Thursday, April 22, 2021

Father’s Day Dining

Why should Mom get all the restaurant attention? Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 18. And several local restaurants are taking notice with special offerings geared to Dad tastes. All Bristol Bar & Grille locations...

Grocery stores open Christmas Day, Christmas Eve

It’s probably best to make sure you’ve finished all of your food shopping by the end of tomorrow, or you’re going to be stuck with Walgreens or Liquor Barn.  Well, that’s not entirely true....

The Old Stone Inn Closed in Simsponsville Saturday

The building housing the Old Stone Inn has been in Simsponville, Kentucky since the 1800’s. Some say 1790, but the local historian reportedly informed a restaurateur there that claiming that on the menus was...

Science Hill opens again – and adds a pub

We reported earlier that Science Hill Inn had closed due to an illness in the McCarty family that had run the restaurant. We are now happy to report that the renowned Shelbyville restaurant is...

What could be better with an Asiatique dinner than Bourbon and cigars?

And that is what you can have Saturday, June 21, 6:30 p.m.,  when Asiatique, 1767 Bardstown Rd., hosts a bourbon and cigar dinner on the outdoor patio, weather permitting.  Willet Distillery’s bourbons will be...

80/20 at Kaelin’s Grand Opening June 7

It's been two years in the making, and 80/20 at Kaelin's is ready to open its doors with a big bash during their grand opening June 7 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at...

Ryan’s Steakhouse Buffet closes

Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, 5338 Bardstown Rd., has closed, a casualty of the bankruptcy filing of Buffets LLC, which operates Ryan's Buffet, HomeTown Buffet, Country Buffet, Fire Mountain Buffet and Old Country Buffet. The company...

Recent restaurant nostalgia

An outbreak of restaurant nostalgia seems to have broken out recently, if a couple of posts that sprang up on my news feeds recently is any indication. Various social media posts mooned over once-popular...

Science Hill Inn Is officially closed

Science Hill Inn, the iconic Southern dining spot in Shelbyville, at 525 Washington St., has closed, due to the continuing illness of his chef and co-owner Ellen Gill McCarty.The Gill family has owned and...

Wine dinners fill up fast with food and wine cognoscenti

 With the popularity of special wine dinners around town by those in the know, who realize what a good value they are, how they showcase chefs’ originality and culinary scope, and how they introduce...