Sunday, August 1, 2021

North of Bourbon, a new bar coming to Germantown

Last week a new bourbon bar concept was announced for Germantown: North of Bourbon, coming soon to the 935 Goss Avenue space formerly doing business as Mr. Lee's lounge (and before that, Groucho's): New bar...

Steakhouse at the Paddock Shops as Malone’s opens in Louisville

Our 2019 ETA for Malone's in Louisville was a tad premature, but then again there was the small matter of a global pandemic for Bluegrass Hospitality Group to contend with. https://foodanddine.com/malones-to-open-its-first-louisville-steakhouse-at-the-paddock-shops-in-2020/ Fast forward to the present,...

Classico Takeout and Empanadas to open downtown in August

I might go to great lengths in an effort to capture the essence of Caffe Classico (2144 Frankfort Avenue), which began two decades ago as a continental-style espresso fetishist's paradise in Louisville, then commenced...

Wild Swann at The Grady Hotel is a new spot for bourbon and small...

The Grady Hotel opened in May at 601 West Main in downtown Louisville. As with most historic buildings, there are back stories, and Jason Thomas at Louisville Business First notes two of them. The name...

Louisville pizza legend Tony Impellizzeri will retire later this year

Starting with a thin but firm bread-like crust, he piled on sauce, cheese and toppings in layers: Lay down sauce, some toppings and a layer of cheese; then more toppings and more cheese until...

Butchertown Grocery is gone, but Butchertown Grocery Bakery remains open

Sad news came across the wire on Friday afternoon when Butchertown Grocery revealed it would not be reopening. Louisville Business First's Haley Cawthon has the scoop. Revered Louisville restaurant, Butchertown Grocery, announces indefinite closure Butchertown Grocery...

Wiltshire on Market’s comeback begins this week

Thursday (June 17) kicks off the post-pandemic era at Wiltshire on Market, located at 636 E Market. Wiltshire will begin renewed operations with business hours of 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday and...

Hip Hops: Shippingport Brewing opens, and beer festivals return

At some point early last week Shippingport Brewing Company slid with stealth down the slipway, opening for business at 1221 W. Main Street. Shippingport Brewing and the Sally Forth Taproom are in the Portland neighborhood...

Avenue Bar debuts on Frankfort Avenue

There is a new option in Clifton for food and drink. A few days ago WDRB-41 went to 2354 Frankfort Avenue (it's by Walgreens where Ewing Ave. crosses Frankfort) and took a look at...

Paris Banh Mi Cafe Bakery, opening soon at 1237 Bardstown Road

An establishment called Paris Banh Mi Cafe Bakery soon will open at 1237 Bardstown Road. Louisville Business First's Haley Cawthon previewed the eatery: Paris Banh Mi Cafe Bakery will serve a variety of Bánh mì,...