Tag Archives: Pork

  1. Books, brews, barbecue and ham: a rundown of upcoming foodie events

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    August 28, 2014 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    There’s a dog at my heels convinced that he needs a potty break, an empty suitcase that I need to fill in the next 24 hours and a boatload of news and information that I want to share.

    You could say I’m in a bit of a tizzy.

    This is going to be a down-and-dirty post. There’s so much happening in Louisville and in my own life that I have to do some USA Today-style bullets to give you a rundown of all the fabulous food events happening in town and a couple of updates from Ashlee Eats HQ.

    So take a deep breath, and pray that my dog, Roscoe, can hold his composure until I finish this post.

  2. Event alert: Butchertown Porktoberfest, Oct. 11, 2013

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    September 11, 2013 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    If you have an aversion to swine, look away.
    Still on board? Then you might be interested in the first-ever Butchertown Porktoberfest from 5-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at The Pointe, 1205 East Washington Street.

     

    Here’s a blurb about the event from the Butchertown Neighborhood Association:

     

    This barbeque and pork inspired culinary competition will feature live music by Hog Operation and Johnny Berry, local brew from Apocalypse Brewery and food samples from more than 15 of Louisville’s finest restaurants. …

    Participating restaurants include Atria, Cellar Door Chocolates, Decca, Farm to Fork, Harvest, Holy Grale, Jack Knife, Momma’s Pickles Mustard and BBQ, Monkey Wrench, Morels, RYE, St. Charles Exchange, Stellar Sweets, The Bristol and Wiltshire.

    Don’t fret, vegheads (I say that term lovingly) — there will be vegetarian options at the event.

    Admission is free, but bring some cash to buy samples, proceeds from which will benefit the Butchertown Neighborhood Association.

     

    Butchertown Porktoberfest

    5-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11

    The Pointe, 1205 East Washington Street

    For more information: http://www.butchertown.blogspot.com/

     

     

     

  3. For pork’s sake – Louisville will celebrate bacon at fundraiser this weekend

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    April 7, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Louisville bacon lovers, rejoice. This weekend, there is a whole event dedicated to your favorite pork product. The Louisville Visual …
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  4. The $10 Challenge: Mark’s Feed Store

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    December 3, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    I lived in Louisville for 17 years, but there was a lot of stuff I missed. I didn’t discover all …
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  5. The $10 Challenge: Finley’s Hickory Smoke Barb-Q

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    October 1, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Family can really come through for you sometimes. There are the times they haul your daybed, overstuffed couch and other …
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  6. Bits and pieces: The Blind Pig, Guy Fieri and other food news from the web, 8.16.10

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    August 16, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    The Blind Pig, a gastropub in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville, earned itself a nice mention in the New York …
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