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Grasshoppers sets out to ‘reinvent local’ with new food products

October 27, 2016 superuser 0

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You know the old saying: If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. In a way, that’s what Eddie Vetter and Ivor Chodkowski are doing with Grasshoppers, a new line of locally sourced food products. Previously, Chodkowski was part of a boxed-produce service known as Grasshoppers Distribution, which deployed locally grown produce to consumers. […]

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#OpenCoffeeLou Preview: Lindy Casebier, director of Louisville Visual Art

October 9, 2016 superuser 0

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By Open Coffee Lou Lindy Casebier, executive director of Louisville Visual Art, will join Open Coffee on Monday, Oct. 10. The Louisville native comes to LVA after many years as an arts educator/administrator, arts advocate and state senator. From 2005-2015, he served two governors in senior roles with the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, Commerce […]

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Breweries and farmers from across the Bluegrass pair up to create Kentucky Proud beers

October 9, 2016 superuser 0

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Beer brewed from ingredients strictly grown and sourced in Kentucky? Now that’s something not every state can brag about. The Kentucky Guild of Brewers (KGB) has teamed up with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture to create five limited-edition Kentucky Proud-infused beers, the first of which will be tapped Monday, Oct. 10, at Against the Grain at 6 p.m. […]

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Gallery: Mayor Fischer welcomes Rabbit Hole Distilling to NuLu

October 6, 2016 superuser 0

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NuLu is typically abuzz with people walking to and from lunch, business meetings and gallery hopping, but on Thursday afternoon, there was more traffic than usual. The parking lot next to the Green Building was packed with city officials, bourbon enthusiasts and media eager to welcome Rabbit Hole Distilling to the neighborhood. Rabbit Hole founder […]

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The Closing Bell: Hillbilly Tea hires new chef; Muhammad Ali’s home for sale; Aetna, Humana accuse feds of misconduct; local startups raise millions; and more

October 6, 2016 superuser 0

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Hillbilly Tea hires new head chef The Southern restaurant Hillbilly Tea has added a new head chef to its kitchen. Lawrence Weeks has joined “the ever-evolving Appalachian kitchen,” according to an emailed announcement. He formerly worked at Jack Fry’s and is co-founder of LocalsOnly:Louisville, a pop-up dining experience that brings together local chefs to cook for a […]

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7 Questions With … Great Chili Cook-Off organizer Brad Curry

October 6, 2016 superuser 0

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The Phoenix Hill Tavern Great Chili Cook-Off was an event Brad Curry always looked forward to. Thousands would descend upon the Highlands music venue and bar for a day of sampling chili and drinking beer. So when Phoenix Hill closed its doors in the summer of 2015, Curry knew he, and his neighborhood of Clifton, […]

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