Dave Truong knows his noodles. He can even say he was eating at Anthony Bourdain's favorite Pho place in Vietnam before Bourdain discovered it. Truong grew up craving the beloved noodle dish, and of course he has it on his menu at Nam Nam Cafe (318 Wallace Ave., 891-8859), which he opened earlier this year.
Ten years ago you could have dismissed Forecastle Festival producer JK McKnight as a dreamer. Now his event draws thousands of fans each year. So, what's the next dream?
Kentucky Refugee Ministries is more than a way station for immigrants seeking asylum in America.
David Dominé, the "Bluegrass Peasant," is the author of several travel books and cookbooks including Ghosts of Old Louisville and, most recently, 111 Fabulous Food Finds in Kentucky, which features some of the region's best eateries.
With a four-pack of pubs, including Best of Louisville winner Patrick O'Shea's, and praise from even his competitors, Tom O'Shea has more than the luck of the Irish going for him.
On more occasions in the past year than I care to ponder, a server has described a restaurant's house potato salad as "not your grandmother's potato salad." I've even seen the phrase printed on menus, and not just in this town.
Pole dancing is so 2009. If you saw pop star Pink's performances at the 2010 Grammys or MTV's VMAs, you caught a glimpse of the newest celebrity fitness fad: aerial dance.
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.
Linked to the North by its Civil War stance but portrayed each May with plantation imagery, just where does Louisville's core allegiance lie?
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.