The twelve restaurants on GQ’s list of places to go for a perfect night out will make you feel coddled, welcome, and well fed. You can’t ask for more than that.
There’s some great food tucked away in this list of restaurants.
Our dance critic sneaks into the kitchen of CityZen: “The restaurant kitchen is a highly physical place, and if the saucier lunging toward the stove collides with the meat cook slinging plated quail toward the waiters, there will be a meltdown. … They’re a hairbreadth from ruin, mere seconds away from scorched shoat, lost lamb, overdone duck.”
The inaugural tasting menu at Rye on Market last night was the most provocative meal I’ve ever eaten in Louisville: sweetbreads, tongue, delicious gamey duck, and the head of bass. It was wonderful. No one is phoning it in there.
I wish my shots were better, but they’re not, so my apologies. (click photo to scroll through pics.)
The first part of a fascinating two part interview with Christopher Kostow from The Restaurant at Meadowood.
I got to shake his hand after eating at Meadowood in August 2008, a few months after he started there. The restaurant itself is magnificent. The dinner was even better.