Have you bought your tickets for the third annual Carnevale? At 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, the Rehoboth Touch of Italy becomes an Italian Street Fair with unlimited food, wine, masks, valet parking, auctions - you name it. And it's all to raise money for the Touch of Italy/RehobothFoodie.com Culinary Scholarship Fund.  So why a scholarship fund? Th...

St. Anthony of Padua Parish released a statement following the firing of Cindy Mann, Padua Academy's former principal. Mann's ouster was made public Friday. The statement is as follows: "St. Anthony of Padua Parish is responding to misunderstandings and/or false statements made in social media and quoted in some press reports relating to the change...

Gallucio's Italian Restaurant, which has been named Delaware's Best Italian Eatery & "Irish-Style" Pub, has teamed up with the Salvation Army for Souper Bowl. The event takes place on Saturday, February 3, at Gallucio's, 1709 Lovering Ave., Wilmington, DE. "The Salvation Army began this event here four years ago with the notion that having finished...

He's funny, oozes suave, flirty, Italian charm and he can cook. And he's opening a 140- to 160-seat restaurant later this year in Pike Creek. Fabio Viviani, one of the most memorable contestants to appear on the Bravo TV series "Top Chef," now in its 15th season, is an owner of the coming-soon Chuck Lager's Tavern. The rustic-style restaurant is sc...

The owner of a popular Brandywine Hundred eatery has opened a new Italian restaurant in Pike Creek. Café Pomodoro Cucina Italiana at 5337 Limestone Road has taken over the space in the Shops at Limestone Hills that had previously been the home of BellaVista Trattoria & Pizzeria and, more recently, Pike Creek Pizza. The new chef/owner is longtime De...

A hot and humid rain didn't stop many Delawareans from attending the 14th annual Vendemmia da Vinici Wine and Food Festival Sunday that aims to promote Italian heritage. “[It is all about the] Italian culture,” said Chris Cassar, who was attending Vendemmia for the first time. “It is [also a] great  time to come with friends."   The event in Bellev...

Rick DiLiberto, Esq.,  has been selected by the Delaware Christopher Columbus Monument Committee as its 2017 Man of the Year, in recognition of his service to our community. The award will be presented at the Columbus annual banquet on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at Cavaliers Country Club, 100 Addison Drive, Newark, DE, with cocktails at 5:30 pm, ceremo...

Located in the heart of Wilmington's Little Italy section, Father Tucker Park will get an overhaul through the federal Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership. Every summer, thousands attend St. Anthony's Italian Festival in Wilmington. Father Tucker Park is an integral part of that festival, typically being used as a base for carnival rides and othe...

Lupo Italian Kitchen in Rehoboth Beach is one of six restaurants in Delaware to win a 2017 Wine Spectator Award. Lupo, one of SoDel Concepts’ 10 coastal Delaware restaurants, received an Award of Excellence for its assortment of producers and a thematic match to the menu in price and style. Lupo’s all-Italian list, which features up to 100 selectio...

Dr. Dina Vendetti came to Dover in 2000 from York, Pa. to answer St. John’s Lutheran Church’s call for a principal to lead a kindergarten through eighth-grade facility to add to its existing preschool. Seventeen years later, she’s built a program that serves 55 students and has become a celebrated figure in central Delaware’s business leader atmosp...