Let’s dance! APRON Disco Ball fundraiser set for June 2

The Disco Ball is the name for this year’s annual APRON fundraiser scheduled for June 2. Themed “We Are Family,” the event will feature restaurants serving cocktails, appetizers and desserts to what will likely be...

May 18 Bacon Ball moves to Oxmoor Farm to handle swelling crowd

The Louisville Visual Arts Association’s third-annual Bacon Ball is leaving the Louisville Water Tower site for more a spacious pen at Oxmoor Farm, located just behind Oxmoor Mall. Last year’s event drew 1,200 bacon lovers,...

Good beer, grub and 150 booths at LIBA Buy Local Fair Saturday

Saturday’s fifth-annual Buy Local Fair is setting up to be a doozy not only for people who support local businesses, but for lovers of local foods and beer. Sponsored by the Louisville Independent Business Alliance...

Late night Derby party: Varanese hosting 27th-annual Billy’s Burger Bash

Twenty-seven years ago, Billy Rapaport was really hungry, but still wide awake after working all week as NBC’s field producer for its Kentucky Derby coverage. The wiry, energetic Rapaport took his film crew to...

Furloughed Meat cocktailers to shake at Angel’s Envy ‘pop-up bar’ on Main

Here’s a cool and unexpected Derby Week bar opportunity: Angel’s Envy (the super-premium bourbon made by master distiller Lincoln Henderson) is hosting a pop-up bar from tonight through Sunday at 400 E. Main St.,...

Cheers! Falls City brewing opens tasting room Saturday

David Easterling has talked about it for a long time, but come Saturday at noon, the owner of Falls City Beer will open his new tasting room at 545 E. Barrett Ave.

Beat the post-Downs rush and dine early Varanese

As Churchill Downs and NBC continue to push back the start times of the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby, it slices into the dinner hour and costs restaurateurs significant sales. Talk that the...

Majid’s hosting the ‘Bloodhorse’ Derby winner dinner April 25

Before anyone goes there, know that no horses were harmed in the creation of this menu. Where do you think we are? Italy? Japan? The Bloodhorse dinnner is a rather clever celebration of one of Kentucky’s...

Big honor: Louisville chosen to host James Beard Foundation Boot Camp

We know, the headline ain’t so sexy, but we’re sticking with the facts and hoping you read further—because this event is significant for li’l ol’ Louisville. Our fair city has been chosen to host the...

Down One Bourbon Bar hosting Wild Turkey bourbon dinner

Down One Bourbon Bar will host an intimate dinner with Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell Friday, April 18 at 7 p.m. Held in the private, Speakeasy Room, the meal includes three courses with drinks...

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