Restaurant news from the Sunny Side

Southern Indiana restaurateurs seem not deterred a bit by the prospect of the start of bridge tolling, perhaps confident of the growing dining sophistication of Hoosiers, and not dependent on those persnickety guys to...

Finally! Plans for new restaurant near old Bauer’s Tavern site moves ahead.

It appears a new restaurant will be built in the near future on the grounds last home to Azalea restaurant but originally Bauer’s 1870s Tavern—a really long time ago. Since Azalea closed in 2007, the...

New restaurant planned for Horseshoe Casino

Horseshoe Southern Indiana has started work on the new $2.5 million restaurant, slated to replace the former Legends restaurant according to a news release. The new eatery, to be called Smoke & Rye, will specialize...

St. Matthews El Taco Luchador opens today

Chef Fernando Martinez’s Olé Restaurant Group’s popular quick-serve restaurant, El Taco Luchador, purveyor of fresh, tasty tacos, tortas and Latin side dishes, will open the highly-anticipated second location at 112 Meridian Ave. The space...

Highlands Yang Kee Noodle remodeling of old KFC Elevent store to start soon

Starting this month, the too-long empty former KFC Eleven building in the conspicuous triangle between Bardstown Rd. and Baxter Ave. will undergo its transformation into the third outlet for Yang Kee Noodle, the pan-Asian...

My Morning Jacket connection bodes creative mix for Butchertown Grocery’s upstairs space

My Morning Jacket drummer Patrick Hallahan’ s partnership with local attorney Jon Salomon and chef Bobby Benjamin is likely to provide a most interesting level of creative connections for the performance space and bar...

Coqui’s Café closes, looks for larger space

A message on their Facebook page has announced that Coqui’s Café, which last year took over the locally-famous Little Chef diner space at 147 E. Market St. in New Albany, will be closing that...

Baby, Welcome Back (RIBS): Family Fun at Post-Flood “Big BBQ Bash” Today

Enjoy the finger licking goodness of special never-before-served dishes as River Rd BBQ, 3017 River Rd., celebrates their reopening today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. after  recent flooding filled the restaurant with seven feet...

Chick’n & Mi brings Asian comfort food to Clifton

A new pan-Asian restaurant, to be called Chick’n & Mi, is due to open by the end of March at 2319 Brownsboro Rd., near the Clifton Kroger’s. Jason McCollum, who has cooked at Momofuku...

Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint opens today

Martin’s Bar-B-Que, a Nashville-based company that specializes in Tennessee-style whole-hog barbecue, will have the grand opening of its first Louisville location today, Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. It is opening at  3408 Indian...

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