Easy Entertaining — Celebration Dishes

Originally published in the Winter 2015 issue of Food & Dining Magazine.

The holidays call for celebratory dishes, special occasion favorite foods which evoke wonderful sights and aromas when getting together with family and friends. Everyone has a special occasion or “favorite foods” that bring back the memories of past gatherings and happy times. Food & Dining invited some well-known local chefs from a variety of backgrounds to come to our house to share some of their favorite celebratory dishes. Continue reading Easy Entertaining — Celebration Dishes

COOKIES! Get them tomorrow at Copper & Kings

The newly formed Kentucky chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) has come up with a seasonally delightful way to raise some funds for their scholarship fund, which helps culinary students and professionals pursuing LDEI membership, and Green Table, an initiative connecting urban and rural farms to schools and restaurants. The group has arranged a Christmas cookie sale, the cookies baked and donated by 50 area chefs, and all proceeds from the sale goes to the group’s scholarship fund. Continue reading COOKIES! Get them tomorrow at Copper & Kings

Chateau Bourbon B&B opens in Norton Commons

Kentucky’s first bourbon-themed bed and breakfast, dubbed Chateau Bourbon, 10630 Meeting St. in Norton Commons, will open on Repeal Weekend, Dec. 5, for free tours, and then for regular business.

Co-owners Missy and John Hillock will offer four suites that will sleep up to 10 guests, breakfasts featuring dishes like bourbon syrup-covered pancakes or biscuits with blueberry-bourbon compote, specialty cocktails and related events between trips to distilleries. Continue reading Chateau Bourbon B&B opens in Norton Commons

“Lost Restaurants of Louisville” Book Signing at Lilly’s

Thursday, Dec. 3 from 5-9 p.m., Stephen Hacker and Michelle Turner, authors of the new book “Lost Restaurants of Louisville, “ will be at Lilly’s, 1147 Bardstown Rd. to sign their book. In it, they reminisce about the famous local restaurants that are now gone, but still evoke warm memories of unforgotten dishes to old-timers in town. Continue reading “Lost Restaurants of Louisville” Book Signing at Lilly’s