Restaurant Revitalization Tax Credit Act is reintroduced in the US Senate

 In essence, the new/old piece of legislation described below (its original iteration first appeared in 2021), would establish a tax credit as compensation for...

Coffey vs. Dickey in the 2nd? Slice me off a piece of THAT

Told you so. The Green Mouse reports that Dan Coffey—for decades a Democrat, then an independent, and now a Republican (somewhere a Falangist has lost...

Angio’s Italian Restaurant in Jeffersontown has closed

As a preparatory note, we speak today of Angio’s Italian Restaurant in Jeffersontown, not Angilo’s Pizza and Hoagies on Berry Boulevard, a distinction that...
Ch- Ch- Changes … All Around Our Louisville Restaurants

Ch- Ch- Changes … All Around Our Louisville Restaurants

We lament a lot about all the restaurants we love that have closed during the pandemic. Heck, we lament a lot about all the...

Edibles & Potables: Owamni, the Sioux Chef, and the decolonization of American food

Owámni kiŋ Dakóta Wóhe Wičhášta de káǧe. Ikčéya wóhe wičhášta Sean Sherman k’a ikčéya wóhe wíŋyaŋ Dana Thompson waŋná ečháda owóte thípi kiŋ yuíŋyaŋkapi. The...
The McTaste Bud? Use McBroken, find functional McDonald’s ice cream machines

The McTaste Bud? Use McBroken, find functional McDonald’s ice cream machines

Strictly speaking, our friend Kevin Gibson didn’t file this submission under his catch-all “The Taste Bud,” leaving it to his readers to decipher any...
J-town pizzeria swap: Chubby Ray’s for Parlour (and a peppercini to be named later)

J-town pizzeria swap: Chubby Ray’s for Parlour (and a peppercini to be named later)

The food and drink news cycle this week has been gloomy. Good morning to a new round of breaking restaurant closures pic.twitter.com/5QpaNOgtcB — Dahlia Ghabour (@DGhabour)...

Germantown Social’s cessation is reported

Germantown Social (1318 McHenry St.) has closed, effective January 22. The closure was revealed in a post at Facebook. The text: Friends & Neighbors, It’s an extremely...
Hip Hops: Holy Grale is 12 years young, and the party is tonight

Hip Hops: Holy Grale is 12 years young, and the party is tonight

Let’s face facts. I scream, you scream—well, we all scream for better beer. Okay, it doesn’t exactly rhyme, but one cannot have his ragged doggerel...

Big Nita’s Cheesecake To Open First Brick-And-Mortar Store In Louisville

Big Nita’s Cheesecake will host a sweet grand opening of its new location in Butchertown. The store opens on Saturday, Jan. 28th after owner...

Union 15, the South End pizzeria at Colonial Gardens, has closed

Union 15, which in late 2019 began purveying pizza at Colonial Gardens in the South End, has officially closed shop, effective Saturday, January 21. The...

78 Legends bourbon release party, Frazier History Museum, Feb. 2

On Thursday, February 2 the Frazier History Museum will host the release party for 78 Legends, a limited-edition bourbon. 78 Legends is a limited-edition blend...

Edibles & Potables: Forget Noma. Unsustainable restaurant business models are right around the corner

“Edibles & Potables” is F&D’s Sunday slot for food and dining explorations outside our customary metro Louisville coverage area.  Across the ocean blue in Europa,...
The Taste Bud: Kevin’s delicious double cheeseburger at Resch’s Tavern in Clarksville

The Taste Bud: Kevin’s delicious double cheeseburger at Resch’s Tavern in Clarksville

According to hamburger scholar George Motz, the origins of America’s most popular sandwich can be traced to 13th-century Mongolia, where Mongls and Tatars were...
Complaints: Who’s got ‘em? Just about everyone

Complaints: Who’s got ‘em? Just about everyone

If you felt a little annoyed about something going wrong during a recent restaurant dining experience, you’re not alone. My recent 40-minute wait for...

Redbud Dining Room in Germantown slated to shutter soon

On Thursday the news began making the rounds, although it’s not exactly clear when Redbud Dining Room’s last day in Germantown will be. Redbud Dining...
After Only Six Months, Louisville’s Redbud Dining Room And Dance Hall Will Close

After Only Six Months, Louisville’s Redbud Dining Room And Dance Hall Will Close

After only six months in operation, Redbud Dining Room and Dance Hall will close, the owners announced this afternoon on social media.   View this...
40 Years in Beer, Part Eighteen: In Ostrava, the beer of the people at the factory gates

40 Years in Beer, Part Eighteen: In Ostrava, the beer of the people at...

Nová huť Klementa Gottwalda, Ostrava, 1950s. Photo credit. Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Seventeen: Uncle V’s beery introduction to Bohemia (June 1989). In 1989 the...

The Bard’s Town leaves Bardstown (Road) for new digs in Meriwether

As a prelude to The Bard Town’s relocation-in-progress, here at F&D we seek to be properly locational. When speaking of a business, geography matters. As...