Bootleg BBQ to expand

After more than two decades of smoking up tons of top-notch barbecue for a mainly take-out fan-base, the small 750-square foot Bootleg BBQ restaurant at 9704 Old Bardstown Rd, out near the Bullitt County line will...

Cocktails and Couture mixes food, fashion and fun

Get ready for a fast paced night of fun at Copper and Kings Distillery, 1121 E. Washington St.,  this Friday with “Cocktails and Couture” — a night of food, fashion, shopping, comedy and musical...

New Restaurants set for Fourth Street Live

In the last several weeks, news of plans for future restaurants has been percolating rapidly. So many, in fact, that we likely will have to inform you of them in several posts. From Fourth...

The long wait is over. Monnik Brewery opens today in Germantown

Patrons of Check’s Café and other Germantown frequenters have been watching the slow but steady progress of the renovation of the old Zeppelin Café space at 1036 E. Burnett Ave. for some months now....

Ciao Italian Restaurant to open today

After a long and sometimes fraught renovation of the old Baxter Station space at 1201 Payne St., Ciao Italian Restaurant is set to open today. Ciao, at the corner of Payne and Cooper streets, will...

3 wine dinners this week offer special dishes and chance to explore new wines

Louisville diners have an embarrassment of riches this week.  211 Clover Lane, Limestone and Bristol Bar & Grill all are offering special wine dinners, events that are perhaps the best value in local dining. For...

Celebrate Receding Louisville Flood Waters With Special Cocktails

Doc Crow's is featuring two cocktails this week to celebrate the (hopefully continued) receding of Louisville flood waters. Both cocktails are available through this weekend for $9. “After the Flood,” created by bartender Joe Hoban,...

Geechee Bayou now open in Old Louisville

Geechee Bayou, serving Cajun and Creole cuisine, has opened in the heart of Old Louisville, at 1161 S. Second St. The space had briefly been Slice deli, and is a few doors away from...

Copper & Kings now offering food items

Copper & Kings, the brandy distillery at 1111 E. Washington St., has introduced a line of food items now being sold at the distillery under the brand name Copper & Kings' Butchertown Provisions. This...

More restaurants on the horizon

As I expected, no sooner than we post news of new restaurants, word arrives of even more that are planned for the near future. It does not seem that local appetites have reached the saturation...