July 19, 2011 - 11:00am
I traveled to Cuba in 1998 and, at the tables of several families there, tasted food I still savor: pork marinated in fresh orange juice, cumin and garlic; a simple breakfast of crispy Cuban bread and newly laid eggs purloined from hens cooped outside kitchen windows. Those memories made me wonder whether Marcos Lorenzo and Fernando Martinez would succeed when they opened their Cuban restaurant, Havana Rumba, in St. Matthews in 2004.
This article appears in the July 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
May 6, 2012 - 2:26pm
There aren't any palm trees or island breezes in the Clifton neighborhood, but there is a tangible taste of the tropics on display at Cubana, whose decor and menu deliver a distinct Caribbean vibe.
This article appears in the May 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com. Written by Jack Welch