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With the Exchange Pub + Kitchen, Ian Hall has taken a historic New Albany building and transformed it into a stylish restaurant that would fit right into SoHo. With the Exchange as an anchor, the future looks bright for...
Fernando Martinez has the golden touch with restaurants. Here’s why 2014 will be his biggest year yet. It’s December 2013, and Fernando Martinez is weeks away from opening two new restaurants: a taqueria in the Highlands and a fine-dining establishment...
Some 4,285 miles east of New Albany, Indiana, lies the French village of Miradoux, where chef Louis Retailleau was born. Set in the agriculturally abundant Gascony region, Miradoux’s landscape is reminiscent of Kentucky or Southern Indiana: gentle hills, a river,...
Cuban goes fast-casual—But wait! There’s more! Marcos Lorenzo and his Havana Rumba co-owners had a goal when they came up with the concept for Havana Rumba Express and Tapas Bar: lean, mean, and easily replicated. But the eatery, which had its...
Pull up a chair for home cooking — Korean style. When chef/owner Yeon-Hee Chung talks about her restaurant, Charim, the conversation keeps coming back to the nokdojeon. “This is very authentic food,” she says of the Korean-style pancake with mung...
After selling Jack Fry’s in 2008 following a wildly successful two-decade run, Susan Seiller, 58, took a break to travel, hike, and take up the African djembe drum. Far from retirement, those years were a recharging period before she set...
Burress and Mucerino pair-bonded at Sullivan College ten years ago and worked their way together through kitchens including Blu, Jeff Ruby’s, and Seviche before opening Hammerheads, the popular gourmet-bar-food dive in Germantown. In February — with Hammerheads successful to the...
Josh Moore grows his own—produce, that is, on a 10-acre farm near Taylorsville. When the fruits and vegetables are ripe, they end up plated at Volare, where Moore is executive chef and partner. Outside the garden, he pursues an eclectic...
Trying to get a table at 211 Clover Lane without a reservation on a weekend will send you seeking sustenance elsewhere. Their regular customers might not know the chefs' names, but make no mistake, they know the food he...
Matt Weber will be the first to tell you he’s not part of Louisville’s chef fraternity. But he is part of a restaurant family of sorts, working since he was 18 in Nancy Shepherd’s Uptown Café and its upscale sibling,...