Saturday, March 28, 2020

New, new and more new: restaurants, bourbon and beer

These are the times that journalists simultaneously love and loathe: lots of news but almost too much to cover. Here's just a sample of what's going on currently in the Louisville restaurant scene. Edward Lee,...

Ramiro’s Express opens today in J’ville

Ramiro Gandara, a long-time restaurateur who has been involved with Mexican restaurants on both sides of the Ohio, is opening his second restaurant today, in Jeffersonville, at 253 Spring St. Ramiro’s Cantina Express will...

Fast Facts:

Lots going on in the Louisville restaurant scene * We don’t know officially if Baxter Station is closed, but a Kentucky Revenue Cabinet sign on the door says the facility says operations have ceased due...

Drake’s By The River during Derby Week

The Kentucky Derby Festival’s Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville will be joined this year by a pop-up bar, “Drake’s By the River” which will be open for the entire nine-day run of Fest-a-Ville. A full-service bar will...

Quaff on down to the 11th Annual Fest of Ale tomorrow

Fest of Ale, a Crusade for Children fundraiser sponsored by Keg Liquors in Clarksville and New Albany, will take place tomorrow, Saturday, June 4 from 3-7 p.m. at the Riverfront Amphitheater in downtown New...

Akasha Brewing finally opens in NuLu; Floyd County Brewing pouring in New Albany

Two new local craft breweries have opened in the last month, one in Louisville, Akasha Brewing, and one in New Albany, Floyd County Brewing. Both have had a long genesis, but both are now...

Nashville-style hot chicken is Tony Palombino’s newest venture

Once the now-defunct 60 West Bistro is converted into a Tony BoomBozz Pizza & Taphouse at 3939 Lexington Rd. in St. Matthews owner Tony Palombino plans on turning his Boombozz Famous Pizza location at...

Decca’s Hip Hop Taco Shop morphs into Beats & Eats

An idea that struck Decca chef Annie Pettry and her crew last year–serve cool tacos late-night at the downstairs lounge–was so much fun that an expanded idea that goes beyond just tacos to street...

La Gallo Rosso to reopen in Mellwood Center

La Gallo Rosso, the long-time Bardstown Rd. favorite that closed last year,  will return, with chef Annette Saco again at the helm. After losing her lease, and trying another venture, Saco is re-opening her...

La Rosita owner to open Israel’s Delicias de Mexico Gourmet

La Rosita Mexican Grill made a splash when it first opened a few years ago in New Albany. The little storefront quickly won fans with its very tasty, uncompromisingly Mexican home-style cooking. At that...