Category: Retailing and Restaurants

After hours of shopping, who doesn’t work up an appetite? Thankfully, a host of new restaurants have recently set up shop (with even more to come) at the Christiana Fashion Center. Next time you’re at (or near) the Christiana Mall, check out some of these casual dining options that are now available, including Jersey Mike’s…

Liquid Alchemy Beverages, a Wilmington-based mead and cider producer, swept the Mead Free or Die competition in New Hampshire this month. The specialty alcohol producer, which also operates a tasting room off of Maryland Avenue, took home five awards, including “Meadery of the Year.” “We are excited and grateful to have won Meadery of the…

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant on Thursday announced the opening of its third location in the Rehoboth area. The Delaware-based chain plans to open 20 locations by 2020. The latest location on Route 1 at 19815 Coastal Highway marks the 14th. “Opening in Rehoboth and offering our trademark hospitality to the area means a great deal…

New restaurants and retail drive growth in downtown Smyrna

By Christine Facciolo Special to Delaware Business Times Just five years ago it would have been impossible to imagine walking in downtown Smyrna and smelling freshly brewed coffee or grabbing lunch at the tavern and topping it off with a hot-from-the-oven sweet treat. It may have been a long time coming, but Smyrna is enjoying…

New Italian restaurant coming to downtown Wilmington

A new Italian restaurant is coming to Market Street in downtown Wilmington. Restaurateurs Scott Stein and Antimo DiMeo on Thursday announced their plan to open Bardea Food & Drink at 620 North Market Street in June. The owners promise a mix of traditional recipes and new twists. The 4,000-square-feet restaurant will hold 120 seats and feature…

(AP) — A 29-year-old entrepreneur in Delaware is being sued for more than $650,000 for allegedly defaulting on the loan payments of his last restaurant endeavor. Zachary King is being sued by the former owner of the Delaware Distilling Company, Bryan Derrickson. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that the lawsuit says Old Bay LLC and King…

Bertucci’s, the popular Italian restaurant chain, on Monday filed for voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Under the deal, the buyer would assume all assets and certain liabilities. Right Lane Dough Acquisitions, LLC has stepped up as the stalking horse bidder, a term…

Beer tanks have arrived at the soon-to-open Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant in Rehoboth. The third Delaware location of the regional chain —  located at 19815 Coastal Highway —  is set to open this summer. Installation of the brew house began today. “We’re excited to have this equipment installed and ready to brew,” Head Brewer…