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  • 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen is a spacious all-glass restaurant that features both an indoor and outdoor dining and drinking experience in Louisville. As the only rooftop bar in the city, 8UP offers unparalleled views. Whether lounging al fresco or enjoying the dining room, guests can select from an array of libations, including more than 60 bourbons, plus craft and classic cocktails. Leading the culinary team is Executive Chef Casper Van Drongelen from the Netherlands, who takes advantage of the Bluegrass State's high-quality produce and products in his ingredient-driven American regional cuisine.

    ADDRESS
    350 W. Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202
    PHONE
    502-631-4180

  • Brothers Brothers

    Kentucky's Southern Shorelines

    HistoricIconic

    Brothers features a West Kentucky inspired pulled pork, baby back ribs, smoked chicken and brisket. Their biggest seller is the pulled pork, which they incorporate into the majority of the dishes on their menu. One of their most popular sandwiches is the "Pig in the Orchard," a combination of pulled pork, bacon, melted white cheddar cheese, flash fried apples and sweet barbecue sauce served on a split top kaiser bun.

    Kentucky Pork Producers Association named Brothers 2017 Pork Restaurant of the Year and they've held the #1 spot as Campbellsville's Best Restaurant on Tripadvisor for several years now!Brothers also serves craft beer and local wine.

    ADDRESS
    128 East Main Street, Campbellsville, KY 42718
    PHONE
    270-789-0011

  • Old Talbott Tavern

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Step inside the "Oldest Bourbon Bar in the World" for a drink paired with classic Southern cooking.

    ADDRESS
    107 W. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004
    PHONE
    502-348-3494

  • Linda's Diner Linda's Diner

    Kentucky's Southern Shorelines

    Linda's Diner has been family owned and operated for more than 20 years and features authentic Kentucky recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. You'll enjoy homemade rolls, pies, the best Kentucky entrees, hand-dipped ice cream and nostalgic soft drinks from the classic 1940's soda fountain.

    ADDRESS
    322 Monument Sq., Jamestown, KY 42629
    PHONE
    270-343-4020

  • Claudia Sanders Dinner House Claudia Sanders Dinner House

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Claudia Sanders Dinner House has a large banquet facility and state-of-the-art kitchen, but still holds true to the country charm of a traditional dinner house. With its updated kitchen and the space and equipment to prepare you favorite Kentucky dishes the way your grandmother made them, Claudia Sanders provides an air of Southern Hospitality and cooking combined with old fashioned, family-style service.

    ADDRESS
    3202 Shelbyville Rd, US 60, Shelbyville, KY 40065
    PHONE
    502-633-6388

  • Capital Plaza Lounge Capital Plaza Lounge

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    The Frankfort Capital Plaza is a well known, established full-service hotel featuring a restaurant and lounge known as Capital Plaza Lounge. We offer a wide variety of Kentucky wine and spirits. We regularly offer specials that feature the local flavor and our staff is well known for their bluegrass hospitality.

    ADDRESS
    405 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601
    PHONE
    502-227-5100

  • Science Hill Inn Science Hill Inn

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Located in the heart of Shelbyville, Science Hill Inn is best known for its dining room -- a restaurant in the finest Kentucky tradition. It offers the warmth of the hearth and the best of the kitchen, in hopes that you'll return often.

    ADDRESS
    525 Washington Street, Shelbyville, KY 40065
    PHONE
    502-633-6388

  • The Bakery at Sullivan University

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    The Bakery at Sullivan University offers world-class excellence in baking and pastry arts, including a variety of specialty baked goods, pastries, cookies and candies. The Bakery also produces wholesale restaurant desserts for several of Louisville's premier restaurants and specializes in unique cakes for weddings, corporate celebrations and high-profile special events.

    ADDRESS
    3100 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40205
    PHONE
    502-452-1210

  • Freight House Freight House

    Western Waterlands

    Local Offerings

    Freight House is Paducah's first farm-to-table restaurant, serving traditional southern flavors with a modern twist. Through locally sourced meats and garden fare, our mission is to bring you fresh ingredients from our local partners and help to define the flavor of the "new south."

    Led by chef/proprietor Sara Bradley, Freight House opened in 2015 under the ethos "food is more than just eating." Your food has a story. Many stories.

    ADDRESS
    330 S. 3rd Street, #102, Paducah, KY 42003
    PHONE
    270-908-0006

  • West Sixth Brewing West Sixth Brewing

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Featured on Top Chef

    Founded in 2012, West Sixth Brewing is located in a 100 year old building called the Bread Box, historically used for the Rainbo Bread Factory, in Lexington, Kentucky. We brew, can and bottle our beer out of this location, selling it at bars, restaurants, grocery and liquor stores throughout the state of Kentucky and across the Ohio River in Cincinnati. We pride ourselves on the craft beer we make and having a positive impact on the communities we're a part of.

