James Beard Award Finalists announced

The James Beard Foundation has released their 2019 list of semifinalists for the James Beard Awards, and one Kentuckian has made the list.  While non of our state's fine chefs are on the list...

Apron, Inc Awards Ballotin’s Paul Tuell, Chef Ellen Gill McCarty

Apron, Inc held its annual fundraiser "Taste of Independents" on Sunday at the beautiful Olmsted. As people wandered and enjoyed the band, silent auction and tasting of many bites and beverages, Apron, Inc announced...

Chef Edward lee and Lindsey Ofcacek Announce Grants for Women in Kentucky Culinary Industry

Last week, we passed along the announcement of a local female chef and a beverage director being chosen for the first all-female advisory council at Atlanta Food and Wine festival. In the same day,...

Louisville Chefs on First All-Female Council at Atlanta Food and Wine Festival

Louisville’s chef Annie Pettry of Decca was one of more than 60 women named to the first ever all-female advisory council at The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, which will be held May 31...

Chik’n & Mi gets best new restaurant honors

Thrillist, everyone’s favorite online listicle source, has named Chik’n & Mi, 2319 Brownsboro Rd, Louisville’s best new restaurant. The Thrillist citation cites the trepidation that owners Jason McCollum and Aenith Sananikone-McCollum at first felt when...

Local Chef Ed Lee news – new TV show, a pair of restaurants and more

There is a lot of Ed Lee news in recent weeks. Restaurateur Edward Lee, of 610 Magnolia and Milkwood renown locally, in addition to opening soon Whiskey Dry at Fourth St. Live!, is planning a...

Buck’s celebrates  25th anniversary

During the 1980s, the roomy, elegant dining space on the ground level of The Mayflower apartment building at 425 W. Ormsby Ave. saw a rather rapid succession of restaurants come and go. The full...

USA Today names Clifton Pizza Kentucky’s best

USA Today’s College pages, which connects students with news, information about housing, jobs and study abroad, also apparently is concerned about college students’ nutritional needs. Thus, the paper’s survey of the best pizza in...

Saveur cites the dacquoise at Buck’s

I have for some time now been waiting to see when Louisville’s restaurant scene is mentioned in Saveur, the national food magazine, now that Louisvillian Adam Sachs is the editor. It’s not like I...

AAA rates Louisville restaurants

AAA, which gives Diamond ratings to restaurants and hotels around the country to quickly clue their members in to the top dining establishments and hotels, has rated several Louisville restaurants Four Diamonds, their next-to-highest...