Queenie, from Bishopsville, South Carolina, was the oldest girl of 14 siblings and began cooking at a young age. Now, she is serving up some good old time favorites like fried chicken and mac-n-cheese, plus much more.
Hammerheads is located in the basement of a building in Germantown, but the huge hammerhead shark hanging out front ensures that you can’t miss it. The menu includes hearty fare like a chorizo burger, a PBLT (pork belly, lettuce and tomato), and sweet potato waffles with fried chicken. Vegetarians won’t be left out either. Meatless options include a burger, a sloppy joe, and tacos. Also try an order of crispy mac n’cheese balls.
This new bistro, opened by the people who brought Louisville the Nachbar, features American comfort food with European flavors. Think pork ribs braised in sauerkraut and the duck fat popcorn appetizer is quickly becoming legendary around town.
A Churchill Downs area classic, this old-fashioned restaurant serves up burgers, soups, sandwiches and daily entrée specials to hungry track-goers. The biscuits and gravy breakfast is a Derby week ritual.
This casual restaurant has an assortment of Cajun/American entrées, from the good-old Hot Brown and bacon-wrapped scallops to jambalaya. The menu changes seasonally and live music is offered on some nights.