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July Feature Menu | Cucumbers

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July Feature Menu | Cucumbers

This month, we are featuring cucumbers in our specials. This refreshing vegetable adds a pop of lightness and brightness to anything it’s paired with. We had so much fun creating this soup – a blend of some of our favorite green flavors. The chile relleno we’re pairing with the shrimp entree is a blast from […]

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5.23.15 | Marina & Adam’s wedding

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5.23.15 adam+marina

On Saturday, May 23, 2015, we had the pleasure of catering Marina & Adam’s wedding at Marcus Lindsey on Main St. in NuLu. This gorgeous old church has been turned into an event space with high ceilings, old paintings, hardwood and a lovely garden area outside. The couple’s intent was to create a really cool cocktail […]

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Southern Uncovered Louisville episode viewing party | July 5, 8pm

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Southern Uncovered with the Lee Bros in Louisville

Southern Uncovered, Ovation Network‘s newest food show, has come to Louisville, and the episode airs on Sunday, July 5 at 8pm (channel 385 for AT&T U-verse, & channel 274 for DirectTV). In this Anthony Bourdain-esque show, James Beard Award-winning food and travel writers, Matt and Ted Lee, uncover the unexpected bites and sights in cities all […]

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6.13.15 | Carla & Joel’s wedding

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6.13.15 Carla & Joel's wedding

On Friday, June 13 we had the pleasure of catering Carla & Joel’s wedding at Copper & Kings in Butchertown. They wanted to create a relaxed, intimate feel, so the top two floors of this cool new brandy distillery were the perfect spot. After the ceremony, cocktail hour was on the top floor, overlooking the […]

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6.5.15 | Stephanie & Bryce’s Wedding

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6.5.15 Stephanie & Bryce's wedding

On Friday, June 5, we had the pleasure of catering Stephanie & Bryce’s wedding at the Marcus Lindsey on Main St in NuLu. They were such a laid back couple who knew what was important to them and how to make a great party! We really loved working with them.  We began the evening with […]

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5.23.15 | Kate & Ryan’s Wedding

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Kate & Ryan's Wedding

In May of 2015, we had the distinct honor of catering Kate & Ryan’s wedding at Copper & Kings Brandy Distillery in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville, KY. The day couldn’t have been more perfect to take advantage of the amazing courtyard, fire pit and third-floor terrace this space boasts.  The bride was an avid […]

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5.16.15 | Tiffany & Jon’s Wedding

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5.16.15 Tiffany & Jon's Wedding

In May of 2015, we had the pleasure of catering Tiffany & Jon’s wedding at Yew Dell Gardens in Crestwood, KY. These two wanted to create a casual feel for the reception that took advantage of the natural beauty of the gardens and setting at Yew Dell. They had the ceremony in the Holly Alley […]

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June 2015 Feature Menu: Broccoli

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Quinoa Salad with broccoli

This month, we are featuring broccoli in our specials. This is an important time of year as all of those wonderful summer vegetables are rooting and growing and fruiting. We celebrate the final spring veggies (broccoli, cabbage, greens) and look with anticipation to the heat of July and it’s harvest. This fun Chilean white blend […]

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May 2015 Features | Asparagus

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Spring Greens

This month, we are featuring asparagus in our specials. It is one of the most fun spring vegetables and is a great complement to many dishes. The growing season is very short for asparagus, so we just had to take advantage of it. This Chilean carménère-syrah blend is the perfect pair for these dishes; it’s […]

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Edible Louisville Local Hero Award

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Edible Louisville's Local Hero Award Winner!

We are so honored to have been named Edible Louisville’s Local Hero for Chef/Restaurant for the 3rd time! This award means a great deal to Chef Bruce because of his personal dedication to local sourcing. You can find him most Saturday mornings at the farmer’s markets, often accompanied by his two small daughters who are assuredly eating […]

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