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November 18th, 2019

Paul’s Kitchen & Cullen-ary Company, Chef’s Table Demo, Dinner, Paul Cullen, Musician, Chef, Sommelier, Sunday Market, Lewes, Delaware, Delaware Beaches, Southern Delaware, The Art of Cooking, Wining and Dining

Food serves as a way for people to come together. That is exactly what happened on this past Saturday, November 16th, when 12 strangers, all foodies with three goals in mind….cooking, wining, and dining. We met at Paul’s Kitchen & Cullen-ary Company located at 32882 Cedar Grove Rd., Lewes, DE. Tel. 302-228-9772. Website? http://www.paulcullen.rocks

If you are a resident of Southern Delaware, at some point or another you would have heard of Paul Cullen. Better yet, you would have heard him playing his guitar and singing at different venues, private homes, charity concerts. He has worn many hats in his life and continues to evolve. He will be the first one to tell you this.

Paul’s Kitchen & Cullen-ary Company is on Facebook. You might want to check it out and Like it. He will have the Chef’s Table Demos and Dinners posted as they come available. You will be pleasantly surprised how nice an evening like this one can turn out.

His kitchen is cozy and accessible. He is a great host who will show you around and is open to any questions. Nina will be there, as well, since she oversees that everything runs in a timely manner.

The guests arrived promptly and introductions were extended. Wine and hor’ordeuvres were already set up.

Coming out of the Paul’s Kitchen was the Bruschette alla Robiola, pere e noci. Translation? Cheese and pear crostini. Warm and delicious.

The Chef’s Table was so nicely presented. By now we were all friends.

Crema di Cannellini or White Bean Soup. Perfectly seasoned and paired with wine with an explanation of what we were about to taste from Paul. He was animated and throughout the evening you could see how engaging he was with his guests.

“The measure of a good dish is that it makes you want to take another bite.” This quote from Chef Paul Prudhomme was perfect because after having the soup we really wanted not just to take another bite, it was already gone, but wanted to see what else was in stored for us foodies.

The main entree was the Risotto Ai Porrie Salsicia or as we would say in plain English, Sausage and Leek Risotto. The sausage was homemade and complimented the risotto very well. Those grapes were amazing.

A sweet ending was a Torta di Nocciole or Hazelnut Cake and it was paired with such a good dessert wine. Contact Paul for the wines, please.

Laughter throughout the evening continued with stories from some of the guests. How they got here, how they got together and so on. A few were turning 60 now.

An invitation by Paul to listen to him play was the icing on the cake. Finishing a great dinner with new friends with music was priceless!

Our evening came to an end. One more thing though On Sundays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. stop by Paul Cullen-ary Company for music, food and to shop for cheeses, nuts and other goodies that could be for yourself or someone on your list.

Until next time have a Happy Thanksgiving. Check AboutMyBeaches on Facebook.

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September 18th, 2015

Southern Delaware Wine, Food and Music Festival, October 17, 2015, 12:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M., Independence Hall, Food, Wine, Music, A Singing Chef, Local Chefs, Food Pairings, 13 Local Restaurants, A Man Cave? Do not Miss this Event!! Raising Funds for Rotary’s Global Eradication of Polio, Lewes-Rehoboth Meals on Wheels, Southern Delaware, Delaware Beaches

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“Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.”  booker t. washington

With that quote I begin my post by reminding you that Delaware is a Small Wonder with a Big Heart.  Fundraising events happen all year round, but it seems that as the Second Season takes hold of all of us living in Southern Delaware, we set records for fundraising.  It is incredible the amount of money raised to help others.

I got an invite to a Kick Off Party for the Southern Delaware Wine, Food and Music Festival which will take place on Saturday, October 17th (noon until 4:30 p.m.) at Independence Hall located at 23767 Samuel Adams Circle in Millsboro, Delawared.  Even though the address is Millsboro, it is, actually, closer to the beaches.

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The Kick Off Party took place at (a)Muse on Baltimore Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach, on Thursday, 9/17.  My friend, Susan DiMondi came with me to see what all the commotion was all about.

Let me tell you a little about What is Going On…

This event is being billed as the “ultimate wine, food and music event on DelMarVa”.  It will be hosted by former Bad Company bassist, now food, wine and music aficionado, Paul Cullen.  It will be a fun and refined afternoon of food, beer and wine samplings and pairings, cooking demos, and a great musical line-up.

