Author Archive: Robin Garr

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Thai Cafe: Not Quite “Consummate,” But Fun

Thai Cafe: Not Quite “Consummate,” But Fun

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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Cottage Cafe Shines on Middletown’s Old Main Street

Cottage Cafe Shines on Middletown’s Old Main Street

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Middletown’s Main Street, a quaint strip of Victorian houses, steepled churches and storefront shops, served as the suburban community’s main drag for many years as its commercial center and a slow-down, look-around opportunity for traffic on the old U.S. 60.

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Comfy Cow growing into a herd

Comfy Cow growing into a herd

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.”

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We Meet The Buddha on The Road at Saigon Café

We Meet The Buddha on The Road at Saigon Café

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Does the Buddha daydream?

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Dashboard Dining With Latin flavor At Gara Empanadas

Dashboard Dining With Latin flavor At Gara Empanadas

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wow! I’ve got to tell you about the cozy little place where we ate on a trip out to Oldham County the other day.

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Times Change, Martini Italian Bistro Carries On

Times Change, Martini Italian Bistro Carries On

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Oh, times, oh customs.” as the ancient Roman philosopher-politician Marcus Tullius Cicero said. (Well, okay, actually, Cicero said “O tempora O mores” in the original Latin, but that’s another story for another day.)

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