Rye partners eye late September opening of new restaurant, Atlantic No. 5.

If you like Rye on Market, the quirky, humble, bo-ho restaurant in NuLu, home of food and cocktails worth fighting for, you’ll probably love Atlantic No. 5, the bistro-like restaurant Rye’s partners will open this fall.

Michael Trager-Kusman, who heads MTK Productions, which owns Rye, says Atlantic No. 5, much like their first venture, will be casual and relaxed. Unlike Rye it will serve light breakfasts, including authentic bagels—and we all know those are in short supply here! Continue reading Rye partners eye late September opening of new restaurant, Atlantic No. 5.

Varanese hosting Around the World in Six Courses Tonight

Tonight, as in Tuesday, July 16, Varanese will host an Around the World in Six Courses dinner featuring food and wine from Greece, Italy, Chile, Argentina, France and the good ol’ U.S. of A. Varanese does an incredible job on wine dinners and we’re sure this one will be as good as all the rest. Continue reading Varanese hosting Around the World in Six Courses Tonight

Saturday road trip: Woodford Reserve Distillery for Bourbon, Pork and Pie Supper

Hop in the car and head to Versailles to spend a summer evening at The Woodford Reserve Distillery.

Why? Because there’s going to be a feast prepared by chef-in-residence Ouita Michel and chef-de-cuisine Nat Henton on the premises. According to a news release, the team is putting on a one-of-a-kind buffet dinner centered on pork harvested from nearby farms. Continue reading Saturday road trip: Woodford Reserve Distillery for Bourbon, Pork and Pie Supper

Get these! A few seats left for ‘blindfold’ dinner Wednesday at Mayan Café

There are a more than a few “don’t miss” dining events in Louisville, which is a challenge for most people’s time and money budgets. But if you have to cut the list to make sure you go to at least one, the Lights Out Dinner at the Mayan Café (813 E. Market St.) is that event. Continue reading Get these! A few seats left for ‘blindfold’ dinner Wednesday at Mayan Café

Craft beer, it’s what for dinner at Varanese on July 11

Gotta give Varanese Restaurant (2106 Frankfort Ave.) some props for being one of just a few restaurants in town hosting regular beer dinners. Too often the “blue collar beverage” stays confined to the fridge during paired dinners since, traditionally, wine is king when chefs trot out the big plates. Continue reading Craft beer, it’s what for dinner at Varanese on July 11

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