September 6, 2012 - 4:05pm
Megan Malone, a food blogger, describes Louisville’s food scene as “awesomesauce.”
Megan Malone used to be a picky eater, whose interest in talking about food stretched only as far as her duty announcing the lunch menu at school each morning. “Pizza, chicken nuggets, and brunch for lunch were my favorite announcements to make,” she said. Today, Megan shares...
March 22, 2012 - 5:16am
The PBJ Shop located on 440 S. 3rd Street has everything to offer a new restaurateur: Good location, timing (NCAA tournament with new arena down the street), Derby, spring weather, a cute if not interesting idea, and of course ambition. We all love to believe in a ‘fantasy’; reality however is much more likely and usually comes much quicker. Owners Corey Spencer and Shawn Duall have perfected the art of dreaming about sandwiches without the execution of creating a restaurant in real-life.
The name does not disappoint at “The PBJ Shop”. I was looking forward to a peanut butter jelly sandwich served in a restaurant, perhaps with a little something more than just the routine peanut-butter-and-jelly, and that is what I got. Sometimes unfortunately, you get...
March 3, 2012 - 7:59am
Starvin’ Marvin’s menu offers "home-style meals prepared from scratch form their kitchen all day long" and that "you’ll find everything you love about country cooking plus a few that might surprise you". And they absolutely put their money where my appetite used to be. Whether it’s old favorites like biscuits & gravy for breakfast, soup & sandwich combo for lunch to meatloaf, country ham and plenty of country vegetables for dinner, you will never go hungry at Starvin’ Marvin’s Country Kitchen, and like me, you’ll definitely be going back for seconds.
I consider myself a connoisseur of our region’s delicacies. I truly love good old-fashioned Southern cooking from white linen tables topped with fine china and the latest trends to smothered anything served with pride in a hidden truck stop. Transplanted from New Orleans to...
March 2, 2012 - 11:56am
Have you ever had that perfect dining experience? The food may be only a part of it. But it’s a magic, often romantic moment when atmosphere, company, mood, cuisine and maybe just plain luck combine to make a lasting memory. Here, our writers share a few of their own. Consider it an appetizer for Valentine’s Day.
This article appears in the February 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit Lou.com. It’s late at Jack Fry’s, and I’m talking with Larry Kaelin, the longtime piano player at the Bardstown Road restaurant. Larry (who has since passed away) asks,...
July 29, 2012 - 7:05pm
On December 1st, local celebrity and Louisville.com writer George Lindsey interviewed Paula Deen on air to discuss her Saturday, December 3rd show at the Horseshoe Casino titled “A Holiday Evening with Paula Deen”. George is a lucky guy and his article can be read on this site, but he didn’t get to spend an evening with The Lady Deen…I did*.
A Holiday Evening with PAULA DEEN*: A Three Course Meal, Ya’ll!*