Top 5 Dining: Pizza

TOP 5 DINING: PIZZA

PIES & PINTS Pies & Pints serves an assortment of delectable specialty pies with over 30 beers on..
Skinny Mom: Roasted Butternut Squash with Kale

SKINNY MOM: ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH WITH KALE

Roasted Butternut Squash with Kale Raise your hand if you’ve ever been intimidated by kale. Well, you shouldn’t..
The Southern Lady Cooks: White Chocolate Muffins

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: WHITE CHOCOLATE MUFFINS

These cranberry muffins will quickly become one of your favorite recipes.  My family loves anything with cranberries..
Buffalo Trace Unearths Foundation from 1873 Distillery

BUFFALO TRACE UNEARTHS FOUNDATION FROM 1873 DISTILLERY

A SIGNIFICANT AND UNIQUE ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIND AT THIS NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK DISTILLERY Buffalo Trace Distillery has gone back..
TOP 5 Dining: Classic Cocktails

TOP 5 DINING: CLASSIC COCKTAILS

SKYBAR Located on the penthouse floor of a high rise at Cheapside Park, Skybar’s panoramic view of downtown..
Dining: Athenian Grill

DINING: ATHENIAN GRILL

Most restaurant owners build or lease space then work to attract customers. Ilias Pappas did the opposite.  “We..
Southern Lady Cooks: Easy Apple Pandowdy

SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: EASY APPLE PANDOWDY

This recipe for Apple Pandowdy is easy and delicious.  It makes a great dessert recipe anytime and..
Taste of Thyme: October Indulgence

TASTE OF THYME: OCTOBER INDULGENCE

With summer at its end and fall around the corner, I am already getting calls for catering..
Skinny Mom: Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

SKINNY MOM: MINI PUMPKIN CHEESECAKES

Let them eat cake! Or even better, cheesecake. These mini pumpkin cheesecakes are seriously so delicious that..
Buffalo Trace Reception Honors Local Organizations

BUFFALO TRACE RECEPTION HONORS LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Buffalo Trace Distillery will host its sixteenth annual “Contribution to the Community” reception today, September 1st from 4..
Dupree Catering

DUPREE CATERING

Dupree Catering and Events is celebrating its fourth anniversary of being 2 Star certified by the Green Restaurant Association..
Top 5 Dining: Indian Cuisine

TOP 5 DINING: INDIAN CUISINE

Masala Indian Cuisine Masala Indian Cuisine must be your next stop if you’re looking to add a little..
From Truck to Table

FROM TRUCK TO TABLE

For Ren and Gwyn Everly, making the leap from food truck to brick-and-mortar restaurant was not exactly..
The Southern Lady Cooks: Chocolate Eclair Cake

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: CHOCOLATE ECLAIR CAKE

This Chocolate Éclair Cake is a classic. It has been around for a while but is a..
Skinny Mom: Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Pork Chops

SKINNY MOM: GRILLED PINEAPPLE TERIYAKI PORK CHOPS

Add pineapple on top of a succulent pork chop to give it a tropical twist. Your family..
Taste of Thyme: Savoring the End of Summer

TASTE OF THYME: SAVORING THE END OF SUMMER

What a sublime summer we have had in the bluegrass!  With all of the sunshine and rain..
Skinny Mom: Cilantro Lime Tilapia with Avocado Pico de Gallo

SKINNY MOM: CILANTRO LIME TILAPIA WITH AVOCADO PICO DE GALLO

For a high-protein, low-carb dinner recipe you can make in under 30 minutes, you’ll want to make..
The Southern Lady Cooks: Kentucky Butter Cake

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: KENTUCKY BUTTER CAKE

This Kentucky Butter Cake recipe has been around for a long time because it is such a..
Top 5 Dining: Lexington Legacies

TOP 5 DINING: LEXINGTON LEGACIES

Merrick Inn  For more than 40 years, Merrick Inn has been the home of Southern culture. As a..
WKU's College Heights Ale to be available statewide

WKU'S COLLEGE HEIGHTS ALE TO BE AVAILABLE STATEWIDE

Just a few months ago, at the official opening of College Heights Brewery on the campus of..
Skinny Mom: Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa

SKINNY MOM: CARIBBEAN JERK CHICKEN WITH MANGO SALSA

The mango salsa in this dish really adds a Caribbean flair. I love to serve this meal..
Taste of Thyme: Summer Steamed

TASTE OF THYME: SUMMER STEAMED

Here’s my truth: sometimes I just overthink dinner, therefore making it stressful, making it a job and..
El Rancho Tapatio

EL RANCHO TAPATIO

Located at 144 Burt Road, near the intersection of Nicholasville Road and Southland Drive, El Rancho Tapatío is..
Top 5 Dining: Pub & Grub

