Various TV food shows continue to be interested in Louisville restaurants. The latest to show our restaurateurs some love – or at least give them exposure on a show – is the Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” program, which will be filming tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the downtown location of Mussel & Burger Bar, 113 S. Seventh St. Continue reading “Food Paradise” to film at M&BB
Mussel & Burger Bar will be featured on an episode of the Food Network’s “Ginormous Food.” The filming for that episode is scheduled to take place today, Friday, Oct. 21. Continue reading Food Network visits Mussel & Burger Bar today
The closing of St. Charles Exchange happened quickly, but the conversion of that classy space into the newest addition to Fernando Martinez’s restaurant empire happened even more quickly. The second location of Mussel & Burger Bar will open today, Tuesday, Oct. 6 for lunch at 113 S. Seventh St. Continue reading Downtown Mussel & Burger Bar opens for lunch today
As soon as word circulated that St. Charles Exchange, 113 S. Seventh St., was folding, speculation began about how that prime downtown space would be used next. F&D has gotten word that Fernando Martinez has signed a lease and will open a downtown iteration of his very popular Mussel & Burger Bar as soon as he can make the minor renovations. Continue reading Martinez to open next M&BB in former St. Charles Exchange spot
The indefatigable Martinez family–Fernando, Christina and Yaniel–have announced plans to open two more restaurants. Artesano Tapas y Vino will be in the Westport Village location briefly occupied by A.P. Crafters, which closed in 2013. The second will be a downtown iteration of Mussel & Burger Bar. Continue reading Yes, it’s March. So that means Fernando Martinez has more restaurants in the works
Saturday, Sept. 6, from 4:30-8:30 p.m., six Louisville restaurant chefs will put on their grilling aprons to create a Backyard BBQ dinner to benefit Home of the Innocents.
The 9th annual fund-raiser will be led this year by Brown Hotel executive chef Josh Bennis, who will be joined at the barbecue pits and grills by Shawn Ward of The Brewery, Fernando Martinez of Mussel and Burger Bar (among other restaurants), Dean Corbett of Corbett’s, Equus and Jack’s Lounge, Troy Schuster formerly of 211 Clover Lane, Tavis Rockwell of Louvino, Ming Pu of River City Winery, Matt Durham of the Seelbach Hotel, and Nancy Russman, chef, cooking instructor and author of “Kids’ Club Cookbook.” Continue reading Nine chefs get smokin’ hot for Home of the Innocents