Food and Dining

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Heuser Health Optimization – One Month of Progress

Let’s start with the best news — after a month of adhering to a pretty strict diet, my Hemoglobin A1C level has dropped from 6.6 to 5.7. If the numbers mean nothing to you, Peggy Heuser tells me it’s fantastic, that I’ve gone from the diabetes danger zone to a pre-diabetes level. Seeing is believing when it comes to the Heuser Health’s optimization program. Results like that are making me more determined than ever to keep this regimen going.  I’ve also dropped 11 pounds, lost 2 1/2 inches on my belly, and even found myself able to bend my knees…


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Woodford Reserve® Celebrates the Best of Kentucky with 2018 Kentucky Derby® $1,000 Mint Julep Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Woodford Reserve®, the Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby®, today reveals its $1,000 Mint Julep Cup available at the Kentucky Derby® benefiting the Jennifer Lawrence Arts Fund. Now in its 13th year, the 2018 Cup pays tribute to Kentucky by offering a quintessential julep crafted by Woodford Reserve’s newly appointed Assistant Master Distiller, Elizabeth McCall, and Master Distiller, Chris Morris. This year’s cup, recipe and experience is presented under the theme: Best of Kentucky. Woodford Reserve® 2018 Kentucky Derby® Mint Julep  Ingredients: 2 oz. Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon 1 tsp Woodford County, Kentucky, Sorghum Simple Syrup 2 Leaves of Kentucky Colonel Mint Garnish: 3 spray red…


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Louisville chef joins forces with Ballotin to offer a night of good eats

Louisville, KY., – Mesa Collaborative Kitchen, Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey and Chef Miranda Stooksbury, Owner of Louisville’s Clover and The Greens, are teaming up to offer a night of whiskey, food and stories. “Excited for three of my favorite things to come together:Spring, Derby and Ballotin Whiskey! The light flavors of spring, the passion of the Kentucky Derby and the rich elegance of Ballotin Whiskey will pair perfectly for a meal that is not to be missed,” Stooksbury said. “Please join us in a celebration of the most anticipated season of the year.” The event is set for Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Mesa Collaborative Kitchen, 216 Pearl…


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LouisvilleKY’s Jim Beam teams up with Budweiser for new drink

Louisville, KY., –  /PRNewswire/ — Budweiser and Jim Beam® bourbon are toasting to the future as they join their 365 collective years of stateside distilling and brewing history to kick off a new friendship and marketing collaboration. The all-American pair have introduced a new taste of history to beer and bourbon fans alike through a cross-merchandising program starting in the spring and a new collaborative brew launching in the fall. Starting this month, the two brands will begin appearing together at bars and retail venues across the country, just in time for baseball season. Inspired by the “beer and a…


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All-New EatDrinkTalk Podcast Debuts on Louisville.am Network

Chef David Danielson, the Kentucky Derby Chef, Talks up his new Book The return of the Eat Drink Talk podcast features the renowned Churchill Downs chef, David Danielson, who joined Carolyn and Rick at the Louisville.am studios. Danielson is a busy man always, but especially now as he has just six weeks or so to prepare for the crush of 160,000 hungry horseracing fans on the first Saturday in May. He’s also promoting his new book, written with Tim Laird,The Bourbon Country Cookbook: New Southern Entertaining: 95 Recipes and More from a Modern Kentucky Kitchen is being published just in time…


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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…


Brandon O’Daniel

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…