Bites – Sept. 2016

Emma Driban

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Tasty things worth knowing

Brandywine Valley Restaurant Week

On Monday through Saturday, Sept. 12-17, 11 of the best restaurants in Northern Delaware and Southern Chester County, Pa., will join forces to promote the Brandywine Valley dining scene. These owner-operated venues will serve prix-fixe menus all week, $15 for a two-course lunch and $35 for a three-course dinner. For the full list of restaurants, menus and more information, visit brandywinetaste.com.

Delaware Nature Society’s Farm to Fork

Join Delaware Nature Society on Saturday, Sept. 17 for a Farm to Fork dinner to honor Coverdale Farm Preserve, an agricultural estate in Greenville. This year’s theme is “Honoring our Roots,” a celebration of the rich history of Coverdale Farm Preserve. The event begins at twilight, with the first pairing and hors d’oeurves from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by a three-course dinner under the stars, ending at 9 p.m. The menu features ingredients grown right on the farm, a menu pairing by David Weir, chef and owner of Goat Kitchen and Bar in Wilmington, and beer from Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton. Tickets are $150 per person or $1,200 for a group of eight. Registration closes on Friday, Sept. 9. Purchase tickets at delawarenaturesociety.org.

A Celebration of All Things Trolley

After a banner debut last September, the second Taste of Trolley is set for Saturday, Sept. 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. Participating restaurants will be paired with a craft brewery and offer a small-plate menu designed to complement the beer. There will also be wine and spirits tastings, a sidewalk sale, strolling performers, free kids entertainment, and a scavenger hunt for prizes. There is no fee to attend. Visit tasteoftrolley.com for more information.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

September is the Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation’s Awareness Month. On Sunday, Sept. 18, the sixth annual On the Wings of Hope fundraiser will be held to support its mission. Join DOCF at the White Clay Creek Country Club from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. for a meal, a musical performance by the Imagination Players and bidding opportunities on a wide range of auction items. Tickets are $40 and free for Ovarian Cancer survivors with a paid guest. Tickets must be purchased in advance at deovariancancer.org.

Ted’s Montana Grill Brings Jobs to State

Ted’s Montana Grill, an Atlanta-based restaurant inspired by the American West, will open its first Delaware location in November at Christiana Mall’s Fashion Center. The restaurant, which features the biggest bison menu in the world, will bring more than 60 jobs to the area. Ted’s is known for its hand-prepared, always fresh classics that are true to the American culinary tradition. It is currently hiring for managerial positions and will hold a job fair later in the year. Applications can be submitted to tedsmontanagrill.com/careers.

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