New local CBD oil drinks to hit the market with debut of Hectare’s CBD Innovations Tuesday, Aug 6 2019 

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Louisvillian Jeff Stum has been in the beverage industry for quite some time, having worked for Brown-Forman and later helping develop Rooibee Red Tea and Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey. He has since parted ways amicably with both of those brands and is once again launching a new venture — Hectare’s CBD Innovations. The first products to […]

St. Joe’s Picnic, in its 170th year, about much more than rides, games and chicken Tuesday, Aug 6 2019 

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Live music, carnival rides, gambling tents, food and games — each summer for the last 170 years, the St. Joe’s Picnic has brought fun for a weekend in August. But the picnic is much more than a neighborhood event. The full name of the two-day picnic is St. Joe’s Picnic for the Kids, and the […]

Hillcrest Tavern to open in Crescent Hill on Tuesday Monday, Aug 5 2019

Fans of Old Louisville Tavern will soon have a second option to get the food and atmosphere they love. Hillcrest Tavern is expected to open Tuesday, Aug. 6, in Crescent Hill. Owners Dan Borsch and Scott Lukemire also own Old Louisville Tavern, a neighborhood staple on South Fourth Street. Borsch and Lukemire also own Burger […]

Restaurant Roundup: El Taco Luchador to open Colonial Gardens location Aug. 21 Monday, Aug 5 2019 

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El Taco Luchador Taqueria will open its long-anticipated new location in the newly developed Colonial Gardens on Wednesday, Aug. 21. The opening originally was announced as June 1, but the date has repeatedly been pushed back. The development, located near Iroquois Park, has been reimagined as a high-end food court, with a pizza concept called […]

Road trip: Mammy’s Kitchen keeps it down home in Bardstown Sunday, Aug 4 2019 

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A lot of restaurants describe themselves as having a “Southern flair.” But some restaurants just are Southern. And traditional. Country, even. Mammy’s Kitchen & Bar in Bardstown has a place in that niche. And in its own way, it’s established Southern simply because of the legacy of the building in which the restaurant operates. On […]

Full Plate: Chef John Castro changes lanes, now steering distillery restaurant Saturday, Aug 3 2019 

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This interview with John Castro of Bottle & Bond Kitchen and Bar is the last in a series of interviews with local chefs. John Castro didn’t intend to change directions — as executive chef at Winston’s, the longtime restaurant anchor at Sullivan University, he had been in his lane for nearly three decades. But after […]

Mile Wide plays host to third annual Hops on the Hill on Saturday Wednesday, Jul 31 2019 

Mile Wide Beer Co. will bring back its Hops on the Hill festival for the third year on Saturday, Aug. 3. The festival will be split into two sections for the first time, with beer releases the focal point of the first session and music the focus of the second. From 6-9 p.m., a new […]

Logan Street Market preview: Colonel De Spices carries on tasty tradition Sunday, Jul 28 2019 

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This profile of Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices is the third in a series of looks at Logan Street Market tenants. Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices is based in Fort Thomas, Ky., but founder De Stewart was a proud Louisville native. Named a Kentucky Colonel in 1999, Stewart grew up in Louisville working […]

7 Questions With … Will Eaves, aka ‘The Cheese Dude’ Friday, Jul 26 2019 

Will Eaves

An afternoon spent with Will Eaves helping him pair cheese with bourbon is not a wasted one. Quite the opposite, in fact, as Eaves, who is often called “The Cheese Dude,” knows just about everything there is to know about the dairy delight — and random facts thrown in for good measure. For example, did […]

Ntaba Coffee Haus brings flavors of South Africa (and more) to Clifton Thursday, Jul 25 2019 

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Ntaba Coffee Haus, newly opened in Clifton, wants to be an African safari in your cup. The new business opened Friday in a space that was for many years a Pizza Hut restaurant, roasting African coffee in-house and selling various treats. Interestingly, owners Robin and Stella Mountain also own a safari business under the same […]

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