Firenza, MozzaPi adding to local pizza boom

Virginia-based pizza chain Firenza is opening this week at 12406 LaGrange Rd., and the long-awaited MozzaPi, the long-time dream of Louismill owner Tom Edwards should be open by May. Both restaurants join a recent boom in pizza places that includes Alan (”Papalino’s”) Rosenberg’s re-entry into that market. Continue reading Firenza, MozzaPi adding to local pizza boom

More Raising Cane’s; fewer Applebee’s

The sixth Louisville location of the increasingly but inexplicably popular Louisiana-based fast food chain Raising Cane’s, which specializes in chicken “fingers” (breaded and fried strips of tenderloin and breast meat) will open in the near future at 1905 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., a site that was until recently home to an Applebee’s. Continue reading More Raising Cane’s; fewer Applebee’s

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

Nearby construction forces Z’s downtown to close

Z’s Oyster Bar and Steakhouse, 115 S. Fourth St., is another casualty of the construction turmoil that has resulted from the renovation of the Kentucky International Convention Center. Disruption of traffic patterns as a result of the closing of Third and Fourth Streets, and the reluctance of pedestrians to venture into the construction zone has reduced patronage enough that the downtown location decided to close at least temporarily. Continue reading Nearby construction forces Z’s downtown to close

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