Chef Schwartz out at El Camino, chef Enyart in; chef Bettis takes reins at...

An update on some recent chef shuffling across town. “The Road” is a short one for Schwartz: Jonathan Schwartz’s stay as executive chef at El Camino hit a dead end about a week ago. He...

Alabaman Dustin Willett appointed executive chef at RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge has a new executive chef, Dustin Willett. This is great news for a restaurant whose culinary evolution has lagged its superb decorative overhaul of a few years ago.   According to a...

New, new and more new: restaurants, bourbon and beer

These are the times that journalists simultaneously love and loathe: lots of news but almost too much to cover. Here's just a sample of what's going on currently in the Louisville restaurant scene. Edward Lee,...

Chef Q&A: Anthony Lamas

Anthony Lamas followed a girl to Kentucky from California in 1994. While that relationship didn’t last, Louisvillians have benefited from his marriage of Latin flavors and Southern ingredients ever since. After stints at several local dining...

One for the ladies: 8 local chefs cooking dinner honoring Deborah Madison

Eight Louisville women chefs will team up for the Seed to Stove dinner at Harvest on Sept. 12 both to honor former chef and noted cookbook author, Deborah Madison, and to raise funds for...

Louisville’s own Damaris Phillips is Food Network ‘Next Star’

Damaris Phillips, a culinary arts instructor at Jefferson Community and Technical College, is the Next Food Network Star. The competition, which pits multiple contestants against each other to win a Food Network series of their...

‘Restaurant Impossible’ show coming to help Coach Lamp next week

Robert Irvine, the chef from the Food Network TV show, “Restaurant Impossible,” has chosen the Coach Lamp Restaurant & Pub as his next rescue project. Irvine and his construction and film crews will be in...

Denham heading up Heritage Pork Feast Thursday at Beard House

You likely remember Jay Denham as the executive chef at Park Place several years ago. Since that business closed, he’s become a master charcutier and now partner in Woodlands Pork (in West Va.) and...

Food Network Magazine names Seviche’s “Avocado” Best Ice Cream Treat in Kentucky

The editors at Food Network Magazine have named the “Avocado,” a cleverly made ice cream dessert at Seviche, the best ice cream treat in Kentucky. Sweet, no? No, really, it is, believe it or not. According to...

Q&A: Coby Ming of Harvest

As a female in a male-dominated field, Chef Coby Ming is used to being underestimated. In fact, she welcomes it. In the variety of places she worked before becoming head chef at Harvest, she says,...

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