Guaca Mole Cocina Mexicana, 9921 Ormsby Station Rd. and El Taco Luchador, 938 Baxter Ave. and 112 Meridian St., St. Matthews, are celebrating the ever-popular Mexican fall holiday, Día de los Muertos today and tomorrow Nov. 1 and 2, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Mexican holiday is an occasion to gather together with friends and family and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. At Guaca Mole, and both locations of El Taco Luchador the celebration will offer face-painting, colorful skeleton art, music, and tequila and Modelo specials. Continue reading Celebrate the Day of the Dead at Guaca Mole and El Taco Luchador
Long-running St. Matthews restaurant Meridian Café, 112 Meridian Ave., has closed, but its owner, Kristin Fults, is planning to open a new restaurant, the Melrose Café, in Prospect. Fernando Martinez’s OLÉ Restaurant Group will take over the St. Matthews property for a second location of the popular Highlands fast casual restaurant El Taco Luchador later this year. Continue reading Meridian Café changes hands
It is that time of the year for neighborhood festivals, which are ramping up as cooler weather arrives. This Saturday, Sept. 20, Germantown inaugurates its Seven Sense Festival, a block party featuring more than 20 bands, local food and craft beers.
Two blocks of South Preston will be closed for the free festival, which will run between noon and 3 a.m. Four businesses,The New Vintage, Zanzabar, The Greenhaus and Purrswaytions, were the instigators, headed by New Vintage owner Hunter Embry. Continue reading Feed all 7 senses at Germantown Festival