It’s not too late to make reservations for La Chasse tonight and enjoy Chef Welenken’s choices for a list of wines from Portugal. You can arrive early and mingle over champagne or their Maple Old Fashioned before dinner at 7 p.m.. Call 502-822-3963 for your reservation. Cost is $75 per person. Guests will be able to order any of the wines served. Read more for the menu.
Louisville chefs have been popping up on Food Network’s competition show “Chopped,” which is a three round competition show in which chefs have to combine unusual ingredients into interesting dishes for a chance at $10,000. In each round, the chefs are given mystery ingredients that are not usually used together. Louisville’s La Chasse chef Andrew Welenken competed on an episode called “Better Duck Next Time” that originally aired on December 12.
In the next week, both Red Barn Kitchen, 8131 New Lagrange Rd, and La Chasse, 1359 Bardstown Rd., are beginning a new series of dinners. As might be expected from a barbecue joint (Red Barn) and a fine dining continental restaurant (La Chasse), the ideas behind the dinners are very different. Continue reading Red Barn Kitchen, La Chasse offer special dinners
La Chasse, 610 Magnolia and Corbett’s An American Place all are offering special dinners this week. As usual, these dinners allow the chefs to present dishes not on the usual menu and often introduce diners to interesting value wines (or beers or liquors). Without a doubt, all these offerings are excellent value. Continue reading Three excellent special dinners this week
Special dinners, based around pairings of wines, whiskey or beer, or around other interesting localized themes, continue to proliferate, indicating to this statistically-not-very-literate writer that they must be a popular offering. Here are three in the coming week or so that sound appealing for a variety of reasons. Continue reading Three dinners to know about this week
La Chasse owner Isaac Fox and executive chef Alex Dulaney are ready to open their new restaurant tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 9. The atmosphere will be European country casual, and the menu will be an ambitious melding of French and Spanish cuisine. Continue reading La Chasse scheduled to open tomorrow
Two familiar but now defunct locations will have new life, if recently announced plans pan out. Palermo Viejo closed a few months ago after a long run at 1359 Bardstown Rd.; two veterans of the local scene, Isaac Fox and Alexander Dulaney have revealed plans to open La Chasse there in the fall. And the grim-looking little brick building that was a some time Groucho’s karaoke bar at 935 Goss Ave., has the advantage of being across the street from the new apartments being installed in the renovated Germantown Mills structure that for many years was Louisville Antique Mall, which developer David Gilbert sees as a prime location for an upscale cocktail bar. Continue reading New ideas for old locations: Palermo Viejo to become La Chasse; Groucho’s morphs into cocktail bar