Saturday, March 28, 2020

Get your bib on: new Cajun-boiled seafood options are coming to Louisville

We're going to hazard a guess that Storming Crab (1360 Veterans Parkway in Clarksville IN) was the first local example of the quasi-Asian-infused Cajun boiled seafood restaurant, exemplar of an American coastal trend creeping...

Royals Hot Chicken Announces Third Location on Shelbyville Road

Just one month after opening their second location in J-town, Royals Hot Chicken has announced a third will open at 10310 Shelbyville Rd. in the building that most recently housed InWave Restaurant & Juice...

This version of Faces has Eric Morris cooking, not Rod Stewart singing

But Ronnie Lane -- well, he was the group's glue. Eric Morris, late of New Albany's Gospel Bird and Hull & High Water, is returning to the kitchen at a new establishment in the Highlands...

Shucks: Z’s Oyster Bar & Steakhouse is shuttered

As reported earlier in the week at the Louisville Restaurants Forum, as well as a private Facebook group for food service employees, Z's Oyster Bar & Steakhouse (101 Whittington Parkway) closed after Saturday service...

“Momma is retiring, and with that Bistro 42 will be no more.”

For 10 years Bistro 42 in Prospect has offered "Authentic Italian Cuisine with Southern Charm" as well as popular live entertainment, but last weekend the restaurant devoted a Facebook post to news that the...

Three big-ticket openings this week: Recbar 812, Doc’s Bourbon Room, and Agave & Rye

In the next seven days, three much anticipated openings are taking place in metropolitan Louisville. Let's review them in order. Today (Monday, February 3), Recbar 812 debuts in New Albany. Remember, your J-town tokens are...

Games, grains and grub: Recbar 812 readies for February 3 opening

With 25,256 square feet on two levels, small wonder it's taken Corey Sims and Tony Thomas nine months to remodel the cavernous building at 336 Pearl Street in downtown New Albany into Recbar 812,...

The last Jerry’s J-Boy in Louisville will close in February

Louisville news outlets are reporting the impending demise of the city's last Jerry's J-Boy restaurant at 4832 Dixie Highway. The final day of business is slated for Sunday, February 16. Jerry Lederer opened the first...

A tale of sale, lawsuit and confusion at Galleria St. Matthews

A food and dining-style chain reaction was initiated last summer when four St. Matthews eateries were closed at the stroke of a roofing failure on Oechsli Avenue. Louisville Business First updated the situation last week....

Smoothie operator: Pure Blendz opens at Logan Street Market

Times have changed since Joe Gray Taylor recalled the ideal way to begin the day in his book "Eating, Drinking, and Visiting in the South: An Informal History." Nothing in all the culinary arts was...