Best of Delaware 2010

You told us your favorites. We have a few of our own. Herein, the great big list of winners.



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Best Local Grocer

CRITICS, UPSTATE | ShopRite
19 Chestnut Hill Plaza, Newark, 292-1220
1600 W. Newport Pike, Newport, 999-1227
1300 Rocky Run Pkwy., Wilmington, 477-3270
501 S. Walnut St., Wilmington, 225-6900
ShopRite’s 70,000-square-foot store at Christina Crossing on the Wilmington Riverfront offers rooftop parking, elevators and a cartveyor escalator—all firsts for Delaware. The megastore lays claim to the largest meat department in the state, a giant produce department, an in-house floral designer and lots of ethnic specialties. The North Wilmington store has the only full-service certified-
Kosher bakery and deli in the state. Find Halal goods, too. Vegans are well-served in the Live Rite with ShopRite aisles. And you won’t find better birthday cakes.

CRITICS, DOWNSTATE | Hocker’s Super Center
34960 Atlantic Ave., Clarksville, 537-1788
Family-owned and operated Hocker’s Super Center is known for its country store feel, friendly service and rep for selling quality meats. With its five-aisle hardware store and its garden center, this full-service grocery is a one-stop shopping destination. Find everything from locally grown asparagus to lawn mowers. Owner Gerald Hocker (as in state representative) is still hands-on. The family also runs G&E Supermarket in Ocean View.
 

 

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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.
Shopping
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
handy.
Fun & Leisure
Play time.
Media
Those who impact the most on a day-to-day basis.
Kids
Because we can't get enough of those we love.