Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Renaissance on Whiskey Row

How a once-rundown urban corridor has become a bourbon destination In the decades between the end of the Civil War and the beginning of Prohi-bition, Louisville’s Main Street was the epicenter of the American whiskey...

Easy Entertaining — Tailgating

For us, the arrival of Fall whets our appetite not only for food, but for fun, cocktails, and the high-spirited camaraderie and friendly rivalries that create lasting friendships and bring people together. Every tailgater has...

Cooking with Ron — Fall Foods From the Tree (recipes)

Not so very long ago, fruits and vegetables appeared in markets seasonally - when the food was ripe and tastiest. Strawberries for a few weeks in spring. Sweet peaches and juicy tomatoes during the...

Craft Beer is all Grown Up

New breweries continue to sprout, but amid a maturing craft beer segment, more breweries are closing than ever before. When the subject of your passion makes the huge leap from obscure cult following to international...

Disruptive Restaurant Tech That I’d Like to See (Humor)

People claiming to know a lot about big important things often like to wax rhapsodic about ‘Disruptive Tech’ and the impact it has had on various industries. Uber has upended the taxi business; Airbnb...
Royce Neeley of The Neeley Family Distillery

The Neeley Family — 11 Generations of Whiskey Makers

The Story Behind the Neeley Family Distillery  On a fateful August day in 1906, in Owsley County, Kentucky, fourteen-year-old Leonard Neeley stood behind a tree with a gun in his hand just outside the home...
Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Cooking with Ron — Summer Farm Markets Are the Recipe For A Vegan Paradise...

Summer in Louisville is a Vegan Paradise Summer! What a wonderful time it must be to be a vegan in Louisville. I am not a vegan (one philosophically and morally committed to avoiding consuming any...

Where’s Pappy? Seeking a Pappy Van Winkle Adventure in Kentucky

Seeking a Pappy Van Winkle Adventure in Kentucky (Originally published in the Winter 2018 issue of Food & Dining) With prices of single bottles being sold for thousands of dollars (both at retail and on the...

Easy Entertaining — Chopped F&D Style (Recipes)

When we throw a Derby party, we think big. We have been collaborating for our Easy Entertaining parties with local chefs for over 10 years, and they have given us many great food ideas....

London vs Paris – The Final Smackdown

We all know the jokes about English cuisine whereas France is recognized as a gastronomic superpower. Yet, England has worked diligently in recent years to overturn its reputation as the Land of Spotted Dick...