This is a benefit for Rotary’s Global Polio Eradication Initiative and Lewes-Rehoboth Meals on Wheels.

This is an inaugural SoDelFest.  The culinary Theater will host the chef showcases/demos, where you will find Neil Fuentes, The Singing Chef and Food Rewrapped Champion and 5 of our top local chefs including: Hari Cameron, Lion Gardner, Doug Ruley, Ronnie Burkle and Sean Correa.

The festival will also offer wine and food pairings with 13 local restaurants including; Abbot’s Grille, Bluecoast, Seafood Grill, Bramble and Brine, Cultured Pearl, Grandpa 9Mac), JD Shuckers, Lupo’s Italian Kitchen, Michy’s Relaxed Dining, Nage, Palate, Semra’s, Summerhouse and Touch of Italy.

You will be able to experience the Man Cave….don’t worry we are all welcome for cocktails, a raw bar and Cigars!  Join Rob Bagle from Bramble & Brine and representatives from Wigle Whiskey, Dad’s Hat, Benromach Scotch, George’s Bloody Mary Mix (a new local favorite from Berline, Maryland) and 16 Mile Brewery.  There may just be oyster shooters there!

30 wines will be offered by Teller Wines and the distributors for pairing and additional tastes.  Dogfish Head and Mispillion Breweries will be pouring their fall favorites at the bar!

There will be 2 special wine education seminars in the Wine University; Mike Zygmonski (Level II Sommelier, Sodel Concepts) will present a blind tasting and John McDonald (Wine Columnist, Cape Gazette) will present Wine 101 for anyone who wants to learn about the art of Wine Tasting.

General Admission tickets are $75 and there is a VIP upgrade that includes two special tastings at 95+ point wines and exclusive cheeses and a seat on-stage during one of the chef showcases.  The press is invited at no charge with advance notice.  Please visit http://www.sodelfest.com

Presenting Sponsor:  Ocean Atlantic Companies

Major Sponsors:  Schell Brothers, Sysco, SoDel Concepts, Coastal Style

Sponsors:  Good Clean Fun Life, Sposato Family Vineyards, Active Adult Realty

Event Chair is Stacy LaMotta

Event Coordinator is Carlene Roche

Volunteer Coordinator is Meg Gardner

Arriving at (a)Muse Susan and I were invited to taste some of the wines offered by Sposato.  For 6 years the Sposato Family researched, studied and visited South America.  In 2012 the family purchased their farm in the heart of Argentina’s wine country, Mendoza.

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Based on their 23 years of experience in working with land, soil irrigation and plants, by running their top rated landscape company, Sposato Landscape Co., they saw this as a great opportunity to further their experience in the agriculture industry.  The farm was purchased as virgin ground.  A new irrigation system, electric and other improvements have been installed with more to come.

The farm is 250 acreas located in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, 3,000 ft. above sea level.  Sposato Family Vineyard has some of the best and most popular wineries in Argentina as neighbors.  The farm is located between two notable wineries, Bodega Septima and Vina Cobos by Paul Hobbs with more just around the corner.

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We tasted 2015 Chardonnay.  This fruit focused Chardonnay has an attractive color with aromas of tropical fruit, apples and peaches.  Also a 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, from their prize winning high elevation vineyards has aromas of grapefruit, passion fruit, herbs, species and orange blossom notes that are persistent through the finish.  The 2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon has intense red with blue shades. Another one was their 2013 Reserve Malbec…intense violet color, typical of Argentine Malbec.  And the 2014 Malbec had deep purple color, with high intensity of black fruits, raspberries and violets.  Please note that you can get the wines in the Rehoboth Beach and Lewes area.

A presentation was given by all of those that are involved and making sure that this will be an unforgettable event.

Stacy LaMotta, Event Chair

Stacy LaMotta, Event Chair

Paul Culen, Host

Paul Culen, Host

Lion & Meghan Gardner, Blue Moon

Lion & Meghan Gardner, Blue Moon

Hari Cameron, (a)Amuse

Hari Cameron, (a)Amuse

Paul Cullen entertained us while we tasted delicious offerings by Blue Moon, Nage, and (a)Muse.

