Fall Foodie Road Trip
Follow the scents of pumpkin spice, and cozy comfort food down paths that will lead you to the ultimate Fall Foodie Road Trip in Delaware. From north to south, Delaware restaurants and attractions are serving up menus worth falling for with the best of the season's flavors. So, come hungry and start planning your fall foodie adventure at these top places to dine in Delaware today.
Back Burner Restaurant & Tavern :
Pumpkin Mushroom Soup
Begin your fall foodie adventure enjoying a true fall classic in Delaware! The Back Burner's Pumpkin Mushroom Soup is a crowd favorite any time of year, full of rich and creamy flavors. You'll be amazed at the deep and subtle harmony of crimini mushrooms, roasted pumpkin, and crème fraîche.
The Farmer and the Cow :
Burgers, bourbon, and shakes
But, there's so much more! For more savory goodness be sure to make your way to another city of Wilmington favorite - the Farmer and the Cow! Here, you can celebrate fall with a one-of-a-kind hamburger creation and a creamy milkshake featuring flavors that usually are the second string to pumpkin spice this season. Like, smores and even bacon, peanut butter, and caramel combinations.
Painted Stave Distilling :
Pumpkin Spice Pravada Cocktail
For a festive fall beverage to elevate your foodie journey, be sure to stop at Painted Stave Distilling. One sip of their Pumpkin Spice Pravada Cocktail will have you wishing for fall to be all year long. Cozy up by the fire on their outdoor patio for the ultimate autumn experience. For more crafty seasonal flavors, tap into the DE on Tap trail and earn your chance to win a prize.
Helen's Sausage House :
Sausage and/or Scrapple
Moving down the state, you’ll find the perfect joint to satisfy all of your game-day needs this fall season. A breakfast platter from Helen's Sausage House will have you fueled up and feeling the flavor all day. Make sure you plan to visit with enough time before kickoff, because there is usually a line for the helpings of scrapple and sausage!
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop :
Now, if we are talking football then we must talk about a Thanksgiving on a bun Delaware Favorite! Drum roll please… the Bobbie by Capriotti's Sandwich shop! This must have sub can be enjoyed no matter the season but the salty turkey, herb-filled stuffing, and sweet cranberry sauce seem to just taste better with a crisp fall breeze around.
Fifer Orchards Farm Kitchen :
Camden - Wyoming
Cider Shake Up
If you are looking to make a day out of your Fall Foodie Road Trip then make Fifer Orchards as your must-stop! Perhaps the most anticipated Fall Foodie feature is the “Cider Shake Up.” A festive combination of freshly-picked apple cider, homemade vanilla ice cream, and topped with a famous apple cider donut. You’ll experience all the flavors of fall in your straw with this one.
Dolce Bakery & Coffee Shop :
Pumpkin Spice Latte
No Fall Foodie Road Trip is complete without the beverage of the season: Pumpkin Spice Latte. A perfect spot for a sip is Dolce Bakery & Coffee Shop. A cozy and quaint coffee shop filled with all the seasonal favorites your sweet tooth desires. Yes, the pumpkin spice latte is quite profoundly an unmatched flavor of autumn but if you’re feeling something different try their turmeric chai latte or a maple iced latte with maple cold foam.
T.S. Smith Orchard Point Market :
To keep taking a ride on the sweeter side then turn your tracks south to T.S. Smith Orchard Point Market for an apple dumpling topped with fresh from the farm vanilla ice cream and a caramel drizzle. The crunch of the crust breaking as you go for your first bit of appley, caramel goodness is simply a feeling worth driving for. And while you are there you can pick your fall decor, or take a few (dozen) dumplings home with you!
Grilled Double Cut Heritage Pork Chop
Complete your fall foodie adventure at one of the coast's most delicious gourmet restaurants, Heirloom in Lewes. This fall, they are featiring a Boozy Sidecar cocktail made with apple brandy, Fifer Orchards apple cider, Cointreau, dehydrated apple, fresh lemon juice and fall spaces. Appropriately, the rim is finished with cinnamon sugar. Then dig in to your plate of cider-glazed Berkshire Pork Chops, accompanied by wilted watercress, creamy leeks, and a chilled salad of Fifer Orchards honeycrisp apples, shaved fennel and late-summer herbs. Yum.