For the 42nd year, local Louisville restaurants and food and drink purveyors are banding together for A Taste of Louisville, a fund-raiser that will benefit  the local Kentucky Restaurant Association chapter, the Home of the Innocents and Jill’s Wish. Over 40 local businesses that provide food and drink, along with several national businesses, such as Coppola Winery and Bogle Vineyard, will offer samples of their products and skills in the Louisville Executive Aviation Hangar at Bowman Field, 2700 Gast Blvd., on Wednesday, Oct. 18, beginning at 6 p.m. Since 1974, Taste of Louisville has raised over $250,000 for local charities, according to a press release.

Tickets to A Taste of Louisville are $65 per person or $750 for a table of eight., available by clicking here. Those who download The Taste of Louisville mobile application will receive a $10 discount. The mobile application also allows attendees to vote for the restaurant with the best sweet, best savory dish and the best drink, or swig.

This year’s participating restaurants and drink purveyors are:

8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen

Against the Grain Brewery

Bluegrass Brewing Co.

Bogle Vineyards

Bonefish Grill

Bourbons Bistro

Brasserie Provence

Braxton Brewing Co.

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

Butchertown Grocery

Butchertown Pizza Hall

Cadillac Coffee Co.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Charr’d Bourbon Kitchen and Lounge

Chateau Bourbon B&B

Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Crescent Hill Craft House

Del Friscos


Forest Edge Winery

Gander: An American Grill

garden gate fruit market

Gary’s on Spring

Gordon Food Service

HopCat Louisville

Horseshoe Bend Winery

Jack Fry’s

John Conti Coffee Co.

Kern’s Kitchen

La Chasse

La Crema Winery

Mark’s Feed Store

Martini Italian Bistro

Matanzas Creek

Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen

Napa River Grill

Noosh Nosh

Nothing Bundt Cake

Old 502 Winery


Selena’s at Willow Lake Tavern

Southern Comfort

Storypoint Vineyards

Tandoori Fusion

The Melting Pot

Tito’s Vodka

Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill and Margarita Bar

Uptown Café


Volare Italian Ristorante

Waylon’s Feed and Firewater

West Sixth Brewing

Yang Kee Noodle

ZEGGZ Amazing Eggs