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Best Of

Piccolina Toscana

Map1412 N. Dupont St.
Wilmington, DE
302-654-8001
    Categories:
  • Food and Drink
  • 2013: Best Neighborhood Italian 2012: Best Chef 2011: Best Italian (Neighborhood) 2010: Best Pizzas 2009: Best Upscale Italian Place

Description

From 2013:
One thing that qualifies the excellent Piccolina Toscana as a “neighborhood” place is the Sunday buffet. Another is the convivial bar. The clincher is authentic Italian food like salt-cod croquettes with horseradish aioli, and fried olives stuffed with sun-dried tomatoes and Gorgonzola. Finally, some iteration of Toscana has anchored Trolley Square for more than 20 years.

From 2010:
Wilmingtonians have an appetite for upscale pizza, as evidenced by the popularity of the brick oven gourmet pies at Toscana Bar + Grill. Chef and owner Dan Butler, known to legions of Facebook fans as Big Chef Guy, is the mix-and-match king. He understands the happiness he imparts when he marries roasted chicken, caramelized onions and Gorgonzola on a perfectly textured crust. He has other tricks: figs with Gorgonzola and truffle honey, as well as prosciutto with goat cheese and arugula.

Best of Delaware History

2013 Best Neighborhood Italian, Editors, Upstate
2012 Best Chef, Readers, Upstate 
2011 Best Italian (Neighborhood), Critics
2010 Best Pizzas, Critics, Upstate
2009  Best Upscale Italian Place, Readers, Upstate

Additional Information

From the Delaware Today Archive: http://www.delawaretoday.com/bestofwi...

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