WINE OF THE MONTH: SEPTEMBER 2017

Spindthrift Cellars Pinot Noir 2015 The fragrant mix of flowers and fruit introduces this wine. Centering on plum,..

BEER OF THE MONTH: SEPTEMBER 2017

Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest Why Terrell Enjoys this Beer…. Sierra Nevada is hands down one of my favorite breweries, and..

GRIMALDI’S STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD RECIPE

Ingredients: Salad: 4 oz. baby spinach 2 oz. sliced strawberries 1 oz. red onions, thinly sliced 1 oz. feta cheese ½ oz...

PIE IN THE SKY

With its classic red-and-white gingham tablecloths, black-and-white photos of vintage Brooklyn and Tony Bennett and the like..

TOP 5 DINING: FOOD TRUCKS

J. Render’s BBQ With a sandwich named the “Oh No You Didn’t”, you know this truck is unbelievable!..

WOMANISA WELLNESS: PHILLY CHEESESTEAK

Ingredients: 3 green bell peppers 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1 (8-ounce) container baby bella (cremini) mushrooms, sliced 1 red..

OKONOMIYAKI (JAPANESE PANCAKE)

Ingredients: 1 cup cabbage 4 uncooked shrimp 4 oz sliced pork 3/4 cup flour 3/4 cup water 1 egg Tonkatsu Sauce: 1/3 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons..

BACK TO SCHOOL

Sushi fans rejoice. After a two-year hiatus, the popular Japanese restaurant has relocated from Old Todd’s Road..

WOMANISTA WELLNESS: ROASTED VEGGIE BUDDHA BOWL

Ingredients: 1 small head cauliflower, cored and cut into bite-sized pieces (about 4 cups) 2 broccoli crowns, cut into..

WINE OF THE MONTH: AUGUST 2017

3 Badge Moobuzz Pinot Grigio This wine begins with fruity aromas of cantaloupe and lemon custard and hints..

BEER OF THE MONTH: AUGUST 2017

Golden Road Brewing: Pico to Mexico Why Zach Enjoys this Beer…. “Golden Road Brewing has been a welcome addition..

WINE OF THE MONTH: JULY 2017

Ca’Sisa Prosecco Prosecco is a versatile wine and continues to to in popularity. This sparkling wine shows frank and..

BEER OF THE MONTH: JULY 2017

Blue Stallion Brewing Co. Hefeweizen Why Kevin Enjoys this Beer…. “Blue Stallion’s Hefeweizen is simply and purely delicious! It..

WOMANISTA: HAWAIIAN PORK AND PINEAPPLE KABOBS

Hawaiian Pork and Pineapple Kabobs Prep Time: 15 minutes + 1 hour | Cook Time: 6-8 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound..

MANGO CON CHILI

Mango Con Chili Ingredients: 4 fresh ripe mangoes 2 cups baby arugula 4 fresh limes 2 tablespoons queso fresco, crumbled 2 teaspoons Tajin..

DINING: CORTO LIMA

Corto Lima is located, as the Spanish name suggests, on the corner of Short and Limestone in..

TOP 5 DINING: SEAFOOD

Palmers Fresh Grill What better place to enjoy seafood than looking out across Lexington Green’s lake? Palmers is..

DINING AL FRESCO

Chatham’s Bistro & Bar 496 E. High St., Lexington 859.229.6989 facebook.com/chathamsbistro What’s new at Chatham’s? We recently welcomed Chef Jason Wall, and..

WINE OF THE MONTH: JUNE 2017

Old Soul Vineyard, Chardonnay This Chardonnay is succulent and crisp. Flavors of pear, tropical fruit and pineapple add to..

BEER OF THE MONTH: JUNE 2017

Why Quincy Enjoys this Beer…. “Shock Top Lemon Shandy is the perfect beer for those beautiful summer days...

WOMANISTA: SUMMER BARBECUE

Four Ingredient BBQ Ranch Baked Chicken Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 1 (1-ounce) ranch dressing..

TOP 5 DINING: LOCAL PRODUCERS

Ruth Hunt Candies Ruth Tharpe Hunt whipped up little confections to serve her bridge club. In 1921, she..

