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Wagner's Pharmacy and the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville

Wagner's Pharmacy and the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville

Posted Mar 20, 2018

There’s much, much more to a visit to Churchill Downs than just a seat in the grandstands! The history of the racetrack and the Kentucky Derby is quite lengthy and the stories they tell are fascinating and captivating.

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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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Doing Derby In Style at Rodes

Doing Derby In Style at Rodes

Updated Mar 12, 2018

As you know by now, the Kentucky Derby is much more than just a two-minute Thoroughbred race! It is a significant cultural event that brings fans from all over the world and from all walks of life. Race day is also a time for men and women to show off the hottest spring styles and latest spin on traditional Derby attire, and there's no better place to find great styles for the Kentucky Derby than Rodes For Him | For Her in Louisville!

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Omni Louisville Hotel Is Now Open!

Omni Louisville Hotel Is Now Open!

Posted Mar 6, 2018

The new Omni Louisville Hotel is now open! They welcomed their first guest on March 6.  The hotel offers 612 guest rooms and 34 luxurious suites, as well as 70,000 square feet of meeting and event space featuring 20 unique and authentic experiences under one roof. 

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Meet Anthony Lamas of Seviche, a Latin Restaurant

Meet Anthony Lamas of Seviche, a Latin Restaurant

Updated Jan 16, 2018

Chef Anthony Lamas is regularly recognized as one of the city’s top chefs, having been featured on the Food Network, in Southern Living, Bon Appétit and was a 2010/2011/2012 semi-finalist in the James Beard Foundation Awards for Best Chef: Southeast.

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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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Louisville IQ: Fun Facts about Kentucky's Derby City

Louisville IQ: Fun Facts about Kentucky's Derby City

Updated Nov 6, 2017

Downtown Louisville has a rich history filled with historical events and experiences unique to Kentucky that are sure to please even the most sesoned travelers and keep locals engaged. When you are home to as many fesitivals, famous locations and other social circles as Lousiville, there's always something new to discover or learn!

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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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Behind the Barrel: Best Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries and Tours

Behind the Barrel: Best Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries and Tours

Posted Oct 30, 2017

No two Kentucky bourbon distilleries are exactly the same, so you’ll discover new and intriguing bourbon-making secrets during every tour, since each one offers an introduction and insight into their own unique way of making this legendary spirit. The introductions to four of the best bourbon distilleries and tours below will serve as an excellent beginning to your Kentuckybourbon making adventures!

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