Author Archive: Robin Garr

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El Mundo: Still a Favorite After 20 Years

El Mundo: Still a Favorite After 20 Years

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that it has been more than 20 years since we moved back to Louisville after a sojourn in New York City.

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Ville Taqueria Brings St. Matthews an Alternative to Pizza

Ville Taqueria Brings St. Matthews an Alternative to Pizza

| September 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Everyone likes Mexican food, don’t they? But what do we mean when we say “Mexican?”

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Quality Counts at Grind Burger Kitchen

Quality Counts at Grind Burger Kitchen

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you’re buying a car, a suit, a pair of shoes, a watch, or even a hamburger, quality makes a difference.

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Soup Dumplings? Soup in Dumplings Wins at The Joy Luck

Soup Dumplings? Soup in Dumplings Wins at The Joy Luck

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I was a child, country-style chicken and dumplings wasn’t a thing in my citified family, but I wanted them to be. I would read about dumplings in children’s books and dream of tasting these succulent-sounding goodies.

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We Get Our Deli on at Stevens & Stevens

We Get Our Deli on at Stevens & Stevens

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mary took a bite of her sandwich – no easy task considering its oversize girth. She chewed gently, looked thoughtful, then firmly opined: “This is almost too much meat.”

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Thai Cafe: Not Quite “Consummate,” But Fun

Thai Cafe: Not Quite “Consummate,” But Fun

| July 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Well hey now. What’s this? A new restaurant reviewer at The Courier-Journal? How about that.

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Eggs Over Frankfort Rings Diner-Style Breakfast Bell

Eggs Over Frankfort Rings Diner-Style Breakfast Bell

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frankfort Avenue – or just plain “The Avenue,” as its neighborhood business association likes to call it – has come a mighty long way in the generation since the late, lamented Deitrich’s started serving creative cuisine in an upscale environment in the old Crescent Theater, a place that at the time had seen considerably better days.

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You Don’t Have To Speak French To Love La Coop

You Don’t Have To Speak French To Love La Coop

| June 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

You don’t need to know nearly as much French as you used to do in order to enjoy dinner without assistance at La Coop.

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Red Checks and Brooklyn Pie at Old School NY Pizza

Red Checks and Brooklyn Pie at Old School NY Pizza

| June 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Has Louisville reached the saturation point for pizza?

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Celebrate The Noble Noodle at Thai Noodles

Celebrate The Noble Noodle at Thai Noodles

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Robin Garr www.LouisvilleHotBytes.com Life as a hunter-gatherer was hard, no question about that. As the philosopher Thomas Hobbes famously put it, this life was “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short.”  But at least paleolithic humans didn’t have to make many decisions at supper time. Knock over an animal, whack off a chunk and chow [...]

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