Bluecoast, Bethany Beach
The Deal: “Sunday Supper” for $19
What You Get: Appetizer, a choice of at least two entrées and dessert. (The promotion starts in October and runs into May.)
Note: The same deal applies to all of Matt Haley’s restaurants, including Catch 54, Fenwick Island, 436-8600, catch54.com; Papa Grande’s Coastal Taqueria, Fenwick Island, 436-7272, papagrandes.com; Matt’s Fish Camp, North Bethany, 539-2267, mattsfishcamp.com; Lupo di Mare, Rehoboth Beach, 226-2240, lupodimarerehoboth.com; Fish On, Lewes, 645-9790, fishon.bz; Northeast Seafood Kitchen, Ocean View, 537-1785, northeastseafoodkitchen.com
Fair Hill Inn, Maryland
(410) 398-4187, fairhillinn.com
Fair Hill embraced a locavore approach long before it was a culinary buzzword.
The Deal: Sunday Garden Supper for $30
What You Get: A four-course meal. Co-owner and chef Phil Pyle says he’s “never repeated a menu in six years.” Goodies include a salad, a choice of two seafood appetizers, a choice of two meat entrées, and a dessert sampler.
More Deals: A five-course tasting menu for $65 every night that it’s open
Bonus: From May to November, the kitchen creates dishes with produce grown on the grounds. Picture lovage (the leaves can be used in salad and soup stocks), borage, sorrel, heirloom tomatoes, pumpkin, okra, and sun chokes, also called Jerusalem artichokes.
The House of William & Merry, Hockessin
The Deal: Pre fixed-price menu for $30
What You Get: Past selections have included pork pâté with Dijonnaise, crispy shallots, micro-radish and crostini; a tilapia and crab cake combination; and crème brûlée. The special is offered between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., but we prefer the 5 and 7 time slots.
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