Tag Archives: River House Restaurant & Raw Bar

Varanese re-creates Beard House dinner

Monday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m., chef/restaurateur John Varanese will recreate the dishes he and his staff prepared for James Beard House dinners in 2012 and 2017. The dinner, served with top wines from Grgich Hills Estates, will be at Varanese’s River House Restaurant and Raw Bar, 3015 River Rd. Continue reading Varanese re-creates Beard House dinner

Hot off the presses: The new issue of Food & Dining Magazine has hit the stands!

Our Summer 2016 issue of Food & Dining Magazine is now available on newsstand and online!

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In this issue:

Comings & Goings — A summary of changes on the local restaurant scene, with openings, closings, moves and more.

Wiltshire at the Speed ProfileGreg Gapsis is wowed by the renovated museum, and well-fed by restaurateur Susan Hershberg’s café, Wiltshire at the Speed, where he also talks art and food with Chef Coby Ming

River House Restaurant and Raw Bar Profile — Michael L. Jones talks to Chef John Varanese about the 15-year struggle to open an elegant riverside restaurant. Continue reading Hot off the presses: The new issue of Food & Dining Magazine has hit the stands!

KingFish closes one location, remodels another

One of Louisville’s most iconic popular restaurants, KingFish Inc. has closed its Blankenbaker Pkwy. location, with the intention of focusing the fish restaurants along both sides of the riverfront. The two river locations, near the Water Tower in Louisville and on Riverside Dr. in Jeffersonville, have been doing better business than the suburban location, which has been just holding its own. Continue reading KingFish closes one location, remodels another

New restaurants from familiar faces are in the works

Louisville diners’ appetites seem insatiable. At least that’s what restaurateurs seem to hope, as more new eating places announce plans for opening in the near future. Established chefs Susan Hershberg and John Varanese are looking to open new restaurant concepts, the guys behind Doc Crow’s have two big projects in the works, and suddenly spicy hot fried chicken is all the rage, as Ryan Rogers plans to start frying in NuLu. Continue reading New restaurants from familiar faces are in the works