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  • This family-owned business out of Paducah features “pork as tender as your mother’s heart,” ribs, mutton sandwiches and an assortment of homemade sides, such as white beans and fried cornbread.
    968-0585
  • The Grape Leaf prides itself on being a friendly, locally owned, pan-mediterranean neighborhood restaurant.

    (502) 897-1774
    http://www.grapeleafonline.com/
  • Originally touted as a bed-and-breakfast, there is still no bed component to Gralehaus. There is, however, a German-inspired brunch menu and some of the most unforgettable espresso in town.

    (502) 454-7075
    https://www.facebook.com/gralehaus
  • Not only does this dining experience include Southern-inspired cooking, but it also boasts a selection of over 70 bourbons.

    (502) 568-9009
    http://www.makerslounge.com
  • Culinary expert Claudia DeLaTorre bakes up wedding cakes, breakfast pastries, cupcakes, like Triple Chocolate Decadence, and pastries, such as bourbon squares.  

    502-425-1030
    http://www.cakeflourbakery.com
  • This bistro, located in an historic former stop on the L&N railroad, has an exposed-brick interior and fireplaces that lend a cozy feeling. The seasonally-changing menu offers dishes to pair perfectly with the extensive wine selection, which can be ordered by the taste, glass, or bottle.
    897-0070
    landnwinebarandbistro.com
  • Impeccable service and genuine French cuisine, prepared by chef/owner Louis Retailleau, has made this a popular spot for beef bourguignon and ratatouille, among other provincial cuisine. 

    (812) 944-1222
  • The Brown Hotel’s more casual restaurant provides a chance to eat the Hot Brown at its natal site — along with other sandwiches, salads and entrées. Features a lunch buffet on weekdays and a contemporary a la carte menu. Breakfast buffet on weekends.
    583-1234
    brownhotel.com
  • DiFabio's Casapela is a full service Italian restaurant with an eclectic menu full of authentic Italian fare. They have fresh seafood, filet mignon, and chicken dishes to suit your desires.

    (502) 891-0411
    http://www.difabios.com/#
  • A Churchill Downs area classic, this old-fashioned restaurant serves up burgers, soups, sandwiches and daily entrée specials to hungry track-goers. The biscuits and gravy breakfast is a Derby week ritual.
    375-3800
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