Author Archive: Robin Garr

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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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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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