Chef de Cuisine Dwain Kalup Named James Beard Semi-Finalist

What a wonderful surprise when the James Beard Foundation (JBF) today announced that our beloved Chef Dwain Kalup is a semi-finalist for a James Beard Award. According to the JBF, “Selected from a list of over 24,000 online entries, the prestigious group of semifinalists in 21 categories represents a wide range of culinary talent, from exceptional chefs and dining destinations in ten different regions across… [Read More]

Top 3 on “Best Overall Restaurant” List; Number 1 on “Notable Wine” List

We ranked third on Open Table’s “Best Overall Restaurant” list this month. Open Table analyzes new reviews monthly and publishes Top Ten lists in various categories.  We’re honored to rank Top 3 in this category, a tough one that includes many wonderful Philadelphia and suburban New Jersey establishments. We also came in First place on the “Notable Wine” list rankings. Without wanting to brag (well, maybe… [Read More]

One of 5 Delaware restaurants….

We are proud to be recognized as one of few restaurants in Delaware receiving an award from Wine Spectator this year.  Thank you to Marc Nardone of Delaware Today for recognizing these restaurants in his article “Great Wine Wins Big Awards.”  Domaine Hudson is 1 of 5 restaurants in Delaware to receive an award and is 1 of only 2 restaurants in Delaware and only… [Read More]

Online reviews do matter

TripAdvisor sent a us “badge” earlier this week that honored us for having received 49 reviews rating us “excellent” on their website.   This award got us thinking about online reviews and how important they are to companies, especially in the hospitality/restaurant industry. If we’re going to try out a new restaurant, we often look at the various sites to read about others’ experiences.  But we rarely go back and provide… [Read More]

Aways pleased to rank in the Top 10

Open Table has announced their March Diners Choice Top Ten Awards. We are included in the top 10 of all Delaware restaurants on these seven lists: Best Overall, Best Ambience, Best Service, Best Overall Cuisine, Best Contemporary American, Most Romantic, Fit for Foodies. These awards are based on actual reviews from actual diners – and we’re actually so grateful to those of you who have… [Read More]

“The must-visit restaurant”

  We were so gratified to read the review of Domaine Hudson in The News Journal and Delawareonline this past Sunday, Nov. 9.  (http://www.delawareonline.com/story/secondhelpings/2014/11/07/taste-domaine-hudson-is-a-must-visit-restaurant/18649197/)  Pardon our lack of modesty as we excerpt some passages that we loved: “Domaine Hudson is one of Delaware’s must-visit restaurants, especially for wine lovers and those who appreciate impeccable service.” “Judging by recent and truly remarkable dining experiences, the talented… [Read More]

The Best Restaurant in Delaware

“THE BEST RESTAURANT IN DELAWARE.” So says TripAdvisor’s company Vacation Home Rentals.com Read the article here: http://www.vacationhomerentals.com/blog/ Wow. Just Wow. Thank you, TripAdvisor!

Readers’ Choice for Best Wine Bar 2014!

We are honored to have been named “Best Wine Bar” for 2014 by the readers of The News Journal and Delawareonline.com .  This certainly has been a year of accolades and excellent reviews.  We thank all of you who voted for us and we promise we’ll continue to be Delaware’s Best Wine Bar for years to come.  We also want to thank our superb staff… [Read More]

County Lines Magazine Best Wine Bar 2014

Domaine Hudson was awarded Best Wine Bar by County Lines Magazine Best of the Best.  This designation was published in the 2014 County Lines Dining Guide.  This guide offers readers year round information about area restaurants and can be seen at County Lines/Magazine.com.

Say Cheese!

Domaine Hudson is featured in Out and About’s latest issue.  Read about wine and cheese pairings….