Food improvement isn’t in McDonald’s $6B upgrade plan


If you a fan of McDonald’s, you’ll like its upcoming improvements. But if you’re hoping its food also is part of that upgrade plan, you’ll be disappointed. In a recent investor analyst call, the world’s largest burger chain announced it is spending $6 billion from now through 2020 to remodel many of its restaurants, add […]

Finally! Castle & Key Distillery to open Sept. 19

Castle & Key gift shop. Photo courtesy of Castle & Key

It’s taken four years, but finally, Castle & Key Distillery will open to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Frankly, it’s amazing it’s taken only that long. When founders Will Arvin and Wes Murry set out to restore the Old Taylor Distillery in Millville, Ky., the historic site was a disaster: decrepit, decomposed and a […]

Spirits of French Lick distillery releases Lee Sinclair 4-grain bourbon


UPDATED: See end of story … If you’ve never heard of the Spirits of French Lick distillery, here’s a tip for you: Go there. Make the 75-minute drive from Louisville—a bucolic tree and farm-lined route—to the distillery within the French Lick Winery complex. There, head distiller Alan Bishop plies his trade and is doing remarkable […]

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