Food & Dining http://wfpl.org en What You Need to Know to Find Good Tacos in Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/what-you-need-know-find-good-tacos-louisville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I never thought I would have to type a sentence like this:</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I’m sick of tacos.</span></p><p class="c1"><span>It’s a problem I’ve only just confronted as I explored Louisville’s burgeoning taco scene. Casual restaurants in the area have embraced and celebrated the taco so much that it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the options available. But what a wonderful problem for a city to have.</span></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:31:56 +0000 Ashlee Clark Thompson 9211 at http://wfpl.org What You Need to Know to Find Good Tacos in Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Endorses 'Food Principles' for Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/mayor-greg-fischer-endorses-food-principles-louisville <p>Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Friday added his name to a list of nearly 50 entities that endorse a project focusing on creating accessibility to healthy food options for residents.</p><p>The Louisville Community Food Principles were created by the Leadership Louisville Bingham Fellows Class of 2013 to help direct the community toward a smart food culture by eliminating <a href="/post/could-local-food-and-urban-agriculture-shrink-food-deserts">food deserts,</a> educating the public about nutrition and supporting local sustainably farmed food.</p> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 7332 at http://wfpl.org Mayor Greg Fischer Endorses 'Food Principles' for Louisville Kentucky Food Prices Reach All-Time High, Officials Say No Cause For Alarm http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-food-prices-reach-all-time-high-officials-say-no-cause-alarm <p>Kentucky food prices are at an all time high, according to the State Farm Bureau’s quarterly marketplace report. But this isn't a cause for concern, says b<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ureau spokesman Dan&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Smaldone.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“This is one moment. This is one quarter. We’ll see what happens the next quarter. Really, this is most likely just catching up to where the rest of the nation has been for a few more months ahead of us.”</span></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:29:30 +0000 Devin Katayama 7244 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Food Prices Reach All-Time High, Officials Say No Cause For Alarm Derby Pie Maker, Claudia Sanders Dinner House End Trademark Dispute http://wfpl.org/post/derby-pie-maker-claudia-sanders-dinner-house-end-trademark-dispute <p>A chocolate-nut pie by any other name may be just as sweet, but it won&#39;t be a Derby Pie.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:54:51 +0000 Brett Barrouquere | Associated Press 7059 at http://wfpl.org Derby Pie Maker, Claudia Sanders Dinner House End Trademark Dispute Women Breaking Down Hogs, Beef and the 'Old Boy Network' in Kentucky Butchering Camps http://wfpl.org/post/women-breaking-down-hogs-beef-and-old-boy-network-kentucky-butchering-camps <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Single-sex education is a time-honored approach in the traditional classroom, but a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;workshop in Napoleon, Kentucky, is extending the trend into the kitchen. <a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/org/431301121">Grrls&nbsp;Meat Camp</a> will</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> offer a hands-on modern butchery class just for women April&nbsp;12-14 at Napoleon Ridge Farm, between Louisville and Cincinnati.</span></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:13:19 +0000 Dana McMahan 4596 at http://wfpl.org Women Breaking Down Hogs, Beef and the 'Old Boy Network' in Kentucky Butchering Camps Review: Don't Resist Decca http://wfpl.org/post/review-dont-resist-decca <p></p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:37:13 +0000 Dana McMahan 4251 at http://wfpl.org Review: Don't Resist Decca 502 Restaurant Week Begins http://wfpl.org/post/502-restaurant-week-begins <p></p><p>My attempts to save a little extra money for a splurge are usually half-hearted. Just check my savings account.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">But there’s an envelope on my kitchen table with a trio of Andrew </span>Jacksons<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reserved for a night out during 502 Restaurant Week.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 16:35:26 +0000 Ashlee Clark Thompson 4143 at http://wfpl.org 502 Restaurant Week Begins Archdiocese of Louisville Releases 2013 Lenten Fish Fry Schedule http://wfpl.org/post/archdiocese-louisville-releases-2013-lenten-fish-fry-schedule <p><strong>&nbsp;(Update: Looking for the 2014 schedule? <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/archdiocese-releases-louisville-area-fish-fry-schedule">Here it is</a>.)</strong></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:28:11 +0000 Erin Keane 3968 at http://wfpl.org Archdiocese of Louisville Releases 2013 Lenten Fish Fry Schedule Secrets of a Lonely Planet Writer: How Food Helps a City Land on Top http://wfpl.org/post/secrets-lonely-planet-writer-how-food-helps-city-land-top <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’re number one! So says Lonely Planet in their </span><a href="http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/travel-tips-and-articles/77583" style="line-height: 1.5;">list of top U.S. travel destinations for 2013</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The publishing monolith has evidently caught on to what we all already know – that this is a fine place to be. Because I closely follow (and revel in) Louisville’s culinary scene, I give our food and dining a lot of credit for this recognition. But how exactly does a city rise to the top of these lists?</span></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 14:55:55 +0000 Dana McMahan 3604 at http://wfpl.org Secrets of a Lonely Planet Writer: How Food Helps a City Land on Top Timeline: Former Employees' Complaints Preceded Lynn's Paradise Cafe Closing http://wfpl.org/post/timeline-former-employees-complaints-preceded-lynns-paradise-cafe-closing <p>Lynn’s Paradise Café, a Louisville restaurant staple with national recognition, has closed after 22 years.</p><p>No official reason has been given for the abrupt closure, but it follows several days of media attention and backlash over new labor policies at the restaurant. The most contentious of those policies, according to several reports, is a requirement for servers to keep $100 in cash on them during each shift to ensure that secondary staff members such as bussers and bartenders receive their share of tips.</p><p>Here are the events that preceded the closing:</p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:44:56 +0000 Ashlee Clark Thompson 3393 at http://wfpl.org Timeline: Former Employees' Complaints Preceded Lynn's Paradise Cafe Closing