The Summer 2023 issue of Food & Dining Magazine — our 20th Anniversary issue — is now available in all the familiar places: Louisville area eateries and food shops, newsstands and online.


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DINING GUIDE: Our comprehensive list of Louisville eateries is a unique and essential tool for area diners.

MAPS (Restaurant Locator): Location is everything for diners and for restaurateurs — and our one-of-a-kind maps cover the entire Metro region.


FEATURE – 20 Years of Restaurant Comings & Goings: A look back at 20 years of our unique, comprehensive coverage of the Louisville dining scene and chronicling the restaurant openings and closings, year by year.

PROFILE – Vincenzo’s Italian Restaurant: More than any other single Louisville restaurant, Vincenzo’s, now approaching 40, represents the city’s highest aspirations.

PROFILE – Ditto’s Grill: Frank Yang and Dominic Serratore have created a unique synergy at Ditto’s. Now in their fourth decade, Ditto’s and Stevens Deli show few signs of
slowing down anytime soon.


CURRENT COMINGS & GOINGS: A summary of changes in the local restaurant scene — with openings, closings, changes and more.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Our Editor-in-Chief Marty Rosen reflects on two decades of F&D and the trends we’ve witnessed over the years.

BAR BELLE – Two decades & too many memories: Nobody has devoted as many nights to chronicling the city’s nightlife as the Bar Belle — who still remembers it all in this look back.

HIP HOPS – Standing the test of time: Roger Baylor looks back over two transformative decades for brewing in the Metro.

COCKTAIL CONTESSA – What’s old is new again: Cocktails, too, come and go — and the Contessa tracks the trends and ideas about how to mix things up for modern-day tastes.

EASY ENTERTAINING – Best-of grilling guest chefs: A “best-of” compilation of guest-chef grilling recipes collected over the years by our must-read entertainologists, Tim and Lori Laird.