Author Archive: Robin Garr

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Make Mine Grilled Cheese, Pleese!

Make Mine Grilled Cheese, Pleese!

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ahh, it finally feels like autumn, and I’m thinking of comfort food.

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Vietnam Kitchen: 50,000 K8′s Sold?

Vietnam Kitchen: 50,000 K8′s Sold?

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Okay, let’s run the numbers here. Vietnam Kitchen has been open for about 20.5 years, six days a week. That’s roughly 6,500 days of serving the public since Alex and Kim Lam brought this lovable institution to town in 1993.

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Don’t Judge The Name – Try   Hay!! Chi Wa Waa

Don’t Judge The Name – Try Hay!! Chi Wa Waa

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hay!!! Chi Wa Waa? What kind of a name for a restaurant is that?

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North End Cafe: Now A Local Institution

North End Cafe: Now A Local Institution

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

North End Cafe has just about become a Louisville institution and it didn’t take all that long to do so.

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Marketplace at Theater Square: Top Chef, No Hype

Marketplace at Theater Square: Top Chef, No Hype

| September 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

We live in the age of the chef-driven restaurant.

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Mussel & Burger (& Elotes) Bar

Mussel & Burger (& Elotes) Bar

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Okay, I have to admit, I was dubious at first about the idea of this new place in J’town bringing together mussels and burgers as its signature dishes.

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Whatever You Think It Means, Mojito Does Tapas Right

Whatever You Think It Means, Mojito Does Tapas Right

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Who doesn’t like a table full of tapas? These days, when just about every eatery from diners and dives to classy upscale joints offer small plates to tickle the taste buds, tapas is just about everywhere.

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A Modern Taste Of Old

A Modern Taste Of Old

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s noisy, casual and fun. Located in a historic building in a historic neighborhood, its food and music and liquor celebrate the folk culture of Bakersfield, gritty capital of the south end of California’s agricultural Central Valley, where Chicano and Okie ways met and mingled in a zesty ethnic stew.

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Brunch At The Bristol: The Tradition Endures

Brunch At The Bristol: The Tradition Endures

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Brunch … again? Well, sure! Why not?

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Sunday Brunch Poses Tough Choice At Captain’s Quarters Riverside Grille

Sunday Brunch Poses Tough Choice At Captain’s Quarters Riverside Grille

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ahh, Captain’s Quarters! From its striking ski-lodge-style wood and glass building to the decks that ramble over its scenic riverfront slope just up the Ohio at Harrods Creek, within skyline’s view of downtown Louisville, what’s not to like?

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