Bettis already making his mark on the menu at The Brown

Since Josh Bettis became the executive chef at The Brown Hotel in November, he’s focused on teaching the culinary team there “my style of cooking and my expectations,” and “working on contemporizing the menu. During...

Chef Q&A: 610 Magnolia’s Nick Sullivan

Nick Sullivan is the Executive Chef at 610 Magnolia, where he runs day-to-day operations for celebrity chef Edward Lee, a former Top Chef contestant. Sullivan’s cooking, which combines Southern food with ingredients and techniques from...

Short list: Erika’s closes, Charity cocktail battle, Main Street Café adds brunch

Alles Gute, Erika! Erika’s German Restaurant (9301 Hurstbourne Park Blvd.) has closed after a 10-year run in what most would call a challenging location off Hurstbourne Road. Though anyone who ate there would tell you...

See chef Lee on TV this eve on ABC

MilkWood and 610 Magnolia chef-owner Edward Lee will make his first national network TV appearance—in prime time, no less—on ABC’s The Taste, tonight at 8 p.m. Lee past TV appearances include kicking star chef Jose...

UPDATE: Dynamic restaurant duo behind Hammerhead’s and Game opens Loop 22 tomorrow

Loop 22 was supposed to open today, Tuesday, Jan. 7, but the restaurant's pipes froze overnight. As a result, the opening is pushed back to Wednesday, Jan. 8. Got dinner plans? If not, here's a...

Chef Bettis settling into new post at The Brown Hotel

A few weeks into his new position as executive chef of The Brown Hotel, 43-year-old Josh Bettis says he’s keeping life simple: working and going home. He’s eager to get out and dine at Louisville’s...

Papalinos Pizza opens a second location in Springhurst today

Allan Rosenberg’s wildly popular Papalinos NY style pizza is now available in the East End. His new location is an amped up version of his Baxter Avenue location.  The full-service restaurant features an open kitchen...

Chef Schwartz out at El Camino, chef Enyart in; chef Bettis takes reins at...

An update on some recent chef shuffling across town. “The Road” is a short one for Schwartz: Jonathan Schwartz’s stay as executive chef at El Camino hit a dead end about a week ago. He...

Alabaman Dustin Willett appointed executive chef at RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge has a new executive chef, Dustin Willett. This is great news for a restaurant whose culinary evolution has lagged its superb decorative overhaul of a few years ago.   According to a...

New, new and more new: restaurants, bourbon and beer

These are the times that journalists simultaneously love and loathe: lots of news but almost too much to cover. Here's just a sample of what's going on currently in the Louisville restaurant scene. Edward Lee,...

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