Roc Italian Restaurant featured an 80’s theme at its first “disco brunch” Sunday (disco, as in discotheque — a nightclub where dancing takes place), and a full house enjoyed the delicious food and drinks, followed by a DJ, live guitarist and live percussionist. The prix fixe menu offered a variety of fine breakfast or lunch option as well as a few dessert options as you can see below. The $50 / person ticket included the meal, two drinks and a dessert — and a whole lot of fun.
Two new finer-dining restaurants have opened this week, the long-awaited ROC, at 1327 Bardstown Rd., which has been under renovation for a while, and Fork & Barrel, a fairly quick conversion of the former Basa space at 2244 Frankfort Ave. into a restaurant with a southern American menu focus, run by Geoffrey Heyde, formerly chef at Village Anchor & Pub. Continue reading ROC, Fork & Barrel open now
Insider Louisville recently reported that Rocco Cadolini, a New York City chef and restaurateur who has a restaurant in Tribeca, ROC Restaurant, and one in Brooklyn, Baci & Abbracci, has applied for a liquor license for the restaurant space at 1327 Bardstown Rd. that most recently housed Emma Lou’s Cafe and Vintage Boutique (and before that, Butterfly Garden Café). Continue reading NYC chef eyes restaurant space in Louisville