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Visit Wild Rita's Modern Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

Updated Aug 3, 2018

It is difficult to track down the exact beginnings of the Margarita cocktail. There are several stories… All completely different… Connecting the Margarita to its Mexican origins. Legends do point to it being originated in the late 1930’s and Jose Cuervo was known to have run the first advertisement for the Margarita in 1945.

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Experience the Barton 1792 Distillery Tour in Bardstown, Kentucky

Experience the Barton 1792 Distillery Tour in Bardstown, Kentucky

Updated Jul 9, 2018

The iconic Barton 1792 Distillery was established in 1879 and is still open today as the oldest fully-operating Kentucky bourbon distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky.

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Bluegrass and Backroads: Kern's Kitchen & Derby-Pie®

Updated May 22, 2018

My Old Kentucky Homemade - Kern’s Kitchen – Derby-Pie®

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My Old Kentucky Homemade: Kern's Kitchen and Derby-Pie®

My Old Kentucky Homemade: Kern's Kitchen and Derby-Pie®

Updated May 22, 2018

Handcrafted for more than 60 years in Louisville, Kern’s Derby-Pie® chocolate nut pie is a true – and truly delicious – Kentucky tradition. Leaudra and Walter Kern, along with their son George, created the very first Derby-Pie® in 1954 at the Melrose Inn, which was located in Prospect, Kentucky. To this day, Kern’s Kitchen still crafts each pie, one at a time, according to that legendary secret recipe.

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Kentucky Oaks 2018 Puts the Focus on the Fillies

Kentucky Oaks 2018 Puts the Focus on the Fillies

Updated Mar 27, 2018

Often called the “Race for the Lilies,” the stargazer lily is the official flower of the Longines Kentucky Oaks, making pink the preferred color in both men’s and women’s fashion. 

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Forecastle Festival 2017: One of the Best Music Festivals in Louisville, Kentucky

Forecastle Festival 2017: One of the Best Music Festivals in Louisville, Kentucky

Updated Mar 20, 2018

Text: Joey Yazell; Photography: Cody Sprigler

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Dallas McGarity: The Fat Lamb Modern Kitchen and Bar in Louisville

Dallas McGarity: The Fat Lamb Modern Kitchen and Bar in Louisville

Updated Jan 10, 2018

In October 2016 Dallas and his wife Laura opened The Fat Lamb Modern Kitchen and Bar in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville. His passion for high quality local ingredients as well as his creative, but approachable style of cooking allows him to create cuisine that is elegant and unique while showing off some of the surrounding area’s best ingredients.

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Get to Know Some of the Best Chefs in Louisville

Get to Know Some of the Best Chefs in Louisville

Updated Nov 3, 2017

Louisville has gained a national reputation as one of the best foodie destinations in the country. Nearly any list of top culinary destinations will mention Louisville as a must-do! Jetsetter and USA Today have ranked Louisville as one of the best new local food scenes in the country, while National Geographic, Zagat, Travel + Leisure and members of the International Association of Culinary Professionals have all Louisville as one of the top-rated foodie destinations in the world. And for the second consecutive year, more than 16 restaurants have opened in the area!

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John Varanese: A Unique Culinary Talent on the Louisville Restaurant Scene

John Varanese: A Unique Culinary Talent on the Louisville Restaurant Scene

Posted Nov 2, 2017

John Varanese relocated to Louisville, Kentucky, from Charleston, South Carolina, in 1998 when he was hired by local favorite Azalea to be the Executive Chef. By 2008, he was opening his namesake restaurant Varanese on historic Frankfort Avenue. He is currently one of the area’s premier chefs, and his restaurants have become dining destinations that have drawn huge crowds each year.

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