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Like a good burger LouisvilleKY? Voting now open for KDF Derby Burger

Louisville, KY.   – Calling all Derby Festival foodies! Festival Fans can help pick the 2019 ‘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 2019 Derby Burger Challenge Cook-off.  Now through March 21, fans can visit KDF.org/Beef to vote for the burger they want to see make it to the cook-off. The top 8 Derby Burger Challenge finalists are: Chimichurri Churchill – Lori Poe of Mt. Sterling…


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LouisvilleKY distillery joins others to launch new tours

  3 Trailblazing Kentucky Distilleries Offer Complimentary Spirits Adventures LOUISVILLE, Ky.  – Frankfort-based Buffalo Trace Distillery, Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. and Bardstown-based Barton 1792 Distillery have announced the combining of forces to provide enthusiasts of all Kentucky spirits an exciting new collective tour experience. “Bringing together the union of the world’s most award-winning distillery, Kentucky’s oldest fully operating distillery in the Bourbon Capital of the world, and perhaps the most imaginative new distillery in America, is something akin to the aligning of stars,” says Mark Brown, Buffalo Trace Distillery and Barton 1792 Distillery president and chief executive…


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LouisvilleKY-based Michter’s to Release US*1 Barrel Strength Rye

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,/PRNewswire/ — The Louisville based distiller will be releasing its Michter’s US*1 Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey this April 2019. Michter’s Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann is clearly excited. She observed, “Since I joined Michter’s, I’ve developed a greater appreciation of how good American Rye can be. I think this US*1 Barrel Strength Rye is really exceptional.” Michter’s Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson shared Pam’s enthusiasm for the release, noting, “The increased corn and malted barley used in the rye recipe really allows the barrel to transform the product into a super smooth, rich and complex rye whiskey with an elegance on…


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LouisvilleKY’s “March for Meals” raises awareness of hunger

Mayor Fischer, Metro Council Members and other leaders deliver Meals on Wheels Louisville, KY., – Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program announced today its support and participation in the 17th annual March for Meals – the month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on this vital safety net. “The services that we provide the seniors of Louisville are critical and the need continues to increase,” said Melanie Rivard, program manager for the city’s Senior Nutrition Program, part of Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services.  “Together, we can keep seniors living independently, healthier…


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Bourbon & Beyond Returns to LouisvilleKY For Third Year With Eclectic Lineup Of Top Rock, Roots And Folk Acts

The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival Expands To Three Days, September 20, 21 & 22 In Louisville, KY At Newly Created Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center  One-Of-A-Kind Event Offers Bourbon And Culinary Experiences Featuring Master Distillers As Well As Celebrity Chefs During Bourbon Heritage Month   LouisvilleKY – The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, will make its anticipated return to Louisville, KY Friday, September 20, Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22,expanding to three days full of incredible music, unique culinary events, and unmatched experiences from the region’s best distilleries at the new Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center. In addition to an unforgettable lineup…


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LouisvilleKY’s first Kentucky Derby Festival event kicks off this week

Louisville, KY. –  A Kentucky Derby Festival favorite returns this week to help usher in spring. Festival Unveiled is Thursday, March 14, at the Mellwood Arts Center. The event kicks off at 5 p.m. Citizens Union Bank and Four Roses are the Presenting Sponsors of this pre-Festival party. “Festival Unveiled” will showcase several elements of the 2019 Festival. In addition to the 2019 Official Poster and Merchandise line, guests will also receive the Official Program with complete details of this year’s Festival. While enjoying the evening, guests have an opportunity to bid on a silent auction of framed posters. In conjunction…


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LouisvilleKY restaurant to test new idea with Derby Week pop-up

OLÉ HOSPITALITY GROUP TEASING NEW STEAK & BOURBON CONCEPT WITH DERBY WEEK POP-UP Photos from Steak & Bourbon’s Facebook page… LOUISVILLE, KY—Olé Hospitality Group, the creative force behind Mussel & Burger Bar, Artesano Vino Tapas y Mas, Taco Luchador, Guaca Mole Cocina Mexicana announced today a special Derby week Pop-up to whet Louisville’s appetite for their long-anticipated new concept, Steak & Bourbon: An American Grill.  April 30 – May 4, Olé will be serving up Steak & Bourbon’s menu at Artesano Vino Tapas y Mas in Wesport Village at 1321 Herr Ln #130. “We are offering very limited reservations as something fun to celebrate the best…


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LouisvilleKY’s Comfy Cow creates custom ice cream flavor to help Louisville Zoo celebrate 50th anniversary

LouisvilleKY – To help the Louisville Zoo celebrate its 50th anniversary Comfy Cow has created a custom-made ice cream available in stores March 1 – October 31. Polar Bear Freeze is made with a white chocolate ice cream, Oreo pieces and chocolate chips. It will be available in all five stores. Comfy Cow has generously offered 20% of the proceeds of the sale of Polar Bear Freeze to the Zoo. The Zoo is celebrating its 50 anniversary all year long. The big community celebration — 50Fest — is set for May 18 – 19.  Guests can meet the Zoo’s new animal mascots including…


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LouisvilleKY’s Brown-Forman Named Distiller of the Year

Old Forester Recognized With Distillery Manager of the Year LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Whisky Magazine has named Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA)(NYSE:BFB) the Distiller of the Year and recognized Juan Merizalde Carrillo of Old Forester Distilling Co. as Distillery Manager of the Year at the 2019 Icons of Whisky America Awards held in New York. The Icons of Whisky are the annual industry awards organized by Whisky Magazine that recognize the very best people and places in the whiskey business around the world. The Icons of Whisky Awards America are presented annually as part of the Whisky Magazine Awards. “We are honored to receive…


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LouisvilleKY-based Long John Silver’s celebrates 50th anniversary

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Long John Silver’s, the nation’s largest quick service seafood restaurant company, is celebrating its 50th anniversary by giving its fans more of what they love – great tasting fish! This Lenten season, guests can enjoy more fish in every bite with the new Thick Cut Alaska White Fish Basket and the Thick Cut Alaska White Fish Sandwich Combo at Long John Silver’s. “We are always looking for new ways to surprise and delight our guests; many of whom are loyal fans of the golden fried fish that’s made us famous for 50 years,” said Vice President of Marketing and Culinary Innovation,…