FEATURE STORIES

The best each print issue has to offer. These are the stories each issue is built around.

Food & Dining magazine wins multiple photography awards for 2012 work.

A series of images published in Food & Dining last year collected top honors last month in the 39th annual Louie Awards, an event produced by the American Advertising Federation’s Louisville Chapter. The photos were...

The Ham Belt

Cured country ham is practically synonymous with Kentucky, whether fried up for breakfast or as the centerpiece of a holiday meal. And if one Kentucky chef is correct, it will be the basis for Kentucky becoming...

Clearwater Seafood

Outpost of the Atlantic Maritimes thrives in Louisville In a nondescript business park in South Louisville, among loading docks and plain-faced offices, a Nova Scotia company is busy handling a treasure among ocean seafood — live,...

From Good to Great — Anchorage Cafe spreads its creative wings

Something from here, and a bit from there, falls nicely into place at the Anchorage Café — an upscale (or is it traditional?) coffee shop in the heart of “downtown” Anchorage. A creation of Bruce...

Shuckman’s Fish Company

With a ready laugh and sparkle in his eyes, Lewis Shuckman projects an easy-going joie de vivre, perhaps evidence of his satisfaction heading the third generation of a family business founded in 1919. At Shuckman’s Fish Co. &...

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...

Guaca Mole “en Fuego”

For those of you who chose French over Spanish in high school, The translated title of this terrific story is Guaca Mole on Fire. (So there you have it … all the Spanish we know...

365 Days of Chocolate

The little girl who learned to cook in her grandmother's New Mexican kitchen has grown up to bring a sophisticated option to the candy connoisseurs of Louisville Metro. A few years ago, 29 year-old Erika Chavez-Graziano...