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So what are you waiting for?  Call your friends, pass the word, share in social media and get ready to have some fun!!

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January 14th, 2014

Cooking Classes, Delaware Beaches, Southern Delaware, Love Exploring the Culinary Side!! For Some cooking is an Art, For others, it is Therapy, and for the rest of us…Pure Pleasure!!

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The Delaware Beaches are a culinary destination!!  We have all the necessary ingedients to make cooking a success…we just need the chefs that can lead us on that path.  Here are some of the cooking classes and demos that are coming up.  If you are wintering in Coastal Delaware, check them out.

This post is all about cooking….I mean learning to cook.  “If a pot is cooking, the friendship will stay warm.”

NAGE – This is a very popular restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, located at 19730 Coastal Highway (Rt. 1).  Tel. 302-226-2037.  Website? http://www.nagerb.com.  Click on Cooking Classes.  The following classes are on the schedule:  They begin at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Healthy Cooking Class on January 25th.

Slow Cooking Class on February 15th.

Low Country Cooking Class on March 15th

Nage Classics Cooking Class on April 12th

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BIG FISH GRILL – Located at 4117 Highway One.  Tel. 302-227-9007.  Website?  http://www.bigfishgrill.com/classes-a-events.html.  I have attended one of these classes and they are so much fun.  The classes feature menu items from Big Fish and Summerhouse.  Be prepared to participate.  Don’t be afraid.  Attending this class will give you the opportunity of seeing what Big Fish looks like from behind the scenes.  There will be a whole fish cutting demonstration, as well.  The classes are $75 and you must register in advance.  Time? 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Special requests are accepted.  Group/theme/private classes are available.

The doors will open at 9:45 a.m., giving you the chance to have coffee and to meet the chef.

January 18th, February 1st and 15th, March 1st, 15th and 29th, April 12th and 26th, and last one will be on May 3rd.

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STINGRAY SUSHI BAR & ASIAN LATINO GRILL – Located at 59 Lake Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach.  Tel. 302-227-6476.  Website? http://www.stingrayrestaurant.com.  Learn How to Roll Sushi!!  $45 per person.  For tickets and more info., please visit the website.  Classes will be from Noon until 2 p.m.

February 23rd, April 27th, and May 18th.

ABRA…CA…DINNER!! – Chef Kris will be holding these classes in her own kitchen.  Size of classes range from 6 to 8 students, depending on the topic.  Each hands-on class will last 90 minutes to 2 hours.  The cost is $55 per class, special topics will require an add-on charge.  Driving directions and anything may need to bring along will be sent to you by email ahead of each class.

For further info., please call Chef Kris at 302-228-6125 or email her at chef@abracadinner.com.  Website?  http://www.abracadinner.com/classes.html.  Purchase 4 classes and receive a complimentary fifth class, valid for use within 6 months, where space permits.

January 25th – Soups for You!

February 1st – Chili Duet with World’s Best Cornbread

February 8th – Cooking Under Pressure

February 22nd – One Pot Wonders

March 15th – Roll’em Up

March 22nd – Apps in a Snap!

April 5th – Eating the Rainbow

April 12th – Let’s Slaw Down!

May 3rd – Viva Italy!

REHOBOTH BEACH MUSEUM -SOUPER SATURDAY on February 1st at 4 p.m. with Denise Clemons, Cape Gazette columinst of Cape Flavors will present 2 prepared delectable soups and will stage a demonstration of a third.  For fun and for better tasting the Museum is suggestion you BYOS (bring your own spoon).  Admission is free, just bring a non-perishable food item for the Food Bank of Delaware.  The Museum is located at 511 Rehoboth Avenue.  Tel. 302-227-7310.  Website?  http://www.rehobothbeachmuseum.org.

FOOD-LORE – The Museum presents Ed Okonowicz Folklorist and Storyteller on February 7th and 7 p.m. The discussion, Food-lore, from scrapple (my favorite) to muskrat shares proof of what we eat tells much about our regional identity as well as, our family history.  Mr. Okonowicz offers an insight to Delaware’s food lore in a power-point presentation and conversation with his audience.

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For admission to this event, participants are asked to bring a non-perishable item for the Food Bank of Delaware.  Reservations are required by calling 302-227-7310.  The Rehoboth Beach Museum is located at 511 Rehoboth Avenue next to the Visitors Center.  Parking is available and the Museum is handicapped accessible.

