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Bru Burger Bar opened rather recently in November in Beaumont Circle, and truth be told, I didn’t know much about the new restaurant other than it was the sister location for the original... more

Dec 19, 2013 3:14 PM Arts & Culture

Bru Burger Bar opened rather recently in November in Beaumont Circle, and truth be told, I didn’t know much about the new restaurant other than it was the sister location for the original... more

Dec 19, 2013 2:34 PM Community

A lot can happen in five years, just ask Rob Perez, the owner of local restaurant chain Saul Good Restaurant & Pub. Perez opened his first upscale, casual restaurant in 2008 behind the Fayette Mall, a second in 2010 in the Hamburg... more

Oct 31, 2013 3:13 PM Community

A lot can happen in five years, just ask Rob Perez, the owner of local restaurant chain Saul Good Restaurant & Pub. Perez opened his first upscale, casual restaurant in 2008 behind the Fayette Mall, a second in 2010 in the Hamburg... more

Oct 31, 2013 2:30 PM Arts & Culture

The latest restaurant to sprout up along the rejuvenated South Limestone corridor, House Food & Wine (or just House) is another notch in the link between the University of Kentucky southern campus and downtown. With its casual, but... more

Sep 5, 2013 3:07 PM Community

Glenn’s Creek Brewery opened less than a year ago in the highly visible location at the corner of Euclid Avenue and High Street, the former spot for Buddy’s Grille, and, to avoid any confusion, has since had to rebrand itself as... more

Jul 3, 2013 4:00 PM Community

Glenn’s Creek Brewery opened less than a year ago in the highly visible location at the corner of Euclid Avenue and High Street, the former spot for Buddy’s Grille, and, to avoid any confusion, has since had to rebrand itself as... more

Jul 3, 2013 2:39 PM Arts & Culture

One of Lexington’s newest places to eat and, especially in this case, belly up, the Jefferson Davis Inn is one of the first restaurants to emerge from the rubble on South Broadway amid the new housing and apartment complex developments... more

Apr 8, 2013 8:21 PM Arts & Culture

One of Lexington’s newest places to eat and, especially in this case, belly up, the Jefferson Davis Inn is one of the first restaurants to emerge from the rubble on South Broadway amid the new housing and apartment complex developments... more

Apr 8, 2013 7:29 PM Community

Gastropub is an elusive term. A British device, at its core, a gastropub is a bar or tavern or (since we are talking about the English) pub that specializes in high-quality beers (or ales or lagers – remember it is the United Kingdom)... more

Feb 1, 2013 4:31 PM Community

Gastropub is an elusive term. A British device, at its core, a gastropub is a bar or tavern or (since we are talking about the English) pub that specializes in high-quality beers (or ales or lagers – remember it is the United Kingdom)... more

Feb 1, 2013 3:52 PM Arts & Culture

Willie’s Locally Known, at the intersection of North Broadway and Loudon Avenue, is as much of an experience as it is a restaurant. Part BBQ smokehouse, part live music club, part watering hole – the establishment is a bona fide... more

Nov 26, 2012 4:37 PM Arts & Culture

Willie’s Locally Known, at the intersection of North Broadway and Loudon Avenue, is as much of an experience as it is a restaurant. Part BBQ smokehouse, part live music club, part watering hole – the establishment is a bona fide... more

Nov 26, 2012 3:49 PM Community

There is always difficulty discussing Mexican restaurants, at least on my part, because they always seem so similar, at least when it comes to the cuisine. Entire menus are seemingly concocted with basically the same essential ingredients:... more

Nov 2, 2012 3:05 PM Community

There is always difficulty discussing Mexican restaurants, at least on my part, because they always seem so similar, at least when it comes to the cuisine. Entire menus are seemingly concocted with basically the same essential ingredients:... more

Oct 31, 2012 7:34 PM Arts & Culture

Arirang Garden is one of only a small handful of Korean dining options in Lexington. Tucked just off of Richmond and Mount Tabor Road, Arirang Garden has a surprisingly large dining room, which my guest and I had the run of on a quiet... more

Aug 30, 2012 7:33 PM Community

Arirang Garden is one of only a small handful of Korean dining options in Lexington. Tucked just off of Richmond and Mount Tabor Road, Arirang Garden has a surprisingly large dining room, which my guest and I had the run of on a quiet... more

Aug 30, 2012 7:32 PM Arts & Culture

Lexington has seen a proliferation of new dining options in and around the downtown area in recent months, and Sabio, located in the completely re-imagined restaurant area in Dudley Square, is definitely one of the more anticipated additions... more

May 31, 2012 6:28 PM Community

Lexington has seen a proliferation of new dining options in and around the downtown area in recent months, and Sabio, located in the completely re-imagined restaurant area in Dudley Square, is definitely one of the more anticipated additions... more

May 31, 2012 4:17 PM Arts & Culture

Lexington, KY - Big ups to this small and comfortable authentic Caribbean restaurant, and to the person who led my guest and I down Fortune Drive in search of it.“Irie” is... more

Apr 16, 2012 2:12 PM Arts & Culture