Tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., Decca, 812 E. Market St., is preparing for a gloves-off, no-holds-barred battle as two competing wine purveyors go head-to-head in a pairing competition the likes of which has not been seen in….or something like that. Continue reading “Somm Clash” promises wine thrills at Decca
Though she knows she has stage fright, though she has turned down invitations from the show in the past, Decca’s chef Ann Pettry decided to compete on this season’s Top Chef program on Bravo, which will be staged in Charleston, S.C. Continue reading Decca chef Ann Pettry gives Top Chef competition a go
The annual alt-urban festival ReSurfaced, located this year to 310 S. Shelby St., will the the location for FEAST O.F.F., a celebration of organic foods Saturday, Sept. 3, from noon to 4 p.m. Several restaurants and quite a few food trucks will be selling tastes of their dishes for $3, the proceeds benefitting the Organic Association of Kentucky, which serves local farmers. Continue reading ReSurfaced FEAST O.F.F. offers organic foods
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
Dating back to medieval Germany, bock beer, brewed to be slightly more alcoholic than traditional lagers, was a traditional marker of spring. It was started in the depths of winter, and aged for release to sustain the populace through the rigors of Lenten fasts, which were certainly more seriously followed in 1400 than Lenten rules are today.
This spring tradition will be re-started in NuLu Saturday, March 26. Bock festivals are still a part of Cincinnati’s festival scene, Garage Bar general manager Maggie Smith, who moved to Louisville from Cincinnati, thought the idea would be ideal for NuLu. NuLu is the appropriate venue, for that is the location of the curiously named Billy Goat Strut and Nanny Goat Strut alleys – and “bock” is German for “billy goat”. Continue reading NuLu to celebrate spring with bock beer festival
The July edition of the late night Beats & Eats event at Decca’s Cellar Lounge, 812 E. Market St., will be Thursday, July 23, from 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. The “beats” will be provided by DJ Ryan Rugger spinning West Coast & Dirty South Hip Hop. The “eats” will be by chef Anne Pettry and her crew, inspired by the street foods of Latin America.
Continue reading Decca “Beats & Eats” features Latin food and dirty South hip hop
It will, of course, be a special TV showing, the episode of Ovation Network’s show “Southern Uncovered,” with Matt and Ted Lee of Charleston, SC, who visited Louisville a few months back and interviewed on camera chefs and owners at Seviche, Mayan Café, Sunergos Coffee, Bourbon Barrel Foods and Decca. They also toured NuLu for a discussion of the neighborhood’s recent rebirth as a restaurant destination. Continue reading Go to Seviche Sunday to watch TV
The Cellar Lounge at Decca (812 E. Market Street) is the place to be May 21 when the restaurant launches its Beats & Eats series. Beats & Eats nights are pop-up events featuring chef Annie Pettry’s interpretations of international street foods combined with music from that part of the world.
An idea that struck Decca chef Annie Pettry and her crew last year–serve cool tacos late-night at the downstairs lounge–was so much fun that an expanded idea that goes beyond just tacos to street food from around the world will be called Beats & Eats, available each Thursday night at the Cellar Lounge. Continue reading Decca’s Hip Hop Taco Shop morphs into Beats & Eats
For six years now a second Derby event called Taste of Derby has been added to the panorama of festivities. The first Taste of Derby, for two decades now sponsored by and benefitting Dare to Care, and highlighting local chefs and food producers, was April 22 at Slugger Field. On Thursday, April 30, at the North Wing Lobby of the Kentucky Exposition Center, the newcomer Taste of Derby, sponsored by Stella Artois beer will highlighting chefs from restaurants all over the country, most of which are in cities that also have race tracks. Continue reading Another Taste of Derby to feature chefs from around the country