Q&A: Chef John Plymale of Porcini

Chef John Plymale has been with Porcini since before its 1992 opening. Twenty-plus years later, the restaurant seems like an extension of the chef himself. A thoughtful and affable guy, Plymale sat down for a...

Q&A: Chef Matt Weber of Uptown Cafe

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...

Chef John Varanese named in Best Chefs America book

Chef John Varanese, of Varanese Restaurant, has been honored as one of the country’s top culinary talents in the premier edition of Best Chefs America. This is the first-ever industry peer review of U.S. chefs...

When celebrity chefs don’t deliver

Restaurant fanatics are all abuzz of late over New York Times dining critic, Pete Wells' torturous review of celeb-chef Guy Fieri's new restaurant in Times Square. If you haven't read the review, it's definitely interesting....

Chicago chef Bryce Caron at 610 Magnolia for guest stint

610 Magnolia is showcasing two tasting menus from Chicago's Bryce Caron this week Caron is one of Food and Wine Magazine's best new pastry chefs of 2012 and Time Out Chicago's break-out chefs of the...

Asiatique’s new menu and Thursday wine dinner

Normally, we put new menu information in our press release section because it’s not always news. The new lineup at Asiatique, however, is an exception because, well, it’s exceptional. Asiatique executive chef and co-founder Peng...

610 Magnolia’s Edward Lee to publish cookbook in May

He's talked about it for quite a while, and now it's coming to fruition. Edward Lee, creator of 610 Magnolia's always clever and ever-changing cuisine, is publishing a cookbook titled "Smoke and Pickles" in May....

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