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Victory, Thy Name is…Victory!


Welcome to Home Skillet, where we pronounce “victory” thusly. Here’s our events for the week.


Wednesday, July 21: The Stone Balloon Winehouse is throwing beer-lovers (and localvores!) a bone Wednesday, celebrating Downingtown, Pa.’s Victory Brewery with a six-course beer dinner.

Here’s a look at the menu, with beer pairings:


1st Course: Apricot, roasted Merguez sausage, fava bean salad—paired with Prima Pils “German Pilsner”

2nd Course: Seared scallop, English pea mash, orange endive marmalade, ginger carrot foam, speck ham crisp—paired with Helios Ale “Saison Style”

3rd Course: Bar Board with charcuterie, pickles and roasted nuts—paired with brewer’s selection

4th Course: Pepper grit cake, burnt corn puree, fried green tomato, warm crawfish salad, crawfish essence—paired with Hop Wallop “Very Hoppy Ale”

5th Course: Veal breast, melted pearl onions, dumplings, royal trumpet mushrooms, bing cherries, veal glace—paired with Wild Devil “Belgian IPA”

6th Course: Chocolate Fourplay, a selection of four chocolate delectables—paired with Baltic Thunder “Baltic Porter”


The event gets underway at 7 p.m. at the Stone Balloon Winehouse in Newark, and reservations run $55 per person. Call 266-8111 for more.

Thursday, July 22: Of course, there really is only one party this week, and it’s the Best of Delaware Party Thursday night at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. And with it comes all the food, drinks, and legal gaming you could possibly hope for.

Click here for all you need to know.


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