Afternoon Archive: Locally-grown tomatoes in season are sublime

Earlier this afternoon Ron Mikulak wrote about getting your tomatoes into the ground. In this missive from the Food & Dining Magazine archive, he offers tips on how to use them once they're ripened,...

Derby time? That’s when you plant tomatoes

Of the two long-standing but quite different springtime-in-Louisville traditions, the Derby has been dealt a blow by the coronavirus pandemic, at best, being postponed to the fall. The other tradition, connected calendrically if not...

Louisville Restaurants Offering Carryout and Delivery (Updated Frequently)

APRIL 28 UPDATE: Since mid-March, the Louisville restaurant and hospitality industry has adapted and adjusted to curve-flattening and social distancing public health measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in America. This on-the-fly evolution...

Afternoon Archive: Ron’s do-it-yourself weekend brunch

It's an "Afternoon Archive" when we thumb through past print editions of Food & Dining Magazine and take another look. In this pandemic-mandated period of social distancing, one can't help noticing how socially communal...

The LEE Initiative’s and Pints&union’s restaurant workers relief effort is helping Southern Indiana

Three weeks ago Pints & Union (114 E. Market, New Albany) was awarded a "Grant for Good" and joined around 20+ other restaurants nationwide that comprise the front line of the LEE Initiative's Restaurant...

Afternoon Archive: Easy entertaining with a home-stay Derby Day brunch

Tim and Lori Laird are Food & Dining Magazine’s officially designated Entertaining Editors-at-Large, co-writers of our “Easy Entertaining” column, and in essence professional crowd-pleasers. As we’re all aware, at the present time the objective is quelling crowds...

Crowler Catering is a “Food, Booze and Beer Shopping Experience” from the founders of...

Crowler Catering is a new online shop at HB Productions, and in turn, HB Productions is Tisha Gainey, Trevor Cravens and their signature late winter Tailspin Ale Fest, which has grown into one of...

Babette’s Feast, the film (1987): “Once good taste is learned, there is no return”

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5w9skKcdnA] Throughout the world sounds one long cry from the heart of the artist: Give me the chance to do my very best. Your faithful correspondent was 27 years old when the film Babette's Feast...

Reopening realities: “Masked waiters, half-empty dining rooms, and mobile ordering”?

Coming on the heels of yesterday's guest commentary at Food & Dining Magazine (Restaurateur Chad Coulter on beating COVID and reopening Kentucky) comes this far-ranging piece at Eater: There Will Be No Grand Reopening...

Check these lists for last-minute Easter Sunday carryouts and delivery

The coranavirus pandemic has ensured this won't be an ordinary Easter weekend. Then again, it isn't the first time that circumstances have interrupted tradition. Through the ages people have made do with what they...