Chicago chef Bryce Caron at 610 Magnolia for guest stint

610 Magnolia is showcasing two tasting menus from Chicago’s Bryce Caron this week

Caron is one of Food and Wine Magazine’s best new pastry chefs of 2012 and Time Out Chicago’s break-out chefs of the year. Saturday’s collaboration with 610 Magnolia chef de cuisine Nick Sullivan, a 10-course southern degustation is sold out. But seats are still available for Wednesday’s dinner in the Wine Studio. Click to read the article…

Eater’s 38 Essential Cocktail Bars

We sometimes find “best of” polls at least a little questionable

But doubtless there are some real jewels to be mined from all such lists. So since a lot of you will be traveling this holiday season, we thought it helpful to send along Eater National’s list of 38 Essential Cocktail Bars in the good ol’ US of A. See if any of these are in the towns where you’re headed this year. Click here to read the article…

Asiatique’s new menu and Thursday wine dinner

Normally, we put new menu information in our press release section because it’s not always news.

The new lineup at Asiatique, however, is an exception because, well, it’s exceptional. Asiatique executive chef and co-founder Peng Looi insisted, “My customers would kill me if I did a complete overhaul,” but to our eyes, this is at the very least a major makeover, a fusion-fest of international cuisines, which is what he does best. Click to read the article…

APRON Dine out event — Tuesday 12/4/12

APRON is a non-profit group created to provide emergency financial assistance to members of Louisville’s independent restaurant community

The group is having its first Dine Out event on Tue., Dec. 4. On that evening, 20 local restaurants will donate 10 percent of their night’s profits to APRON. Need more incentive to go out for a good cause?

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Corbett’s & Lilly’s land on OpenTable’s Top 100

In celebration of the holiday dining season:

OpenTable has announced the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 American Fare Restaurants in the United States.

These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Corbett’s: An American Place, and Lilly’s: A Kentucky Bistro, are on the list. Click to read the article…

Guaca Mole & Havana Rumba voted Top Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Urbanspoon released their listing of America’s Most Popular Kid-Friendly Restaurants.

Busy families will find great restaurant choices for a family night out, from comfy venues to mouthwatering menus. Restaurants on Urbanspoon’s 2012 America’s Most Popular Kid-Friendly Restaurant list were selected based on a rating algorithm that includes blog posts on Urbanspoon, diner voting behavior, consumer reviews, critic reviews, and page views. Included on the list were Louisville dining hot spots, Havana Rumba and Guaca Mole. Click here to read the full article…

Murray’s Cheese Shop opens for the first time in Louisville

Kroger is slicing up something new for the Louisville area.

The first Murray’s Cheese Shop is now open at the store on Hubbards Lane, near the intersection with Westport Road. It will feature more than 175 cheeses from around the world, as well as specialty items like crackers, dried fruit and an olive and antipasto bar. Cheese experts will be able to help customers find the right cheese for cooking, or for snacking at a get-together. Click here to read the full article…

New soup buffet at Winston’s Restaurant

Winston’s Restaurant will offer its annual soup buffet to holiday shoppers with the goal of providing a quick and easy lunch — with a shopping option.

On Dec. 6th and 15th from 11 am to 2 pm, the restaurant at Sullivan university, 3101 Bardstown Road, will offer a soup buffet for $7 with five options from chef John Castro. Among the varieties returning this year are apple and carrot; mushroom and chestnut; and creamy potato. The buffet includes fresh bread and cookies from The Bakery at Sullivan University. Click to read the article…