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  1. Bits and Pieces: City Cafe, Panda Express and other Louisville food news from the web, 11.14.12

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    November 14, 2012 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Closings

    • The Pub at Fourth Street Live closed this week amid legal action with the district’s developer, The Cordish Cos. (Business First of Louisville)
    • City Cafe is closing its location in Mid City Mall next to Baxter Avenue Filmworks. The remaining two locations on West Broadway and South Preston Street (in the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center) will stay open. (City Cafe Facebook page)

     

    News

    • Dollar General has applied for malt liquor and beer licenses for its Louisville locations. I love a deal, but this sounds no good for the community. (WDRB)

     

    Openings

     

  2. Foxhollow Farm’s 5th Annual Fall Festival takes place this weekend

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    October 11, 2012 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Farms warm this suburban woman’s heart.

    I love visiting farms. I get to see the origins of the foods that end up in my belly. It’s like a grown-up field trip.

    This weekend, Foxhollow Farm in Crestwood will have its fifth annual Fall Festival. The event includes games, live bluegrass music, pick-your-own pumpkin, hay rides, and food from the following businesses:

      • Wiltshire
      • Rye
      • Grind
      • Gelato Gilberto
      • Cellar Door Chocolates
      • Ears What’s Poppin’ Popcorn
      • Heine Brothers Coffee

     

    Foxhollow 5th Annual Fall Festival, 8905 Highway 329, Crestwood, Ky.

    Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. — 6 p.m.

    Cost: $5/car for parking

    For more information: Foxhollow.com

     

  3. Louisville food trucks gathering for two events this month

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    October 11, 2012 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Remember when there were, like, no food trucks in town?

    There are at least a dozen food trucks with offerings span the food spectrum. And the good news is they play nice and have events together.

    Here are a couple of food truck round-ups taking place this month during which you can sample a variety of Louisville’s best food from the side of a truck.

    • DisTRUCKtion at Apocalypse Brew Works: Lil Cheezers, Holy Molé, Grind, Bluegrass Brick Oven Pizza, French Indo-Canada and Annie May’s Sweet Cafe will each create a new dish just for this event.
      • When: Friday, Oct. 19, 5 — 10 p.m.
      • Where: Apocalypse Brew Works, 1612 Mellwood Ave., Louisville
      • Cost: Free admission
      • For more information: Facebook event page
    • Trucktober Fest: A two-day event featuring food trucks, a battle of the bands, trick-or-treating for kids, and a costume contest
      • When: Friday, Oct. 26, 5 — 11 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m. — 11 p.m.
      • Where: Iroquois Park, 5216 New Cut Road, Louisville
      • Cost: Free admission with a canned good for Southwest Ministries
      • For more information: Facebook event page
  4. Don’t waste a failed bread recipe. Transform it in these 4 ways.

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    October 5, 2012 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Bread pudding with a bourbon-spiked glaze.

    It’s easy to save a little money if you are willing to look at something with new eyes. Take, for …
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  5. Bourbon Barrel Foods profiled on foodie website The Kitchn

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    February 9, 2012 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    A local food company got a nice profile on one of my favorite websites. The Kitchn, a great blog for …
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  6. Bacon, lime and other popcorn innovations – which would you choose?

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    January 24, 2012 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Take a look at the creation I spotted at my friendly neighborhood Kroger. Bacon has entered the popcorn arena. By …
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  7. [Review] The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook belongs in every home in the Bluegrass State

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    October 28, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Maggie Green’s The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook is the only cookbook that has ever migrated from my kitchen into my bedroom. There’s …
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  8. Bits and pieces: Snoop Dogg, food allergy cure and other food news from the web, 10.17.11

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    October 17, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

      An artist in California replaced some cereal boxes in a grocery store with his own take on what the …
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  9. Graeter’s buy one, get one free sundaes make me wish for rain

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    April 18, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

      The month is halfway over, but I had to share this sweet deal before April ends. Graeter’s, a delicious …
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  10. My top 12 foods that everyone likes

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    June 23, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    SFoodie, a great food blog from SF Weekly, recently published a blog post about the top five foods everyone likes: …
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