Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Zanzabar and Charim Korean Restaurant’s owner join forces for food

It has been 13 long months since a roof collapse at the Galleria of St. Matthews strip mall (4115 Oechsli Avenue) displaced four successful eateries. Havana Rumba has relocated, and Del Frisco's Steakhouse is about...

Kentucky Derby 146: COVID-19 makes it complicated for restaurants

A Kentucky Derby in September is disorienting, to say the least. Staging the event during a pandemic represents another level of challenges. As we write, the race itself is still scheduled to be run, albeit...

BoomBozz Pizza & Watch Bar hosts job fair for its Westport Village location

The Westport Village location of BoomBozz Pizza & Watch Bar (1315 Herr Lane) is hosting a job fair every day this week (Mon through Fri) from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Saturday...

Del Frisco’s to reopen this fall in the East End at the former Z’s...

This saga of displacement began during the summer of 2019 at 4107 Oechsli Avenue in St. Matthews, home of the venerable Del Frisco's Steakhouse, which was founded in 1981 as the first restaurant in...

Edibles & Potables: The lone genius theory, disputed

“Edibles & Potables” is a place to park items of interest located outside our customary metro Louisville coverage area. This said, one of the week's most important developments occurred right here.  https://foodanddine.com/responsible-restaurant-bar-coalition/ COVID-19 is real. Unfortunately,...

Responsible Bar and Restaurant Coalition forms to create and implement safety standards

A consortium of Louisville-area food service establishments is coming together to develop and implement safety protocols for staff and guests. In an information release earlier in the week, the Responsible Bar and Restaurant Coalition explained...

Hospitality industry pushes for federal help via bipartisan RESTAURANTS Act

The surprise hit series of the 2020 summer political season is Dueling Congressional COVID Stimulus and Relief Proposals, the plot twists of which are being examined on a daily basis by representatives of America's...

LEE Initiative’s Restaurant Workers Relief Program returns to help our bar and hospitality community

It's happening again, and with Governor Andy Beshear's two-week, pandemic-inspired mini-shutdown of Kentucky's restaurant and bar business underway, it's happening ... again. In March when the Hollandaise sauce hit the fan, The LEE Initiative morphed...

There’s got to be a morning after

The most recent pandemic containment twist was announced yesterday, becoming effective today at 5:00 p.m. https://foodanddine.com/round-two-of-restaurant-and-bar-rollbacks-in-kentucky-begins-tuesday-july-28/ The social media scrum started intensifying on Sunday, then skyrocketed into Monday evening: Why doesn't he close Kentucky Kingdom? Shouldn't...

Round two of restaurant and bar restrictions in Kentucky begins Tuesday, July 28

March 16? It's yesterday once more. Amid widespread speculation, the Kentucky Restaurant Association semi-officially broke the restaurant and bar rollback story on Monday at 2:30 p.m. As of 3:30 p.m. today, the Courier Journal also...