By Kela Lester
MIDWAY SCHOOL BAKERY
Old-fashioned pies, cookies, cakes, scones, muffins, brownies… What more could a sweet tooth ask for? Whether searching for a homemade treat or looking for a light lunch, Midway School Bakery provides melt in your mouth sweets, bagels and biscuits made from flour, corn and wheat from Kentucky proud farms and mills. Chefs are also willing to try any new recipes customers present and also offer gluten-free bread.
Midway • 510 South Winter Street (859) 846-4336 • midwayschoolbakerycom
Bringing savory West African cuisine right to the Bluegrass, Sav’s Grill offers healthy, creative dishes that unite West African favorites with southern comfort foods—a rare combination. Sav’s has an assortment of unconventional bowls, platters that host a number of tender meats ranging from chicken to lamb and seasoned vegetables. Customer favorites include the Peanut Chicken and Lamb Ragoût. Vegetarian options also abound.
Historic South Hill • 304 South Limestone (859) 368-7287 • savsgrill.com
BOURBON N’ TOULOUSE
Bourbon n’ Toulouse hopes “you’ll feel more like a friend than a customer” when you walk in. Chefs Will Pieratt and Kevin Heathcoat embrace a “live, laugh, love” mindset, and it shows in their traditional Louisiana dishes. Gumbo and Chicken Etouffée are just a few of the favorites at this Cajun n’ Creole Joint. Order the specials, because they aren’t always on the menu! Gluten-free choices available.
Chevy Chase • 829 Euclid Avenue (859) 355-0300 • bntlex.com
THIRD STREET STUFF
Quirky and comfy, Third Street Stuff is a beloved
hangout spot with a variety of art, knick knacks, cakes, coffees and teas for sale. They stand by their Fair Trade Coffee, and so does Ace Weekly’s Best of Lex, who voted them “Best Cup of Coffee” multiple times. Additionally, they have their own form of Happy Hour, serving coffees and teas at half price between 5 pm and 7 pm every day.
Downtown • 257 North Limestone Street (859) 255-5301 • thirdstreetstuff.com
Hand-tossed pizzas within walking distance of UK’s campus! This local favorite offers fifteen specialty pizzas alongside calzones, hoagies, salads and appetizers. If those don’t make your mouth water, there’s an option to build your own pie. Plus, there’s more than enough to drink, with an astounding 47 different beers on draft - the largest selection in town.
Historic South Hill • 385 South Limestone Street (859) 255-5125 • pazzospizzapub.com