TEDS MONTANA GRILL OPENING IN THE SUMMIT JUNE 5TH

Ted’s Montana Grill, a Classic American restaurant recently voted the “No. 1 Bar and Grill” and a..

TOP 5 DINING: NEW IN TOWN

Corto Lima The buzz surrounding Corto Lima began well before its February 2017 opening, and has only grown...

RECIPE: THE UGLY PIG

Ingredients:  Pork tenderloin, cut into 6-8 oz. thick steaks Caribbean Jerk Rub: 4 tablespoon garlic powder 2 tablespoon cayenne 3 tablespoon onion..

DINING: MINGLEWOOD

Located in the former A La Lucie building at 159 North Limestone and owned by Trish Tungate..

BEER OF THE MONTH: MAY 2017

Golden Road Palisades Pineapple Why Greg Enjoys this Beer…. “I am a big fan of wheat beer and love..

WINE OF THE MONTH: MAY 2017

Gehricke Russian River Chardonnay​ This wine opens up beautifully with aromas of citrus blossoms, fresh ginger and hints..

WOMANISTA: ONE-PAN CILANTRO LIME CHICKEN & RICE

Prep Time: 15 minutes + 30 minutes marinade time | Cook Time: 18-20 minutes Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin..

CLAMS IN CREAMY GARLIC & WHITE SICILIAN SAUCE

Clams in Creamy Garlic & White Sicilian Sauce 4 oz Sicilian sauce 3 oz heavy cream 11 littleneck clams 1 tablespoon..

DINING: GRILLFISH

Lexington has a new welcome addition to downtown dining. Grillfish, located in the former Atomic Cafe location..

WOMANISTA: PAN-SEARED SALMON CITRUS SALAD

Ingredients: 4 (4-ounce) salmon fillets (with or without skin) ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil salt, to taste black pepper, to..

TOP 5 DINING: WAFFLES

Wild Eggs Want to walk on the wide side with your waffles? Check out Wild Eggs. Their spicy..

WINE OF THE MONTH: APRIL 2017

Lovers Leap: Photo Finish Named after an outcropping on the Kentucky River, Lovers Leap Vineyards & Winery is..

BEER OF THE MONTH: APRIL 2017

Sweet Wate: Goin' Coastal Why Kirk Enjoys this Beer…. “When I first heard about this new beer from Sweetwater..

NICE SLICE

From their expansive patio overlooking the Town Branch Creek to the multilevel industrial-chic setting, Goodfellas Distillery is..

SIX RIDGES FARM

Locally-sourced ingredients are more important than ever to Kentuckians. One family has made producing grass-fed, ASH-Free, humanely-raised,..

WINE OF THE MONTH: MARCH 2017

The Central Coast saw a vintage with an early harvest and low yields, providing concentrated full flavors...

BEER OF THE MONTH: MARCH 2017

Why Mindy Enjoys this Beer…. “Preseason lager is a pleasant surprise for me!  Some lagers I’ve had are..

TOP 5 DINING: EXPANSIVE MENUS

Cheesecake Factory Over 250 items grace the menu at The Cheesecake Factory. From their Glamburgers® to “super” food..

WOMANISTA: TEX-MEX CASSEROLE

Your family will love the bold Tex-Mex flavors in this creamy casserole. It’s made with whole-wheat penne,..

ALLTECH INTRODUCES KENTUCKY VANILLA BARREL CREAM ALE

Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale joins permanent barrel-aged lineup [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Over the past few months, Alltech..

21C PRIVATE SINGLE BARREL SELECTS

21c is bringing you an exclusive new way of enjoying Kentucky’s favorite spirits. Our spirits experts from Proof on Main..

WINE OF THE MONTH

DFJ Vinhos Paxis Red Blend This Portuguese wine was inspired by one of the winery founders, Dino Ventura,..

BEER OF THE MONTH: FEBRUARY 2017

New Belguim Day Blazer   Why Bill Enjoys this Beer…. “New Belgium brewing is hands down my favorite brewery so..

SKINNY MOM: CHEESECAKE STRAWBERRIES

Indulge your sweet tooth for only 17 calories per strawberry! These pretty little desserts are so cute,..

