Ideal Bartender School to train and boost Louisville’s hospitality ranks

Nearly two dozen hotels are planned for construction in Louisville, and at least that many new restaurants open annually. Yet the local labor pool is...

Tisha Gainey Flies Into Tailspin; Getting Eiderdown Right with James Gunnoe and Heather Burks

The city’s most delicious eating and drinking podcast is back, dishing up the latest in Louisville's restaurant scene. We start with big news on...

Two Years In, Goodwood is Good

Two years ago, the Goodwood Brewery brand was launched when brewmaster Joel Halblieb and his partners exited an agreement to use the name Bluegrass Brewing...

News Roundup: Thank you, Fidel Castro; new breweries; Pearl packages barrel picks

Louisville restaurant fans owe thanks to Fidel Castro! Seriously. A tip of the prol-cap to the now-dead longtime commandant of Cuba. Were he not...

Restaurateurs who ignore their numbers are doomed to lose

I had dinner recently with the operating partner of a casual, burger-centered Louisville restaurant. The food and drink weren’t fancy, but each was perfectly...

Michter’s appoints Heilmann first woman Master Distiller in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Michter's Distillery announce the promotion of Pamela Heilmann to master distiller, a position held by Willie Pratt for several years. Heilmann’s appointment makes...

Das Meal Brings German Feast to Shelbyville

Chef Ellen Gill McCarty says her customers come to Shelbyville's Science Hill Inn for fried chicken, shrimp and grits or a hot brown. But once...

Remarkable paired cocktail dinner at La Chasse sets the standard going forward

Most of us have been to a wine-paired dinner, and likely fewer of us to beer paired dinners. Now cocktail-paired dinners—though far from a trend—are...

Most chefs, restaurateurs agree, prix fixe menus are necessary at Derby time

If Louisville’s restaurant boom proves one thing, it’s that customers like choice. Who needs to eat at the same places all the time when...

EDT Talks Bourbon Culture with Bartender Sean Thibodeaux, and Bourbon Boom with Lisa Higgins...

The 18th EatDrinkTalk podcast is a full plate of news and interesting info from Steve and Rick. First up, Steve’s got the skinny on...