by Rick Redding

Steve Coomes and I are proud to announce the launch of a new media enterprise devoted to dining and drinking in our hometown. You can listen NOW to the first podcast, now on the network, and soon to be available at our site,, and all the usual podcast locations, including iTunes.

EatDrinkTalk is a podcast created to showcase Louisville’s incredible restaurant and bar scene, the personalities behind it and everything they shake, stir and sauté. Located in the heart of Bourbon Country, the city has earned an international reputation for its hospitality, eats and libations—and we want to talk about it!

Rick and Steve. Photo by Bill Brymer
Rick and Steve. Photo by Bill Brymer

We’re off to a great start in our first podcast, showcasing the kind of star quality personalities that make our chosen topic so fascinating.

In the first show, Steve sits down with executive chef Michael Crouch of Bistro 1860 and talks about his cooking style and the upcoming Death Row Meal, in May. Rick takes a trip to Woodford County to talk with Master Distiller Marianne Barnes of Castle & Key, soon to be producing a broad line of spirits.

Let us know what you think of the show by emailing or, or come out and see us May 18 at the 3rd Turn Brewery in Jeffersontown for the Cocktails with Champions, starting at 5:30.

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Executive Chef Michael Crouch at Bistro 1860. Photo by Steve Coomes
Master Distiller Marianne Barnes at Castle and Key in Woodford County. Photo by Rick Redding