    ADDRESS
    501 W. 6th Street, Lexington, KY 40508
    PHONE
    859-705-0915

  • Kevin's Sano Country Store Kevin's Sano Country Store

    Kentucky's Southern Shorelines

    Everything at Kevin's Sano Country Store is homemade, with seasonal Kentucky-grown fruits and vegetables used in authentic Kentucky recipes. If you are looking to "dine with the locals" and have an incredible meal, this is the place for you. Don't miss the Friday night Catfish Buffet or the Saturday morning Big Breakfast Buffet.

    ADDRESS
    5675 Sano Rd., Columbia, KY 42728
    PHONE
    270-866-2050

  • More Than Cake, LLC More Than Cake, LLC

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    At More Than Cake, LLC, we live and breathe baking, creating and cooking. You could say it's more than a passion for us - and not just because our food, and gourmet bakery treats are ridiculously good, but also because we smile all the time. Really, we do! It's because we get to do and share what we love.

    Prior to building and opening the bakery, Leshia Rainwater-Clark spent years creating the perfect recipes. In 2011 she decided it was time to open her own place. So she left her full time job and got right to work opening Perfect Harmony Catering/Bakery. Still that was not enough for Leshia! So she went to Culinary School, and was blessed to work with some of the greatest pastry and culinary chefs around. She had the privilege to become part of the schools award winning pastry team.

    ADDRESS
    150 West Main Street, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-868-5353

  • The English Grill at the Brown Hotel The English Grill at the Brown Hotel

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Set in a comfortable, sophisticated environment adorned with equestrian artwork, The English Grill's contemporary American cuisine with seasonal and regional influences offers the perfect ambiance for a romantic night. Couples can choose from more than 400 wines to start the evening, and enjoy menu highlights such as the short rib beef bourguignon with polenta, Verlasso salmon with grilled broccolini and basil-pesto risotto, and the Brown Hotel's original Hot Brown, a Louisville legend since 1926. The AAA Four-Diamond restaurant was ranked by OpenTable as one of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, and was named Kentucky's most popular restaurant by People magazine.

    ADDRESS
    Brown Hotel, 335 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
    PHONE
    502-583-1234

  • Formaggio Italiano Formaggio Italiano

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Welcome to Formaggio Italiano! A little taste of Italy in your local neighborhood. Here at Formaggio's we strive to making quality dishes using the freshest ingredients, and serving it to you at an affordable price.

    ADDRESS
    751 Slone Drive, Suite 4, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    859-410-3006

  • Country Boy Brewing Country Boy Brewing

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

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    Country Boy Brewing was founded in 2012 by three native Kentuckians with a passion for great craft beer. Country Boy prides itself on making minimally processed beers with high quality, real ingredients. Their passion for great beer shines through their core brands, Cougar Bait American Blonde Ale and Shotgun Wedding Vanilla Brown Ale. Their recent expansion to Georgetown, KY with the largest production brewery in the state will allow them to can their popular Cliff Jumper IPA and Halfway Home Pale Ale, in addition to several seasonal offerings.

    ADDRESS
    108 Corporate Blvd., Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-709-9943

  • Upbeat Cafe Upbeat Cafe

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    This local cafe creates specialty drinks and homemade lunches to the coffee lovers of Georgetown. In an effort to help give back, the Mann family has made Upbeat Café both a café and a crusade to help support the children of Uganda. Majority of the art located within the store was made in Uganda, with 100% of its purchases going back to help support the orphanage and school Christy's sister started there. They also believe in getting the people of Georgetown involved through mission work, sending a group of locals to Uganda once a year. And for those who wish to support in other ways, you can help sponsor the Ugandan child the Mann family has assisted for 11 years.

    ADDRESS
    117 North Broadway Street, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-863-5445

  • Foxhollow Farm

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Our 100% Grassfed Beef is sustainably raised on our family farm in Crestwood, Kentucky. Rotational grazed on nutrient-dense biodynamically certified soil, our cattle are raised to the highest standard without the use of added hormones, antibiotics or steroids. The result, great tasting, healthy, premium beef for you and your family.

    ADDRESS
    8905 Kentucky 329, Crestwood, KY 40014
    PHONE
    502-241-9674

  • Townsend Sorghum

    Kentucky Appalachians

    HistoricScenicFeatured on Top Chef

    Townsend's Sweet Sorghum is the healthful alternative to sugar. It's great on biscuits or toast. You can put it in coffee or hot tea as an all-natural sweetener. Plus, you can use it as a sugar substitute in recipes to enhance the nutritional value of you cooking. The sorghum contains many of the daily recommended requirements of several vitamins and minerals your body needs including: Potassium, Phosphorous, & Iron. Our Sorghum contains no chemical additives.

