We will be reporting on quite a few new restaurants that will be opening in the Louisville area in the next few months. Here is notice of a gaggle of them that are a bit far from completion and grand opening specials, but have been reported on and are worth keeping in mind. Continue reading Plenty of new restaurants to look forward to in 2016
Two chain restaurants fairly new to the Louisville area have announced plans for adding additional outlets. Zeggz Amazing Eggs opened last April at 4600 Chamberlain Ln. After almost a year in getting the concepts of the chain tweaked to fit the local market, a second outlet is set to open in Middletown at 11615 Shelbyville Rd. in February. A third site at 2400 Lime Kiln Ln. is possible in the future, if the second location hits the ground running. Continue reading Two fast-casual chains expanding in area
The energy of OLE Restaurant Group, Fernando Martinez’s restaurant management company that owns and operates, among other properties, Mussel & Burger Bar, El Taco Luchador and Guaca Mole, is not losing any steam. Its newest restaurant, Mercato Italiano, is scheduled to open in January in Norton Commons. Continue reading Newest Martinez restaurant set to open in Norton Commons
Sure, you can take distillery tours and go to tasting sessions, but, if you really want to understand making whiskey, like learning to swim or riding a bike you have to do it yourself. Luckily for you, Louisville has Moonshine University, a state-of-the-art facility built for the sole purpose of instructing spirits entrepreneurs and enthusiasts. Continue reading Learn about whiskey by making it at Moonshine U.
Whether you are enjoying a family meal at home, or dining today at one of Louisville’s local restaurants, we wish you all the best for this holiday season.
If you still need something fun to do a week from tonight, on New Year’s Eve, there are plenty of things going on around town. If a good meal as well as other fun is up your alley, here are a few of the restaurants that have contacted us about their Ne Year’s plans. Continue reading Better make those New Year’s reservations now!
In recent weeks, quite a number of mid-market restaurant chains have announced plans to open outlets or expand their current operations in the Louisville area Here is a list of the news of upcoming new chain operations that has been accumulating. Continue reading If you like corporate restaurants, get ready for an influx
Grind Burger Kitchen’s evolution from food truck to out-of-the-way hole-in-the-wall destination for fans to renovated space in hot restaurant row of NuLu is now complete. After a weekend soft opening, the new restaurant at 829 E. Market in the former Bodega/Earth Friends site will open at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 22. Continue reading Grind Burger Kitchen relocates in NuLu
The recent announcement by Sullivan University that chef instructors John Castro and Kim Jones will be leaving the school, and that Winston’s restaurant will change its focus from fine dining, presage some major changes for the local school that has prepared many chefs locally and nationally.
Sullivan University’s National Center for Hospitality Studies has announced that it will end its professional catering degree program, and redesign the school’s on-campus restaurant so that it will not require a “chef with the experience Chef Castro has brought to the fine dining concept of Winston’s,” according to press release by the University. Continue reading Big changes afoot for Sullivan’s culinary program and Winston’s
This is Food & Dining’s 50th issue, an occasion we saw fitting to review what has transpired in the dozen or so years this magazine has chronicled restaurants in Louisville and its immediate environs. Those years have seen a time of surging interest in food and drink, and how both are made and prepared. Continue reading 50 ISSUES of Comings & Goings