Lots of restaurants have soup on the menu. Here are some that excel, including Good Foods Co-op, Wilson’s, Winchell’s, Local’s, Missy’s, Ramsey’s, Sahara, Oasis, Stella’s, Distilled, Vinaigrette, MouseTrap, Greentree Tea Room, Dad’s and Courtyard Deli.
More than 20 Lexington restaurants and bars have fireplaces that you can huddle around to get warm this winter, including Charlie Brown’s, Middle Fork, Elkhorn Tavern, Merrick Inn, Drake’s, Oscar Diggs, Distilled, Belle’s, Carson’s, Coles, Bronte Bistro, Blue Heron, Grey Goose and Cracker Barrel.
For Lexington Comfort Food Week, locally owned restaurants will offer special two-course meals for $20.18 per person. Le Deauville, Grillfish, Distilled, Azur, Blue Heron, Honeywood and more participating.
People love to pick on chain restaurants. But the promises of speed and sameness can be welcome when you’re hungry and near a highway exit, on a business trip in a strange place, or home for the holidays. Here’s how I ranked the top 10 chains, from least favorite to most, along with letter grades.
Options at Azur, Palmers, Corto Lima, Woodford Reserve, Alfalfa, Winchell’s, Honeywood, Middle Fork, Holly Hill Inn, Lockbox, Carson’s, Grand Reserve, West Sixth, Pivot, Blue Heron, Parlay Social, Creaux, Belle’s, Brasabana and Good Foods.
Willett Distillery in Bardstown gave used bourbon barrels to 25 craft brewers, including Country Boy, Ethereal, Pivot and West Sixth in Lexington, for beer that will be showcased at the Kentucky Craft Bash in June.