Roadhouse preliminary plans

MILLSBORO — Town of Millsboro leaders Monday formally welcomed Texas Roadhouse, approving a preliminary site plan – with contingencies – for a proposed western-themed steakhouse restaurant that would be sandwiched between the existing Taco Bell and a proposed Grotto Pizza in Peninsula Crossing. “Welcome to Millsboro, Texas Roadhouse,” said Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt. “We hope […]

Governor announces HELP for hospitality industry

DOVER — Gov. John Carney outlined a new loan program and modified state of emergency restrictions Wednesday in an effort to help the hospitality industry operate under mandates to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Under the Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (HELP), businesses will be eligible to receive state support in paying rent, utilities and […]

Akhibachi’s and Momma G’s join forces north of Dover

In December, local Dover chefs Dion Alston of Akhibachi’s and Gloria Grant of Momma G’s Soul Food and Jamaican Restaurant linked up to operate as a single entity out of Ms. Grant’s already established location on 5409 N. DuPont Highway in Dover. Since sneaking onto the Dover culinary scene back in 2016, Mr. Alston has […]

Milford eatery can reopen after addressing health code violations

MILFORD — A restaurant was ordered closed immediately last week after an inspection located dead roaches and crickets inside, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. Live roaches were also seen at La Hacienda at 611 N. Dupont Boulevard during a nearly 2 1/2 hour routine inspection on Jan. 15, an inspector said. The […]

New Business: Ali family brings taste of Trinidad and Tobago to Dover

DOVER — In early December, husband and wife duo Nicole and Darryl Ali officially opened the doors of Trini Quizeen — a new Trinidadian and Tobagonian restaurant on 1855 S. DuPont Highway in Dover. Natives to Trinidad and Tobago themselves, they came to Dover about two decades ago. After a long career as a retail […]

Restaurants in Milford and Harrington ordered closed

MILFORD AND HARRINGTON — A Milford restaurant was ordered immediately closed after roaches both dead and alive were seen during a routine inspection by the Delaware Division of Public Health on Dec. 11. The roaches in various stages of development were found in La Ortolana Pizza Restaurant’s kitchen and ware wash areas, according to a […]