Due to the change in ownership, Portage House, 117 E Riverside Dr. in Jeffersonville, is temporarily closed as the new ownership handles the changes in staff and menu. New owner Dallas McGarity ( who also owns The Fat Lamb in Louisville) says he plans to reopen on March 23.
Jeffersonville restaurant The Portage House, 117 E Riverside Dr, changed ownership over the weekend as one of the previous owners Paul Skulas continues work on his new concept, Couvillion, in the former Finn’s space at the Germantown Lofts. Doers Restaurant Group, which Skulas was an investor in, decided to sell Portage House after Skulas started work on his new project. The group still owns Parlor Pizza in Jeffersonville, 131 W Chestnut St.
In a rather speedy transition, Dallas McGarity’s The Fat Lamb restaurant will open this Friday at 5 p.m. for dinner, at 2011 Grinstead Dr., the former location of the relatively short-lived Fontleroy’s. Continue reading The Fat Lamb to open Friday for dinner
Fontleroy’s, the much-ballyhooed and now short-lived contemporary bistro at 2011 Grinstead Dr. is officially closed. The space that Chef Allan Rosenberg radically renovated from the Uncle Maddio’s pizza chain outlet that was the first occupant of the address will be taken over now by Chef Dallas McGarity for his The Fat Lamb, which he hopes to open by the first of November. Continue reading Fontleroy’s is now formally closed
In a breaking news story, it seems that Fontleroy’s, the much-touted restaurant run by Allan Rosenberg, will close soon at 2011 Grinstead Dr., and the space will be taken over by Dallas McGarity, currently executive chef at Marketplace at Theater Square. There, at the corner of Grinstead and Bardstown Rd., McGarity will open his own restaurant, which he will call The Fat Lamb. Continue reading Dallas McGarity to take over Fontleroy’s space for his own The Fat Lamb
Our Summer 2016 issue of Food & Dining Magazine is now available on newsstand and online!
In this issue:
Comings & Goings — A summary of changes on the local restaurant scene, with openings, closings, moves and more.
Wiltshire at the Speed Profile — Greg Gapsis is wowed by the renovated museum, and well-fed by restaurateur Susan Hershberg’s café, Wiltshire at the Speed, where he also talks art and food with Chef Coby Ming
River House Restaurant and Raw Bar Profile — Michael L. Jones talks to Chef John Varanese about the 15-year struggle to open an elegant riverside restaurant. Continue reading Hot off the presses: The new issue of Food & Dining Magazine has hit the stands!