Kentucky Guide

Get excited about Kentucky’s wood-fired fare and cultural tours. Bluegrass and horse races are state traditions, but spending a day visiting bourbon distilleries should be, too. Venture to unparalleled museums, landmarks, and other unique structures Kentucky boasts.

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Never Say Die bourbon being poured
In the Spirit

In the Spirit: Never Say Die Bourbon

The Local Palate sat down with co-owner Brian Luftman to recount Never Say Die bourbon’s historic tale and growing legacy.

North of Bourbon making julep cocktails
The Riff

Stirring Up a Julep for Derby Day

Brad Jennings says the seemingly simple drink has more to it than just bourbon and mint with many proper and improper ways to make a julep.

Sam Fore, owner of Tuk Tuk snack shop, posing in her brick-and-mortar store
In the Field

From Pop-Up To Brick-and-Mortar

Going from pop-up to brick-and-mortar may have induced hives, but it allowed a Kentucky chef a chance to fix what's wrong with the industry.