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.
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.]
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 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.