Monday, June 14, 2021

Support New Albany arts by eating BBQ and drinking beer

Tonight, Friday, Aug. 26, the sixth-annual Bourbon, Beer & BBQ festival, hosted by the Arts Council of Southern Indiana (ASCI), will take place at New Albany's Pepin Mansion. Proceeds will support New Albany arts...

The Melting Pot has closed

Diners eager for the 70s retro experience of eating by dipping stuff in hot liquids at the table have lost their prime opportunity. The fondue-focused restaurant The Melting Pot has closed the Louisville outlet...

USA Today cites Butchertown Grocery

A recent on-line poll of USA Today readers, scrutinized by a “panel of experts,” has named Louisville’s Butchertown Grocery, 1076 E. Washington St., as the second best new restaurant in the country. Here is the...

French Cuisine Featured at Dinner with Chef Andrew Welenken

Recently seen on Chopped, La Chasse executive chef Andrew Welenken will be hosting a French dinner night at Mesa Collaborative Kitchen, 216 Pearl Street, New Albany,  on Friday, January 12. Cocktails are from 6...

Louis le Francais closed; Louis the chef/owner retires

Louis Retailleau, chef-owner of Louis le Francais, has closed his charming French provincial restaurant at 133 E. Market St, New Albany, upon his decision to retire from the restaurant business. A native of the Mid-Pyrenees...

Chef Edward lee and Lindsey Ofcacek Announce Grants for Women in Kentucky Culinary Industry

Last week, we passed along the announcement of a local female chef and a beverage director being chosen for the first all-female advisory council at Atlanta Food and Wine festival. In the same day,...

More Raising Cane’s; fewer Applebee’s

The sixth Louisville location of the increasingly but inexplicably popular Louisiana-based fast food chain Raising Cane's, which specializes in chicken “fingers” (breaded and fried strips of tenderloin and breast meat) will open in the...

Famed Derby Winning Jockey Pat Day to Tell Life Story at High Tea

The Sword and The Scone, 1915 Blankenbaker Parkway, will serve a special high tea with honored guest Kentucky Derby winning jockey Pat Day on April 22 from 3 to 5 p.m.  The famous jockey...

Madeleine Dee’ s TV show needs your help

Madeleine Dee, who has been a personal chef, and now runs Fond, a locally-focused small grocery and dinner restaurant, is trying to branch out into TV, with her proposed series “The Seasoned Cynic's Guide...

Blue Dog Bakery offshoot Red Hog returning to Crescent Hill

The entrepreneurial spirit of Louisville’s restaurateurs seems unquenchable. Among the restaurant owners who have carved out a strong niche in the market, but look to plow new ground are Kit Garrett and Bobby Hancock, co-owners...