The Best of Delaware 2009
From crab cakes and cheesesteaks to prime rib and clam bakes, little Delaware is packed with great places to eat and terrific places to shop. Here’s the cream of the crop.
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Best Mexican Restaurant
Readers, upstate: La Tonalteca (60 N. College Ave., Newark, 737-8220; 1724 W. Newport Pike, Wilmington, 636-9484; 4015 Concord Pike Wilmington, 478-9477)
Readers, downstate: Dos Locos Fajita and Stonegrill Restaurant (208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-3353)
Critics, upstate: The Gunn family gets its enchilada on at El Jefe Restaurant and Bar, an unassuming place in the Astro Shopping Center that is festooned with Mexican tapestries and brightly colored walls. The lively decor sets the stage for loaded molcajete, quesadillas and Mexican-style tacos stuffed with meat, onion chunks and cilantro. (110 Astro Shopping Center, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, 894-9000)