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Vinnie & the Vets

Many who remember Casa Grisanti say restaurant service in Louisville was never better. And those who really know their restaurants can point to places such as Vincenzo’s, Corbett’s, the English Grill and others as standard bearers of that service...
After 30 years, Equus and its owner-chef Dean Corbett are still cooking for fans in St. Matthews In August, Equus reached a milestone few restaurants in Louisville's history have achieved: 30 years in operation. Chef-owner Dean Corbett ruminated on the thought...
The Cellar Lounge at Decca (812 E. Market Street) is the place to be May 21 when the restaurant launches its Beats & Eats series. Beats & Eats nights are pop-up events featuring chef Annie Pettry’s interpretations of international...
Shop any decent liquor store and you’ll find a growing number of clear spirits that aren’t gin, vodka or rum. I’m talking moonshine, a debatably named clear liquor and tasty tribute to the turbulent times of Prohibition. Baby Boomers hearing...
The bourbon craze deserves some credit for tequila’s soaring popularity. Most Baby Boomers recall bourbon as “the drunk’s drink” in the 1970s. Back then, gin was coming in, vodka was rockin’ and rum was running. Clear was king and brown...
If you like The Brewery, here’s some great news: It’s going to get even better. Way better. Under the banner of Louisville Eats Good LLC, Dean Corbett (owner of Equus, Jack’s Lounge and Corbett’s: An American Place); Shawn Ward (Jack Fry’s...
Construction is well underway at the Ice House complex (217 East Main St.) to open a cigar and whiskey bar there this summer. The venue, to be named either Vice Whiskey and Cigar Bar or Churchill’s Whiskey and Cigar Bar,...
With all the “best of” lists published these days, some might ignore StarChefs singling out Kentucky and Tennessee for its Rising Star Awards in 2014. They shouldn’t. It’s easily one of the best-vetted best-of compilations in the U.S., one with...
If you recall the short-lived Cubana restaurant in Clifton, you’ll know exactly where Riviera Maya Mexican Cuisine opened up recently at 2206 Frankfort Ave. If you at there, you’ll recognize the space easily, but the food and service are quite...
Riverside Cigar Shop and Lounge will welcome Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company master distiller Mark Coffman for a tasting of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Town Branch Bourbon this Friday, Feb. 21, from 5-9 p.m. If you’re a cigar lover...