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Best of Delaware 2008

Our 25th salute to the places that make Delaware great, plus the Hall of Fame of winningest places ever. (Can you say Grotto Pizza?) As chosen by you, the readers (with a little help from your friends here at DT)


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Head-scratchers continued throughout the ’80s. The 1986 cover featured former Miss Delaware USA Lynn Taylor staring hypnotically at a 3-foot Capriotti’s sub (see cover on opposite page). In 1988 editors got a little silly with categories: Best Way to Feel Flintstones Fever? Most Unappetizing Bagels? Most Pointless Movie Preview? Apparently, someone saw a few extra seconds of “Stand and Deliver.” Chill, Holmes.

Delaware Today went through something of a sexual awakening during the ’80s and ’90s. In 1984 the editors said Not for Kidds, a store in Sussex, was the best adult shop for “apparel, cards, lotions and ‘toys’ guaranteed to add more sizzle to your life than any sunburn.” In 1995 they recognized Birds and Bees for its superior body jam and pleasure whips. In 1994, editors handed out the Respectable X-Rated Humor award to The Delmarva Beach Bull, which they described “like gobbling peanuts in the form of truly tasteless jokes.”

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Where to Eat & Drink
The best places to wine and dine.
What to Eat & Drink
And the best food on which
to wine and dine.
Restaurants by Town
In case you don't feel like traveling across the state for dinner.
The best places to get what you want.
Salon & Bridal
The state's best spots to pamper yourself.
Home & Services
Well, because not everyone is
Fun & Leisure
Play time.
Those who impact the most on a day-to-day basis.
Because we can't get enough of those we love.


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