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The Incredible Food Show, Crank & Boom Goes Brick & Mortar, & Aunt Jemima Goes to Court – The Weekly Miscellany

The Incredible Food Show, Crank & Boom Goes Brick & Mortar, & Aunt Jemima Goes to Court – The Weekly Miscellany

 

The Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show is tomorrow, Saturday, October 11, 9 AM – 5 PM at Lexington Convention Center & Rupp Arena. This year’s Celebrity Chef is Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman. There are over a hundred booths from Kentucky vendors and culinary seminars throughout the day. General admission tickets are $20.

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Lexington’s Crank & Boom Craft Ice-Cream is opening a dessert cafe and lounge at the James Pepper Distillery campus on Manchester Street. [Read my review of Crank & Boom.]

Lexington’s North Lime Coffee & Donuts is opening a second location in Stonewall Shopping Center, and plans to take over the doughnut world. [Read my review of North Lime Coffee & Donuts.]

Speaking of Kentucky food, Hot Pockets are made in Mount Sterling. We’re sorry, America, but we’re glad we provided Jim Gaffigan with material.

What’s Cookin’ Now! has an interview with Georgia Chef Hugh Acheson, an author and judge on Top Chef. Acheson is Celebrity Guest Chef at Lexington’s Bourbon Social, October 10-12.

Thrillist’s ‘8 Hugely Underrated Louisville Restaurants’

The Culture Trip’s list of Lexington’s 10 Best Local Restaurants’

The Follow That Food Truck! app has upgraded to version 1.5. [Read my story on the new app.]

The descendants of Kentucky’s original ‘Aunt Jemima‘, Nancy Green, and Anna S. Harrington, have sued current brand owner Quaker Oats for $2 billion and a share of future revenue. Green was born a slave near Mount Sterling, Kentucky in 1834. She later moved to Chicago where she worked as a cook and eventually played the role of ‘Aunt Jemima’ for the pancake mix sold by R.T. Davis Milling Co. See the video below.

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