    Discover the great taste of one of nature's most perfect foods. Order a jar or two of Townsend's Sweet Sorghum today.

    ADDRESS
    11620 Main Street, Jeffersonville, KY 40337
    PHONE
    859-498-4142

  • DV8 Kitchen DV8 Kitchen

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

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    Locally owned restaurant serving fresh baked goods & all day breakfast sandwiches. Open for breakfast, brunch and lunch 7 days a week, while giving second chance employment to those in substance abuse recovery trying to redirect their lives.

    ADDRESS
    867 South Broadway #140, Lexington, KY 40504
    PHONE
    859-321-5600

  • My Old Kentucky Foam My Old Kentucky Foam

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    ADDRESS
    149 East Main Street, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-603-0069

  • Bluegrass Sabor

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local OfferingsHistoricFine Dining

    Bluegrass Sabor is a higher-end restaurant, located inside a former drug store building that has been completely renovated in historic downtown Lawrenceburg. This restaurant is very popular both locally and with travelers on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. They often offer daily lunch and dinner specials, along with Kentucky-themed dishes, desserts, and drinks.

    ADDRESS
    115 S. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
    PHONE
    502-604-6110

  • The Bar-B-Que Pit

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    Lip smackin', tongue waggin', down-home good barbecue and more, with both breakfast and lunch available.

    ADDRESS
    409 S. Dixie Hwy., Cave City, KY 42127
    PHONE
    270-773-5555

  • Wilshire's Wilshire's

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Located in one of the oldest houses in Kentucky, once home to General John Payne, Wilshire's offers gourmet burgers and sides.

    ADDRESS
    124 General John Payne Blvd., Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-863-0034

  • Josie's of Georgetown

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Here at Josie's, we are known for our breakfast. In fact, we like to call it the "best breakfast in Chevy Chase," and offer this part of our menu during all operating hours. Our breakfast includes several omelets (including a veggie version), hearty breakfast plates, two types of eggs Benedict, pancakes, waffles and classics such as quiche of the day and sausage gravy and biscuits. There is a "healthier side" section to our menu as well, with organic granola, egg white omelets and a selection for low-carb lovers.

    Our lunch menu offers 14 different sandwiches and burgers, including traditional favorites like the classic club, along with more personalized offerings such as Mamoo's chicken salad. Fans of the grouper fingers at Merrick Inn will find that standby on this menu, too.

    ADDRESS
    1973 Lexington Rd US Hwy 25, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-603-0378

  • Bristol Bar & Grille

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Local Offerings

    Home of the Green Chili Wontons - Louisville's favorite guilty pleasure - Bristol Bar & Grille has been known as the city's neighborhood restaurant since 1977. Now with multiple locations, it is often credited as paving the way for Louisville's current foodie movement. Ingredients are sourced from farming partners across the region and there is a Master Sommelier on staff, proving that sustainable, quality cuisine and wine can be affordable.

    ADDRESS
    614 W. Main St., Louisville, KY 40202
    PHONE
    502-582-1995

  • The Midway Bakery The Midway Bakery

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local Offerings

    The Midway Bakery creates cookies, pies, scones and more from scratch with real butter and natural ingredients using traditional recipes. Our flours come from Weisenberger Mill down the road, and most of the corn and wheat is raised right here in Kentucky. Our chocolate and cocoa powder comes from Ruth Hunt Candies in Mount Sterling, and pecans are from the Kentucky Nut Corp. in Hickman.

    ADDRESS
    510 South Winter St., Midway, KY 40347
    PHONE
    859-846-4336

  • Esto Country Café Esto Country Café

    Kentucky's Southern Shorelines

    Local Offerings

    Country Cafe With Homemade Cooking And A Family Atmosphere. At ESTO Country Store & Cafe in Russell Springs, KY, we strive to provide you with a one-of-a-kind dining experience. As a family owned and operated establishment, we strive to maintain the principles a family should be built on: trust, happiness, and of course, great food! When it comes to taste, we prefer that our cooking do the talking for us. By using only the best ingredients and preparation methods, we've created a menu that can't be beaten. Our signature dishes are well known throughout the community as some of the best around! We specialize in Kentucky fried fish every Friday night & offer the full Southern Shoreline Regional Meal - Fried Fish, Cole Slaw, Greens, Pinto Beans & Corn bread, Potatoes & be sure to top off the meal with homemade fried apple pie!

