Zagat Says Louisville is Hot, Southland Street Fair, The Colonel in Corbin, Lee Bros in Louisville, & more! in the Weekly Miscellany
Zagat names Louisville #7 on its list of America’s Next Hot Food Cities: “This midsize city is a melting pot of the South and the Midwest, with a healthy splash of people who used to live in Brooklyn before they decided to relocate somewhere more affordable.” Watch Zagat’s video below:
Maggie Green at Green Apron interviews Rona Roberts of Savoring Kentucky about her cookbook Classic Kentucky Meals (Read my review of Classic Kentucky Meals): “I delight in telling the stories of Kentucky growers and Kentucky foods. I take great pleasure in using words and beautiful images to share stories about Kentucky cuisine and the people behind it.”
Lexington’s Southland Street Fair is tomorrow, Saturday, May 9, 3-8PM with a whole passel of food vendors.
Who makes Kentucky’s best French fries? Louisville’s Caffe Classico, says Business Insider.
Corbin, birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken, plans to unveil a statue of Colonel Harland Sanders on August 5. The sculpture is being done by Louisville sculptor Raymond Gras.
Marksbury Farm in Lancaster has a great new video featuring some of their Kentucky farm suppliers. (Read my review of Marksbury’s new Pasture restaurant.)
Charleston’s famous Lee Brothers storm Louisville! Their new Ovation Channel TV show ‘Southern Uncovered With the Lee Bros‘ was filming in Louisville this week, including at The Brown Hotel. And on Friday, June 19, the Lee Bros are performing with Chef Edward Lee at Actors Theater of Louisville for ‘The Boiled Peanut Hour‘.
Listen to Chandler Lyles of Lyles BBQ on the Man Meat BBQ podcast. Meanwhile, Lyles BBQ brick-and-mortar store will have its grand opening on June 6 at 5 PM in Nicholasville. If you go you may be able to eat these fresh fried pork rinds that Jennifer Lyles leaked from their test kitchen.