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(Web Editor / Columnist / Feature Writer) An entrepreneur, educator, and innovator with more than a quarter-century of hands-on experience and expertise as a brewer, restaurateur, and commentator. As the leader of New Albany’s Sportstime Pizza/Rich O’s Public House (which later became New Albanian Brewing Company), Baylor played a seminal role in Louisville’s craft beer renaissance. Currently, he is the beer director at Pints&union in New Albany. Baylor’s “Hip Hops” columns on beer-related subjects have been a fixture in F&D since 2005, and he was named the magazine's digital editor in 2019.
So I often tell people if you discovered kale in the last five to 10 years, welcome to the party because we've been eating them for about 300. -- Adrian Miller, the "Soul Food Scholar" Daddy Vic's Soul Food, a Black-owned...
FOKO at Logan Street Market (1001 Logan Street; menu here) is two years old, and having weathered the pandemic and built a foundation dedicated to "illuminating culture through food," the "Foko Familia" is charting a course for expansion. According to...
It has been a delight to read Michael L. Jones' dispatches from Louisville Business First, where he recently accepted a position as reporter. Here at Food & Dining Magazine, Michael has been writing print features for a long while,...
I fly to America every other month on average. I have been doing this for more than 20 years, and have visited every state. I come here for the beer...and interviewers still don't believe me. -- Michael Jackson, 2001 Michael Jackson...
New Albany's Harvest Homecoming festival returned to the throngs-as-usual format this year, minus a riverfront tent, but with record attendance out in the streets for booth days. At the pub, where the entire staff is vaccinated, we crossed our...
Heitzman Traditional Bakery and Deli is next up for APRON Inc.'s Chef in a Box promotion, but first the bigger picture. Food & Dining Magazine continues to preview the coming week's Chef in a Box offering. It's a tasty fundraising project...
“They have been asking for years for somebody to open a sit-down restaurant in the West End, but nobody would. I felt like if I did it first, and I am successful at it, then other people will come...
 As you'll glean from the city of Louisville's video, the owners of Afrokanza Lounge are from Cameroon in Central Africa. Republic of Cameroon (French: République du Cameroun), is a country in west-central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the...
In case you were wondering, Taste Atlas has a mouthwatering list of the "7 Most Popular Mexican Breads," including Pan de Acambaro, Totopo and Bolillo. Segues aside, Louisville's Rosa de Oro commercial bakery was featured by WHAS 11's Hayley Minogue...
Another edition of a rejuvenated Louisville Beer Week is on the horizon. This year's calendar begins on October 22 and concludes on the 29th. A “beer week” is a locally-oriented tribute to, and a celebration of, all things beer. The...