    ADDRESS
    4624 Highway 379, Russell Springs, KY 42642
    PHONE
    270-343-3320

  • Pine Mountain Grill

    Daniel Boone Country

    Built around family traditions, faith in our community and the love of good, mountain food, Pine Mountain Grill & Gifts has been a Whitesburg staple for more than 20 years. Located at the foot of Pine Mountain, this Letcher County restaurant offers the highest quality of service, striving daily to offer the best home-cooked meals and hospitality in a family-friendly atmosphere. Using original recipes, most menu selections are made from scratch, the freezer is stocked with fresh green beans and roast beef is slow-cooked all night, every night. Weekend specials feature fresh fruits and vegetables from SouthDown Farm located in Crafts Colly. When you are here, you feel like family.

    ADDRESS
    45 Hwy 119 South, Whitesburg, KY 41858
    PHONE
    606-634-1317

  • Decca Decca

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Local OfferingsFine DiningSpecial Events Host

    Housed in a renovated historical building dating back to 1875, Decca is a unique, multifaceted three-story space offering two intimate dining rooms; an upstairs vintage record and book shop that doubles as a private dining room; and underground bar tucked in the basement called "The Cellar Lounge," which features weekly live music, bar bites and craft cocktails. Decca's large outdoor courtyard and stage – complete with a fire pit and beautiful meandering water installation – serves as another warm and curated space to enjoy live performances, food and gatherings. Chef and owner Annie Pettry is known for developing soulful dishes that combine bright flavors with the best ingredients of the South and Appalachia at her warm Louisville restaurant. A two-time Food & Wine "People's Best New Chef" nominee, Pettry was named a "rising star" by Restaurant Hospitality and StarChefs, won Louisville's Cochon 555 competition, and competed on season 14 of "Top Chef."

    ADDRESS
    812 East Market St., Louisville, KY 40206
    PHONE
    502-749-8128

  • Bristol Bar & Grille

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Local Offerings

    Home of the Green Chili Wontons - Louisville's favorite guilty pleasure - Bristol Bar & Grille has been known as the city's neighborhood restaurant since 1977. Now with multiple locations, it is often credited as paving the way for Louisville's current foodie movement. Ingredients are sourced from farming partners across the region and there is a Master Sommelier on staff, proving that sustainable, quality cuisine and wine can be affordable.

    ADDRESS
    1321 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40204
    PHONE
    502-456-1702

  • Bristol Bar & Grille

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Local Offerings

    Home of the Green Chili Wontons - Louisville's favorite guilty pleasure - Bristol Bar & Grille has been known as the city's neighborhood restaurant since 1977. Now with multiple locations, it is often credited as paving the way for Louisville's current foodie movement. Ingredients are sourced from farming partners across the region and there is a Master Sommelier on staff, proving that sustainable, quality cuisine and wine can be affordable.

    ADDRESS
    300 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40222
    PHONE
    502-426-0627

  • Elmwood Stock Farm Elmwood Stock Farm

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    HistoricScenicFeatured on Top Chef

    Elmwood Stock Farm is a 6th-generation family farm that began as a producer of Black Angus breeding-stock cattle. The cattle are still an important part of the farm ecosystem and farm business, though over the past decade, the farm has branched out to produce a variety of organic vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs and cornmeal. Elmwood is committed to healthy and wholesome production of superior, high-quality, fresh farm products. Organic certification and close family involvement ensure that safe and sustainable farming practices are followed, livestock are well cared for, and land and water conservation remain a priority.

    ADDRESS
    3520 Paris Pike, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    859-621-0755

  • Gilkison Farm Gilkison Farm

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Featured on Top Chef

    In the heart of central Kentucky, Gilkison Farm is a diversified family farm growing burley tobacco, corn, soybeans, cattle, alfalfa, rye, hemp, black raspberries, and most importantly, our three children. Farming is our heritage and continuously, we work hard to ensure it is our future.

    ADDRESS
    757 Calloway White Rd., Winchester, KY 40391

  • The Kitchen at Country Boy Brewing The Kitchen at Country Boy Brewing

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Iconic

    Let us change the way you think about "bar food"! We are a new restaurant located near Historic Downtown Georgetown and the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant. Located in the Country Boy Brewing Taproom,The Kitchen, specializes in preparing artisan food made with local, fresh ingredients. Come grab a pint of beer and pair it with one of our sandwiches, flat breads, or maybe even a Meat n' Cheese board.

    ADDRESS
    101 Innovation Way, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-709-9943

  • Rolling Oven Rolling Oven

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Iconic

    In July 2018, we teamed up with Georgetown's award-winning My Old Kentucky Foam to serve our wood-fired pizzas and sandwiches from another permanent location inside their brewery, located in the heart of downtown on Main St, just a quick walk from Georgetown College.

    My Old Kentucky Foam offers a full bar in addition to craft beer drafts.