TOP 5 DINING: PUB & GRUB

The Cellar Get your pub & grub fix at The Cellar, located in the lower level of the..
Have a Food Safe Fourth: Food Safety During Summer Holidays

HAVE A FOOD SAFE FOURTH: FOOD SAFETY DURING SUMMER HOLIDAYS

A few extra food precautions can help keep your Fourth of July holiday from turning red, white..
Wheatley Vodka Awarded at Ultimate Spirits Challenge

WHEATLEY VODKA AWARDED AT ULTIMATE SPIRITS CHALLENGE

FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (June 15, 2016) Wheatley Vodka was awarded as “Excellent, Highly Recommended” at the 2016 Ultimate..
Top 5 Dining: Hidden Gems

TOP 5 DINING: HIDDEN GEMS

Bad Wolf Café Formerly known as Meadowthorpe Café, Bad Wolf Café is a classic diner with breakfast, sandwiches..
Taste of Thyme: Summer Chillin & Grillin

TASTE OF THYME: SUMMER CHILLIN & GRILLIN

It really is summer!  We thought it would never come but here it is again 365 days..
Wine of the Month: June 2016

WINE OF THE MONTH: JUNE 2016

Sea Monster Eclectic White Wine is a really great wine for those who like to swirl, smell,..
Beer of the Month: June 2016

BEER OF THE MONTH: JUNE 2016

Why Steve enjoys it: "Goose Island brewery has been a favorite of mine for a long time...
Lexington Pasta Garage

LEXINGTON PASTA GARAGE

True pasta fans know that when it comes to taste and quality, nothing is better than the..
Dining Al Fresco | Patios

DINING AL FRESCO | PATIOS

Perfect patios for your summer outings! ..
Beer of the Month: May 2016

BEER OF THE MONTH: MAY 2016

Why Jason enjoys it: "I grew up knowing Falls City Beer, but the beers they do today..
Wine of the Month: May 2016

WINE OF THE MONTH: MAY 2016

The Cabernet legs for this blend have great fruit flavors and wonderfully ripe tannins, power and grace...
Top 5 Dining: Movers & Shakers

TOP 5 DINING: MOVERS & SHAKERS

Some of our favorite restaurants have moved or opened new locations. Don’t miss out on the foodie favorites..
The Alainn | Cheers from Tony's Steakhouse

THE ALAINN | CHEERS FROM TONY'S STEAKHOUSE

In a cocktail shaker, combine two ounces of Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin and one ounce of Lillet Blanc.  Add..
Q & A with Chef Thomas Mazzett of Tony's Steakhouse

Q & A WITH CHEF THOMAS MAZZETT OF TONY'S STEAKHOUSE

How old are you? 31. Are you married or single? Married. We don’t have kids, but our four Great Danes..
Tony's: A modern steakhouse with an Italian twist

TONY'S: A MODERN STEAKHOUSE WITH AN ITALIAN TWIST

Tony Ricci and the staff at his namesake restaurant understand that many of life’s most important moments..
The Southern Lady Cooks: Mandarin Orange Cake

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: MANDARIN ORANGE CAKE

This Classic Mandarin Orange Cake is delicious and makes a wonderful dessert for any holiday meal.  This..
Master Distiller Ken Pierce to retire

MASTER DISTILLER KEN PIERCE TO RETIRE

After more than 30 years in the beverage industry, Master Distiller Ken Pierce is retiring from Barton..
Top Dessert Trends for 2016

TOP DESSERT TRENDS FOR 2016

Fabulous desserts are the best way to end any celebration! No party is complete without a little..
Taste of Thyme: Bourbon Benedictine Salad

TASTE OF THYME: BOURBON BENEDICTINE SALAD

Here in the bluegrass, at the start of May you cannot escape the Derby, and why would..
Lexington Restaurant Week Returns

LEXINGTON RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS

After two highly acclaimed years, Lexington Restaurant Week® has become an eagerly anticipated event for local diners..
Top 5 Dining: New in Town

TOP 5 DINING: NEW IN TOWN

Uncle Maddio’s Conveniently located on the edge of UK campus, Uncle Maddio’s introduces a new way to make..
Wine of the Month: April 2016

WINE OF THE MONTH: APRIL 2016

Place your bets across the board on the unique blend of European Vinifera, American and Hybrid grapes...
Beer of the Month: April 2016

BEER OF THE MONTH: APRIL 2016

Why Terrell enjoys this beer: “Sweet Water brewing has been a favorite of mine since the day..
Inside the Box: 21c's Lockbox Restaurant Up Close

INSIDE THE BOX: 21C'S LOCKBOX RESTAURANT UP CLOSE

In a beautifully restored building on West Main Street, once home to Fayette National Bank, stands the long-awaited..
Bow-tie Pasta Salad

BOW-TIE PASTA SALAD

This Bow-Tie Pasta Salad recipe will quickly become a favorite when you need a great salad to..
Blackberry Coffee Cake

BLACKBERRY COFFEE CAKE

Your friends and family will love this Blackberry Coffee Cake and think you made it from scratch. ..
Taste of Thyme: Springtime = Salad Time!

