Two special dinners scheduled for later this week offer a tour of French wines, and a tour of what Main Street offers after 20 years of redevelopment. Continue reading 2 Special dinners deserve notice
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.
One of Louisville’s treasures, Master Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator Scott Harper, who also happens to be the corporate wine and beverage director of all the Bristol Bar & Grilles around town, will present a three-session course on the wines of the Napa Valley of California at the Downtown Bristol Bar & Grille, 614 W. Main St. Continue reading Bristol wine class to study Napa vineyards
Wine classes, garden parties, old standards departing and newcomers arriving are part of the early summer restaurant news as we head into summer. Continue reading News and notes, June edition
Those savvy and in-the-know about the value of the special wine, beer or whisky-focused events that restaurants around town schedule periodically will be sure to hop on to one or both of the offerings coming up later in February. You can chase off those winter whim-whams with a Bourbon dinner at Down One Bourbon Bar or learn about the wines of Chile and Argentina in a three-week series of talks and tastings at the Bristol Downtown. Continue reading 2 special events to feature Bourbon, S. American wines
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m., Bristol Bar & Grille Downtown’s chef Bill Lynch will celebrate the hard work and creativity of local farmers with his annual Farmer Appreciation Dinner. The six-course meal will showcase a different local farm in each dish, and before each course, the farmers at the meal will speak about life on the farm, their growing methods, and some background about the foods to be eaten.
Farms and farmers represented will include Hillerich Family Farm from Fern Creek, run by 24-year old Troy Hillerich on his grandparents’ and parents’ land; gardeners from the Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program (RAPP) which provides refugees tools and land to grow food and access to local growers’ markets; Stone Cross Farm in Spencer County; Mulberry Orchards in Shelby County; Marksbury Farm in Garrard County; Clark Family Farms, run by first generation farmer Todd Clark from Fayette County; and several other area farms and food producers. Continue reading Farmer Appreciation Dinner at Downtown Bristol