Category: Retailing and Restaurants

By Roger Morris Special to Delaware Business Times According to a weekend survey, 104 million U.S. consumers spent $17.8 billion at small, independently owned businesses across the country during this past weekend’s Small Business Saturday (SBS). Although there is no state-by-state breakdown, Delaware merchants report that Saturday’s bump helped raise their bottom lines. “In spite…

Delaware-based Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant opened its 16th location on November 19. Located in the heart of downtown Hershey, Iron Hill Hershey occupies 9,000 square-feet in a new mixed-use development by RVG Management and Development. Iron Hill Hershey features 290 seats and an on-site brewery with the ability to produce 900 barrels of craft…

Melt Shop, a New York-based sandwich shop founded in 2011, announced today the opening of the brand’s first restaurant in Newark at the Christiana Mall. The shop is owned and operated by veteran franchisee Drew Smith. Smith plans to open 21 Melt Shop locations throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He opened Melt Shop’s King…

Last week, Good Earth Market celebrated the grand opening of its new bar by hosting a ribbon cutting with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Good Earth Market has been open in Ocean View for fourteen years, and continues to expand its offerings. The most recent addition is a large, full service bar, which provides…

Eight new locations have been added to the popular Delaware on Tap mobile application. The app is available for free download in the App Store and from Google Play. Additions since the app launched in October 2017 are: Wilmington Brew Works, Wilmington Stitch House Brewery, Wilmington Midnight Oil Brewing Company, Newark Volunteer Brewing Company, Middletown…

Walter’s Steakhouse celebrates 25 years of classic dining

By DAN METZ Special to Delaware Business Times John Walter Constantinou is celebrating Walter’s Steakhouse’s 25th anniversary with the same thing that brought him into the business in the first place: good quality beef. For the celebration, he’s cooking up classic cuts of his signature prime rib. After a quarter-century in the business, he has…

Bardea Food & Drink, the long-planned Italian restaurant by Scott Stein and Chef Antimo DiMeo, will open this Friday, September 14 at 620 N. Market Street. The 5,000-square-foot eatery boasts 120 seats and a rectangular bar with 20 stools and outdoor seating. The refurbished building looms over the corner of 7th and Market streets, inside…