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Rehoboth Beach Museum to host panel discussion by restaurant owners Sept. 24

Beach Eats presentation gives look at past and present of Rehoboth eateries
Emmalane Ewing, left, former owner of the Surfside Grille, and Keith Fitzgerald, owner of the Back Porch Café, are two well known Rehoboth restaurateurs who will participate in the Sept. 24 panel discussion. SOURCE SUBMITTED
September 20, 2013

Rehoboth Beach Museum, in conjunction with the Beach Eats exhibit, will present a forum reflecting the evolution of and ever-evolving enjoyment of food in Rehoboth Beach. The presentation will take place at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, on the second floor of the Rehoboth Beach Library, 226 Rehoboth Ave.

A group of both past and present restaurant owners will share stories and talk of their discoveries and experiences in the search to provide the best of fun foods or fine dining for Rehoboth Beach visitors and residents throughout the years. The panel will include Keith Fitzgerald of the Back Porch Café; Nancy Wolfe Wayson, former owner of Chez La Mer; Emmalane Ewing, former owner of Surfside Grille; and Terry Plowman, former owner of the Front Page as well as other restaurateurs. Cape Gazette food columnist Bob Yesbek will moderate the forum discussion.

Reservations are required. Call 302-227-7310 to reserve a seat.

Upcoming events include the 9 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 Jolly Trolley Tour, which begins at the Anna Hazzard House at 11 Christian St. The cost is $10 cash. Call 302-227-7310 for reservations.