There is a lot of Ed Lee news in recent weeks. Restaurateur Edward Lee, of 610 Magnolia and Milkwood renown locally, in addition to opening soon Whiskey Dry at Fourth St. Live!, is planning a second restaurant in the Washington, D.C. area, has bottled for retail sale his own recipe hot sauce, gained mention in a national publication for 610’s wine list, and will be a judge on a new cooking shown this fall. Continue reading Local Chef Ed Lee news – new TV show, a pair of restaurants and more
The next two weekends will see special summer parties at 610 Magnolia that make fun seasonal use of the Wine Studio and Garden across the street from the restaurant at 610 W. Magnolia Ave. Continue reading Special parties upcoming at 610 Magnolia
Tuesday, March 28, Chef/ owner Edward Lee will collaborate with Ian Boden of The Shack in Staunton, Virginia to present a 5-course dinner at 610 Magnolia, 610 W. Magnolia Ave. Both Lee and Boden are nominated for “Best Chef” in their respective geographical areas for the 2017 James Beard Awards. Continue reading 2 Beard-nominated chefs cook dinner at 610 Magnolia
Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, this year is Feb. 28, but 610 Magnolia will be celebrating Thursday, Feb. 23, to get people in the mood. Also on Thursday Feb. 23, Lilly’s, 1147 Bardstown Rd., will host a wine dinner inspired by Chef/owner Kathy Cary’s recent trip to Costa Rica. Continue reading 2 special dinners this Thursday
About a year ago 610 Magnolia’s owner Edward Lee and executive chef Kevin Ashworth. built a greenhouse on the restaurant’s property. After some time getting to understand what they can grow, they are now ready to take their vegetable-growing knowledge and make a dinner. On Friday, Feb. 3, they will prepare a chef-driven vegan dinner at the Wine Studio, across the street from the restaurant at 610 W. Magnolia Ave. Continue reading Vegan dinner at 610 Magnolia
Here are the New Year’s specials that we have heard about so far. There still might be time to reserve a space.
- Both LouVino locations, at 1606 Bardstown Rd. and 11400 Main St. in Douglass Hills, are accepting reservations for all party sizes for New Year’s Eve. The evening will include a prix fixe 4-course dinner featuring seasonal dishes with Southern influences from executive chef Tavis Rockwell. Specially-selected optional wine pairings will be available, as well as the regular wine flights, wine list and signature cocktails.
There is still time to celebrate the season at some local restaurants that are serving on Christmas Eve. Asiatique, 610 Magnolia, Varanese are among the restaurants that will be serving just in time for you to dine well, and then go home to dream of sugarplums. Continue reading Dine out, then open presents
La Chasse, 610 Magnolia and Corbett’s An American Place all are offering special dinners this week. As usual, these dinners allow the chefs to present dishes not on the usual menu and often introduce diners to interesting value wines (or beers or liquors). Without a doubt, all these offerings are excellent value. Continue reading Three excellent special dinners this week
I keep listing the special themed dinners that restaurants host because I think they are especially good values, ways to experience more of a chef’s (and his staff’s) creativity, and a fine way to be introduced to new wines, beers or cocktails. In the next week there are at least four such dinners to consider joining. Continue reading A week of interesting themed dinners
What is one to do in the next week, when the urge strikes to sample one of the special dinners at one of Louisville’s finer restaurants? There are too many to choose from. Three, to be specific, at 610 Magnolia, Varanese, and Lilly’s. Continue reading A feast of special dinners this week