TASTE OF THYME: SPRINGTIME = SALAD TIME!

Who is ready for spring? I think it’s safe to say, we have had our fair share..
Wine of the Month: March 2016

WINE OF THE MONTH: MARCH 2016

Moobuzz, from the land of milk and honey, crafts Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from California’s Central Coast,..
Beer of the Month: March 2016

BEER OF THE MONTH: MARCH 2016

Why John enjoys this beer: “Sierra Nevada has always been a favorite go to craft beer for..
Southern Classics, Distilled

SOUTHERN CLASSICS, DISTILLED

Riding on the coattails of the renowned Heirloom Restaurant in Midway, Distilled at Gratz Park is a..
Top 5 Dining: Mobile to Mortar

TOP 5 DINING: MOBILE TO MORTAR

Athenian Grill Looking for a taste of authentic Greece? Athenian Grill is a must!  The local ingredients are..
The Southern Lady Cooks: Irish Soda Bread

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: IRISH SODA BREAD

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking..
Willie's Locally Known to be Featured on Food Network

WILLIE'S LOCALLY KNOWN TO BE FEATURED ON FOOD NETWORK

With the fast approaching opening of Willie’s Locally Known at its new location on Southland Drive, there..
The Southern Lady Cooks: Irish Potato Candy

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: IRISH POTATO CANDY

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking..
Taste of Thyme: March Madness

TASTE OF THYME: MARCH MADNESS

March Madness in the Bluegrass takes on a whole new meaning than other parts of the world...
The Sazerac Company Completes Purchase of Southern Comfort

THE SAZERAC COMPANY COMPLETES PURCHASE OF SOUTHERN COMFORT

An iconic American brand and long-time staple of New Orleans is finally coming back to its roots..
Wine of the Month: February 2016

WINE OF THE MONTH: FEBRUARY 2016

This robust, age-worthy Cabernet Sauvignon comes out of the bottle with powerful aromas of cocoa, cedar and..
Beer of the Month: February 2016

BEER OF THE MONTH: FEBRUARY 2016

Why Quincy enjoys this beer: "I am not known for my love of IPAs, but once I..
Top 5 Dining: Chinese

TOP 5 DINING: CHINESE

CHENG’S CHINESE Conveniently located at Clays Mill Road and Wellington Way you will find Cheng’s.  The cozy atmosphere..
Low & Slow: Meats BBQ

LOW & SLOW: MEATS BBQ

The BHG restaurant group (Harry’s, Sal’s, Drake’s, Malone’s, Aqua, and OBC) is known around Central Kentucky for..
Lockbox Open in Lexington

LOCKBOX OPEN IN LEXINGTON

21c Museum Hotels, the award-winning boutique hotel, contemporary art museum and restaurant group, has opened Lockbox, the restaurant and..
LexCursion Tours

LEXCURSION TOURS

Looking for something exciting to do in Lexington? Soon, LexCursion will offer the region’s best resource for..
Wine of the Month: January 2016

WINE OF THE MONTH: JANUARY 2016

The  2012  Pennywise Pinot Noir  is sourced from  several of  California's finest appellations. From  a region  on..
Beer of the Month: January 2016

BEER OF THE MONTH: JANUARY 2016

For all your New Years weight resolutions, our Beer of the Month is Michelob Ultra! Style: American Style..
The Southern Lady Cooks: Winter Comforts

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: WINTER COMFORTS

DELICIOUS SAUSAGE BEAN SOUP This Sausage Bean Soup recipe is perfect for those cold days–it’s a hearty winter..
The Southern Lady Cooks: The Sweetest Things

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: THE SWEETEST THINGS

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES Coating Ingredients: 1 cup chocolate chips (you can use any kind of chips you like) 1 tablespoon..
Brasabana - Brazenly Flavorful

BRASABANA - BRAZENLY FLAVORFUL

When AZUR Food Group opened Brasabana in early 2014, their goal was to create a menu and..
Top 5 Dining: The Liquid Edition

TOP 5 DINING: THE LIQUID EDITION

MON TEA Complete dedication to any one food or beverage is pretty hard to find. MonTea breaks this..
Taste of Thyme: Take it with a grain of salt

TASTE OF THYME: TAKE IT WITH A GRAIN OF SALT

Well folks, it’s that time of year: hibernation and holidays have set in right around our mid-sections..
Taste of Thyme: April Showers Bring May Flowers

TASTE OF THYME: APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS

One of my favorite “thymes” of the year is in the later part of April into the..