March 2017

Lucie Slone Meyers is cooking with a purpose

March 24, 2017
Lucie Slone Meyers is cooking with a purpose

Four days before Valentine’s Day, Lucie Slone Meyers held court at a table in her nearly opened restaurant, The Red Light Kitchen & Lounge (780 N. Limestone). Between directing staffers on where to place tables, décor and bottles behind the bar, the grande dame of the Lexington restaurant scene talked shop with some of her […]

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BULLEIT DISTILLERY OPENS STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY IN SHELBYVILLE, KY.

March 15, 2017
BULLEIT DISTILLERY OPENS STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY IN SHELBYVILLE, KY.

Published first on EatDrinkTalk.net SHELBYVILLE, Ky.—If Tom Bulleit didn’t buy a lottery ticket on March 14, he should have. As the founder of Bulleit Distilling Co. welcomed a crowd of about 200 to the ultra-modern, Diageo-backed distillery that day, he mentioned that Tuesday was not only his birthday, but his 30th wedding anniversary. 2017 also […]

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AQUATIC BARREL AGING GIVES NEW MEANING TO “WHISKEY AND WATER”

March 14, 2017
AQUATIC BARREL AGING GIVES NEW MEANING TO “WHISKEY AND WATER”

When two barrels of Jefferson’s Bourbon—caged to the back of a 24-foot runabout—set off down the Ohio River at Louisville, Kentucky, last June, Walter Tharpe kicked himself. Symbolically, at least. “I said, ‘Dadgumit! I knew somebody was going to do it,’” said Tharpe, owner of Cane Land Distilling Co. in Baton Rouge, La. “I’d thought […]

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