Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” Coming to LouisvilleKY’s Mussel & Burger Bar

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Restaurant invites fans to participate in taping on Wednesday, August 2


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 25, 2017) — Mussel & Burger Bar, the award-winning restaurant from Chef Fernando Martinez’s Olé Restaurant Group announced today that the Travel Channel will be filming an episode of the show “Food Paradise” on Wed., Aug. 2 in Louisville.

“We really can’t wait to have the Travel Channel here with us.  The whole Mussel & Burger Bar team is beyond thrilled to be featured, and we are eager to bring even more spotlight to one of the hottest food cities in America, Louisville, KY.” said Chef Martinez, co-founder of the Olé Restaurant Group, which is comprised of Mussel and Burger Bar Downtown, Mussel & Burger Bar Jeffersontown,  Mercato Italiano in Norton Commons, Artesano Vino Tapas Y Mas in Westport Village, Guaca Mole Cocina Mexicana on Ormsby Station Road, Red Barn Kitchen in Lyndon, El Taco Luchador on Baxter Avenue and the soon-to-open El Taco Luchador location in St. Matthews. “We’re going to showcase a couple of inventive dishes with gourmet twists.”

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Mussel & Burger Bar fans will have a chance to be a part of the taping at the 113 S. 7th Street location in downtown Louisville. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The Travel Channel crew will begin filming after 11 a.m.


Food Paradise”, currently in its 11th season on Travel Channel, invites the audience on a cross-country adventure to find the “tastiest, most mouth-watering, and decadent meals in America.”  The show airs at 9 p.m. Wednesdays.  An air date for the Mussel & Burger Bar episode will be announced in the future.


This will be the third time Chef Martinez and Mussel & Burger Bar will be featured on national television, with previous appearances on Food Network’s “Burgers, Brew & ‘Que” and “Ginormous Food.”


About Mussel and Burger Bar:

Mussel & Burger Bar offers unique, inventive burgers and gourmet twists on classic bar and grill fare, made in-house, with fresh, top-notch ingredients.  Mussel & Burger Bar opened in early 2013, at 9200 Taylorsville Road in Jeffersontown.  A second location opened in Downtown Louisville at 113 S. 7th Street in late 2015. Mussel & Burger Bar won the 2016 LEO Weekly Readers’ Choice Award for Best Burger in Louisville and is ranked the top burger in the city by Zomato. or Facebook: @musselburgerbar.


About Olé Restaurant Group: The Olé Restaurant Group is an independently-operated restaurant group of seven eateries in Louisville, Kentucky.  Founded by Chef Fernando Martinez, Olé is comprised of Mercato Italiano, Artesano Vino Tapas Y Mas, Guaca Mole Cocina Mexicana, Mussel & Burger Bar Jeffersontown, Mussel & Burger Bar Downtown, El Taco Luchador, and Red Barn Kitchen. Visit, or on Facebook.


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