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Easy Entertaining — Farmers’ Market Inspired Elegant but Easy Summer Party

[Originally published in the Fall 2017 issue of Food & Dining Magazine]

We like what late summer here in the Ohio Valley provides us for parties — long, lazy afternoons and evenings; patios and decks ideal for grilling and eating al fresco; sitting in the dark listening to the crickets. And, of course, the bounty at the farmers markets’ that provide the freshest foods to feed guests. Continue reading Easy Entertaining — Farmers’ Market Inspired Elegant but Easy Summer Party

Two wine events worth noting

Next week, two more-than-usually interesting wine events are taking place, both well worth the attention of budding wine enthusiasts. LouVino’s Highlands location will host a wine dinner featuring natural, unfiltered wines on Tuesday, Sept. 19, and Brasserie Provence will host a tasting of three red Bordeaux on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Continue reading Two wine events worth noting

A good week for special dinners

Late summer seems to energize local chefs and stimulate their desire to stretch and try some new things, which they then put on menus for special dinners. This week you can try pairings of wine with international barbecue dishes at LouVino, taste a range of wines from the Languedoc region of France at Brasserie Provence, try out a little-known Italian wine varietal (and help save Golden Retrievers) at a benefit dinner at Cuvée Wine Table and support food literacy at the Food Literacy Project Field-to-Fork Dinner. Continue reading A good week for special dinners

Once Derby comes, can Mother’s Day be far behind?

Early May is a bonanza for Louisville restaurants. The enviable surge of Derby dining is followed the next weekend by the enviable surge of families taking their moms out for brunch, lunch or dinner. Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14 this year. Here is a list of some of the restaurant specials being offered for moms’ delectations. Continue reading Once Derby comes, can Mother’s Day be far behind?

Lovers’ Alert: Make Valentine’s Day dinner plans now

Everyone knows, don’t they, that Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular times to dine out. With less than two weeks to plan, reservations are already filling up. Here are some Valentine’s Day dinner specials that have come to our attention, and now to yours.

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New restaurants open faster than we can note them

There has been a flurry of new restaurants additions in town and across the river in southern Indiana. The summer surge of additions to the food and drink scene has been as hot as the weather. We have tried to keep up and note openings as they occur, but to mention everything individually would have been to flood the social media feed. So, here is a recap of recent openings. We will post further as we discover more openings. Continue reading New restaurants open faster than we can note them