Photos in New Omni Hotel – Hotel, Restaurants, Market and Bars Now Open

The Omni Hotel in Louisville opened last week and is now hosting guests, but it's more than a hotel.  It's a destination for locals as well, with various restaurants or bars to choose from in...

Louisville dining gets notice in two new lists

Thrillist has come out with one of their periodic ‘‘best of....” lists, this one entitled “Louisville’s 8 Hottest New Restaurant Openings.” Like all such lists (such as the Saveur story I will get to...

Goodwood Lager named best in state by Food & Wine magazine

In their recent state-by-state survey of craft brews, focusing on lagers, Food & Wine magazine determined that  Goodwood Brewing Co.’s Louisville Lager deserves the crown for Kentucky beers. The Food & Wine story considers craft...

Gary’s On Spring Closes Unexpectedly

In a shocking turn of events, Gary’s on Spring closed unexpectedly last night with a Facebook post after just celebrating their seventh Birthday on Valentine’s Day. Owner Guy Sutcliffe and Chef Harold Baker were...

A good week for special dinners

Late summer seems to energize local chefs and stimulate their desire to stretch and try some new things, which they then put on menus for special dinners. This week you can try pairings of...

National Geographic Traveler tags Louisville as one of 20 best destinations in the world

Here’s some high praise worth crowing about: No less than National Geographic Traveler magazine has chosen Louisville as one of 20 “Best of the World” destinations. The December-January print issue is in stores now. If...

How to celebrate the Hot Brown’s 90th birthday

It’s been 90 years since chef Fred Schmidt scratched his head to come up with an easy but tasty dish for late-night party-goers at the Brown Hotel. His concoction, the open-faced turkey sandwich on...

Aloft Hotel’s Corner is serving now

The snazzy, up-to-the-minute new hotel, Aloft, 102 W. First St., opened a couple of weeks ago, as did its addition to the hotel noshing and imbibing scene, which they call Corner. Local restaurant veteran...

Roger Baylor sells interest in NABC; politics is now his focus

One of the area’s most well-informed and indefatigable proselytizers for real beer (and F&D Hip Hops columnist) Roger Baylor will sell his remaining interests in the New Albanian Brewing Co. to his partners, his...

Tailspin Ale Fest expands to 2 days

Let the beer festivals begin! There were plenty of them last year, and the first of 2015, the Tailspin Ale Fest, is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20 and 21. Last year’s event...

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