Heaven Hill Springs Distillery begins construction in Bardstown

Heaven Hill Springs Distillery begins construction in Bardstown

On Monday in Bardstown ground was broken on Heaven Hill’s much anticipated new $135 million distillery, which will be called Heaven Hill Springs Distillery. “We’re...
At long last, an Indian grocery for SoIN: Spiceland in Clarksville

At long last, an Indian grocery for SoIN: Spiceland in Clarksville

LEO Weekly reports a much welcomed episode of multiculturalism for the benefit of Southern Indiana foodies in the advent of Spiceland, an Indian grocery...
Hip Hops: Crowler Catering for Father’s Day (or any day, actually)

Hip Hops: Crowler Catering for Father’s Day (or any day, actually)

Don’t forget the Kentucky Craft Bash this Saturday (June 11) at Louisville Waterfront Park (Craft Bash 2022 from Allen Howie on Vimeo.) At the present time...
Nicole A. Taylor’s new cookbook, with recipes for Juneteenth and Black celebrations

Nicole A. Taylor’s new cookbook, with recipes for Juneteenth and Black celebrations

At Teen Vogue, Jameelah Nasheed provides background: What Is Juneteenth, How Is It Celebrated, and Why Does It Matter?: Even after the end of slavery was...
“When Stars Align”: Rabbit Hole Dinner at Brooklyn and The Butcher in New Albany, June15

“When Stars Align”: Rabbit Hole Dinner at Brooklyn and The Butcher in New Albany,...

Speaking as a New Albany resident, allow me to observe that we seldom see a culinary production of this magnitude hereabouts. However, my institutional civic...
A sampling of Father’s Day dining destinations

A sampling of Father’s Day dining destinations

Digital Editor’s Note: Sunday customarily is the slot reserved for Edibles & Potables, but it has been a busy weekend. Yesterday I was helping...
Soul Hi Vegan debuts at the Louisville StrEatery food hall in Beechmont

Soul Hi Vegan debuts at the Louisville StrEatery food hall in Beechmont

Louisville StrEatery, located at 304 West Woodlawn Ave., is Beechmont’s ongoing food hall project, as helmed by Dung Tran. A second location of Tran’s Fresh...
Pride Month event, Dorothy’s Riot release TODAY at Mile Wide Beer Co.

Pride Month event, Dorothy’s Riot release TODAY at Mile Wide Beer Co.

June is Pride Month, as helpfully explained by the Library of Congress. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each...
Garden Girl Foods completes its move to the Russell neighborhood

Garden Girl Foods completes its move to the Russell neighborhood

After realizing my family lives in a food desert, I began a little garden. I quickly realized the need to teach others how to...
European Grand Tour 1985, Part 2: In Luxembourg, I hit the ground crawling

European Grand Tour 1985, Part 2: In Luxembourg, I hit the ground crawling

Previously: European Grand Tour 1985, Part 1: Three months that shook my world. In retrospect, two relatively odd twists stand out about the inaugural European...
40 Years in Beer, Part Nine: The point of know return

40 Years in Beer, Part Nine: The point of know return

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Eight: The origins of a European travel (and beer) obsession. I went to Europe for three months in 1985...

Welcome to Nawbany, Episode 2: Knee deep in the hoopla

Roger has removed himself from active involvement in the local resistance movement because the retaliation isn’t worth it. But sometimes the sheer vapid inanity...

European Grand Tour 1985, Part 1: Three months that shook my world

1984 gets all the ink, but it was 1985 that changed me forever. There was no keeping me down on the farm after I’d...
Rockey’s Clarksville Seafood, and the revival of a Clarksville institution

Rockey’s Clarksville Seafood, and the revival of a Clarksville institution

Photo courtesy of the Southern Indiana Takeout page at Facebook. Long ago Robin Garr explained the origin of the original Clarksville Seafood Restaurant: “As the...

ON THE AVENUES: When love and hate collide, or my father’s dalliance with the...

Originally published at NA Confidential on 21 August 2020. I thought about this essay earlier today, after reading a post by a friend at...
LOUtoday sez: Red Bud Dining Room set to occupy the former Eiderdown

LOUtoday sez: Red Bud Dining Room set to occupy the former Eiderdown

At some point in mid-2021, when my employer was scouting around town for tables and chairs, he heard of a plan whereby the employees...
<div>Edibles & Potables: Belgian cuisine lowdown (150 feet up)</div>

Edibles & Potables: Belgian cuisine lowdown (150 feet up)

Edibles & Potables is F&D’s Sunday space for casting curious glances here, there and everywhere, generally landing outside our metropolitan Louisville coverage area. If you’re...
40 Years in Beer, Part Eight: The origins of a European travel (and beer) obsession

40 Years in Beer, Part Eight: The origins of a European travel (and beer)...

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Seven: The K & H Forever (Heartland Adagio). In August I’ll be 62, and I’ve no idea how it...
Hop Hops: Prophecies and omens from a FOSSILS homebrewing club newsletter in 1994

Hop Hops: Prophecies and omens from a FOSSILS homebrewing club newsletter in 1994

FOSSILS brew-in, 1995. In September 1990, the Fermenters of Special Southern Indiana Libations Society (FOSSILS) homebrewing club was founded in New Albany. The Louisville Area...