Tonight, Thursday, Sept. 7, the inaugural Craft Beer Throwdown happens at Bowman Field, beginning at 6 p.m. Six local breweries will compete for audience approval as offering the best beer, and proceeds will benefit the Coalition for the Homeless, a local organization that assists homeless people in the Louisville area. Continue reading Craft Beer Throwdown benefits Homeless Coalition
Against the Grain Brewery, 401 E. Main St., has come up with an idea so natural that it is surprising no one else has come up with it before. They have created a summer schedule of free concerts, co-presented by Copper & Kings, which they are calling The Local Lineup, and has paired each performer with one of its own locally-brewed craft beers. Continue reading Against the Grain creates bands with beers schedule
Fried chicken mania has hit us, what with the success of, and imminent expansion of, Joella’s Hot Chicken, the soon-to-open Royals Hot Chicken on Market St., and a chicken shack to come behind Bistro 1860 as well. Was all this chicken ruckus caused by last year’s Fried Chicken Throw Down that closed Resurfaced? The surprisingly popular cook-off will be repeated again tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 17, noon to 5 p.m., at this year’s Resurfaced location at the north end of 10th street, right on the river. Continue reading Slow Food Chicken Throw Down tomorrow at Resurfaced
There is so much going on during Craft Beer Week 2015 that it had to be 10 days long! There is still a long weekend ahead to participate, so get off your keister and down a few.
The entire schedule for the remaining days is here, but here are a few of the highlights. Continue reading Craft Beer Week continues to bubble along
By some oddity of PR competition, or something, there are two events labeled Taste of Derby coming up, but the first one to grab that name, the oldest one, will take place at Slugger Field, 401 E. Main St., Wednesday, April 22, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This Festival, which has been a major fundraiser for Dare to Care Food Bank for 20-plus years, is a totally local affair, with all the participants local restaurants, chefs, and other food suppliers who pitch in to help alleviate hunger in their community. Continue reading Taste of Derby Festival benefits Dare to Care