In a news release, Chef Anoosh Shariat announced that his Anoosh Bistro, 4864 Brownsboro Rd, will discontinue lunch service after lunch service today, Friday, December 30. Continue reading Anoosh Bistro ends lunch service
The lamentations for the loss of the only dedicated fondue restaurant in town can now cease. After being closed for little more than a month, The Melting Pot has reopened, at its original location at 2405 S. Hurstbourne Parkway, under new ownership. Continue reading The Melting Pot reopens
Pho Ba Luu owners Jessica Mach and Stewart Davis bring Saigon street food to NuLu with a little touch of motherly love
Saigon and Louisville are 9,000 miles apart, but Jessica Mach has found a way to merge the two cities. In July, she and partner Stewart Davis opened Pho Ba Luu at 1019 E. Main St., on the edge of the Nulu and Butchertown neighborhoods. Pho Ba Luu’s menu is built around banh mi sandwiches and pho, a combination of broth, rice noodles (“bánh phï”), herbs and meat. Mach refers to this as “Vietnamese comfort food,” and being around it every day makes her feel Louisville is a little closer to her homeland. Continue reading Profile: Pho Ba Luu
Here are the New Year’s specials that we have heard about so far. There still might be time to reserve a space.
- Both LouVino locations, at 1606 Bardstown Rd. and 11400 Main St. in Douglass Hills, are accepting reservations for all party sizes for New Year’s Eve. The evening will include a prix fixe 4-course dinner featuring seasonal dishes with Southern influences from executive chef Tavis Rockwell. Specially-selected optional wine pairings will be available, as well as the regular wine flights, wine list and signature cocktails.
If the local brewing scene continues to grow as it has been, soon my brother in Asheville will have to stop crowing about his Smoky Mountains town’s craft beer primacy. The latest example of the local Louisville-area craft beer growth trend is the announcement recently of Jeffersontown’s 3rd Turn Brewery to open a brewery and taproom in Oldham County. Continue reading 3rd Turn Brewing to expand into Oldham County
Yes, the movie will be screened in the private dining room at Seviche, 1538 Bardstown Rd. on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 16 and 17, at 6 p.m. But the feast that Babette creates for the dour Danish townspeople will also be served, including the famous Caille en Sarcophage, the whole quail “entombed” in a puff pastry shell. Continue reading “Babette’s Feast” at Seviche
There is still time to celebrate the season at some local restaurants that are serving on Christmas Eve. Asiatique, 610 Magnolia, Varanese are among the restaurants that will be serving just in time for you to dine well, and then go home to dream of sugarplums. Continue reading Dine out, then open presents
After almost a decade of preparing modern Vietnamese cuisine at Basa, the restaurant at 2244 Frankfort Ave. that he and his brother started, chef Michael Ton is moving to Florida to help his wife pursue new ventures there. Since Ton was the chef and the culinary inspiration of the restaurant, he and his brother Steven Ton have decided to close the restaurant. The last day of service will be Saturday, Dec. 24. Continue reading Basa chef to leave, restaurant to close
The 6th Annual Give-A-Jam to End Homelessness will be held on Tuesday, December 20 from 6-11 p.m. at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street. The evening will feature live performances by local musicians and artists, soups from Louisville’s best chefs, a silent auction and a cash bar.
Among the restaurants participating with signature soups will be Volare, Buc’s, Shady Lane Café, Lilly’s Bistro, Uptown Café, Crave Café, Jack Fry”s and The Irish Rover.
Musicians will include Appalatin, Relic, Tyrone Cotton, Small Time Napoleon, the Billy Goat Strut Revue and House of the Buskervilles.
Admission is $20 and includes 10 food/drink tickets. All proceeds will benefit the Coalition for the Homeless’s efforts to end youth homelessness. For more info and to purchase tickets, go to www.louhomeless.org.
Though two restaurants in the St. Matthews area have closed recently, Logan’s Roadhouse and Majid’s, both sites will soon be occupied by new restaurant businesses. Continue reading St. Matthews to get two new restaurants