• This small, intimate restaurant is an offshoot of Wiltshire Pantry, a local catering company. Plan to be surprised by the menu, as it changes weekly. One sure thing, though: It always includes a meat, chicken, seafood, and vegetarian selection.
    589-5224
    wiltshirepantry.com
  • This below-street-level restaurant is popular with theatergoers because, well, it’s in the same building as Actors Theater. It’s the brainchild of Louisville celebrity chef Edward Lee.

    502-584-6455
    actorstheatre.org/milkwood
  • Through the week, this spot in the heart of the downtown business district serves Italian cuisine for lunch. For weekend dinners, the menu shifts to Persian fare.
    584-0567
    pestositalian.com
  • Located inside an historic downtown building, this Italian-American chain serves comfort food like spaghetti Vesuvius and Italian-style meatloaf.
    581-1070
    osf.com
  • Louisville favorite, Wild Eggs, opens another location downtown.  Located in the Mercantile Gallery Lofts building, Wild Eggs offers sweet, saucy, and spicy breakfast and lunch options.

    502-690-5925
    http://www.wildeggs.com
  • A new restaurant in the Hyatt Regency on Fourth Street, Sway stands for “Southern way” and features Southern staples like fried green tomatoes and chicken-fried steak.
    581-1234
  • 540-1100

    potbelly.com
  • Authentic Mexican favorites including fajitas, chile poblanos and signature margaritas.
    561-8535
    losaztecas.net
  • The well-designed dining room and two bars add ambiance to a menu that includes sushi, teryiaki and tempura dishes, soups and salads.
    625-3090
    caviarsushibar.com
  • Zoe’s offers a selection of salads, soups. hummus, sandwiches and light entrées. Full dinners and tubs of their sides and salads are available for carry out.
    585-0000
    zoeskitchen.com