Louisville diners are treated to lots of wine dinners, but this one appears to be a bit special.
The De La Torre’s (1606 Bardstown Rd.) Raventos wine dinner, set for Wednesday, May 22, at 7 p.m., will feature Arnau Roca, who is coming from Barcelona as special guest. Continue reading History in the glass on the menu during De La Torre’s Raventos wine dinner May 22
Twenty-seven years ago, Billy Rapaport was really hungry, but still wide awake after working all week as NBC’s field producer for its Kentucky Derby coverage. The wiry, energetic Rapaport took his film crew to Zena’s downtown for some beer and blues, only to find its kitchen was closed after midnight.
Starving and eager to stay, Rapaport convinced Zena’s owners he’d do the cooking for his crew—and anyone who wanted food—if they’d let him, and they did. Thus began what became known as Billy’s Burger Bash, a late night post-Derby party for anyone with the energy after that long week. Continue reading Late night Derby party: Varanese hosting 27th-annual Billy’s Burger Bash
Here’s a cool and unexpected Derby Week bar opportunity: Angel’s Envy (the super-premium bourbon made by master distiller Lincoln Henderson) is hosting a pop-up bar from tonight through Sunday at 400 E. Main St., right across from Slugger Field.
Hours are Thursday 4-9 p.m. and Friday through Sunday 5 p.m.-12 a.m. As is the case with any bar, all must be 21 or older to enter.
For a temporary spot, it’s purty cushy. Check out the picture. Continue reading Furloughed Meat cocktailers to shake at Angel’s Envy ‘pop-up bar’ on Main