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John Varanese’s Big Night in the Big Apple at the Beard House

A lot is made of a chef’s journey to cook at the James Beard House in Manhattan — and for good reason. It’s the showplace for America’s culinary talent. But any visitor to the kitchen...

Heitzman’s — Going strong after four generations.

It all started in 1891, when her great-granddad, Jacob Heitzman, opened Heitzman’s Bakery. In 1924, her grandfather, Charles, took over. In 1954, her parents took the helm and added a catering division. Fifteen years...

Josh Moore: A Rising Star Ready To Shine

Scattered around the fields of Josh Moore’s farm in Taylorsville are several pieces of antique farm equipment. To some they might look like rusting hulks, but Moore appreciates the way time and weather have turned...

Profile: Exchange Pub + Kitchen

With the Exchange Pub + Kitchen, Ian Hall has taken a historic New Albany building and transformed it into a stylish restaurant that would fit right into SoHo. With the Exchange as an anchor,...

Butchertown Grocery — A kitchen of his own

Three friends open the Butchertown Grocery, a culinary and entertainment venue where the community can get its collective groove on. Quantum mechanics established long ago that one person could not exist in two places at...

Main Street Cafe: Keeping Ahead of the Curve — New school deli and café...

The sign outside says Main Street Deli, but inside and on the menu, the name is Main Street Café. That discrepancy is a sign—literally—that this East Main dining spot is evolving along with its...

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...

Carlton, Food & Dining writer, nabs 1st place in travel writers contest

Yep, we’re proud: One of our own feature writers, Carla Carlton, grabbed a first place honor in the Midwest Travel Writers Association’s 2013 Mark Twain Awards. Her feature, “NuLu Redux,” featured in our winter 2012...

50 ISSUES of Comings & Goings

This is Food & Dining’s 50th issue, an occasion we saw fitting to review what has transpired in the dozen or so years this magazine has chronicled restaurants in Louisville and its immediate environs....
Easy Entertaining: Downtown Triple Crown

Easy Entertaining: Downtown Triple Crown

On the first Saturday in May, Derby season is celebrated in Kentucky and throughout the region. As we hope for another Triple Crown winner, people begin the festivities weeks before the Derby, party hard...