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.
Gary's on Spring's chef, Harold Baker, and owner Guy Sutcliffe have been friends since they met at Louisville's Walden School at age 12. For decades, they have talked about sharing a dream: to open a restaurant together.
Whether he likes it or not, the viewing public most recognizes Louisville native William Mapother as creepy Ethan Rom from the hugely popular TV series Lost.
Twenty-one questions with Jeremy Sharfe, 32-year-old mascot, musician, high school teacher and South Louisville resident.
Join Louisville Magazine and Louisville Bride at The Gillespie (located at 421 West Market Street) on Wednesday, July 6th to partake in the double launch of their July issues.
Being of reasonably sound mind, and as susceptible to a John Wayne moment as the next guy, I find there are days when I actually feel the urge to run for high political office.
It's hard to imagine a place truer to the "neighborhood restaurant" concept than Hammerheads.
June 3, join Louisville Magazine 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Churchill Downs 4th floor balcony (700 Central Avenue) to celebrate the launch of its June 2011 issue.
Restaurateur Majid Ghavami decided to meld a few American cooking concepts into his once purely Persian menu when he opened Majid's St. Matthews.
Once the show starts, barge workers head into a container — like a transport container you’d see on a train — and close the doors. They never actually see the show. All you hear is thumping. It sounds like a war zone.
To my recollection, high school prom was not the magical night many girls dream of. No, for me, the excitement and giddiness that prom spurs for most, was reserved instead for another evening: the Barnstable Brown Gala during Derby Weekend 2003.
One year, though, it rained badly on Oaks night, and we were using squeegees and vacuums on the red carpet the following morning because we didn’t want these celebrities to hear their shoes make squishing noises