• Including “martini bar” in the name of this place was no exaggeration. The martini menu includes colorfully named vodka, bourbon, rum, and dessert creations. Purists, don’t worry — we bet they’d make a classic vodka (or gin) and vermouth martini if you ask nicely. Soak up your drinks with 60 West’s upscale American bistro fare.
    719-9717
    60westbistro.com
  • Bravo serves Italian food in a fun environment under Roman “ruins.” The open kitchen prepares hickory-smoked steaks, chops and whole fresh fish. Try the wood-grilled salmon salad or Sicilian pizza, made in a wood-fired oven.
    326-0491
    bravoitalian.com
  • This deluxe national chain’s perch atop the Kaden Tower makes it a prime dinner destination. Enjoy tender signature steaks, Maine lobster, and an award-winning wine list along with a view of the city.
    479-0026
    ruthschris.com
  • (502) 899-2008
    http://www.sweetsurrenderdessertcafe.com/
  • This bakery makes more than elegantly sinful, richly sinful and just-plain-old sinful desserts. It offers desserts to fit a variety of diets including sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan. If sweets aren’t your thing, try the savory scones, quiches, and frittatas.
    899-2008
    sweetsurrenderdessertcafe.com
  • At Shah's, customers can enjoy a wide range of Korean foods with traditional Korean side dishes, along with a beer or a glass of wine.

    502-493-0234
  • Pretend you come from a big Italian family at this fun chain. Oversized entrées are made for passing around the table, and the decor is kitschy Italian-Amercan at its finest.
    493-2426
    buccadibeppo.com
  • This small, largely carry-out seafood hub boasts a “greaseless” seasoned and breaded fish sandwich, topped with freshly made tartar sauce. Other menu choices include oysters, clams and scallops. All food is fresh and cooked-to-order.
    636-3474
    hillstreetfishfry.com
  • This new place in Norton Commons combines the usual Chinese comfort foods like sweet and sour chicken and twice-cooked pork with a fresh sushi selection. If you’re a fan of bubble tea or are curious about it, Tea Station’s selection of this unique drink is a must-see.
    423-1202
  • Can’t travel? Head over to this new oriental restaurant in St. Matthews for an exotic meal to take you away. Charim loosely translates to “the table is set,” a welcoming message and dishes are prepared by chef Yeon Hee Chung just like she does in her home.
    290-8900