Dining Out: Carson's Food and Drink

With more than 40 years of experience in the food industry, Mark Fichtner knows a thing or..

Top 5 Dining: Eating Right

Finding fresh food that shines a spotlight on fruit and vegetables can feel like a challenge, especially..

Dining Out: Graze

The second installment of Graze brings the same farm-fresh meats and vegetables –this time, in a historic..
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Marikka’s Restaurant and Bierstube Reopens

For the 15 months that Marikka’s was undergoing its expansion, Lexingtonians craving traditional German food and beer..

Top 5 Dining: Bourbon

Given that Kentucky is the state that birthed it, it’s no wonder that we’re all such fans..
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Bourbon on Rye

Bourbon on Rye is an intimate atmosphere serving unique drinks & small plates. Set in the historic..

Top 5 Dining: Ouita Leads Kentucky's Culinary Tourism

When Ouita Michel and her husband bought the Holly Hill Inn back in 2000, they made the..

Bluegrass Beef Boom

Kentucky, a state long associated with world-class horses, is earning a reputation for first-class beef. The terrain..
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J. Alexanders: Straightforward American Food

Like the rest of his team at J. Alexander’s, General Manager Harry Whitsell was drawn to the..

Top 5 Dining: Burgers

Village Idiot Of course Lexington’s first gastropub has exciting burgers. Their rotating Burger of the Week has included..

Bear and the Butcher

Located near the corner of High Street and Euclid Avenue, Bear and the Butcher is a versatile..
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Top 5 Dining: Salads

Louie’s Wine Dive Louie’s Wine Dive knows that unique touches are what makes a dining experience memorable. The..

DV8 Kitchen Life Changing Food

There are several products on the market today that were created with the goal of offering people..

Top 5 Dining: Coffee Roasters

Nate’s Nate Polly is a born and bred Lexingtonian with a lifelong passion for coffee. While he was..
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Top 5 Dining: Soup

Atomic Ramen In 2014, Atomic Ramen founder, Dan Wu was a MasterChef contestant who won a spot on..

The Barn: The Summit’s Locavore Destination

By now, you’ve either visited or heard buzz about The Summit at Fritz Farm. Developed by Bayer..

West Main Crafting Company

“We treat every cocktail as a visual, aromatic, and gastronomic event,” explains Head Bartender and General Manager,..
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Top 5 Dining: Wine Bars

Wines on Vine This European-inspired wine bar and bistro offers a selection of over 450 wines. The staff..

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!..

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..
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Top 5 Dining: Local Producers

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

Back to School

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

Dining: Corto Lima

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

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..
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Dining: Minglewood

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

Top 5 Dining: New in Town

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

Nice Slice

From their expansive patio overlooking the Town Branch Creek to the multilevel industrial-chic setting, Goodfellas Distillery is..
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Top 5 Dining: Waffles

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

Top 5 Dining: Expansive Menus

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

Six Ridges Farm

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

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

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: Local Foodies

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

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

Top 5 Dining: Pizza Part 2

MOD PIZZA MOD pizza: a restaurant where simplicity is everything. At MOD, one can add as few or..
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Holiday Picks: The Gift Box and Tea Room

The Gift Box & Tea Room has everything you need to make the holidays merry and bright!..

Holiday Picks: Lexington Ice Sculptures

How many events fail to make a lasting impression? Don’t let that happen to you!  No one ever..

Holiday Picks: Seasons Catering

Seasons Catering has the perfect menu and presentation for all holiday events, corporate parties, and special occasions. For..
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Uncle Maddio's: Perfect Pizza, Pronto

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

Top 5 Dining: Pizza

PIES & PINTS Pies & Pints serves an assortment of delectable specialty pies with over 30 beers on..

TOP 5 Dining: Classic Cocktails

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

Most restaurant owners build or lease space then work to attract customers. Ilias Pappas did the opposite.  “We..

From Truck to Table

For Ren and Gwyn Everly, making the leap from food truck to brick-and-mortar restaurant was not exactly..

Top 5 Dining: Indian Cuisine

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

Dupree Catering and Events is celebrating its fourth anniversary of being 2 Star certified by the Green Restaurant Association..

Top 5 Dining: Lexington Legacies

Merrick Inn  For more than 40 years, Merrick Inn has been the home of Southern culture. As a..

Top 5 Dining: Pub & Grub

The Cellar Get your pub & grub fix at The Cellar, located in the lower level of the..
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El Rancho Tapatio

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

Lexington Pasta Garage

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

Top 5 Dining: Hidden Gems

Bad Wolf Café Formerly known as Meadowthorpe Café, Bad Wolf Café is a classic diner with breakfast, sandwiches..
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Dining Al Fresco | Patios

Perfect patios for your summer outings! ..

Top 5 Dining: Movers & Shakers

Some of our favorite restaurants have moved or opened new locations. Don’t miss out on the foodie favorites..

Top Dessert Trends for 2016

Fabulous desserts are the best way to end any celebration! No party is complete without a little..
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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..

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..

Lexington Restaurant Week Returns

After two highly acclaimed years, Lexington Restaurant Week® has become an eagerly anticipated event for local diners..
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