Food and Dining

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LouisvilleKY’s 1st Annual Craft Beer Throwdown coming up soon

Louisville, KY (August 28, 2017) – Six local breweries are doing their part to end youth homelessness in our community by competing in the 1st Annual Craft Beer Throwdown on Thursday, September 7th. This new event is a benefit for the Coalition for the Homeless and will be held in the Louisville Executive Aviation hangar at Bowman Field from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. For a $20 online donation in advance or $25 at the door, attendees can taste six brews made exclusively for this event and vote for a winner. The winner will receive a custom-engraved mash paddle to display at their brewery and a year’s worth…


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LouisvilleKY WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

  15th annual event will run Sept. 1-4 at the Belvedere LOUISVILLE  – WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, will take place this Labor Day weekend for its 15th year, with four days of international food, music, dance and culture starting Sept. 1 at the downtown Belvedere. More than 70 local and regional entertainers will offer a variety of music, dance styles and beats, ranging from African drumming to reggae to Indian, Celtic, Arabic, Latin, Caribbean music and more. Headliner acts will include Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa, Cheili Minucci & the EFK All Stars with Karen Briggs, Billy Goat Strut…


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Old Forester Distillery Installs Column Still in new LouisvilleKY facility

Centerpiece for new distillery marks milestone in construction PR Newswire LOUISVILLE, Ky., /PRNewswire/ — Old Forester has  installed the centerpiece of its new distillery – the column still. Produced by Vendome Copper and Brass Works, the Old Forester still is 24 inches wide and 44 feet tall, weighing in at 4700 lbs. The column still’s key role in bourbon making is the separation of the fermented mash (corn, rye, malt and barley) to create ‘new spirit,’ essentially serving as the heart of the distillery. The column still traveled down Main Street from Louisville’s Vendome company for installation. The still was lifted from a…


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Varanese Restaurant Celebrates 10 Years on LouisvilleKY’s Frankfort Avenue

Party and Retrospective Dinner will be held to honor the 10-Year Anniversary   Photos from Varanese’s Twitter page Louisville, KY (August 1, 2017) – Varanese Restaurant, located at 2106 Frankfort Avenue, has been bringing creative, fresh cuisine and nightly live jazz music to the Clifton neighborhood for almost a decade. Since its opening in August of 2007, over 500,000 people have been served at Varanese. To celebrate this 10-year anniversary milestone, the team at Varanese has planned a community party and a special dinner. The 10th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Sunday, August 20th from5:00pm-11:00pm and will feature live music by Jeff Sherman’s 4-piece jazz band…


Grassa Grammaw

LouisvilleKY’s Holiday Manor Shopping Center to get upscale Italian restaurant

Louisville, KY., – Kevin Grangier and Belle Noble Entertainment Group, LLC, have formalized the company’s plans to locate its seventh experiential dining concept at 2210 Holiday Manor Blvd in Holiday Manor Shopping Center. Grassa Gramma will offer authentic northern and southern Italian fare in an experiential environment, consistent with Grangier’s current concepts The Village Anchor, The Sea Hag Pub, Le Moo Fine Steak House, Blue Moo Supper Lounge, Kevin’s PICNIC and PICNIC Office Catering. Grassa Gramma is loosely translated in Italian to “Plump Grammaw”. The approximately 7,000 sf restaurant and bar will be located at Holiday Manor shopping center in the space formerly occupied…


craft beer throwdown

LouisvilleKY’s 1st Annual Craft Beer Throwdown to be held on September 7th

Louisville, KY (July 26, 2017) – The 1st Annual Craft Beer Throwdown, a benefit for the Coalition for the Homeless, will be held in the Louisville Executive Aviation hangar at Bowman Field, 2700 Gast Blvd., on Thursday, Sept. 7th from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. At this new event, guests will taste brews made exclusively for this event and vote for a winner. Attendees can also enjoy the breweries’ regular offerings, food trucks, and entertainment. The first 200 guests will receive a swag bag. Tickets are available for a $20 donation in advance at louhomeless.org or a $25 donation at the door. Participating local breweries include Great Flood…


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Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” Coming to LouisvilleKY’s Mussel & Burger Bar

Restaurant invites fans to participate in taping on Wednesday, August 2   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 25, 2017) — Mussel & Burger Bar, the award-winning restaurant from Chef Fernando Martinez’s Olé Restaurant Group announced today that the Travel Channel will be filming an episode of the show “Food Paradise” on Wed., Aug. 2 in Louisville. “We really can’t wait to have the Travel Channel here with us.  The whole Mussel & Burger Bar team is beyond thrilled to be featured, and we are eager to bring even more spotlight to one of the hottest food cities in America, Louisville, KY.” said Chef Martinez, co-founder of…


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LouisvilleKY’s Red Herring Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen expands with new coffee house opening July 27

Red Herring Coffee Lounge & Roastery provides caffeine boost and house-made pastries for morning crowd LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 20, 2017) – – Louisville’s favorite new bar Red Herring Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen, 1757 Frankfort Ave., will soon share it’s space with Red Herring Coffee Lounge & Roastery. This alter ego opens July 27 offering a custom coffee roast, tea, and fresh squeezed juices. Guests can also enjoy both “PG” and “XXX” coffee-tails including a cold fashioned with coffee instead of bourbon and bitters, cherry and orange and a cold brew Negroni with Campari, gin and cold-brewed coffee. Made-from-scratch pastries and breakfast sandwiches…


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LouisvilleKY’s 3rd Annual Taste of Independents set for July 30th

  Benefiting Apron Inc. Sunday, July 30, 1PM – 4PM at The Olmsted – 3701 Frankfort Avenue   Louisville, KY – – Sunday, July 30 from 1PM – 4PM join APRON Inc. celebrate and salute our local Independent Restaurants who serve you daily!  The Taste of Independents, produced by Apron Inc., benefits employees in the independent service industry who find themselves in financial need through no fault of their own. Apron Inc. President, Gary Fox states, “I love this event- it is our big yearly showcase where we raise funds for our program of helping Independent Restaurants Workers in times of need, and to shine a spotlight on the immense…


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LouisvilleKY’s Birracibo Artisan Pizza & Craft Beer Presents “Lasagna for Little Ones” for StageOne Family Theatre

  Louisville, KY – – July 29th is National Lasagna Day and Birracibo (literally translates into “Beer” and “Food”) is celebrating with a Fund-Raising Spectacle to benefit Stage One, filling your tummy with four of the most delicious Lasagnas known to man. Chef Jenn Jewel present a classic, an original, a KY homegrown, and an International Lasagna to tantalize even the pickiest taste buds.   We will be featuring a classic Italian Lasagna that Chef Jenn will add a twist or two. Our second one will be a Smoked Turkey Hot Brown. Thirdly, we must not forget our vegan friends exploding with veggie goodness. And lastly, we will celebrate another…