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...

Sullivan Students compete in Culinary Olympics in Germany

Four student chefs from Louisville’s Sullivan University are headed for Erfut, Germany, on Friday, to compete in the World Culinary Olympics. Today they met with Mayor Greg Fischer, who wished the students a bon voyage,...

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...

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...

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,...

StarChefs’ praise for area’s Rising Stars is great for Louisville’s culinary scene

With all the “best of” lists published these days, some might ignore StarChefs singling out Kentucky and Tennessee for its Rising Star Awards in 2014. They shouldn’t. It’s easily one of the best-vetted best-of compilations...

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...

Louisville Chefs bring home more accolades.

“Best Chefs America Presents: The American South,” the first in a series of regional guides to American cuisine, has recognized a number of Louisville chefs. Included in 2014 edition are Bobby Benjamin, Adam Burress, Kathy...

Smoketown USA, the Café to be featured on Food Network tonight

Tonight, Monday, Aug. 10, Food Network’s “Southern Fried Road Trip” will encounter Kentucky foods, featuring Louisville’s Smoketown USA, the funky barbecue restaurant and flea market at the corner of Oak and Logan Sts., and...

Louisville cited fairly high on more “bests” lists for restaurants

Perhaps lists of people, places and things will soon be outpacing cat videos as the most popular hits on the internet. (I myself am drawn to things like “Celebrities with ugly spouses” and “Tattoos...

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