Food and Dining

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The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park

Louisville, KY., – The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,300 people participated in the event, and organizers hope to boost that number this year. The annual event is hosted by The Big Table, with major support from the Global Human Project and the Louisville Metro Office for Globalization. Each participant is asked to bring a dish, fruit, dessert or non-alcoholic drink to share with at least six people. Participants are encouraged to bring a dish…


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Heine Brothers’ Opening Two New LouisvilleKY area Locations This Fall

Locally-owned fair trade and organic roaster to open in New Albany and the Outer Loop LOUISVILLE, Ky. –Heine Brothers’ Coffee, Louisville’s original fair trade and organic coffee roaster, announced today that it will open two new locations this fall, 410 W. Daisy Lane and State Street in New Albany, IN and 3541 Outer Loop, just off I-65 in the Okolona neighborhood. “We’ve had requests for years to open new coffee shop locations throughout the region, and we’re excited to bring Heine Brothers’ to both New Albany and Okolona.” said Heine Brothers’ Co-founder and President, Mike Mays. “Heine Brothers’ shops are places to relax or…


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LouisvilleKY’s 375 Park Avenue Spirits expanding

Chivas Brothers, Jan Becher, Pernod-Brasil, Pernod Finland, Pernod SAS, and Corby Spirit and Wine Limited Announce Multi-Year U.S. Distribution Agreement with 375 Park Avenue Spirits LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 375 Park Avenue Spirits today announced it has signed a new agreement that will substantially expand its current portfolio. Effective August 1, 2018, 375 Park Avenue Spirits has been appointed the sole U.S. importer for the term of five years for Ballantine’s, Passport, and Something Special whiskies from Scotland by Chivas Brothers Ltd.; Becherovka Herbal Liqueur from the Czech Republic by Jan Becher; Cachaça Janeiro from Brazil by Pernod-Brasil; Soho Lychee Liqueur from France by Pernod SAS; and Minttu Peppermint Liqueur from Finland by Pernod Finland….


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Vault in the Ville takes over LouisvilleKY’s 4th Street Live!

LOUISVILLE, KY – Heuser Health announces its _7TH ANNUAL VAULT IN THE VILLE AT 4TH STREET LIVE! _fundraising event scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 27, 28, and 29. Proceeds will benefit the Louisville Youth Training Center (LYTC). “We are excited for this year’s event showcasing national pole vaulters from Olympic athletes all the way down to high school students,” proclaims Chip Heuser, event chairman. “Guests will enjoy exciting pole vault competition, plus, new this year, our own “Louisville Warrior Competition” for kids and adults.” The Louisville Warrior Competition tests skills of all ages in an obstacle course set up around the vault venue. A happy hour will…


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James Beard Foundation’s Taste America® is coming to LouisvilleKY this fall

JBF Taste America Local All-Star Annie Pettry joins celebrated chefs to create a one-of-a-kind culinary experience October 19 at Ashbourne Farms LOUISVILLE, KY (July 16, 2018) – The James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced the cities and dates for its sixth annual Taste America® national culinary tour, Sept. 28 through Nov. 17 including a stop for the first time ever in Louisville in October. The traveling series will bring a unique partnering of culinary greats, dining experiences and educational opportunities to 10 dynamic food destinations this fall including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Louisville, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, and…


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LouisvilleKY’s 3rd Annual South Points Buy Local Fair to be held Saturday, July 28th

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 3rd Annual South Points Buy Local Fair on Saturday, July 28th from 3pm-7pm at the Iroquois Amphitheater. The fair is aimed at encouraging locals to find diversity and adventure in South Louisville, and will  feature South Louisville independent businesses, music, a kid’s area, a cooling tent, food, and local libations. Admission and parking are free. The event will precede the Burnt Knob Music Festival at Iroquois Amphitheater, which features local acts and begins at 7:00pm on July 28th. “The Fair is designed to showcase unique businesses that contribute to the distinct character of South Louisville,” says Jennifer Rubenstein, Director…


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LouisvilleKY’s Breakfast of Champions to host Karen Williams

Louisville, KY., – The long-awaited, newly-renovated Convention Center downtown opens again for business in August. You can hear all about the fantastic facility, and what it means for local tourism, at the July 17 Breakfast of Champions with Karen Williams, President and CEO of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. The event is set for July 17, 2018, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the University Club, 200 E Brandeis Avenue on the campus of University of Louisville. Tickets are $20 at the door. RSVP’s can be made at this Facebook link. Williams, a Louisville native, has been a leader in the…


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Cool off this weekend at LouisvilleKY’s Riverside with some old fashioned ice cream

  Photos of last years’s Ice Cream Social are from Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing’s Facebook Page Louisville, KY., – The entire family is invited to enjoy a day of fun on the banks of the Ohio River as Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing hosts an “Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social,”  Sunday, July 8 from 1-5 p.m. The historic property is located at 7410 Moorman Road in southwest Louisville. The event features live music by Storefront Congregation, and several activities for kids, including games, miniature train rides, pony rides, a farm animal petting zoo and the Southwest Library Book Sale. Visitors will also…


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El Taco Luchador Will Soon Have a Downtown LouisvilleKY Location

LOUISVILLE, KY—The taqueria that has been named the most popular taco spot in the state by BuzzFeed & Yelp and recognized in Southern Living’s “City Guide to Louisville”, is opening a third location, this time in downtown Louisville. Chef Fernando Martinez’s Olé Hospitality Group announced today the company plans to open El Taco Luchador sometime in late Summer or early Fall in the space formerly occupied by Zoë’s Kitchen, 500 W. Jefferson St., at the corner of West Jefferson and South Fifth St. The group opened the first El Taco Luchador in 2013 at 938 Baxter Avenue and followed up in July of 2017 with the second location…


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Family Fun, Cards’ Celebration, Country Music and Farmers Market Headline Fourth Street Live! Events

There’s plenty of exciting attractions coming to Fourth Street Live!, including events for fans of basketball, country music, and healthy eating. FAMILY FUN DAY Bring the whole family, including those with four legs, to Fourth Street Live! on June 30 for the first-ever Family Fun Day. There will be a full schedule of activities suitable for little ones and furry friends alike. It’s always fun to bring the family pet to a big event, especially with the opportunity to interact with other animals. For $5, guests get an all-access wrist band. Proceeds benefit The Arrow Fund, a non-profit with a…