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Steel City Pops and Quills Coffee Tentative Open Date for St. Matthews Location

Just in time for their two-year anniversary, gourmet frozen treat shop Steel City Pops has partnered with Quills Coffee to open a Saint Matthews coffee and pop shop at 117 St. Matthews Ave.  Steel City Pops posted to their Instagram account last night, saying the location is “ SO CLOSE,” directing people to their blog for more info.

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Profile: Waylon’s Feed & Firewater — A Honky-Tonk Grows in St. Matthews

[Originally Published in the Winter 2017 issue of Food & Dining Magazine.]

Perhaps the most important thing you need to know about Tony Palombino is his extraordinary ability to see what isn’t there.

For two decades, Louisville’s resident restaurant conjurer has been plucking creative concepts from the gloaming and bringing them to life, like award-winning gourmet pizzas served at evolving incarnations of BoomBozz Craft Pizza & Taphouse, and more Continue reading Profile: Waylon’s Feed & Firewater — A Honky-Tonk Grows in St. Matthews

Highland Morning expands into St. Matthews

The popular Bardstown Rd. breakfast and brunch restaurant Highland Morning, which always seems to have a crowd outside and inside whenever I drive past, is planning to open a second location in St. Matthews. Later this summer, after some renovations to the space that most recently was a Tom + Chee outlet, Highland Morning will open at 111 St. Matthews Ave.

According to a story in Insider Louisville,  the restaurant will retain its Highland Morning name, and the decor will be similar to that of the Bardstown Rd. location. The menu will also be similar, though a larger kitchen at the new location might serve for some menu exploration and expansion in the future.

BBC St. Matthews turns 21

Bluegrass Brewing Company in St. Matthews, 3929 Shelbyville Rd., turned 21 on Nov. 1, and, of course, threw itself a big party, where it introduced its Anniversary Ale, based on its excellent British-style Nut Brown Ale.

Artist Wayne Ferguson has restored the original BBC mascot, the Wort Hog statue that had suffered indignities like losing an arm and its head over the years. The Wort Hog image has been the logo on BBC  merchandise, and the mascot of the Wort Hog Club, a group of craft beer aficionados who have remained loyal over the decades. Continue reading BBC St. Matthews turns 21