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LouisvilleKy’s Bourbon & Beyond announces official food and beverage partners

TICKETS ON SALE NOW @ HTTP://WWW.BOURBONANDBEYOND.COM FEATURING: _THE BIG BOURBON BAR PRESENTED BY LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL_ _ACCLAIMED BOURBON DISTILLERY PARTNERS SERVING UP THEIR BRILLIANT BOURBONS_ _THE BEST BOURBON MASTER DISTILLERS ALL TOGETHER FOR ONE WEEKEND_ _ SPEAKEASY BARS & PARTIES THAT YOU CAN ONLY EXPERIENCE HERE_ _TOP CHEFS FROM KENTUCKY AND AROUND THE COUNTRY SERVING UP MOUTHWATERING FARE_ _ _ LOUISVILLE, KY – In honor of National Bourbon Day, Danny Wimmer Presents is ecstatic to announce its highly anticipated Food & Beverage Partners for BOURBON & BEYOND, an incredible all-in-one bourbon, food, and music festival that celebrates the craftsmanship, soul and spirit…


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Edward Lee added to Louisville’s Louder than Life lineup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – LOUDER THAN LIFE continues expanding its weekend-long rock music, camping and Gourmet Man Food experience with the addition of celebrity chef Edward Lee (Food Network’s “Iron Chef,” Bravo’s “Top Chef”), a Louisville resident who’s spent a decade honing his vision at 610 Magnolia.  The rock and camping festival, set for October 3 and 4 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky, will feature Lee’s cooking demonstrations along with chef Tom Coghill (Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives”). Festival producers also announced Tito’s Handmade Vodka as the official vodka of LOUDER THAN LIFE. Attendees will have an opportunity to…


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Bourbon Barrel Foods: 20% of the Company’s Sales Come from Online Valentines and Holiday Shoppers

By Dawn Yankeelov Bourbon Barrel Foods sees a blockbuster Valentine’s Day this week, in part, because consumers like you, in Louisville and Southern Indiana, shopped online this weekend for that gift that says “Kentucky.”  Matt Jamie, founder and CEO, of Louisville-based Bourbon Barrel Foods, notes that people get very specific in their online gift searches, typing in “artisan soy sauce,” and chefs across the country are also right there with the local shoppers.  He says 18% of all orders in 2011 were from chefs, sharing with fellow restaurant owners, and spreading the word.  “As a former chef,” says Jamie, “that’s…


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While You Wait, News on Schools, Media and Jer

Still awaiting word on the all-important re-districting plan that is holding up everything in Frankfort.  Today the C-J takes its stand, pushing for keeping everything the way it is (old district plan) and rightly criticizing the partisan method used for setting new boundaries. You can’t leave this up to the politicians. Here’s some other big and small ideas: Charter Knowledge: If all you know about Hal Heiner’s push for charter schools in Kentucky is what you hear in that expensive ad campaign, take a look at this OP-ED by JCTA president Brent McKim in today’s C-J.  Using public money for…