Exploring Viking Roots at Oskar’s With Aquavit, Gravlax and Lefse

Last year, I spit in a vial and mailed it off to strangers with the hope they would just tell me my ancestry and then forget I exist. While I was surprised by a...

HOT OFF THE PRESSES — The Fall 2019 Issue Is On The Racks!

Our Fall 2019 issue of Food & Dining Magazine is now available on newsstands and online! Sign up here for our free digital subscription and every new issue delivered to your inbox. You'll also get...

EXCLUSIVE: Havana Rumba moving into former Waylon’s Feed & Firewater space

Havana Rumba’s owner Marcos Lorenzo has big plans for the space recently vacated by Waylon’s Feed & Firewater at 3939 Shelbyville Road, which is only a half-mile from the restaurant's longtime location at 4115...

The Standard Plate & Pour set to open in downtown New Albany in late...

The Standard Plate & Pour is aiming for a June 24 opening in the same downtown New Albany restaurant space that housed Gospel Bird, which closed last November. New Albanians of an older vintage will...

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...

Los Aztecas is moving to the former Wild Rita’s location

Los Aztecas Mexican Restaurant has been operating for 21 years on the corner at 530 West Main Street opposite the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Now there has been a plot twist; with the...

Louisville Chefs Compete on Chopped: One with Duck Tongue

Louisville chefs have been popping up on Food Network’s competition show “Chopped,” which is a three round competition show in which chefs have to combine unusual ingredients into interesting dishes for a chance at...

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...
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...

Dallas McGarity to become chef-in-residence as ALEX&NDER (Copper & Kings) adds food service

ALEX&NDER, the brandy bar upstairs at Copper & Kings American Brandy Co., took just a few words last week to make a big statement about the introduction of food to the establishment. "We're proud to...