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..
Buffalo Trace Distillery Has  Record Year for Visitors

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY HAS RECORD YEAR FOR VISITORS

Buffalo Trace Distillery ended 2015 on a high note, with a record number of visitors coming to..
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..
Wine of the Month: December 2015

WINE OF THE MONTH: DECEMBER 2015

Kentucky Eagle resident expert, Trisha has unveiled her December Wine Pick - Veuve Devienne! Winegrowing in France is most..
Beer of the Month: December 2015

BEER OF THE MONTH: DECEMBER 2015

Kentucky Eagle resident expert, Trisha has unveiled her December Beer Pick - Sierra Nevada's Celebration! Why Trisha loves..
3rd Annual Legendary Craftsman Series

3RD ANNUAL LEGENDARY CRAFTSMAN SERIES

Series of Three Events Will Focus on Tales and Tastings From Some of the Famous Men of Buffalo..
Blue Stallion Mission Mondays Celebrate One Year

BLUE STALLION MISSION MONDAYS CELEBRATE ONE YEAR

Blue Stallion Brewing recently celebrated a one year milestone since the launch of their Mission Monday program. The basis..
The Southern Lady Cooks: A Sweet Christmas

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: A SWEET CHRISTMAS

The Holiday Season is here! This is the time of year when we all take a moment..
Top 5 Dining: Steakhouses

TOP 5 DINING: STEAKHOUSES

Rodney’s on Broadway Located in a historic 1840s home in the heart of downtown Georgetown, this beautifully appointed..
Beer of the Month: November 2015

BEER OF THE MONTH: NOVEMBER 2015

New Belgium Accumulation is a beer that will be new to the Kentucky market this year. But..
Wild Thyme Combines Culinary Education, Ambiance & Fun

WILD THYME COMBINES CULINARY EDUCATION, AMBIANCE & FUN

Like many food enthusiasts, Wild Thyme founder Allison Davis started early. She began cooking in her grandmother’s..
Taste of Thyme: Sun Dried Tomato & Pesto Torta

TASTE OF THYME: SUN DRIED TOMATO & PESTO TORTA

With holiday parties, office luncheons, and family gatherings, you can guarantee food will be bountiful. It truly..
Wine of the Month: November 2015

WINE OF THE MONTH: NOVEMBER 2015

A perfect example of Lodi terroir, Old Sout Pinot Noir expresses big fruit and ample richness for..
Recipes for a Healthy Heart

RECIPES FOR A HEALTHY HEART

Vegetable & Goat Cheese Phyllo Pie Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 to 5 medium green onions, chopped (about 1..
Top 5 Dining: Italian

TOP 5 DINING: ITALIAN

SUTTON'S Established by an Italian family who truly loves food, this “Italian restaurant with an American pub” will..
A Hidden Treasure on UK's Campus

A HIDDEN TREASURE ON UK'S CAMPUS

Tucked away on the second floor of somewhat undistinguished Erikson Hall on the campus of the University..
Taste of Thyme: A BiltmoreThanksgiving

TASTE OF THYME: A BILTMORETHANKSGIVING

Thanksgiving is a time of family, fellowship, and food, enjoying the fall harvest around a table with..
Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour®Welcomes Guests

KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL CRAFT TOUR®WELCOMES GUESTS

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. in Louisville and Hartfield & Co. Distillery..
Van Winkle Bourbon Available Soon

VAN WINKLE BOURBON AVAILABLE SOON

The long anticipated annual release of the Van Winkle bourbons is nearly here, but unfortunately some of..
1792 Small Batch Bourbon Wins Double Gold

1792 SMALL BATCH BOURBON WINS DOUBLE GOLD

Three bourbons from Barton 1792 Distillery received top honors at the 2015 New York World Wine &..
Harlen Wheatley Named Master Distiller of the Year

HARLEN WHEATLEY NAMED MASTER DISTILLER OF THE YEAR

Buffalo Trace Distillery’s master distiller and visitor center manager were each honored at “Whisky Magazine’s Icons of..
The Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show

THE KENTUCKY PROUD INCREDIBLE FOOD SHOW

The Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show is the event of the year for everyone who loves food, cooking and..
Wine of the Month October 2015

WINE OF THE MONTH OCTOBER 2015

Named after an outcropping on the Kentucky River, Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery is one of the..
Beer of the Month October 2015

BEER OF THE MONTH OCTOBER 2015

Woodchuck ciders have always been a staple in my refrigerator, so I was excited to hear that..
Top 5: Barbecue

TOP 5: BARBECUE

BLUE DOOR SMOKEHOUSE Friendly workers and genuine owners greet you at Blue Door Smokehouse, and the rest of..
Shakespeare and Co.

