Tuesday, May 18, 2021

PROFILES

Profiles of Restaurants, Chefs, Restauranteurs, Food Growers, Food Purveyors and more.

Chef Q&A — Logan Sandoval

Logan Sandoval doesn’t look like your average chef. For one thing, he looks more like he should be running a Gold’s Gym than a kitchen. Sandoval began lifting weights in high school in Los...

The Rise of West Louisville Dining

There is something happening in West Louisville that should interest foodies all over the city. In this issue of Food & Dining we list 21 sit-down restaurants west of Ninth Street, by far the...

PERSONALITY, STYLE AND CREATIVITY SHINE AT LE MOO

Louisville is quickly becoming famous as a world-class food city. Its evolution in this regard over the past 25 years has been remarkable. From a few solitary outposts, the area has developed an abundance...

Profile: Pho Ba Luu

Saigon Memories Pho Ba Luu owners Jessica Mach and Stewart Davis bring Saigon street food to NuLu with a little touch of motherly love Saigon and Louisville are 9,000 miles apart, but Jessica Mach has found...

Profile — The Manhattan Project

All in the Family Father and son duo, Kevin and Erick Strnatka, operate The Manhattan Project with help from the rest of the family. (Originally published in the Fall 2019 issue of Food & Dining) When...

Restaurant Profile — Al Hamra Halal Mediterranean Buffet & Feast

A Chef-Driven Celebration of Middle Eastern Cuisine in All its Colorful Glory For Louisville-area diners who’ve come to enjoy Arabic cuisine via the menus served at gracious dining venues like The Grape Leaf and welcoming,...

Profile: Seafood Lady

Nichelle Thurston never set out to become the Seafood Lady. In fact, she was close to graduating from Ivy Tech with a nursing degree when it all started. In 2015, Thurston prepared a seafood...

Profile: Brooklyn and the Butcher

All the ingredients for a special dining experience have come together at one of New Albany’s newest restaurants — experience, vision, an inspirational setting, and a commitment to excellent service. Brooklyn and the Butcher, which...

Profile: The Hub — Doing a lot of good things well in one place

Louisville is a city of neighborhoods with distinct characters and residential charm. And many, like Clifton, Butchertown, Germantown and Portland, are experiencing renaissances as a younger generation chooses walkable urban neighborhoods with restaurants, services...

Profile — Pizza Lupo

Bitter in Balance Max Balliet is not bitter. (Originally published in the Fall 2019 issue of Food & Dining) In fact, he carries himself with a cheerful, placid calm. In conversation he is thoughtful and precise,...