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Red Herring Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen to open in former Hilltop Theater

After a year-long renovation of the Hilltop Theater, a defunct neighborhood movie house that has seen a number of other business tenants over the years, Brett Davis and business partner Mo Deljoo are now ready to open Red Herring Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen at1757 Frankfort Ave. Continue reading Red Herring Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen to open in former Hilltop Theater

Taste of Derby celebrates 30th year

Tuesday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m., Dare to Care will host the 30th iteration of its popular fundraiser, the Taste of Derby Festival. Over 40 restaurants and 20 local distilleries and beverage companies will serve up generous samples of their wares in the Louisville Slugger Hall of Fame Pavilion at Louisville Slugger Field. Continue reading Taste of Derby celebrates 30th year

Wine, beer focus of dinners at Brasserie Provence, Varanese

If you like to explore different wines with dinner, Brasserie Provence has a deal for you this Thursday, April 20. And if you are a beer aficionado, that same night you can enjoy a dinner crafted to pair with beers from Lexington’s West Sixth brewery. Continue reading Wine, beer focus of dinners at Brasserie Provence, Varanese

3rd Annual Pints for Parkinson’s at Gordon Biersch

Wednesday, April 19 at 6 p.m., the Pints for Parkinson’s Foundation in partnership with Gordon Biersch and 4th Street Live will host the 3rd Annual Pint’s for Parkinson’s Charity Fundraise. The highlight of the event will be the tapping of Gordon Biersch’s Maibock Lager brewed by Beer Master, Nick Landers. The beneficiary of the event, Parkinson Support Center, promotes awareness about Parkinson’s disease and help those in Kentuckiana navigate life with Parkinson’s.  Continue reading 3rd Annual Pints for Parkinson’s at Gordon Biersch

Demo chefs needed for New Roots

Restaurant chefs and non-professional cooks with a flair for using fresh, local ingredients are needed by New Roots, the West End project to provide better foods in an area deemed a “food desert.” Local chefs and home cooking enthusiasts are invited to Cook to the Root, a cocktail reception at Monnik Beer Co.,1036 E. Burnett St.  from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 9. Continue reading Demo chefs needed for New Roots

Third Fire Escape Session tonight at Lola’s

Tonight, Wednesday, March 29, the third edition of the Fire Escape Sessions, will be at Lola’s, the upstairs bar and entertainment space above Butchertown Grocery at 1076 E. Washington St. The show will feature singer/songwriter Justin Paul Lewis and the Quiet Hollers, performing all new songs off their next album.  Hosts of the show is the team of Thirty Spokes front-man, Chad Graham and professional actress, Carrie Cooke Ketterman. Continue reading Third Fire Escape Session tonight at Lola’s