Friday, January 15, 2021

PROFILES

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Restaurant Profile — Israel’s Delicias de Mexico Gourmet

1515 E. Market St., New Albany, IN | 812.725.9139 Americans are accustomed to salesmanship, so a smidgen of skepticism would be understandable when one menu-gazes at a Mexican restaurant and confronts for the first time...

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,...

Restaurant Profile — Chilakiles

Chilakiles 5600 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY | 502.632.2000 The Sierra Madre mountain ranges crisscross the state of Oaxaca in Southern Mexico, dividing it into regions with distinct climates and food cultures. This diversity led to the...