“Anthony Bourdain’s genius was not in the kitchen. His genius was in knowing which...

File under "Edibles & Potables." Anthony Bourdain's birthday is June 25. Bourdain took his own life in 2018, and we remember him for various reasons, all of which combine to remind us that there is...

Edibles & Potables: Six informative reads about the changes to come for restaurants and...

Subject to occupancy percentages, mandated social distancing and heightened hygienic procedures, Indiana restaurants will be permitted to reopen tomorrow (May 11), with Kentucky's to follow on May 22.  What happens next is anyone's guess. Now...

Edibles & Potables: Wet markets, food safety, food justice and Halal localism

The scene resembled a kind of farm-to-table fantasy: the owner of a family business, delivering food and organic waste to customers he knew personally, providing a functioning, affordable alternative to the industrial meat system....

Clearwater Seafood

Outpost of the Atlantic Maritimes thrives in Louisville In a nondescript business park in South Louisville, among loading docks and plain-faced offices, a Nova Scotia company is busy handling a treasure among ocean seafood — live,...

Edibles & Potables: Historian Adrian Miller remembers David McAtee

(Cover photo credit: Walter & Marshae Smith at West of Ninth. Don't miss their column at LEO Weekly: "David McAtee, in his words.") Adrian Miller is the Soul Food Scholar. "I’m a recovering lawyer and politico...

MasterChef Finalist Brandi Mudd Joins New MasterChef Summer Camp (Shares Recipe)

Last week, we reported on Louisville native Gerron Hurt being on the current season 9 of MasterChef (where home cooks compete for $250,000 and other prizes), and we shared some advice for him from Brandi Mudd...

Edibles & Potables: Truths and troubles on St. Patrick’s Day, 2020

Now and in time to be, Wherever green is worn, Are changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born. William Butler Yeats wrote the poem Easter, 1916 as a personal response to his mixed feelings in the aftermath...

Edibles & Potables: Alternatives to mainstream food media

"As long as mainstream food media continue decontextualizing nonwhite food practices from the communities that have birthed them, and then scrambling to fix PR disasters, the industry will be undone by its own lack...

Feeding the vote today with World Central Kitchen and The LEE Initiative

This year's primary election in Kentucky was delayed a month and reformatted owing to the coronavirus. Voters choosing not to take advantage of early voting, absentee and mail-in options have twelve hours today to...

Easy Entertaining — A Lobster Feast (party planning & recipes)

Ask anyone who has seen Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall” knows, cooking whole live lobsters can be intimidating. But we’ve taken the fear out of the process by providing easy steps to properly cook lobsters,...