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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On the Road

Central Kentucky Bluegrass Bites

Samantha Fore takes us on a culinary tour through Eastern Kentucky, sharing the diverse bites, from noodles to burritos, savored along the way.

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Her Old Kentucky Home

Twenty five years after returning home, Ouita Michel has created a mini-restaurant empire built on Bluegrass bounty

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At the Table

New Restaurants in Kentucky

From bourbon to boudin, the Local Palate's roundup of new restaurants in Kentucky swings from rugged ambiances to contemporary concepts and global menus.

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Off to the Races

Bite-sized tastes of Louisville from the historic Brown Hotel.

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Derby Day Menu from Jonathan Searle

Proof on Main's Executive Chef Jonathan Searle shares tried-and-true recipes that cross the finish line on Derby Day in the Bluegrass State.

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Discover the Local Palate's thoughtfully curated selection of regional food products.