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On March 7th at 7 p.m. the presentation at the Rehoboth Beach Museum will be THE FRENCH CHEF, JULIA CHILD FRENCH CLASSICS.  This PBS video will be shown at the Museum.  It is unlike anything ever seen on t.v. before.  As Julia herself said, “If I can do it, you can do it…Bon appetit!”  This video is part of a special collection of six original black and white episodes from the 1960’s.

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NORTHEAST SEAFOOD KITCHEN –  One of Matt Haley’s restaurants located at 29 Atlantic Avenue in Ocean View, a few miles west of Bethany Beach.  Tel. 302-537-1785.  Website?  http://www.northeastseafoodkitchen.com.  This will be a cooking demo with Chef Ronnie and Chef Doug.  It will be January 22nd from 6 – 7 p.m.  The cocktail hour begins at 4:45 p.m. until 6 p.m.

For many the best part of the day is having breakfast.  These two chefs will take you on a breakfast journey by demonstrating the art of making House Breakfast Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, Waffles, Omelets, and Breakfast Cocktail!

For tickets and more info., please call the above mentioned telephone.  Or email ronnie@sodelconcepts.com.

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PAUL CULLEN – A NIGHT IN ITALY – COOKING DEMO, WINE TASTING, CONCERT – Tune Your Palate is the creation of Paul Cullen.  He is a consummate performer and has a passion for cooking…Italian traditional cuisine, just like his Grandma taught him.  March 2nd at Spice and Tea Exchange in Downtown Rehoboth Beach at 10 Rehoboth Avenue, at 6 p.m….$55.  You can purchase your tickets by visiting http://www.paulcullenguitar.com.

And…remember:  “A good cook is the peculiar gift of the gods.  He must be a perfect creature from the brain to the palate, from the palate to the finger’s end.”  walter savage landor

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October 21st, 2013

Dining Events, Cooking Classes, Cooking Demonstrations, Delaware Beaches, Southern Delaware…What’s Cooking?

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As The Second Season continues at the Delaware Beaches….the restaurants and area chefs are sharing their culinary expertise by holding cooking classes and events.  Some of these events are held with fundraising in mind; it is also a great opportunity to get out and meet some of the people lucky enough to live on the coast and learn about a little bit of this, and a little bit of that.

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TUESDAY, 10/22 – WOMEN & WINE – at Lupo di Mare located at 247 C Rehoboth Ave. inside the Hotel Rehoboth.  The evening will be a fundraising event for United Way Delaware whose mission is to maximize the community’s resources to improve the quality of life for all Delawareans.

This event is limited to 65 guests.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m.  $39/person.  Gratuity is not included.  Please RSVP Mike Dickinson at 302-226-2240.

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Pairing Wines with delicious food.  An Aperitif of Lake Chalice “Cracklin Savie”.  First course of fresh mozzarella, roasted beets, olive tapenade, sea salt, paired with with Old Coach Road Sauvignon Blanc.  Second course of local apple salad, fennel, baby kale, crispy soprasata, asiago, grilled lemon vinaigrette, paired with Seifried Riesling.  Third Course of pork meatballs, white corn polenta, rosemary, tomatoes, pecorino, paired with Forrest Pino Noir.  Final course of house made ricotta cheesecake, honeyed walnuts, paired with Forrest “Doctors” Riesling…..

WEDNESDAY, 10/23 – NEW ENGLAND COOKING DEMO from 6 – 7 p.m. at Northeast Seafood Kitchen in Ocean View, Delaware, just a couple of miles west of Bethany Beach.  The cocktail hour will begin at 4:45 p.m. until 6 p.m.  The deomonstrations of Autumn Sangria, Warm Baby Kale & Apple Salad, Lobster & Sweet Potato Piegories, and Pumpkin Maple Bread Pudding.  For tickets and information, please call 302-537-1785 or email colby@sodelconcepts.com.

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SATURDAY, 10/26 – A NIGHT IN NORTHERN ITALY – Tune Your Palate with Paul Cullen at the Bellmoor Inn & Spa located at 6 Christian St. in Downtown Rehoboth Beach.  His demonstrations bring his passions for food and music.  The cost is $55 and they include everything he will make and wine.  You must 21 to attend.  You can purchase tickets, by visiting http://www.paulcullen.net, or call 302-228-9775.

