Located at the world’s most famous racetrack and named for the fastest two minutes in sports, this Derby Museum restaurant serves up traditional Kentucky fare with a lighter spin. Try the Kentucky Hot Brown.
Sample European cafe-style fare at this charming spot in Clifton. Try an espresso or cappucino for a morning pick-me-up. The lunch and dinner menus include salads and fresh-made paninis, steaks, pastas and grilled salmon, along with an assortment of pastries and authentic gelato. Whatever you do, don’t miss the pommes frites.
This cafe and caterer offers toothsome homemade breads, desserts, soups, sandwiches, salads and other entrées. Try the popular strudel, tomato basil soup, Greek salads or appropriately named Sinbar — a chocolate and peanut butter dessert. Boxed lunches available.
This eatery serves traditional breakfast and lunch fare with the flair of a gastronome. Try hearty breakfast dishes like “drowned eggs” — eggs poached and served in a tomato cilantro sauce, or decadent pancake creations like lemon souffle or bread pudding.
Chef Michele Brinke offers a selection of soups, salads and sandwiches to the lunch crowd at the Goss Avenue Antique Mall. On weekends the brunch menu includes four different kinds of eggs Benedict, pancakes that sound like dessert (S'mores and Peanut Butter Cup), and crepes with sweet or savory fillings.
Tucked away in the Felice Winery complex, this cafe and coffee bar serves breakfast, lunch and take-home meals, including soups, salads, specialty sandwiches and paninis, pasta and Italian-style thin-crust pizza. Enjoy wine and cheese (or your meal) on the grapevine patio.
Watch your step when you duck into this lower-level lunch spot: Its cozy dining rooms are crammed with antiques from Head House Antiques and Uniques, which is located upstairs. Try the Benedictine, bread pudding with bourbon sauce or homemade soups.