Friday, January 28, 2022

Sirocco Ridge Farm to launch house-made cheese and gelato in Henryville

"Hip Hops" will return next week. In Sicily, a sirocco is a hot wind across the Mediterranean from Northern Africa. In Henryville, Sirocco Ridge Farm represents winds of change. Sustainably and humanely grown livestock, no-till and...

Edibles & Potables: The hallowed Czech and Slovak family tradition of yuletide carp

We'll be gathering around the holiday table for — wait, what was that again? My Christmas season in 1991 was spent in the city of Košice (KOSH-it-sə) Czechoslovakia, population circa 225,000, located near the Ukraine...

Silly Axe Café’s allergen- and gluten-free Christmas plan

As preface, the Silly Axe Café (2216 Dundee Road; 502-290-7197), which opened in 2019, describes itself thusly: Dedicated gluten free restaurant featuring a rotating menu, 12 hard to find craft ciders on tap, chef driven,...

Happy Thanksgiving — with “Thankspigging” close behind

From our family to yours, Food & Dining Magazine wishes all of our readers a warm, happy Thanksgiving. For a bit of holiday humor, the following exploration from Jay Forman first appeared in this...

Edibles & Potables: Is it a good idea to serve humble pie for Thanksgiving?

Edibles & Potables is here for you, engine idling at the intersection of humility and offal. An explanation is needed, and we can always rely on Madonna to jump-start the conversation. "Ultimately it boils down...

Louisville Pizza Week 2021 starts TOMORROW (Monday, November 15)

(Edibles & Potables, our usual Sunday column, is taking a break this week.) Louisville Pizza Week is seven days of paying homage to all things ‘za, no matter how you slice it. Each participating restaurant...

Edibles & Potables: All the food was Greek to me, if not to my...

“Edibles & Potables” is Food & Dining Magazine’s Sunday morning slot for a merry meander down the rabbit holes we encounter. Our goal is to emerge later with a steaming pot of Hasenpfeffer and...

Edibles & Potables: The passing of cheesemonger Anne Saxelby

Long ago and far away at the 1990s-era Rich O's Public House, a customer of mine named Bill was the only other person I knew who subscribed to The Economist. Bill eventually moved away,...

Rosa de Oro bakery makes bread and pays it forward

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...

The Exchange brings the Red Men’s signature chicken and dumplings back to Harvest Homecoming

 Harvest Homecoming is the tail that wags New Albany's civic dog, and while the 52-year-old annual festival promotes numerous events throughout the city, in the mind of the public it's all about "booth days,"...