    ADDRESS
    149 East Main Street, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    859-447-8146

  • Weisenberger Mill Weisenberger Mill

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    HistoricFeatured on Top Chef

    Weisenberger Mill has been "the bakers choice" since early 1865. Owned and operated for 6 generations by the Weisenberger family, the mill is nestled on banks of the South Elkhorn Creek, near Midway, in the heart of central Kentucky.

    ADDRESS
    2545 Weisenberger Mill Road, Midway, KY 40347
    PHONE
    859-254-5282

  • Rodney's on Broadway Rodney's on Broadway

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Chef Rodney Jones opened Rodney's on Broadway on Jan. 31 2011 in historic downtown Georgetown, Kentucky. Chef Rodney brings over 30 years of experience to his latest venture. He has served up dishes in the Lexington area from places as diverse as private fine-dining clubs to a Jamaican restaurant, and everything in between. His recipes have been featured in cookbooks, magazines, and newspapers.

    Rodney's on Broadway is known for their Prime Beef steaks, they also serve fresh seafood, lamb, duck, and great pasta dishes. Chef Rodney and his wife, Elizabeth Johnson-Jones, are business partners in the restaurant. He brings his years of great cooking experience, and she brings extensive business knowledge. Chef Rodney began cooking at age 19 when he traded his guitar for a job in the kitchen at the Lexington Club in downtown Lexington. He found working in the kitchen was more steady work than performing in the restaurant bar.

    ADDRESS
    222 North Broadway, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-868-7637

  • Mulberry Orchard LLC

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Scenic

    Mulberry Orchard is a family farm conveniently situated between Louisville & Lexington. Fresh, local produce is available June through October, as well as unique gift items, local honey, eggs, meats, apple cider, and a wide variety of other local offerings. They have 15 varieties of peaches, and 17 of apples so everyone can find their favorites. Make a quick trip for fresh produce or stay the day and enjoy lunch from Mulberry Kitchen, play in our Family Fun play area, or just enjoy the beautiful scenery from a rocking chair.

    ADDRESS
    1330 Mulberry Pike, Shelbyville, KY 40065
    PHONE
    502-655-2633

  • Cambridge Market & Cafe Cambridge Market & Cafe

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    Local Offerings

    Bowling Green's most distinctive delicatessen is "Where the Locals Eat!" Voted Best Deli and Best Caterer by Daily News readers. House made, daily specials like chicken salad, white bean chowder and decadent desserts use quality, local ingredients.

    ADDRESS
    830 Fairview Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42103
    PHONE
    270-782-9366

  • Honeywood Honeywood

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local Offerings

    Honeywood is celebrated Chef Ouita Michel's largest restaurant, with table service, a stylish bar and food that is fresh, locally sourced when possible and creatively prepared but with a strong nod to Kentucky's food traditions. Inside Honeywood, locally crafted reclaimed-wood tabletops and wood floors are juxtaposed with soaring windows. Honeywood is at The Summit at Fritz Farm in Lexington.

    ADDRESS
    110 Summit at Fritz Farm, Ste. 140, Lexington, KY 40517
    PHONE
    859-469-8234

  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Operating year round, My Old Kentucky Dinner Train treats guests to a gourmet meal while traveling through beautiful Kentucky countryside. Aside from lunch and dinner, the train hosts specialty trips such as Murder Mystery dinners, Bourbon Excursions and the all-ages North Pole Express.

    ADDRESS
    602 N. Third St., Bardstown, KY 40004
    PHONE
    502-348-7300

  • Chaney's Dairy Barn Chaney's Dairy Barn

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    HistoricScenicIconic

    Rolling farmlands, Jersey cows and the best ice cream in Kentucky, according to USA Today, are what you'll find if you tour Chaney's Dairy Barn. The farm has been in the Chaney family since 1888 and became a dairy farm in 1940. Looking to diversify without sacrificing the legacy of the dairy farm, the Chaneys researched a number of options before settling on making ice cream, which you can buy onsite or at several restaurants and retailers in Bowling Green. USA Today even named it the Best Ice Cream in Kentucky.

    ADDRESS
    9191 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101
    PHONE
    270-843-5567

  • Evan’s Orchard Evan’s Orchard

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Featured on Top Chef

    Evans Orchard and Cider Mill is a 5th Generation family farm specializing in homegrown fruits and vegetables. Our old tobacco barn has been converted to gift store, cider mill and kitchen. Families come out to u-pick everything from strawberries and blueberries to apples and pumpkins. The giant play area and barnyard and keeps kids playing for hours.

