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Fuego To Go

/ Updated on April 27, 2017

That little spot at 4 North First Street (next to Nicola’s) has seen a parade of short-lived ventures – most of which barely lasted a year. I suspect things might be different with Rob Cruz and Phillip Hollar’s Fuego To … Continue reading

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El Azteca

/ Updated on December 9, 2017

Our early impressions of the new El Azteca on the Forgotten Mile were OK, given the natural growing pains of any new restaurant. The first things that impressed us were the politeness and attentiveness of the staff (though they were … Continue reading

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El Dorado

/ Updated on December 24, 2016

Our recent experiences at El Dorado have been so good that I thought I’d bring my review into the present. It’s so nice to see a restaurant with a hands-on owner, consistently good food and a minimum of drama. El … Continue reading

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Leo’s Modern Mixture

/ Updated on October 16, 2017

Modern Mixture is now Leo’s Modern Mixture. Actually, it always was, but he wanted to mark his re-dedication to the tiny eatery by branding it with his name. Welcome back, Leo! We missed you. Leo’s menu invites you to “Come … Continue reading

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/ Updated on October 7, 2016

Long-time restaurateur Yolanda Pineda is no stranger to Mexican, Salvadorean and Spanish food. Within viewing distance of the Atlantic Ocean on Wilmington Avenue, the Rehoboth Beach Mariachi is one of the most consistently good places for that sort of food here … Continue reading

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Chipotle Mexican Grill

/ Updated on May 12, 2014

Freshly graduated in the early ’90s from Hyde Park, N.Y.’s Culinary Institute of America, Steve Ellis landed a cook’s dream job at the fabled Stars restaurant in San Francisco. There he was, with his foot in the door of leading-edge New … Continue reading

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/ Updated on June 16, 2017

Cilantro owner, Gladys Fernandez, honed her restaurant skills in the Adams Morgan area of Washington, D.C. Like many of us, she slipped the surly bonds big-city craziness and headed for Rehoboth Beach. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: The … Continue reading

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Dos Locos Fajita and Stonegrill

/ Updated on July 19, 2017

Now in their fourth incarnation on Rehoboth Avenue in the space formerly occupied by the long-gone Abizak’s furniture store, Dos Locos continues to draw crowds, often enjoying a 2-hour wait in the high season. Though I return again and again, ready … Continue reading

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La Tonalteca

/ Updated on January 4, 2018

Of all the landmarks in Delaware, the most ubiquitous are the La Tolteca and La Tonalteca Mexican restaurants. They split a while ago by making the minor changes in their names, but they’re all pretty much the same. My experience is limited … Continue reading

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