SHAKESPEARE AND CO.

Shakespeare and Co. - A stylish world cafe featuring one of Lexington's most diverse menus.  While many restaurants design their..
Taste of Thyme: Creamy Chicken & Quinoa Casserole

TASTE OF THYME: CREAMY CHICKEN & QUINOA CASSEROLE

In terms of sheer comfort, casseroles are high on the list of my favorite autumn dishes. Double..
First Ever Port Finished Bourbon From 1792

FIRST EVER PORT FINISHED BOURBON FROM 1792

Barton 1792 Distillery has unveiled a second new expression in its collection of premium 1792 whiskeys, 1792..
Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases 13 Year-Old Sour Mash Bour

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES 13 YEAR-OLD SOUR MASH BOUR

Two Entry Proofs for this Experiment make up the last Experimental Collection Release for 2015 Buffalo Trace Distillery has..
EatKentucky: Wild Eggs cracks open  a good breakfast to tame the appetite

EATKENTUCKY: WILD EGGS CRACKS OPEN A GOOD BREAKFAST TO TAME THE APPETITE

The Eat Kentucky Dad tradition is to take each of the Eat Kentucky daughters out for a..
EatKentucky: First leg of my ‘OuitaWorld’ tour takes me back to Midway School Bakery

EATKENTUCKY: FIRST LEG OF MY ‘OUITAWORLD’ TOUR TAKES ME BACK TO MIDWAY SCHOOL BAKERY

Chef Ouita Michel issued a challenge – i.e., a great marketing promo – to kick off the fall: Visit..
Beer of the Month - September 2015

BEER OF THE MONTH - SEPTEMBER 2015

Kirk's Picks of the Month Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat  Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat is a beer I look forward..
Wine of the Month - September 2015

WINE OF THE MONTH - SEPTEMBER 2015

Kirk's Picks of the Month Leese - Fitch Chardonnay This medium-bodied wine, is intensely golden in color, and exudes..
Top 5 Dining: Sushi

TOP 5 DINING: SUSHI

SCHOOL A conveyer belt transporting Kaiten sushi takes center stage at this modern Japanese restaurant. School offers an..
Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases 2015 Antique Collection Whiskeys

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY RELEASES 2015 ANTIQUE COLLECTION WHISKEYS

Whiskey fans rejoice, Buffalo Trace Distillery is releasing its 2015 Antique Collection in late September. The highly..
Caramanda's Bake Shoppe wins cupcake contest for Breeders' Cup

CARAMANDA'S BAKE SHOPPE WINS CUPCAKE CONTEST FOR BREEDERS' CUP

There were no bets placed on this Breeders' Cup winner, but it won the contest - the..
Wine Night | September 25th

WINE NIGHT | SEPTEMBER 25TH

If you love wine, you will not want to miss Wine Night. The competitive wine-tasting event benefiting..
Kentucky Bourbon Festival | September 15th - 20th

KENTUCKY BOURBON FESTIVAL | SEPTEMBER 15TH - 20TH

Since 1776, the people of Bardstown, Kentucky have been making bourbon. Their dedication to the fine art..
New On The Restaurant Scene - Locals'

NEW ON THE RESTAURANT SCENE - LOCALS'

Just as the name suggests, Locals’ is a place where folks can enjoy classic American food, craft beer..
Taste of Thyme: Tailgating Touchdown!

TASTE OF THYME: TAILGATING TOUCHDOWN!

September in the heart of the Bluegrass can only mean one thing...football! Not just any football, I’m..
Buffalo Trace Distillery Spirits recognized

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY SPIRITS RECOGNIZED

Buffalo Trace Distillery is continuing its tradition of being the world’s most award-winning Distillery with several new..
Beer of the Month: August 2015

BEER OF THE MONTH: AUGUST 2015

Why Jason Likes It: Sierra Nevada always has some amazingly creative ideas that add a unique flare and incredible..
Wine of the Month: August 2015

WINE OF THE MONTH: AUGUST 2015

Description: A young winemaker’s dream was ful lled in a small, rustic restaurant. He proposed to her at Table..