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Food Network visits Mussel & Burger Bar today

Mussel & Burger Bar will be featured on an episode of the Food Network’s “Ginormous Food.” The filming for that episode is scheduled to take place today, Friday, Oct. 21.

The show, hosted by comedian and writer Josh Denny, will be shot at the original location of M&BB at 9200 Taylorsville Rd. According to a story in the Courier-Journal,  Mussel & Burger Bar fans will get a chance to be a part of the taping. Seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. The taping is expected to start around 5 p.m. and end at 8 p.m.

Mussel & Burger Bar, which has a second location downtown on 7th and Main, in the former St. Charles Exchange site, is one of several popular restaurants run by Fernando Martinez and his Olé Restaurant Group. His other restaurants include Mercato Italiano in Norton Commons, Artesano Vino Tapas Y Mas in Westport Village, Guaca Mole Cocina Mexicana on Ormsby Station Road, El Taco Luchador on Baxter Avenue, and Red Barn Kitchen in Lyndon.

Mussel and Burger Bar recently won the 2016 LEO Weekly Readers’ Choice Award for Best Burger in Louisville, and has also been featured on the Food Network program “Burgers, Brew & ‘Que” last February.