Wednesday, August 12, 2020

“Anthony Bourdain’s genius was not in the kitchen. His genius was in knowing which...

File under "Edibles & Potables." Anthony Bourdain's birthday is June 25. Bourdain took his own life in 2018, and we remember him for various reasons, all of which combine to remind us that there is...

The Food Literacy Project, Iroquois Urban Farm providing fresh produce to food pantries

When last we looked over the shoulders of the folks at the Food Literacy Project and Iroquois Urban Farm, it was Halloween and the very end of the growing season.  https://foodanddine.com/food-literacy-projects-spooktastic-farm-a-palooza-is-wednesday-at-iroquois-urban-farm/ Eight months and a changed...

Update: Next Door Market in Russell

The local news channels were on the beat during the volunteer clean-up at the future home of Next Door Market in Russell. I tossed a coin and landed on WAVE-3: "Volunteers take aim at...

Feeding the vote today with World Central Kitchen and The LEE Initiative

This year's primary election in Kentucky was delayed a month and reformatted owing to the coronavirus. Voters choosing not to take advantage of early voting, absentee and mail-in options have twelve hours today to...

Edibles & Potables: Alternatives to mainstream food media

"As long as mainstream food media continue decontextualizing nonwhite food practices from the communities that have birthed them, and then scrambling to fix PR disasters, the industry will be undone by its own lack...

Afternoon Archive: Get on the gravy train

Gravy? It's what makes comfort food comforting. Gravy is such an accepted aspect of American cookery that the word – and the food concept behind it – has embedded itself in the American idiom. Boomerang...

Bar Vetti has relocated to NuLu and is open for curbside carryout

The long-discussed move from Old Louisville is complete and bar Vetti has resumed its curbside carryout program at the restaurant's new location in the heart of NuLu at 727 E. Market, on the first...

Hip Hops: A Bohemian countryside beer walk (1989)

There have been hundreds of lovely and utterly unconnected beer vignettes amid my wanderings, when there was time to indulge a genuine feeling of timelessness. One of them came in June of 1989. It was...

Cooking at home? Don’t follow the trends — rediscover the classics

Don’t Follow the trends. Rediscover the classics. Or, whatever happened to boeuf bourguignon? One of the more entertainingly silly food stories that appear regularly in newspapers’ food sections and cooking magazines is the annual prognostications...

MilkWood makes way for the LEE Initiative’s McAtee Community Kitchen

MilkWood debuted at Actors Theatre in the winter of 2013. The moniker is an “homage to Dylan Thomas’ Under Milkwood, a heartwarming play about a unique community that Chef (Edward) Lee says reminds him of...