Edward Lee

Chef-Author Edward Lee: “Restaurant Reviewing Needs a Revamp”

Louisvillians first came to know Chef Edward Lee through his cookery (610 Magnolia, Milkwood, and Whiskey Dry). But his first book, Smoke and Pickles: Recipes and Stories From a New Southern Kitchen,  established him as...

EXCLUSIVE: Havana Rumba moving into former Waylon’s Feed & Firewater space

Havana Rumba’s owner Marcos Lorenzo has big plans for the space recently vacated by Waylon’s Feed & Firewater at 3939 Shelbyville Road, which is only a half-mile from the restaurant's longtime location at 4115...
El Taco Luchador's Exterior

El Taco Luchador’s new Jeffersontown location opens tomorrow

In Mexico a “Luchador” is a masked professional wrestler, whereas in Louisville “El Taco Luchador” is a unalloyed phenomenon. The fourth El Taco Luchador taqueria opens at 9204 Taylorsville Road in Jeffersontown tomorrow (July 17),...
Fernando Martinez, owner Ole Restaurant Group and El Taco Luchador

Profile — Fernando Martinez of El Taco Luchador and Olé Restaurant Group

Building an Empire Fernando Martinez has built a culinary empire in Louisville with staples like Havana Rumba, Mussel & Burger Bar and El Taco Luchador. Now he wants to expand beyond the city limits. (Originally published...

It’s good to be King: Brown-Forman’s King of Kentucky Bourbon returns with a second...

King of Kentucky is the tipping point where Bourbon’s slow-paced legacies meet the contemporary explosion of interest in the category. Established in 1881 as a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, King of Kentucky’s post-Prohibition experience reflected...
Woodford Reserve Distillery

The Woodford Reserve Distillery presents Friday Night Live, a summer celebration with tours, cocktails...

The Woodford Reserve Distillery near Versailles, KY epitomizes the hopes and dreams of Bourbon lovers everywhere. Several distilleries have operated here at various times over a span of more than two hundred years, and the...
Crescent Hill Craft House

The Standard Plate & Pour opens and Sister Restaurant Crescent Hill Craft House Gets...

The Standard Plate & Pour officially opened on July 1 in New Albany, IN at the former Main Street location of Gospel Bird, joining the aforementioned Crescent Hill Craft House and 812 Pizza Company...

Still Saucy After All These Years: Impellizzeri’s celebrates Forty Years of Pizza

According to a press release from The Original Impellizzeri's Pizza, one day in 1979 Benny Impellizzeri invented "Louisville-style pizza" in his father's butcher shop in 1979.  Here at F&D, we're skeptical about the notion that...

(Breaking) Ward 426 is Officially Closed… and will be missed

Ward 426 has come to the end of a five-year run on Baxter Avenue yesterday with this announcement on Facebook on Sunday morning (7/7/19). "Today we have decided to close our doors for good. It...

Profile — Chad Coulter of LouVino and Biscuit Belly

From Pharm to Table A couple of young pharmacists are the entrepreneurs behind LouVino. (Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of Food & Dining)  It’s early in the evening on a weeknight, and the sleekly contemporary,...