Food and Dining

papa johns

LouisvilleKY’s Papa John’s leaves it up to public to pick next pizza

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Papa John’s International, Inc. today announced its weeklong Pick Our Next Pizzacampaign, inviting fans to choose its next menu item. The company developed four new pizzas for the campaign, each with a diverse flavor profile. Beginning today, pizza lovers can cast a vote for their favorite using a Twitter poll on Papa John’s Twitter page. The four crave-worthy contenders include: Huevos Rancheros A delicious take on huevos rancheros with chorizo, eggs, onions, tomatoes, real cheese made from mozzarella, and ranchero sauce baked atop our fresh-made original dough. The Roast Celebrate the Year of the Pig! You can smell it from…

Angels Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

LouisvilleKy’s ANGEL’S ENVY announces first release in six years

ANGEL’S ENVY’S first new release since 2013, this limited edition run of 3,600 bottles, offers distinct richness with notes of hazelnut and raisins LOUISVILLE, Ky., /PRNewswire/ — ANGEL’S ENVY, the Louisville-based craft distiller that produces small batch, hand-finished whiskeys, today announced its first new release since 2013, a limited-edition bourbon finished in Oloroso Sherry casks, ANGEL’S ENVY Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Oloroso Sherry Casks. Just 3,600 bottles are available for purchase at the ANGEL’S ENVY Distillery in Downtown Louisville and select retailers in Kentucky. Beginning on February 12 there will be a limited number of reservations available through 500 Main, ANGEL’S ENVY membership platform for loyal fans,…

Michter's Fort Nelson Distillery

LouisvilleKY’s Michter’s Fort Nelson Distillery Opening Celebration on January 31st, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  /PRNewswire/ — After years of restoration work, Michter’s Fort Nelson Distillery will have an opening celebration on Thursday, January 31st, 2019.  Public tours are scheduled to begin on February 2nd and can be booked at Located at 801 West Main Street on Louisville’s Museum Row, the distillery is directly across the street from The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and down the block from The Frazier History Museum, which has been designated the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Welcome Center. The Fort Nelson building is an impressive example of cast iron and stone construction with Romanesque windows and a striking corner turret rising above its neighbors. First built in…

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LouisvilleKY’s Old Forester announces new release

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,/PRNewswire/ — Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon™, will introduce Old Forester Kentucky Straight Rye Whisky, the distillery’s first new grain recipe in nearly 150 years. Old Forester Rye will be available nationwide beginning February 1. “Our signature bourbon recipe has done this brand proud through Prohibition, World Wars and changing consumer palates,” said Campbell Brown, Old Forester President and great-great grandson of founder George Garvin Brown. “This January we will create a new tradition with a Kentucky Straight Rye that will capture the hearts and excite the palates of experienced Rye drinkers and curious whisky enthusiasts alike.” The newest expression…

2015 Winning Derby Burger

KDF looking to LouisvilleKY and surrounding area for the best burger around

Louisville, KY. – Do you have a stand out burger recipe?  The Kentucky Derby Festival and the Kentucky Beef Council are looking for the next ‘Derby Burger’ Champion. Starting today hamburger recipes will be accepted for submission in the eighth annual “Derby Burger Challenge,” sponsored by the Kentucky Beef Council. Recipes can be submitted online at from now through March 14. “This competition has been a great way to showcase Kentucky beef and this state’s love for a delicious burger.” said Katelyn Hawkins, Kentucky Beef Council. “There are so many ways to make a winning burger. We can’t wait to see the unique…

barrell bourbon

LouisvilleKY’s Barrell Craft Spirits releases new line

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barrell Craft Spirits of Louisville, KY is pleased to announce the introduction of its Barrell Craft Spirits line, a perfect complement to the Company’s award-winning batch releases. This fall, the company will introduce this premium new line in three limited releases: Barrell Craft Spirits Bourbon – a complex blend of 15-year-old straight bourbon whiskeys bottled at peak maturity Barrell Craft Spirits Whiskey – a 25-year-old American whiskey finished in Sercial Madeira barrels Barrell Craft Spirits Rum – a complex blend of 13- to 21-year-old vintage rum from Barbados, Jamaica and Guyana Whiskey reviewer Fred Minnick recently named Barrell Craft Spirits Bourbon his Best American…


Here’s a Heuser Health Update

Many of you have followed my progress in getting healthy with Peggy Heuser of Heuser Health. Here’s an update: In early March 2018, I met with Peggy Heuser to get the results of the blood work she’d ordered for me. I had not had a physical or been to a doctor for more than three years. In 2015, I had fusion surgery done on my right ankle. Having been a serious athlete before that, I had stopped most activity. As a result of that, and an unhealthy diet, I had become obese and that day weighed 229 on her scale….


LouisvilleKY’s small businesses Host Annual hoLOUdays Contest

Louisville, KY  – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) has officially launched its annual Buy Local, Win $1000 hoLOUdays Contest. Now through January 2nd, shoppers can enter to win a $1,000 LIBA gift card at any of the 450+ LIBA member retailers. More info and official contest rules are available at New this year, LIBA will host “12 Nights of hoLOUdays,” a series of special events held at different local retailers. The first event will be held Tuesday, November 27, 4pm-7pm at Red Tree, 701 E. Market Street, and will feature complimentary cookies, 50% off all holiday ornaments, and a drawing for a $50…

bourbon city cruiser

Bourbon City Cruisers Coming To Downtown LouisvilleKY

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) – A fleet of electric-powered Bourbon City Cruisers will hit the streets of Louisville in the spring of 2019. New city tours connecting travelers with distillery, culinary and entertainment destinations downtown in these unique eco-friendly vehicles are in development from the owners of Mint Julep Experiences. Each three-wheeled cruiser will accommodate up to six passengers driven by an expert guide. Inspired by a city sightseeing tour in Denver, Co., Mint Julep Experiences owner Sean Higgins experienced the most fun he could imagine on three wheels. His desire to bring a safe, eco-friendly, affordable and fun…

locust grove

LouisvilleKY’s Locust Grove will take visitors back hundreds of years this weekend

Louisville, KY., – When visitors enter Locust Grove’s grounds during this year’s 18th Century Market Fair on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, they’ll be transported to the year 1778 in the middle of the American Revolution. That’s the year George Rogers Clark founded the city of Louisville during the Illinois Campaign that was the cornerstone to the War in the West, including his successful raid at Kaskaskia. Visit with members of the Continental Army on the side of the Americans and the British Dragoons and Marines, Scottish Highlanders and Hessians fighting for King George III and learn about…