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Mardis Gras in Louisville

Fat Tuesday and Galentine’s Day fall on the same day this year, and I’m tempted to crack the joke that women everywhere will be quick to call it PHAT Tuesday (Pretty Hot And Tempting), but that’s a joke with a limited audience. You can read a few suggestions for Galentine’s Day here, but today we’re flashing some Fat Tuesday and other Mardis Gras celebrations for your wild abandon.

Copper and Kings, 1121 E Washington St, 7 p.m.   FRIDAY, February 9

Mardi Gras Masquerade with proceeds to benefit St. Joseph Catholic Church – Louisville KY Save The Steeples Campaign. Classic New Orleans cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks, delicious food, live entertainment & more – all benefitting a Butchertown neighborhood cause.  $10 Entry (10 years+) includes food,  cash bar

Crescent Hill Craft House, 2636 Frankfort Ave Tuesday, February 13

There will be a few Cajun specialties on the menu including Peel and Eat Shrimp (by the 1/2 lb and lb) and Oysters on the Half Shell paired with Braxton Brewing Company beer!

All month long you can enjoy $4.50/pints and $7.25/flights of Braxton brews including:

Revamp India Pale Ale (IPA), 6.5% ABV, Haven Hefeweizen, 5.2% ABV, Dead Blow Tropical Stout brewed w/ Starter Coffee, 7.2% ABV, Braxton Labs Berliner Weisse, 4.8% ABVGraeter’s Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Milk Stout, 7% ABV

Lou Lou Food + Drink, 108 Sears Ave, 11 to 11 p.m. (Music 6 p.m.) Tuesday, February 13

* We strongly suggest making your reservations early @ cafeloulou.com or call 502-893-7776

Food, spirits, beer, and live music (Trippin Roots.). Authentic Cajun Menu All Day including: Crawfish Etoufee, Red Beans and Rice, Jambalaya, Seafood Gumbo, Shrimp Po Boy, Shrimp and Grits, Muffuletta And Chef Jon Pauly’s surprise Cajun Dishes with cocktails like hurricanes, Punch, Paradise, Bloody Sundays, Abita Beer

Magnolia Bar, 1398 S 2nd St, 9 p.m.Tuesday, February 13

Featuring drink specials, beads, music and Roy’s Famous Crawfish Boil.

Red Herring, 1757 Frankfort Ave – 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 2-13

Live jazz and traditional zydeco music featuring Kiana & the Sun Kings. Chef Jacob Coronado’s themed menu includes chicken jambalaya, shrimp and grits, tasso ham gumbo and king cake. In addition, drink specials for French Quarter favorites like Erin Rose’s frozen Irish Coffee, Fernet Ramos Gin Fizz, fish bowl Hurricanes for three, King for the Day and Sazerac will be offered. Guests who find a baby in their king cake slice will win a Red Herring gift card. The Mardi Gras specials will also be available for lunch starting at 11 a.m.


Craft Beer Week continues to bubble along

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

Celebrate local brewers during Craft Beer Week

Craft beer Week, the celebration of the local brewers’ art and science, runs from today, Sept 11 through Sunday, Sept. 20 – a very long week, no matter how you parse it, but that is all to the good, for there are too many events to pack into just 7 days – almost 75 events, 7 1/2 each day. Continue reading Celebrate local brewers during Craft Beer Week

Special dinners offer great value

Diners in the know keep an eye peeled for any of the special dinners area restaurants periodically offer, highlighting special wines or beers, with off-the-usual-menu dishes that showcase the ingenuity of the chefs. In the next few weeks, there are a bunch of such excellent dining opportunities arising. Here are a few of the coming up soon. Join the cognoscenti, and reserve a spot at one of these. Continue reading Special dinners offer great value

Crescent Hill Craft House

It remains a golden age for craft beer in America, but while artisanal brewing continues to grow and prosper on Kentucky soil, another satisfying libation retains the bulk of bragging rights in the Commonwealth.

It’s Bourbon, and Bourbon is ascendant.

With considerable justification, Kentuckians view their native spirit not merely as intoxicating, but as representative of a local art form belonging uniquely to them. Strictly speaking, Bourbon is a process and not an appellation, and can be produced anywhere in America. However, don’t expect a Kentuckian to accept this fact without an argument. Continue reading Crescent Hill Craft House

Three new restaurants to join the scene

A flurry of activity in the local restaurant world has seen two new eating places open, and another one set to open for November.

Dark Star, Crescent Hill’s favorite dive bar, has relocated to 6325 Upper River Road, in the former home of Eva Mae’s on Harrod’s Creek.The new Dark Star has several comfortable rooms, as well as a deck overlooking Harrod’s Creek.

Lee Mayfield, who has worked for Blind Pig, North End Café and Café LouLou, has come aboard as chef of Dark Star. The menu includes shrimp cocktails, mussels, oyster fritters, a variety of burgers and other sandwiches, a spinach and goat cheese salad and a fresh catch of the day. Continue reading Three new restaurants to join the scene