Jasmine Bistro impresses with Chinese regional flavors Wednesday, Dec 11 2019 

I still vividly remember the excitement of my first tastes of Sichuan cuisine. We had to travel to New York City, San Francisco or Chicago to get such goodies back in the late ‘70s, but Sichuan, aka Szechwan, fare did get to Louisville finally, and for a decade or two, these spicy regional cuisines were … Continue reading Jasmine Bistro impresses with Chinese regional flavors

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You’ll love the chicken at The Charcoal Restaurant Wednesday, Nov 6 2019 

Humans have been cooking over open fires at least since the Paleolithic era, and 200,000 years later, homo sapiens still loves food cooked over charcoal. The folks who’ve recently opened The Charcoal Restaurant get this. Using an impressive grill table loaded with glowing charcoal to roast chickens on hand-turned spits, they turn out delicious charcoal-grilled … Continue reading You’ll love the chicken at The Charcoal Restaurant

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More biscuits? Brunch at Gracious Plenty Wednesday, Sep 11 2019 

Speaking of biscuits, we stopped by Gracious Plenty’s Prospect location on a Saturday recently with our friend Ann, and I was pleasantly surprised to discover its weekend-only brunch menu. Briefly told, the brunch menu offers the usual suspects – eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes and waffles and french toast – with nothing clocking in for more … Continue reading More biscuits? Brunch at Gracious Plenty

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The 502 Bar & Bistro, a jewel in Norton Commons Wednesday, Jul 10 2019 

For any chef, an invitation to come cook at James Beard House in New York City is an honor devoutly to be wished. To get there before turning 30 marks a young chef as a rising culinary young gun. Now meet Louisville’s Chef Ming Pu, 29-year-old executive chef at The 502 Bar & Bistro: This … Continue reading The 502 Bar & Bistro, a jewel in Norton Commons

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