For good reason, Louisville’s restaurant scene has attracted a lot of national attention lately, and at least for Steve Coomes, one of our contributors, the lion’s share of credit for that attention is deserved by the kitchen, not in the front of the house.
Coomes claims Louisville’s best-known chefs correctly have been praised for their outstanding and innovative food, how well their supporting cooks are trained, and how carefully they source and manage ingredients. Continue reading Former Louisville server says restaurant servers need to up their game
Certain foods bring more to the table than just their good taste. Some foods evoke a range of sensory connections that tie us to experiences and memories.
For me, when I eat the foods of the Caribbean, I see again the deep blue sky over the white sands that hug the blue-green waters, I hear the happy laughter of the people who have come to love living by that warm sea, who create rich art and music out of their long-established culture. Continue reading F&D Recommends Jamaican Jerk Chicken at the Kentucky Reggae Festival (recipe included)
You don’t have to be a Leo DiCaprio lover to find the June 1 Great Gatsby Dinner at The Oakroom a great event.
The five-course dinner will, no doubt, be an appropriately flashy presentation set in the period-correct dining room, where “Great Gatsby” author F. Scott Fitzgerald likely ate. (He was thrown out of the Seelbach Bar, legend has it.) Continue reading Oakroom hosting ‘Great Gatsby’ ’74 movie and dinner June 1
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