SATURDAY, 10/26 – ABRACADINNER COOKING CLASSES with Chef Kris.  On Saturday the class will be A Season for Soup.  It’s that time of the year and Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup, Raunchy Red Lentil Soup, and Asian Dumpling Soup will be on the menu.  Besides this class, Chef Kris holds classes throughout the season.   The schedule is as follows: 11/9 Pumpkin Palooza!, 11/30 Comfort Foods, 12/14 Gifts from Your Kitchen.

The classes are held on Saturdays at 10 a.m.  The fee for each class is $55.  Please call Chef Kris at 302-228-6125 for further information.  Check http://www.abracadinner.com.

FRIDAY, 11/1 – BEER DINNER, DAY OF THE DEAD BREWERY, at Papa Grande’s located on Rt. 54 in Fenwick Island, Delaware.  Growing up in Puerto Rico “El Dia de Los Muertos” was a day of usual torrential rain, and floods.  The evening begins at Papa Grande’s with a reception of duck tostada paired with Day of the Dead Blonde Ale.  First Course will offer hangover seafood cocktail, fresh seafood, spicy tomato salsa, and avocado, paired with Day of the Dead Amber Ale.  The second course will bring honey crisp apple salad, baby kale, jicama, pickled onion, cajita, pumpkin seed lime vinaigrette, paired with Day of the Daed Hefeweizen.  The third course will have adobo marinated pork loin, spicy rainbow chard, potatoes, grilled green onion, crema, paired with Day of thye Dead IPA.  Dessert will be a house-made cinnamos churros (love churros), coffee infused Mexican chocolate dip, paired with Day of the Dead Porter.  Please RSVP to Jim Affeldt at 302-436-papa, or jim@sodelconcepts.com.

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SATURDAY, 11/2 – COOKING CLASS WITH CHEF HARI CAMERON of a(muse.), located at 44 Baltimore Ave., in Downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.  Noon until 2:30 p.m.  He will be putting his distinctive twist on a collection of Classic American Recipes.  Learn the basic of iconic American dishes and learn to put your own signature twist…in other words….make it your own.  On Saturday, 12/14 from Noon until 2:30 p.m. the class will be centering on the holiday foods that come to mind.  Chef Hari  will be taking a look at those favorite holiday dishes; putting his own spin on them.

These classes are informal and are followed immediately by a special lunch with Chef Hari.  Please call 302-227-7107 or visit http://www.amuse-rehoboth.com and click under menus.  The classes are $60.00.

MONDAY, 11/11 – MURDER MYSTERY – A FOWL FEAST at The Buttery on the corner of Savannah Rd. and Second Street in the heart of Historic Lewes, Delaware.  6:30 p.m.  For reservations and info., please call 302-645-7755.

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TUESDAY, 11/12 – LIVING GLUTEN FREE IN DELAWARE  at The Birch Tree Cafe located inside Good Earth Market, 4 miles west of Bethany Beach in Clarksville, Delaware.  Join the group to discuss and share the gluten free lifestyle, cooking and dining habits.  They will be offering cooking/baking advice, new product information and much more.  Each month they will taste different products.  This meetings will take place on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

SATURDAY, 11/16 – HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING at Nage, located at 19730 Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.  Classes are 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  If you cannot make it, then on Saturday, 12/7 Nage is offering a Holiday Dessert Cooking Class.  More info? and registration?  Please call 302-226-2037.  Or, visit http://www.nagerb.com/special-events.html#cookingclasses.

SATURDAY, 11/23 – BIG FISH GRILL COOKING CLASSES at 4117 Highway One in Rehoboth Beach.  The cost per class is $75 and you must register in advance by calling 302-227-9007.  The classes are held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Menu items from the Big Fish Grill and Summerhouse will be featured.  Hands-on participation in the pereparation of festured menu items is part of the fun.  The classes will include a tour of the restaurant, a whole fish cutting demonstration, which I happened to volunteer when I participated some time ago, and tips about purchasing and preparing fresh seafood.

Other dates:  December 7th and 21st, January 4th and 18th, February 1st and 15th, March 1st, 15th and 29th, April 12th and 26th and May 3rd.