     

    ADDRESS
    198 Stone Road, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-863-2255

  • Boyce General Store Boyce General Store

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    Local OfferingsScenicSpecial Events HostIconic

    Recently named one of "The South's Most Charming General Stores" by Southern Living ! Travel 10 miles outside the city limits past tobacco farms, Drakes Creek, and fields of Kentucky Bluegrass to experience simpler times, great home-cooking, and homemade desserts. Standing in the same spot as it did in 1869, you'll find the same honest, rustic simplicity that has been the keystone of the operation for generations.Boyce General Store offers beef, pork, and produce supplied by local area farmers with breakfast available Tuesday through Saturday from 7-11am. Open for dinner on Fridays until 7:30pm, Boyce offers weekly Catfish Fridays. Get there early because they usually sell out fast! Also home to the Pie Queen of Bowling Green, be sure to bring your sweet tooth and indulge in one of Brie's nest pies, sammies, or cinnamon rolls.

    ADDRESS
    10551 Woodburn Allen Springs Road, Alvaton, KY 42122
    PHONE
    270-842-1900

  • Beaumont Inn Beaumont Inn

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local OfferingsHistoricFine DiningAward Winning: James Beard WinnerIconic
    Kentucky's Oldest Family Owned and Operated Country Inn - Now Celebrating 100 Years - with a James Beard Awarded Restaurant and 1 of the Top Bourbon Bars in the United States
    ADDRESS
    638 Beaumont Inn Drive, Harrodsburg, KY 40330
    PHONE
    859-734-3381

  • Windy Corner Market and Restaurant Windy Corner Market and Restaurant

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local Offerings

    Amid northern Lexington's legendary horse farms sits Windy Corner Market, a destination for delicious homemade Po-Boy sandwiches, breakfast and dinner platters, bakery treats and extensive Kentucky Proud products. The menu features lots of meats and produce from Kentucky farmers.

    ADDRESS
    4595 Bryan Station Rd., Ste. 140, Lexington, KY 40516
    PHONE
    859-294-9338

  • Fava's Restaurant Fava's Restaurant

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    HistoricIconic

    Louis "Louie" and Aunt "Susie" Bertolini Fava were the first owners of Fava's. Fava's started as a confectionary in 1910. Louie created some of the most mouth-watering ice creams which included fresh peaches and strawberries, chocolate, and vanilla. Susie made sure that the homemade chocolate candies were available at all times for the children. Other favorites were bins filled with fresh fruits that customers picked themselves. As the years have gone by, several different families have operated Fava's with the same tradition of good food and fellowship as we know it today.

    ADDRESS
    159 East Main, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-863-4383

  • Sunrise Bakery Sunrise Bakery

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    We are a Wholesale/Retail bakery located in the heart of downtown Lexington. We specialize in breads, pastries, cookies, coffee and sandwiches. Going on 15 years in business, built on the backbone of the wholesale bread business, we love the downtown city vibes and all the new growth Lexington has made. Also open to the public, we offer a speedy Sandwich based lunch menu and full coffee/espresso bar. Come see us, enjoy Downtown Lexington and always give love.....PEACE!!!

    ADDRESS
    111 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40507
    PHONE
    859-255-0304

  • Galvin's on Main Galvin's on Main

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local OfferingsIconic

    On January 21, 2008, we opened our doors for the first time to the public. We are a family owned and operated restaurant located in Georgetown, KY.Perfect for any ballgame with friends or dining out with your family. Our menu offers an outstanding 100+ items and we pride ourselves on our 40 taps featuring all Kentucky's local favorite brews. With seasonal cocktails, wine and a full bar- anything you're looking for, we've got it!

    ADDRESS
    155 West Main Street, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-863-1909

  • Coe's Coe's

    Kentucky's Southern Shorelines

    Local Offerings

    Coe's serves "Kentucky's Most Famous Catfish" along with an array of other authentic Kentucky dishes. Everything is homemade with heirloom recipes dating back over 46 years.

    ADDRESS
    2281 Lake Way Dr., Russell Springs, KY 46242
    PHONE
    270-866-9980

  • FatKats Pizzeria & Restaurant FatKats Pizzeria & Restaurant

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    FatKats Pizzeria & Restaurant is the two time winner of BEST PIZZA MIDWEST, three time winner of BEST PIZZA CENTRAL KY and has been voted best pizza in Georgetown!!! Our mission when we opened in 2005 was to become known for making the best pizza possible! And, to have a menu full of food so good you will come back for the pizza, appetizers, salads, burgers and more. Our bottom line was, 'if it ain't good we ain't serving it!" And to be a "pizza joint" where locals would love to hang out with friends and visitors would feel welcome the minute they walk in the door. That's why you often hear people say, "I love FatKats!"It's, the food, the service, the new menu items, the old favorites, the laid back atmosphere. Come enjoy the FatKats Experience…you will, "love this place!"

