Bobby Benjamin, Dustin Staggers plan two new restaurant concepts

Two of Louisville restaurant world’s young stars have bold new plans in the works. Bobby Benjamin and his partners are converting the Butchertown space that most recently was the Blind Pig into Butchertown Grocery,...

Varanese hosts Russell’s Reserve dinner

Thursday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m., Varanese, 2106 Frankfort Ave. will host a 4-course dinner created to complement pairings of tastings of and cocktails made with various bottlings of spirits from Russell’s Reserve. Jimmy...

8UP looks within to find its new Executive Chef

8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen has named Jacob Coronado to the post of Executive Chef, a post that opened when Russell Kook, the restaurant’s opening chef, left Feb. 7 to open a new restaurant...

2018 Nulu Bock Fest *next* Saturday Features Beer, Sausages and Goat Racing (Schedule)

The third annual Nulu Bock Fest returns this Saturday, March 24 next Saturday March 31  (change due to weather) from noon to 7 p.m. in the 600 and 700 blocks of East Market Street.  This...

Mayan food truck returns! Gravely Brewing Co. opens!

The disparate events heralded in the headline above are not that disparate. Nathaniel Gravely has been working for a while on the renovation of the former Pride Tile Co. building at 514 Baxter Ave....

Finally, Old Louisville Tavern reopens before Derby

F&D reported previously of the reopening of Old Louisville Tavern, 1532 S 4th St., but inevitable construction delays have prolonged the actual event. Now the popular eating and drinking establishment on the edge of...

Maker’s Mark reverses decision.

Last week Maker’s Mark announced a plan to cut the proof of their Bourbon from 90 to 84 proof in what they said was the “best way to meet demand.” What followed was a week...

Rye whiskey dinner at Village Anchor

Tomorrow, Thursday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m., the Village Anchor, 11507 Park Rd. in Anchorage, will host the second in a five-dinner series they call the Whisk(e)y Five dinners. This one will feature tastings...

A noble tradition continues: Winston’s annual tomato dinner

Tomatoes garden grown, warm from the vine, waiting on the kitchen windowsill for dinner, is the quintessential image of summer that I take from my childhood. That must be why I look forward to...

Fiesta celebrates Senor Iguana’s renovations

After six months of work installing new tables, chairs and booths, and knocking out a wall to reconfigure seating, Señor Iguanas' flagship location in Clarksville is ready to celebrate. The restaurant will host a ribbon-cutting...

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