July 29, 2012 - 7:04pm
Join historian James A. Ramage at The Filson Historical Society today at noon as he discusses his new book, ‘Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War’.
There is more to Kentucky than just fast horses and good bourbon – although, quite frankly, a healthy epicurean doesn’t really need much more than that. It is an unfortunate fact that much of our fair and famously Blue-grassed state is overshadowed by sad images of poverty and poor...
December 30, 2011 - 9:00am
These two wonderful companies have paired to produce one of my favorite new food items of the year - their Bourbon Sorghum Vinaigrette.
Most people who know me know that I adore my bourbon. This is in conjunction with a huge love of food and an attempt at a somewhat healthy lifestyle. When I found this new product on a recent visit to the gorgeous Woodford Reserve distillery, I had to pick it up and give it a try.
December 7, 2011 - 12:09pm
Local bartenders are pitted against each other in the quest to create the greatest Manhattan
What is the proper way to drink bourbon? (If you said, “With Coke!” try again.) Generally, bourbon is meant to be drunk neat, or maybe with a little ice or a splash of water. Bourbon is not widely known as a cocktail liquor (although bourbon cocktails are becoming more prominent, and to...
December 2, 2011 - 10:49am
The 21st Amendment is a reason to celebrate: consume a five-course dinner at Bourbon's Bistro or join the Repeal Day Party at Proof on Main.
There was once a dark time in our nation’s past. Come to think of it, there have been plenty of dark times in our nation’s past: the Civil War, the Cold War and McCarthy’s witch hunts, the Nixon administration... and Prohibition. The 1920s have become very romanticized in our...
November 29, 2011 - 12:48pm
Food + Bourbon: five courses, five cocktails.
I love bourbon. I work as a bartender at a prominent downtown hotel, and I consider it my sacred duty to educate those from out of state about our beautiful native whiskey. It is something about which I am passionate and knowledgeable, and so I was very pleased to be able to attend the Jim Beam...