Proof on Main, Feast BBQ and The Ville win notice and awards

Louisville chefs and restaurants have been getting some national press lately, nowhere near enough, in some people’s eyes, but every bit helps to let others know the good things that are happening here. Eater, the...

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...

Lee and Cary make James Beard Foundation’s regional lists again

The annual nominations for James Beard awards have been announced, and local chefs Edward Lee, of 610 Magnolia and Milkwood, and Kathy Cary of Lilly's, have again been nominated as semi-finalists for Best Chef...

Food & Dining magazine wins multiple photography awards for 2012 work.

A series of images published in Food & Dining last year collected top honors last month in the 39th annual Louie Awards, an event produced by the American Advertising Federation’s Louisville Chapter. The photos were...

Shirley Mae’s, Quills earn “Best” titles

Two iconic Louisville dining spots have recently earned recognition in their respective fields. Shirley Mae’s Café, 802 S. Clay St. has been listed # 66 of The Daily Meal’s list of "America's 75 Best...

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,...

8UP listed on Open Table’s Top 100

The on-line restaurant reservation site has mined its data and found the 100 “hottest” restaurants in America, based on the reviews to their site. 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen, atop the Hilton Garden Inn...

It’s starting to look a lot like Derby

Perhaps the cold weather will have retarded the blossoming of the  dogwoods enough so that that mystical concurrence, Derby and dogwoods in bloom, might actually happen this year. As we wait to see, Derby Festival...

DiRoNA Conference in October another feather in cap of Louisville food scene

Chefs and restaurateurs from the U.S., Canada and Mexico will meet in a Distinguished Restaurants of North America conference Oct. 5-8 at the Brown Hotel. DiRoNA was founded in 1990 to raise dining standards and...

Big honor: Louisville chosen to host James Beard Foundation Boot Camp

We know, the headline ain’t so sexy, but we’re sticking with the facts and hoping you read further—because this event is significant for li’l ol’ Louisville. Our fair city has been chosen to host the...