Food and Dining

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See the Seer and Learn About Wendell Berry’s Life

I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve not ever read a book by one of Kentucky’s most beloved and prolific writers. But I did have the opportunity to see the evidence of Wendell Berry’s life onscreen, thanks to a wonderful documentary that opened the Flyover Film Festival Sunday night. The good news for you — there will be six screenings of the film Wednesday through Sunday at the Speed Museum. Berry, now 81, lives on a farm in Henry County. His Wikipedia listing says he’s a poet, farmer, writer, activist and academic. He’s been a prolific writer of novels, poetry and…

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Danny Mac’s Brings Pizza and Crack Sticks to Mellwood

By Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley What do a church, a birthday party, a band, this website and a pizza restaurant have in common? Proof that this world is a crazy place, frankly. It all started with my parents’ 80th birthday party at Most Blessed Sacrament Church. The guy cooking the food for us, Kenny Sullivan, liked my husband’s band that was playing, The M80s. He had a new restaurant opening at the Mellwood Arts Center and asked if they could play. And they did. Rick and Steve just started this website and I offered to do some publicity for my new…