A roof collapse has temporarily closed four St. Matthews restaurants. Here’s what we know

It was a hectic and uncertain weekend for four popular eateries in St. Matthews after a roof collapse last week forced the city to close the restaurants and other businesses in the strip mall...

Revisit F&D’s Travels along the Kentucky State Parks Culinary Trail

This is the year to educate your taste buds about Kentucky heritage tastes, because — thanks to the Kentucky Department of Tourism — you can now taste your way through nine authentic meals across...
Royce Neeley of The Neeley Family Distillery

The Neeley Family — 11 Generations of Whiskey Makers

The Story Behind the Neeley Family Distillery  On a fateful August day in 1906, in Owsley County, Kentucky, fourteen-year-old Leonard Neeley stood behind a tree with a gun in his hand just outside the home...

New Butchertown Grocery Bakery slated for fall opening at the corner of Main and...

Butchertown Grocery will open a free-standing bakery in a commercial space at 729 East Main Street.  Butchertown Grocery Bakery’s forthcoming location lies kitty-corner across Main Street from the Quills Coffee Firehouse and a half-mile from...
Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Cooking with Ron — Summer Farm Markets Are the Recipe For A Vegan Paradise...

Summer in Louisville is a Vegan Paradise Summer! What a wonderful time it must be to be a vegan in Louisville. I am not a vegan (one philosophically and morally committed to avoiding consuming any...
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...