National G names Louisville one of the world’s best food cities!

Unfortunately, what catches the National Geographic’s editors’ fancy, and therefore merits this seemingly exalted notice, is merely the Hot Brown, which the magazine’s web page describes as “an open-faced turkey sandwich on Texas toast...

Winston’s John Castro looking to win big at breakfast

John Castro, executive chef at Winston’s and culinary instructor at Sullivan University, has entered a contest, the Hometown Breakfast Battle, sponsored by Thomas’s English Muffins, hoping to beat out the 135 other chefs competing...

Alas! Lou comes in at # 2

Last Friday USA Today announced the winners of their Best Local Food Scene readers’ poll, and Louisville’s food scene did not garner enough vote to come in on top. But it was second, topping...

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...

Vote now to keep Louisville #1

Yes, as of this morning, Louisville was leading in the voting for the USA Today Readers’ Choice best local food scene towns. There are 20 nominees on this year’s list – perennials like New...

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...

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...

Ed Lee’s “Mind of a Chef” nominated for Emmy, and a summer TV special...

Chef Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia and Milkwood is having a memorable year after stepping into the TV world. The PBS series "Mind of a Chef" season three, which featured Lee and Sweden’s Magnus...

Awards season recognizes local restaurants and chefs

A variety of industry awards have recognized several chefs and restaurants around Kentucky. The most notable is the James Beard Awards, a massive list of potential honorees in a seemingly endless list of categories,...

Julie DeFriend named GM for 8UP

Julie DeFriend, who has had a long and varied career in several top area restaurants, has been named General Manager at 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen, the restaurant atop the Hilton Garden Inn at...