Tag Archives: Bits and Pieces

  1. Bits and Pieces: Tom+Chee, distilleries and other Louisville food news, 9.10.12


    September 10, 2012 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    (Blogger’s note: For more information about any of the items in this and subsequent round-ups, click on the source links at the end of the sentences.)


    • Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen will open a new location in Prospect. There are currently nine Pie Kitchen locations in Louisville and surrounding counties. (Pie Kitchen’s Facebook page)
    • Tom+Chee, a fancy-pants grilled cheese restaurant, is opening a location in Cardinal Towne on Cardinal Boulevard. The chain has a Bardstown Road location. (Tom+Chee’s Facebook page)
    • Queen of Sheba Ethiopian restaurant has opened a second, lunch-only location in downtown Louisville on S. Fifth Street. The restaurant’s main location is on Taylorsville Road. (Queen of Sheba’s website)


    • Red Hot Roasters and Wiltshire on Market are hosting a coffee-themed dinner to benefit the Center for Women and Families on Sept. 19. (Consuming Louisville)
    • Yale architect students who visited Louisville and created designs for a downtown distillery have completed their work, and the designs will be on display through Sept. 24 at the corner of First and Main streets across from Whiskey Row downtown. (WFPL)

    Know of other food news in Louisville and the surrounding area? Leave a comment or send me an email at ashleelclark@gmail.com.

  2. Bits and pieces: Obama’s dog food, Jay-Z and other food news from the web, 8.17.11


    August 17, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    In case you were wondering, Bo, President Barack Obama’s dog, eats store-bought dog food. There were rumors he was getting …
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  3. Bits and pieces: Happy Meals, colorful cauliflower and other food news from the web, 8.1.11


    August 1, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Starting in September, McDonald’s will add a serving of fruit or vegetable and reduce the portion of french fries in …
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  4. Bits and pieces: Michelle Obama, Quiznos death watch and other food news from the web, 7.25.11

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    July 25, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    “Our standard supermarket banana, a variety called Cavendish, may be at the brink of disaster.” That is definitely going to …
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  5. Bits and pieces: Cheesecake Factory, downtown distillery and other food news from the web, 7.11.11

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    July 11, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Ever wanted to try all the cheesecake selections at the Cheesecake Factory? A group of writers did, and they lived …
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  6. Bits and pieces: Moldy foods, golden barbecue grills and other food news from the web, 6.6.11

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    June 6, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

      Somebody thought it would be a great idea to create a $150,000, gold-plated barbecue grill. Other than Goldmember in …
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  7. Bits and pieces: Ronald McDonald, coffee and other food news from the web, 5.23.11

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    May 23, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Is Ronald McDonald a nice ol’ clown representing a big company, or is he just an example of predatory marketing …
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  8. Bits and pieces: Chocolate milk, Chef Boyardee and other food news from the web, 5.16.11

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    May 16, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Chef Boyardee of the canned Italian food brand was a real guy, and one of his relatives has written an …
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  9. Bits and pieces: Starbucks’ Trenta, Flavor Flav and other food news from the web, 2.7.11

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    February 7, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Starbucks recently introduced a 31-ounce Trenta size for iced coffee. Not only is the mega-cup larger than the average human …
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  10. Bits and pieces: McDonald’s weddings, hangover cures and other food news from the web, 10.26.10

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    October 26, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Can honey help a hangover? How about rubbing lemon on your armpit? The Chicago Tribune provides a handy-dandy slideshow that …
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