The Wine Market, Lilly’s and Vintner Select have partnered to bring you a wine dinner on Tuesday, January 16 with Giovanni Bertani of Tenuta Santa Maria at Lilly’s, 1147 Bardstown Rd.. The doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is $100 per person, and you can call 502.451.0447 for reservations.
Amusingly named cocktails are at the center of attention today and for the next few weeks. last week, Lilly’s Bistro challenged several Bardstown Rd. bartenders to create new cocktails honoring the achievements of the astronomer Edwin Hubble, who briefly lived in Louisville and taught science in New Albany schools. And last Saturday Four Roses Bourbon began a 3-week contest challenging NuLu mixologists to create new drinks for the holiday season. Continue reading One cocktail challenge won, another to be determined
What is one to do in the next week, when the urge strikes to sample one of the special dinners at one of Louisville’s finer restaurants? There are too many to choose from. Three, to be specific, at 610 Magnolia, Varanese, and Lilly’s. Continue reading A feast of special dinners this week
Thursday, Dec. 3 from 5-9 p.m., Stephen Hacker and Michelle Turner, authors of the new book “Lost Restaurants of Louisville, “ will be at Lilly’s, 1147 Bardstown Rd. to sign their book. In it, they reminisce about the famous local restaurants that are now gone, but still evoke warm memories of unforgotten dishes to old-timers in town. Continue reading “Lost Restaurants of Louisville” Book Signing at Lilly’s
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
By some oddity of PR competition, or something, there are two events labeled Taste of Derby coming up, but the first one to grab that name, the oldest one, will take place at Slugger Field, 401 E. Main St., Wednesday, April 22, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This Festival, which has been a major fundraiser for Dare to Care Food Bank for 20-plus years, is a totally local affair, with all the participants local restaurants, chefs, and other food suppliers who pitch in to help alleviate hunger in their community. Continue reading Taste of Derby Festival benefits Dare to Care