Lamas to cook sustainable seafood dinner at James Beard House

For his sixth outing at New York City’s culinary mecca, the James Beard House, Thursday, July 10, Anthony Lamas of Seviche–A Latin Restaurant, Bardstown Rd., will create a dinner using sustainably-harvested seafood. For several years...

Get the skinny about country ham in Coomes’s new book

Of note in the realm of pig news, F&D’s spirit columnist Steve Coomes (whose recent F&D article explains the intricacies of tequila very nicely, and discusses the affinity of that spirit with our native...

Important swine news: kudos for Down One Bourbon Bar

Restaurant Hospitality magazine, which covers the restaurant trade, recently declared the Three Little Pigs sandwich served at Down One Bourbon Bar, 321 Main St., as the best barbecue sandwich in the country. The handsome, below-street...

Boombozz gets major shout-out from Pizza Today

Restaurant industry magazine Pizza Today ran a major feature in its May 2014 issue about Louisville pizza and craft beer magnate Tony Palombino, written by the magazine’s managing editor. The story begins by noting the...

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...

Get in the Derby spirit: create a burger!

The Derby prep races are under way. Futures betting has started.  The C-J has run a story about Derby hats—men's hats. And now, the third annual Derby Burger Challenge! The Kentucky Beef Council, always looking...

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...

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...

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...

Chef Brings a Taste of Louisville to Olympics in Sochi

It's a good thing Derby Day is still about 2 1/2 months away.  That will give David Danielson, executive chef for Levy Restaurants at Churchill Downs, some time to decompress from cooking at the...