    ADDRESS
    3073 Paris Pike, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-570-0773

  • Bucky Bee's Barbeque

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    A small, friendly, hometown, family-owned business with a wide variety of foods. But make no mistake, barbecue is our specialty.

    ADDRESS
    403 Mammoth Cave St., Cave City, KY 42127
    PHONE
    270-773-4200

  • Zim's Cafe Zim's Cafe

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

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    Welcome to the brand new Zim's Cafe and The Thirsty Fox at Zim's Cafe in downtown Lexington! Kentucky restaurateur Ouita Michel created a full-service restaurant and bar with the finest Kentucky bourbons in the historic former Fayette County Courthouse. Find several of your Windy Corner Market and Wallace Station favorites on the Zim's Cafe menu, as well as espresso drinks and desserts from The Midway Bakery.

    ADDRESS
    215 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40347
    PHONE
    859-785-3690

  • Hinton's Orchard & Farm Market

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Hinton's Orchard & Farm Market is a family owned and operated farm in LaRue & Hardin Counties. We grow a wide variety of fruits & vegetables for our on-farm retail market and our second location in Elizabethtown. Our markets are open April thru December 23rd and feature seasonal produce, flowers, baked items from our commercial kitchen, and a wide selection of preserves, fruit butters, salsas and more. Hinton's also offers on farm activities in the fall including a corn maze, play area, hayrides, group outings, and more.

    ADDRESS
    8631 Campbellsville Rd., Hodgenville, KY 42748
    PHONE
    270-268-5333

  • Jackson's Orchard Jackson's Orchard

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

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    Celebrate over 50 years and three generations of harvests! The Jackson family invites you to visit their orchard and nursery for your favorite spring plants, mouth-watering apples, peaches, honey, freshly made 100% all-natural apple cider, and many more in-season specialties throughout the year.

    Experience the harvests with several annual festivals including the family-favorite Pumpkin Festivals every weekend in October, Peach Festival every July and Apple Fest each September. Products can be mailed anywhere in the USA. Open Mon.-Sat. mid-April through August; every day September through October.

    ADDRESS
    1280 Slim Island Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101
    PHONE
    270-781-5303

  • Maple Street Market / FitMeals Murray Maple Street Market / FitMeals Murray

    Western Waterlands

    Maple Street Market is Murray, KY's first and only provider of healthy meal-prep options (FitMeals Murray) that actually incorporates ingredients from local farms to bring you the freshest and tastiest food possible.

    We want to be more than a convenient place to pick up your FitMeals. We hope to soon be the areas premier retailer of Kentucky Proud food items, locally produced crafts and artisan items, and products to support your active lifestyle.

    ADDRESS
    611 Maple Street, Murray, KY 42071
    PHONE
    270-681-5015

  • Watermill Restaurant

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    A laid-back, family-owned institution with buffet and menu options highlighting down-home Southern fare.

    ADDRESS
    803 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, KY 42127
    PHONE
    270-773-3186

  • Doc Crow's Southern Smokehouse and Raw Bar

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Featuring more than 300 bourbons and whiskies, Doc Crow's is an Urban Bourbon Trail destination located on Louisville's historic Whiskey Row. The menu features berbecue, Southern specialties and a raw bar with fresh oysters.

    ADDRESS
    127 W. Main St., Louisville, KY 40202
    PHONE
    502-587-1626

  • Hickory & Oak Hickory & Oak

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

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    BG's newest restaurant is now open! A celebration of modern day Kentucky and new Southern cuisine, Hickory & Oak accepts reservations for dinner on the sophisticated dining side, or is ready to welcome you daily on the more casual bar side for lunch and dinner. Outdoor patio dining is also available overlooking downtown Circus Square Park.Also the site of BG's largest bourbon list, select from over 125 bourbons, classic cocktails with innovative twists, and premium wines. For the most premiere dining experience available in Bowling Green, book the Chef's Table for up to 8 guests. Hickory & Oak supports other local businesses by selecting and purchasing local ingredients when possible.

    ADDRESS
    705 State St., Bowling Green, KY 42101
    PHONE
    270-715-9268

  • White Squirrel Brewery White Squirrel Brewery

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    Local Offerings

    Bowling Green's first craft brewery is also the perfect spot for delicious pub grub and live music! Paying homage to the large number of white squirrels found in the city, especially near WKU's campus, White Squirrel Brewery is quickly becoming a local favorite and was voted Kentucky's Best Beer Bar by readers of CraftBeer.com.Currently featuring three year-round brews- Pale Ale, Kolsch Style and Nut Brown Ale- and several seasonal brews including Blueberry Ale, Pumpkin Ale and Bourbon Barrel Ale. Additionally, WSB proudly rotates guest taps featuring beer from around the region.White Squirrel's philosophy is "good beer, small batches" and strives to be a community brewery using local ingredients whenever possible.

