Author Archive: Robin Garr

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Coals Brings The Heat To Make A Fine Pizza

Coals Brings The Heat To Make A Fine Pizza

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you grew up eating pizza in Louisville – or for that matter just about anywhere in the U.S. outside, possibly, the urban Northeast – you may be excused for believing that pizza is all about the toppings.

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MilkWood Becomes A Prime Destination

MilkWood Becomes A Prime Destination

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the first month or so after it opened in February, if you wanted to check out what Chef Edward Lee and his crew were doing at MilkWood, it was easy: Just wait until the play started at Actors Theatre of Louisville upstairs. The restaurant would empty out, and you could enjoy your meal in almost solitary splendor.

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Sweet, Sweet Cornbread And More At Napa River Grill

Sweet, Sweet Cornbread And More At Napa River Grill

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

How do you like your cornbread? Like Scarlett O’Hara, most Southern folk don’t give a damn for sweet cornbread. North of the Mason-Dixon, however, cornbread without a touch of sweetness seems just plain weird.

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Yang Kee Noodle Came To Town  10 Years Ago – And We’re Glad

Yang Kee Noodle Came To Town 10 Years Ago – And We’re Glad

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

I wouldn’t want to say that I’m an incurable fanboy, but I can’t deny that I’ve spent more than a few long days lining up at Oxmoor Center, eagerly waiting my turn to be among the first to grab the latest and greatest iDevice from the Apple store.

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Hiko-A-Mon’s Fine Japanese Fare Earns A Following

Hiko-A-Mon’s Fine Japanese Fare Earns A Following

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love a bento?

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DiOrio’s Earns Its Place On Pizza Row

DiOrio’s Earns Its Place On Pizza Row

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

When DiOrio’s pizza first settled into the former home of Karem’s Meats in St. Matthews, it already seemed that this booming nightspot zone was attracting more pizzerias than it could reasonably handle – and that was before Coal’s or Mellow Mushroom came to town.

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Fish-Fry House Flatters The Competition

Fish-Fry House Flatters The Competition

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

When the Fish-Fry House opened in the Highlands last year, it generated a lot of excitement among local fried-fish lovers (who, of course, are legion), but not entirely for the right reasons.

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Kick (Re)Start Taco Punk? Sure, Why Not?

Kick (Re)Start Taco Punk? Sure, Why Not?

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Taco Punk is just over a year old now, and I am mighty happy to see it pass that first birthday, the make-or-break point that conventional wisdom sets as a marker of success in the restaurant business.

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Mellow Mushroom Bolsters St. Matthews Pizza Zone

Mellow Mushroom Bolsters St. Matthews Pizza Zone

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Downtown” St. Matthews has come a long way, from the generation when it was best known for dark beer bars populated by portly gentlemen drinking local beer, to the modern era that finds it chockablock with hipster bars populated by trendy young folks wearing skinny jeans and drinking specialty cocktails.

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SuperChef’s Builds Memorable Breakfast

SuperChef’s Builds Memorable Breakfast

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every now and then you’ll encounter an idea so simple, yet so brilliant, that you’ll suck in your breath and think, “Wow! I wish I had thought of that!” And when such a bright idea concerns breakfast, it’s hard to see how things could get any better than that.

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