Sunday, May 9, 2021

502 Chili Week is right here and now

502 Chili Week kicked off yesterday and runs through Sunday, October 26. It's the brainchild of City Dining Club Louisville, with sponsorship by AppyHour and Four Roses Bourbon. Chili Week is here! Twenty restaurants will...

Bristol Bar & Grill (Highlands) has remodeled and reopened for dine-in

Bristol Bar & Grill in the Highlands (1321 Bardstown Road), which celebrated its 43rd birthday on September 27, has remodeled and reopened. https://www.facebook.com/BristolBarandGrille/posts/10157632755247335 Jason Thomas has the story at Louisville Business First. Ownership used the Covid-19 pandemic-related...

Barn8 is doing weekend brunch, with a Halloween event coming Oct. 31

Barn8 Restaurant & Bourbon Bar's expected debut circa March wasn't, which is to say the advent of this on-site edible component of a larger destination experience at historic Hermitage Farm in Oldham County squarely...

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...

Israel’s Delicias de Mexico Gourmet is relocating to Spring Street in downtown New Albany

Since Israel Landin's fortuitous arrival in New Albany in 2004 — first with his taqueria, later at La Rosita, and most recently helming Israel's Delicias de Mexico Gourmet — the chef merrily improvised on...

Indiana loosens the reins; full capacity seating at restaurants, mask mandate still in effect

Slipping almost unnoticed into yesterday's jam-packed news cycle was Governor Eric Holcomb's decision to implement the fifth stage of Indiana's Back on Track pandemic reopening plan, delayed since July by the coronavirus's dogged persistence. Inside...

Napa River Grill bought, and J.D. Rothberg hired, by Craft Culture Concepts, LLC

Craft Culture Concepts, LLC (CCC) didn't exist a year ago. The restaurant group was formed in late October, 2019. Now, at a time when others are hunkering down, CCC is making deals like a...

Restaurant operators brace for challenging months ahead

While dreaming of sushi, our favorite tweet of the week (so far) comes courtesy of a sommelier in Chicago.  My favorite walk in customers are the ones who arrive when we’re booked and want to...

Copper & Kings? Heron today, Constellation Brands tomorrow

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has come a long way since the winter of 2014. Doesn't it seem as if the distillery has been here far longer than six years? https://foodanddine.com/copper-kings-brandy-distillery-to-open-in-butchertown-this-spring/ Monday's news about the...

Fund for the Arts awards COVID-19 Relief Grants for Black-Owned Restaurants

"To maximize the impact of the arts on economic development, education and the quality of life for everyone by generating resources, inspiring excellence, and creating community connections." – Fund for the Arts These Black-owned restaurants received...