40 Years in Beer, Part Ten: When friends actually did let friends drive drunk

40 Years in Beer, Part Ten: When friends actually did let friends drive drunk

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Nine: The point of know return. It has taken me a long while to understand that it usually takes...
El Nopal, Black Olive Italian Grill divide Cardinal Center eatery space

El Nopal, Black Olive Italian Grill divide Cardinal Center eatery space

El Nopal Mexican Cuisine Crittenden and a sister concept, Black Olive Italian Grill (cover photo), are sharing the square footage at 2745 Crittenden Drive...
<div>Edibles & Potables: Check out Southern Indiana’s Sweets and Treats Trail</div>

Edibles & Potables: Check out Southern Indiana’s Sweets and Treats Trail

I googled the term “trail tourism” without expecting the results to be quite this literal. As it turns out, trail tourism is quite the...
A second location for Señora Arepa is in the works

A second location for Señora Arepa is in the works

The first Señora Arepa opened in 2021 in NuLu behind La Bodeguita de Mima (721 E. Market St.), bringing tastes of Venezuela to Louisville. The...
<div>Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen is 40 years young</div>

Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen is 40 years young

Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen turned 40 on Tuesday. The shop’s website explains the way it all went down four decades ago. In 1982,...

Review: Tandoori Fusion Offers Artistic Indian Creations

Thoughts inspired by a recent meal at Louisville’s Tandoori Fusion restaurant: Fusion cuisine has been around for centuries, going back to Chinese restaurateurs coming up...
Schnitzelburg Food Truck “Invasion” is slated for Sunday, August 21

Schnitzelburg Food Truck “Invasion” is slated for Sunday, August 21

Let’s begin with the Louisville Food Truck Association’s mission statement. You can’t get much more local than the food trucks of the Louisville Food Truck...

Margaritas in the ‘Ville Returns To Captain’s Quarters In August

Want to help pick the best margarita in the city? Margaritas in the ‘Ville, a LEO event, returns for its tenth year on Thursday, Aug....
Hip Hops: The Reinheitsgebot matters, except when it doesn’t

Hip Hops: The Reinheitsgebot matters, except when it doesn’t

Old-school Minneapolis. Greeting from Minneapolis, where we’re spending my birthday week. The Beer Hall at Surly Brewing is a ten minute walk from our Airbnb....
Pregame Coffee Opens in Clifton

Pregame Coffee Opens in Clifton

A Clifton neighborhood building that was legendarily known for Jerry Lotz’s quirky collection has completed its transformation, getting a new life as Pregame Coffee,...
Mai’s Thai’s 21st anniversary party in Jeffersonville is Sat., Aug. 6

Mai’s Thai’s 21st anniversary party in Jeffersonville is Sat., Aug. 6

Mai’s Thai 20th anniversary party in August, 2020. Mai’s Thai is old enough to legally drink a festive Singha, and not only will there be...
The Fox Fest on August 13 will benefit APRON Inc.

The Fox Fest on August 13 will benefit APRON Inc.

It isn’t entirely clear why the St. Matthews Street Festival, which traditionally ran on the first Saturday in August, isn’t on the agenda for...
<div>Edibles & Potables: “Ate x 10: A Group Exhibition About Food,” at the Carnegie Center, New Albany</div>

Edibles & Potables: “Ate x 10: A Group Exhibition About Food,” at the Carnegie...

“Edibles & Potables” is F&D’s weekly Sunday slot to consider eats, eateries, and the occasional “larger” issue located on the periphery of our customary...
“Death to Chain Restaurants,” or how one evening at Taco Bell (circa 2005) radicalized me

“Death to Chain Restaurants,” or how one evening at Taco Bell (circa 2005) radicalized...

I’ve meant to tell this story many times over the years. Earlier this week the topic arose at Facebook in the form of a...
Yang Kee Noodle has closed, but looks to reopen elsewhere

Yang Kee Noodle has closed, but looks to reopen elsewhere

According to Yang Kee Noodle, “this isn’t ‘goodbye,’ it’s a ‘see you later.'” The venerable (19 years) restaurant has vacated its space at 13301 Shelbyville...

Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should: Menu Edition

When a new friend or neighbor finds out that one of my jobs involves writing restaurant reviews, their first response is usually something like...

Stay Cool This Weekend With These Fork & Barrel Mocktails

We’re back with some more cocktail recipes for the week. Summer is beginning to near a close but there are still hot days ahead....
No Wiggle Room

No Wiggle Room

The Wiggle Room (1066 Bardstown Road), which launched late last year on the second floor of the former HopCat beer bar building, will close. ...
Today is National Chili Dog Day

Today is National Chili Dog Day

As a special occasion, I’ll suspend my usual chain skepticism for a Skyline tout. We all have our exceptions, and this is mine. National Chili...