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Carter Gross of Wild Rita's

Carter Gross:Wild Rita's

Posted May 17, 2018

Carter began cooking while in music school. It was a natural transition from Jazz to the Kitchen as they both draw from the same creative well. He began in pastry and bread baking which he still loves. He transitioned from pastry, to sous chef when he joined the team that opened El Camino. "I took a lot away from that experience. It shaped my love for Latin American food that led me eventually here, to Wild Ritas. Now I get to mix my love for the southern united states and Kentucky with the colors and flavors of Latin America."

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Louie the Troll

Dining at Troll Pub Under the Bridge and Dish On Market in Downtown Louisville

Updated May 17, 2018

Downtown Louisville is a thriving hub of activity that includes concerts, sporting events of all types and cultural events that will rival those of any metropolitan area. The area continues to boom with new hotels, established popular restaurants like Troll Pub Under the Bridge and Dish On Market, and new entertainment venues opening at a very rapid pace. 2018 will also feature the opening of a new Convention Center downtown that will certainly continue this exciting trend!

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Kentucky Derby 2018

Posted May 7, 2018

Get an inside look at the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby in 2018 at Churchill Downs in Louisville.

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The Proof is in The Barrel: History of Kentucky Bourbon

Posted Apr 11, 2018

One of our area’s most notable products and industries is the manufacturing and distribution of Bourbon. While Bourbon can be made anywhere in the US, it is most commonly associated with Kentucky. It has been estimated that over 90% of all Bourbon produced originates in Kentucky. Only whiskey produced in the United States can carry the name Bourbon. Bourbon was named America’s native spirit by an act of Congress in 1964.

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Experience the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre in Louisville

Experience the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre in Louisville

Updated Apr 11, 2018

The Humana Festival is the premiere event of its kind in the nation, drawing theatre lovers, journalists, and lm and stage producers from around the world.

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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 Apr 11, 2018

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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Enjoy the Frankfort Avenue Bourbon Experience

Enjoy the Frankfort Avenue Bourbon Experience

Posted Apr 11, 2018

The combination of The Wine Rack and Bourbons Bistro, both located within a few steps of each other on Louisville’s Historic Frankfort Avenue, offer a very up close, thorough and personal bourbon experience. John Johnson, owner of the Wine Rack and Jason Brauner, owner of Bourbons Bistro both have extensive expertise in the various complexities of bourbon and are glad to share that knowledge with their customers.

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Updated Apr 9, 2018

In 1999, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association formed the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour to give visitors a firsthand look at the art and science of crafting Bourbon, and to educate them about the rich history and proud tradition of their signature spirit.

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