If you have been reading the Thanksgiving food stories that have been appearing already, and sighing with resignation at the prospect of having to cook something spectacular, here is a list of the local restaurants who will be serving Thanksgiving dinners on Nov. 23. If you want someone else to cook that turkey for you, better make reservations soon. (We will post additional Thanksgiving dinner offerings as they come to our attention). Continue reading Restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner
Tonight, Wednesday, March 29, the third edition of the Fire Escape Sessions, will be at Lola’s, the upstairs bar and entertainment space above Butchertown Grocery at 1076 E. Washington St. The show will feature singer/songwriter Justin Paul Lewis and the Quiet Hollers, performing all new songs off their next album. Hosts of the show is the team of Thirty Spokes front-man, Chad Graham and professional actress, Carrie Cooke Ketterman. Continue reading Third Fire Escape Session tonight at Lola’s
Everyone knows, don’t they, that Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular times to dine out. With less than two weeks to plan, reservations are already filling up. Here are some Valentine’s Day dinner specials that have come to our attention, and now to yours.
A recent on-line poll of USA Today readers, scrutinized by a “panel of experts,” has named Louisville’s Butchertown Grocery, 1076 E. Washington St., as the second best new restaurant in the country. Continue reading USA Today cites Butchertown Grocery
In a re-invention of its upstairs bar and party space, Butchertown Grocery will open Lola, a late-night drinking, dining and entertainment lounge, tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Located in Butchertown Grocery’s upstairs bar, at 1076 E. Washington St. Lola will be open and serving food until 2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday, and until midnight on Wednesdays and Sundays. The menu choices will include fries, spinach artichoke dip, a Cuban sandwich, fish and chicken sandwiches, beignets and a Florentine panino, with fried eggplant, peppers, goat cheese, pepita pesto and chips at prices from $8 to $15. Also on the menu is a special late-night cheeseburger available only after 12:30 a.m.
There will still be a stage for live music and other entertainment events. The downstairs will remain a restaurant.
Perhaps not as popular a dining date as Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving nevertheless draws many people to restaurants, for two good reasons: the food is prepared by someone else, and there is no cleanup. And, eating out with family or friends on Thanksgiving is a very enjoyable way to entertain. Here is a list of the restaurants that we know, so far, will be offering Thanksgiving dinners. Look for updates as we get further information. Continue reading Dining out on Thanksgiving
Southern Living magazine, which keeps a gimlet eye on all sorts of things Southern, has published a list of “The South’s Best New Restaurants,” and included Louisville’s Butchertown Grocery in the 25 businesses it highlighted. Butchertown Grocery was the only Louisville and only Kentucky restaurant mentioned in the list. Continue reading Southern Living lauds Butchertown Grocery
Butchertown Grocery, 1076 E. Washington St. introduced a new summer lunch menu recently, and LouVino, 1606 Bardstown Rd. has tweaked its evening offerings to suit the new season. Louvino is also on the verge of opening a second location at 11400 Main St. in Middletown. Continue reading New menus featured at Butchertown Grocery, LouVino
Derby evening, May 7, Butchertown Grocery, 1076 E. Washington St., will host its first Kentucky Derby party from 7 p.m. to midnight. A red carpet will welcome guests for cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres in the downstairs dining room, and live music and a variety of action stations in the upstairs bar. Continue reading Butchertown Grocery hosts first Derby party
Copper & Kings American brandy distillery will host the second annual Cured & Craftedspring festival, tomorrow, April 9, in its courtyard at 1111 E. Washington St., in Butchertown. The free festival, which runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., celebrates Louisville’s food and drink culture. Continue reading Cured & Crafted Festival Saturday at Copper & Kings