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Falls City Hospitality announces plans to open JQ Public House restaurant at Louisville’s RiverPark Place

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Falls City Hospitality Group (FCHG) is proud to announce the name of their newest Louisville restaurant, JQ Public House. Expected to open in late spring 2016, the mid-century modern beer garden will feature wholesome, comfort food rooted in Americana. Executive chef Jonathan Schwartz will offer an extensive number of dishes that appeal to every generation including several variations of fried chicken, baked-to-order meatloaf and a variety of seafood options like a fish boil, raw oysters and steamed clams that pair perfectly with the view of the Ohio River. An entire wall of windows will make up a portion…


Falls City Hospitality announces plans for Doc’s Cantina in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Falls City Hospitality Group (FCHG) is proud to announce the name of their newest Louisville restaurant, Doc’s Cantina. The South of the Border concept will be located in the former Tumbleweed location, 2301 River Road. FCHG entered a lease agreement for the location with the Waterfront Development Corp. earlier this year. The name is a play on Doc Crow’s, also owned and operated by FCHG. Construction is scheduled to begin by mid-summer on the 8,000 square foot site at the foot of the Big Four Bridge. Doc’s Cantina is scheduled to open by the end of 2015. “We…


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TGIF Local Lunch Post – Get Your Fleur de Lis On at La Coop for “Dejeuner.”

Welcome to the latest whim here at TGIF  – “Pitchin’ from the Kitchen.” Whenever the opportunity presents itself or the mood strikes, I’ll pull someone from the crew over for his or her lunch suggestions. Today, prep supervisor Jeremy Ferry step up to the plate for La Coop. -Bistro a Vins. Louisville’s history with France is often traced to the dining table. And yes, the history and the food are rich. A tip of the beret, if you will, to owners Steven and Michael Ton, the creative culinary siblings who brought us Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar as…


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TGIF Local Lunch Post – Gone Fishing!

Summer is the time for re-runs. If you missed this post from Dec. 2011,  then it’s new to you! Feel free to suggest your favorite place to catch some fish for lunch. With Lent and warm picnic weather far behind us, there is still the call and craving for fish on Friday. In a bowl, on a platter, between bread or chopsticks, the humble fish gives its all in the name of nourishment and taste. A few suggestions for the best lunchtime catches are captured in the following menu items: Napa River Grill – Venture to northern California and the Pacific…


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Downtown: A Yum Complaint and Doc Crow’s

I hate to rain on the parade of civic and school pride as it relates to the University of Louisville’s phenomenal success as the home team at the KFC Yum Center, but all the prosperity has created a bit of a problem for the women’s program. The Lady Cards took care of Seton Hall, 59-49, in a game devoid of much excitement on the floor. U of L got an early lead and held it throughout against an abysmal 8-20 team before an announced crowd of 9,875 on Senior Day.  Mine and Luke’s favorite player, second-leading scorer Shoni Schimmel, played…