Edibles & Potables: The passing of cheesemonger Anne Saxelby

Long ago and far away at the 1990s-era Rich O’s Public House, a customer of mine named Bill was the only other person I...

Bourbon dinner at Varanese to feature Maker’s Mark Cask Strength tasting

Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m., Varanese, Frankfort Ave., will host a Maker’s Mark themed Bourbon dinner that will feature one of the first...

The Silver Dollar gets a shout-out

The Silver Dollar, 1761 Frankfort Ave.,  has been named for a spot on the “100 Best Bars” list published by the online Drinks International. It...

Copper & Kings brandy distillery to open in Butchertown this spring

The liquor scene around here just keeps getting better by the day … Given that brandy is considered a cold-weather warmer for humans’ shivering insides,...

Edibles & Potables: A Memorial Day observance, 2023

“Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.” — Elie Wiesel The following essay first appeared at...
<div>Bourbon News & Notes: Bourbon Women, Buzzard’s Roost and Kentucky Artisan Distillery</div>

Bourbon News & Notes: Bourbon Women, Buzzard’s Roost and Kentucky Artisan Distillery

BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 15 January 2021, by Susan Reigler Bourbon Women – New Year, New Leadership The Bourbon Women Association is celebrating its...

Edibles & Potables: This wine critic is not staying dry in January

Writing in the San Francisco Chronicle, wine critic Esther Mobley discusses the phenomenon of Dry January, noting that such a concept now exists even...
Hip Hops: Dispassionate and purely objective thoughts about the Louisville Beer Hall of Fame

Hip Hops: Dispassionate and purely objective thoughts about the Louisville Beer Hall of Fame

Objectivity is a key element of journalism, which in our contemporary era has been supplanted in large measure by advertising-supported electronic hype machines. Taking sports...

Time columnist insists luxury foods aren’t worth it — for most people

Time magazine columnist Josh Ozerksy writes that, except for the 1 percent of people who really can tell the difference between great and mediocre...

Sweet Tea — the House Wine of the South

It starts making its appearance as you cross that mythical, yet definitive boundary that is the acclaimed Gateway to the South — the Mason-Dixon...