Food – this is the one word, which combines a basic need as well as makes us feel satisfied. Don’t believe me? Look around you. On any day irrespective of the time, people will be eating something or the other. This could be food, snacks, ice-creams or burgers, you name it.
Today, our focus in on Delaware, Wilmington and the food culture of this area. A look at Delaware and you may think that the location is just like other similar cities in America. You have a number of restaurants that serve the classic American fare along with a number of other restaurants that serve Italian, Chinese and Indian food.
However, this is where the similarity ends. Today, the restaurants in Delaware are no longer restricted to the above categories. The restaurant scene is much more diverse. You have restaurants that serve American and Barbeque cuisine, Asian, Caribbean, Chile, Chinese, European, Greek, Indian, Italian, Latin, Mexican, and Japanese. Added to this, you have Cajun, Creole, Pizzas, Middle Eastern, and Vietnamese.
The large number of diverse cuisines being served in the area means only one thing. The people of Wilmington are extremely receptive in welcoming and trying out new cuisines. However, do not be fooled into assuming that people do not have favorites. All you have to do is look at the reviews to understand that irrespective of the cuisine, there is a genuine appreciation of good food among the population of Delaware.
Let us have a look at a few restaurants in the Wilmington area that you can visit.
At the Rail, Wine bar & Grill at Delaware Park – It is famous for its fine dining room and bar area. The dining and bar area overlook the picturesque fairway so you can enjoy the outside scene while you relish your drinks and food.
Café Gelato – The restaurant serves lunch, dinner and an a la carte brunch. The specialty of this restaurant is that the flavor of the food prepared here cannot be easily duplicated. Therefore, the food that you eat here will be unique every time.
1861 Restaurant – It is a gastro-pub that offers a comfortable and unique dining experience in a casual space which is both elegant and sophisticated. You can enjoy simple clean cuisine that is made with local ingredients.
Ali Babba Middle Eastern Cuisine – If you want to relax like a king and be treated like one, this is the best place to visit. You will be able to enjoy Middle Eastern food in a Middle Eastern environment. You can also see the dance performed by belly dancers while you are having your lunch or dinner.
If you thought that these were the only options to choose from, then let us tell you that this is only the tip of the iceberg. The list of Delaware’s dining and wining places is so long that it will almost look like an unending story. You just need to make up your mind on where you want to go for the weekend and you are sure to have a great time with your family and friends.
Catalina is a freelance writer who speaks fluently Spanish, English and Danish. She recently started writing for Spies's cheap flight tickets campaign (or like they say in Danish Spies flybilletter).