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Eat Drink Talk Podcast will Focus on Local Bars and Restaurants

Carolyn McLean and Rick Redding Will Host Weekly Podcast A city known nationally for its restaurant and bar scene is set to have its own podcast devoted to eating, drinking and enjoying life in Louisville. The 30-minute weekly show will deliver discussion on dining trends, restaurant openings and closings, and all the latest industry news in a lively and entertaining format. Co-hosts Carolyn McLean and Rick Redding are seasoned journalists with a die-hard appreciation for the city’s gems, both old and new. “This show is a must-listen for Louisvillians who want the scoop on where to go and what to…


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LouisvilleKY man is KDF’s new burger champion

Louisville, KY.   – Jay Neubacher of Louisville is taking home the title of Derby Burger Champion, in the 7th Annual “Derby Burger Challenge” sponsored by Kentucky Beef Council and coordinated by the Kentucky Derby Festival. Neubacher’s recipe for his “D to the Double B” Burger  (Derby Bourbon Burger) was selected as the overall winner after a cook-off this morning at the Kroger in Middletown. It features ground beef, a five spice rub with bourbon smoked paprika, hickory smoked bacon, baby bella mushrooms, onions, chipotle peppers in an adobo sauce, and melted provolone cheese, all served on a brioche bun.   Tailgating at UofL’s…


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LouisvilleKY’s annual Pints for Parkinson’s set for April 18

    Louisville, KY., – The Pints for Parkinson’s Foundation in partnership with Gordon Biersch Brewery, the Craftworks Foundation and 4th Street Live are honored to host the 4th Annual Pint’s for Parkinson’s® Charity Fundraiser on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, starting at 5 p.m. The event is in conjunction with the annual tapping of Gordon Biersch’s Maibock Lager brewed by Beer Master Nick Landers. Other local breweries will be uniting to benefit Parkinson’s Center of Kentuckiana – Pints Unite! Featured breweries and distilleries to include Jim Beam, Sam Adams, Goodwood, Against the Grain, Ethereal, Fall City, West 6th, and more.   Gordon Biersch will be offering $3 pints of their Maibock beer that evening starting at 5 p.m. with…


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LouisvilleKY’s Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. Promotes Brandon O’Daniel To Master Distiller

American Brandy Distiller Masters The Craft LOUISVILLE, Ky. – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announces the promotion of Head Distiller, Brandon O’Daniel, to Master Distiller. O’Daniel has been Head Distiller of Copper & Kings since February 2014. He is a Kentucky-distilling thoroughbred with a bloodline that goes back four generations. His great-grandfather was distilling in the 1920’s, and whose confiscated still is rumored to be the largest in Kentucky history and the condenser “worm” of that still is believed to be stored at a Kentucky historical society. Brandon’s grandfather started in the Kentucky wine business in…


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Long John Silver’s Opens Flagship store in LouisvilleKY

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Long John Silver’s today celebrated the opening of its newest location in Louisville, Kentucky, at a Grand Opening ceremony located at the new restaurant, on the corner of Westport Road and Goose Creek Road. James O’Reilly, the company’s CEO was joined by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and members of the LJS executive team as they rang the ship’s bell to officially open the restaurant for business. “This grand opening marks an exciting turning point for our brand,” said Chief Executive Officer James O’Reilly. “A new era of growth for LJS begins with our new flagship restaurant and will…


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Papa John’s becomes new sponsor of LouisvilleKy’s Thunder Funder

PROCEEDS FROM “THUNDER FIREWORKS” PIZZA TO SUPPORT SHOW Louisville, KY.  – Ordering Papa John’s pizza will help support this year’s Thunder Over Louisville, now just one month away. Papa John’s and Kentucky Derby Festival officials announced this morning that Papa John’s is the new title sponsor of the Thunder Funder program. The program helps raise funds for Thunder Over Louisville – the Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies set for April 21. Beginning today, participating Papa John’s locations will donate $1.00 of every Thunder Fireworks pizza purchased to help support Thunder. The Thunder Fireworks pizza must be ordered online at PapaJohns.com using the online promo…


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Voting is now open for Kentucky Derby Festival’s best burger

Louisville, KY.   – Calling all Derby Festival foodies! Festival Fans can help pick the 2018 ‘Derby Burger’ Champion. Dozens of original recipes were submitted for the competition sponsored by the Kentucky Beef Council. Those recipes featuring 100% beef have been narrowed to the top 8 recipes. Voting is open online to help choose the final 4 burgers that will move on to the 2018 Derby Burger Challenge Cook-off.  Now through March 22, fans can visit KDF.org/Beef to vote for the burger they want to see make it to the cook-off. The burger recipes are judged based on Taste, Appearance, Creativity and Ease of Preparation. The winning burger…


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My Health Optimization – The Nutrition Piece

Without realizing it, I had fallen into the trap that many Americans do – eating crap. I had always been too busy, or too lazy, to eat nutritious foods. Sure, I hear in the media about the importance of diet, but to me it often meant mixing in a salad once a week. I certainly wasn’t intentional about my food intake, taking a lot of pleasure in the convenience and taste of fast food. In a normal week, I was eating a lot of pizza, sandwiches and starches, washing it down with beer and bourbon. My clothes weren’t fitting right,…


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Optimizing My Self with Heuser Health; Part 1

As a lifelong athlete, I’m aware that my recent lack of exercise, coupled with an unhealthy diet, has caused some adverse affects on my overall health. I’ve gained weight, of course, but also started to feel a little sluggish, and I get out of breath easy when I do move, and I feel my midsection growing with every bite of pizza. This week marks the start of the end of all that. I’m working with my friends at Heuser Health to get better – starting with diet and exercise, some vitamins and hormone replacement therapy. My enthusiastic leader on this…


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Four Roses Bourbon releases it’s 2018 Derby Festival Poster Bottle in LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY. – Signs of the Derby Festival can be found everywhere in the spring, including on bourbon bottles. Four Roses Bourbon is releasing their commemorative Derby Festival Poster Special Selection Single Barrel Bourbon this week, featuring the image of the 2018 Derby Festival Official Poster designed by Louisville artists and twin sisters – Jeaneen Barnhart and Doreen Barnhart DeHart, and a single barrel bourbon selected by Festival Officials. “This year’s poster is another iconic piece created by the Barnharts,” said Mike Berry, Kentucky Derby Festival President and CEO. “Their artwork can be found all around Louisville, and that now includes on bourbon…