Thursday, September 23, 2021

Quoth The Raven: “Nevermore” … will this St. Matthews pub be Molly Malone’s

Yesterday the Molly Malone's branch at 3900 Shelbyville Road in St. Matthews announced an immediate rebranding, to be implemented in the coming days. Little else is known at present, so welcome to The Raven...

Gasthaus German Restaurant boasts curbside carryout Gemütlichkeit

Gasthaus German Restaurant (4812 Brownsboro Center) has been conjuring authentic German food for Louisville residents since 1993. Speaking personally as a card-carrying trencherman, with numerous memories of dining out in Germany, not only does Gasthaus...
Fernando Martinez, owner Ole Restaurant Group and El Taco Luchador

Profile — Fernando Martinez of El Taco Luchador and Olé Restaurant Group

Building an Empire Fernando Martinez has built a culinary empire in Louisville with staples like Havana Rumba, Mussel & Burger Bar and El Taco Luchador. Now he wants to expand beyond the city limits. (Originally published...

Afternoon Archive: For starters, earthy salbutes are addictive

Stuffed or topped? No matter, because salbutes are delicious. As of June 22, the Mayan Cafe has reopened for dining inside; read the restaurant's moving letter to Louisville at the web site. The Mayan...

MasterChef Finalist Brandi Mudd Joins New MasterChef Summer Camp (Shares Recipe)

Last week, we reported on Louisville native Gerron Hurt being on the current season 9 of MasterChef (where home cooks compete for $250,000 and other prizes), and we shared some advice for him from Brandi Mudd...

The Melting Pot reopens

The lamentations for the loss of the only dedicated fondue restaurant in town can now cease. After being closed for little more than a month, The Melting Pot has reopened, at its original location...

Congratulations to Tim Laird on his retirement from Brown-Forman

Now there'll be more of Tim Laird for the rest of us, right? It is highly likely that Tim will never retire from teaching others how to entertain at home. In this sense, he isn't...

Welcome to Comings & Goings, a weekly snapshot of the food and dining scene

Our old friend Ron Mikulak has returned to the F&D news desk, and most Tuesdays he'll be making the rounds to document eatery openings, closings and various other items - Editor. --  Food & Dining Magazine...

Profile — Jared Matthews of Lou Lou Food + Drink, Equus and Diamonds

From Bartender to Restaurateur  Entrepreneur Jared Matthews has become St. Matthews’ most prominent restaurant owner.  (Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of Food & Dining) Everywhere he’s worked, Jared Matthews has risen into management by caring...

The former SOU!, reimagined as CASK, opens July 16 in Plainview

As usually is the case these days, the first sign of changes to come at SOU! Southern Kitchen & Bar was a mysterious Facebook post. https://www.facebook.com/cask502/photos/a.2469751196682756/2702245703433303/?type=3&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDqRIIGXJ1ar-zqT_MIkcmaQS-6hkRCJ-FN-Ucky02o7FkmsvObRZXpAE8fsRx1nfojfgDYAfeX2LYqMasIUKuoO9Co1CLWuArReHTDsjTk_-dmqOzINh9F30aOafpiiI0Xad6QnZiTwOUb5RIf8huzNJ-dY0HP28WFRe_jRl0CYZPmoRHCEu_qeX72Aqr7j2vCXCEHcP10Y_sqcLxojTM0JQLNvbu5fODWXYC6uJfB0DQo5i1dygNfT7Cp3vmbnUQ4YefdgNSWlpLHEpERpBl9hNUqWLyeYnV_PbOOvvXjn4bGgkTHWEsG_7w2Hsyw03Avx_YTeXcmbjEaEPcIureK3KU-&__tn__=-R It took a muddled minute or three to realize the...