Restaurant news from the Sunny Side

Southern Indiana restaurateurs seem not deterred a bit by the prospect of the start of bridge tolling, perhaps confident of the growing dining sophistication of Hoosiers, and not dependent on those persnickety guys to...

Gospel Bird opens in New Albany; Silvio’s reopens after fire

Eric Morris’s new southern cuisine-inspired restaurant Gospel Bird is now open at 207 E. Main St., New Albany. The name reflects the popularity of fried chicken as a post-Sunday service meal throughout the South,...

Two fast-casual chains expanding in area

Two chain restaurants fairly new to the Louisville area have announced plans for adding additional outlets. Zeggz Amazing Eggs opened last April at 4600 Chamberlain Ln. After almost a year in getting the concepts...

It’s official: The old Tumbleweed will open as a Mexican restaurant

Signing a lease makes it official in the minds of lawyers. Only when the first burrito is served will it be official in the minds of local diners, but all is set for the...

D. Nalley’s to be reborn as Jay’s BBQ

When D. Nalley’s, the little diner that time forgot at 970 S. Third St. in Old Louisville closed earlier this year, Jay Shreve saw, at last, his opportunity to bring to fruition his long-time...

Two Asian restaurants set for Clifton, Butchertown

Plans for two new Asian restaurants, one offering Thai food, the other Vietnamese cuisine, have been announced. The space at 2206 Frankfort Ave. that has seen a number of ethnic restaurants flow through in...

Couvillion (PHOTOS) Opens April 16, Features Local Ingredients in Deep Southern Dishes

Couvillion, Louisville’s new deep south restaurant in the former Finn’s building at the Germantown Lofts at 1318 McHenry St, is set to open April 16. The restaurant will be open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and...

New Waffle House location set to open in February

Neither being the butt of stand-up comedians’ jokes nor the advancement of civic infrastructure can keep a Waffle House down. The Jeffersonville, Ind. outpost of the iconic blue-collar 24/7 eatery was razed in 2013...

BBC will be part of redesign of Theater Square

Kindred Healthcare’s expansion plans on the west side of  Fourth and Broadway will result in the closing of the Theater Square BBC outlet and Yafa Cafe across the square, as well as the relocation...

Blue Dog Bakery offshoot Red Hog returning to Crescent Hill

The entrepreneurial spirit of Louisville’s restaurateurs seems unquenchable. Among the restaurant owners who have carved out a strong niche in the market, but look to plow new ground are Kit Garrett and Bobby Hancock, co-owners...

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