On the day of the class the doors will open at 9:45 a.m.  Go hungry!!

Have a great time!!

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April 23rd, 2013

“Tune Your Palate”, Event, Cordrey Center, Millsboro, Delaware, Wednesday, 10/24, Paul Cullen, Music, Wine, Italian Cuisine

It was supposed to have been just one signature event….but the public wants another one.  “Tune Your Palate” is an innovative cooking class from former Bad Company Bassist, Paul Cullen.

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Paul artfully blends his passion for cool music, jazzy wine and divine cuisine into one signature event.  He will demonstrate how to make his Italian cuisine, such as handmade ravioli, gnocchi and ricotta cheese.  All this while pairing his delicious wines and playing an intimate concert to finish the night.

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The Cordrey Center, a garden event venue, is located at 30366 Cordrey Rd., Millsboro, Delaware. 19966.  It will only take you 2 turns off of Rt. 24. The event is from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.  The cost is $30 per person.  For reservations, please call 302-945-5853.

The evening will have an added bonus with an artisan cheese tasting/demo with Andy Meddick of Morgan and Gower Cheesemongers of Downtown Rehoboth Beach.  Also available will be handmade breads from Old World Breads.

The first event was a success; this second one should be a sellout, as well.  Talk to you later!!

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November 2nd, 2012

Cocoa Crawling in Downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware….The Second Season at the Delaware Beaches

I joined my fellow Crawlers, Jody and Jade, as we helped raise funds for the local charities of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.  The Rehoboth Beach Cocoa Crawler was celebrating its second year and for the looks of it….I think people were loving and enjoying every minute of it.

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There was a definite chill in Rehoboth Beach.  We needed to get our wristbands.  They were only $10.  The proceeds going to the charities.

The welcoming committee was Maggio Shields Real Estate.  They were in charge of selling the bands.  They were a happy bunch.

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From the Maggio Cafe, at First Street Station, and next to Maggio Shields Real Estate, we were offered tomato bisque.  It was warm and delicious.

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Grotto Pizza was also part of the welcoming committee…an institution in Rehoboth Beach.

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The sun was beginning to set quickly…it is that time of the year.  So pretty and crisp.  Rehoboth Beach was crowded and hardly any parking available.

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Jody, Jade and I decided to stop for dinner at Lily Thai on North 1st St.

They had the Pad Thai, which was very good

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I had the Crispy Eggplant in a Chili Sauce with Shrimp…delicious.  I do love this dish.

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Now that our energies were recharged, we continued to crawl. Our next stop was going to be a shop on Baltimore Avenue that has been there for about 30 years.  Crysti.  There is a post in the making, but, in the meantime, meet Joyce and Crysti.

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The best local restaurants were inside participating stores.  At Crysti, Dog Fish Head was serving…beer, of course.  But, check the dessert they had available; the bacon chocolate cheesecake.  It is available at the restaurant in Downtown Rehoboth Beach.

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Outside people were chatting and having a great time.  Drinks on hand everyone was crawling through the streets.

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By this time, another fellow crawler, joined our group. He is right there on the picture with Jade.  His name? Michael from Stephan & Co. Salon & Spa.  Jade also works at the salon.  I have to write a post on them soon.

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Our next stop was Browseabout Books, where we found Cake Break.  They were serving mini cupcakes.  Perfect because they just popped in your mouth.  Not too much guilt, either.  Cake Break can now ship gluten free cupcakes and other gluten free baked goods.

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Crawling away, we continued….and we found only one dog doing his crawling while wearing his sweater.

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We continue on a crawling mode and stopped to see a sign that rain, shine or hurricane…it is always there, reminding us that salt water taffy is still so good.

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At Carltons on Rehoboth Avenue we found Lupo di Mare.

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They were serving “pot de creme”.

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Crawling back to First Street Station, we noticed that there were still people shopping at the Penny Lane Mall.

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At First Street Station, Paul Cullen was entertaining the crowds and serving his wines. A future post in the making.

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And, then, the crawlers gathered.  There was going to be a drawing.  You had to be there to win.  Well, we did not win, but Danielle did.  That was the end of a perfect evening, spending it with friends.  Priceless, don’t you think?

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So, it was time to go home….a total success it was….

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