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...

I'm not sure on my own if I would have stumbled upon Scalessa's Old School Italian Kitchen, a newish Italian eatery deep in the heart of Wilmington's Forty Acres neighborhood. It's parked on a mostly residential area at the corner of Shallcross Avenue and North Lincoln Street in a brick building, painted gray, that dates back to the 1920s. Some may...

Are you Italian, or maybe you just love Italian food? Think you can make the best wine? Maybe you've always wanted to experience Italian culture? Always wanted to go to Sicily but don’t want to break the bank? Then you're in luck: the 38th annual Saint Anthony’s Italian Festival brings the experience of Sicily right to Wilmington. “There are a ton...

The UNICO Chapters of Delaware District 1 sponsored a “St. Joseph’s Table” to celebrate La Festa di San Giuseppe, a centuries old-tradition to help the poor and downtrodden. A weekend-long collection of non-perishable food items was held in March at Saint Edmond Church in Rehoboth Beach, topped off by baskets of bread donated by Old World Breads in...

It’s hard to believe that another school year is almost over and summer will soon be here. No more cabin fever, just that wonderful time of the year when we look forward to fun in the sun, with activities and outdoor festivities of every kind imaginable. Of course, the events that are most important to us as a community undergoing a renaissance of...

OperaDelaware will celebrate the 225th anniversary of Rossini’s birth by performing “Semiramide” and “La Cenerentola” as a part of the company’s 2017 festival. Starting on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. OperaDelaware presents Rossini’s final Italian opera, “Semiramide.” This rarely performed masterpiece will appear again on May 7 at 2:00 p.m. Maes...

Have you bought your tickets for the second annual Carnevale? At 6 p.m. this Tuesday, April 25, 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 fun...

Members of the Delmarva Chapter of UNICO National met at the home of John and Connie Subelka to form committees and finalize plans for the fourth annual Bocce Tournament to be held on May 13. The tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton. The rain date will be May 20. The entry fee will be...

UNICO, the largest Italian-American service organization in the United States, aims to aid local and national charities, promote good citizenship by means of community service, and preserve Italian culture and language. Many of the organization's projects combine these goals, as was the case at the most recent Rehoboth Area Chapter meeting March 23...