TOP 5 DINING: LOCAL FOODIES

Gents Original Gents was founded on the idea that the same craftsmanship, pride and care that’s poured into..

SKINNY MOM: COPYCAT COSMIC BROWNIES

How many times have your kids begged you to pick up Cosmic Brownies at the store? No..

CHEF DURBIN'S STREET NOODLES

6 oz spaghetini 4 oz coconut sriracha sauce 2 oz slaw mix 6 daikon sprouts         3 radishes, sliced A sprinkle..

READING BETWEEN THE WINES

Louie’s Wine Dive, a regional family of restaurants with the philosophy that wine should be fun and..

TOP 5 DINING: MEDITERRANEAN

Athenian Grill Chef Ilias Papas grew up in a small town near Athens, Greece, watching his mom cook..

TASTE OF THYME: GLUTEN FREE ENGLISH MUFFINS

It comes around every year, just after the holidays; it’s those (dreaded) New Year’s resolutions. It’s time..

THE SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: MAPLE PECAN PANCAKE BAKE

This Maple Pecan Pancake Bake is the perfect recipe for brunch or a family gathering. Instead of..

SKINNY MOM: SUPERFOOD DETOX SOUP

Looking for a detox-friendly recipe? We’ve got the perfect one! This soup is full of powerful superfoods..

DINING: MIDDLE FORK KITCHEN BAR

Mark Jensen has been around restaurants for as long as he can remember. Still, for a while..

TOP 5 DINING: PIZZA PART 2

MOD PIZZA MOD pizza: a restaurant where simplicity is everything. At MOD, one can add as few or..

SOUTHERN LADY COOKS: EASY CHRISTMAS DIVINITY

This divinity is so easy to make in the microwave and is so good. You won’t ever..

SKINNY MOM: EGGNOG & SOFT GINGERBREAD COOKIES

Skinny Eggnog There is something about a good cup of eggnog that puts me into the Christmas spirit...

TASTE OF THYME: RAW APPLE FRUITCAKE

For the Love of Fruitcake! Let’s talk fruitcake, seriously?  If you are an American, you are probably rolling..

HOLIDAY PICKS: SEASONS CATERING

Seasons Catering has the perfect menu and presentation for all holiday events, corporate parties, and special occasions. For..

UNCLE MADDIO'S: PERFECT PIZZA, PRONTO

Located next to the Chevy Chase Kroger at 630 East Euclid Avenue, Uncle Maddio’s is a modern,..

PARTIES: FAVORITE FALL DESSERTS

No party or dinner is complete without one or more yummy desserts!  Celebrate all that you are..

TASTE OF THYME: HAVE A HEART-HEALTHY THANKSGIVING

November is just the start of the downward spiral of classic holiday overeating. First, there is the..

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

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

These cranberry muffins will quickly become one of your favorite recipes.  My family loves anything with cranberries..

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

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

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

This recipe for Apple Pandowdy is easy and delicious.  It makes a great dessert recipe anytime and..

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

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

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

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

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

This Chocolate Éclair Cake is a classic. It has been around for a while but is a..

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

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

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

This Kentucky Butter Cake recipe has been around for a long time because it is such a..

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

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

The mango salsa in this dish really adds a Caribbean flair. I love to serve this meal..

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

Located at 144 Burt Road, near the intersection of Nicholasville Road and Southland Drive, El Rancho Tapatío is..

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

A few extra food precautions can help keep your Fourth of July holiday from turning red, white..

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

Bad Wolf Café Formerly known as Meadowthorpe Café, Bad Wolf Café is a classic diner with breakfast, sandwiches..

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

Sea Monster Eclectic White Wine is a really great wine for those who like to swirl, smell,..

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

True pasta fans know that when it comes to taste and quality, nothing is better than the..

DINING AL FRESCO | PATIOS

Perfect patios for your summer outings! ..

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

The Cabernet legs for this blend have great fruit flavors and wonderfully ripe tannins, power and grace...

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

In a cocktail shaker, combine two ounces of Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin and one ounce of Lillet Blanc.  Add..