    ADDRESS
    871 Broadway Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101
    PHONE
    270-904-1573

  • Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

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    Visit the only farmstead cheese facility in the region, making over 25 different cheeses using farm-fresh milk and offering fresh cheese curds on a beautiful 200+-acre farm. Enjoy artisan cheeses like White Cheddar and Gouda that Kenny's Cheese started with almost 20 years ago to original cheeses that are now celebrated as signature offerings nationwide. In 2017, Kenny's added a new barn and robotic milkers along with two apartments for rent for an authentic farm stay!

    ADDRESS
    2033 Thomerson Park Rd., Austin, KY 42123
    PHONE
    270-434-4124

  • Wallace Station Wallace Station

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Wallace Station, just outside Midway in the heart of Bluegrass Horse Country and near the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, is a scenic stop for homemade sandwiches, soups, salads, dinner specials, an irresistible bakery case and breakfast. Featured on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives," there's live music on the deck Saturday evenings spring through fall.

    ADDRESS
    3854 Old Frankfort Pike, Midway, KY 40347
    PHONE
    859-846-5161

  • Sahara Steakhouse

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    A family tradition for more than 40 years, Sahara Steakhouse specializes in hand-cut steaks and features a salad bar and "almost famous" vegetable soup.

    ADDRESS
    413 E. Happy Valley St., Cave City, KY 42127
    PHONE
    270-773-3450

  • Bishop's BBQ Bishop's BBQ

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

    A small place with large tastes! Slow-smoked pork barbeque and friendly folk make for a great meal.

    ADDRESS
    801 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, KY 42127

  • Goodwood Goodwood

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Get lost in the wood.

    Why take the extra time to wood-age beer? Why insist on the same pure, limestone water used to make bourbon? Well, here at Goodwood, we've come to believe that what's good for bourbon is even better for beer. Our extra steps are kind of an homage to this region's distilling legacy and to those old barrels out there that still have so much flavor left to give. Sip one of our freshly nuanced stouts, lagers or ales, and we believe you'll think so, too.

    ADDRESS
    636 E Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    PHONE
    502-584-2739

  • Local Feed Local Feed

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

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    Located just steps from the heart of town and blocks from Georgetown College, Local Feed is surrounded by Georgetown's bright history. The historic building was originally constructed in the 1890's as the ice house, across the street from Royal Spring, where Elijah Craig is said to have pulled water to first make bourbon. Local Feed prides itself with a scratch farm to table concept, an ever growing bourbon list and fantastic craft cocktails.

    ADDRESS
    214 South Water Street, Georgetown, KY 40324
    PHONE
    502-642-8998

  • Bourbon Barrel Foods Bourbon Barrel Foods

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Featured on Top Chef

    Bourbon Barrel Foods produces a collection of all-natural, award winning gourmet foods that embrace the history and mystique of Kentucky's Bourbon Country. All of our items are handcrafted in small batches in Louisville, Kentucky. We use reclaimed barrels straight from Kentucky's finest bourbon distilleries as both a smoking and aging agent. The process imparts an added dimension of flavor that cannot be replicated using any other method.

    With the popularity of bourbon continuing to increase, Bourbon Barrel Foods has championed the idea of combining the Kentucky Bourbon Industry with the local food movement. Our "EAT YOUR BOURBON" slogan embodies this idea and has catapulted many of our products to the forefront of the culinary scene. Our product list is ever growing but currently includes Bourbon Barrel Aged sauces, vanilla extract, and sorghum, plus bourbon smoked spices, sugar, and other Kentucky-Bourbon inspired items.

    ADDRESS
    1201 Story Avenue, Suite 175, Louisville, KY 40206
    PHONE
    502-618-0939

  • Smithtown Seafood Smithtown Seafood

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local Offerings

    Smithtown Seafood in the Bread Box building on West Sixth Street's hot Jefferson Street corridor in Lexington makes everything from scratch and, whenever possible, with locally raised ingredients. The menu is both familiar and creative, emphasizing local foods and old-fashioned Kentucky recipes in dishes such as Beer Cheese with West Sixth Brewing Co.'s Smithtown Porter and wild-caught fried catfish, flavorful salads and ethnic seafood dishes, vegetarian specialties and much more. The West Sixth location also offers burgers made with beef from Elmwood Stock Farm.

    ADDRESS
    501 W. Sixth St., Ste. 140, Lexington, KY 40347

  • Saul Good Restaurant & Pub Saul Good Restaurant & Pub

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local OfferingsHistoric

    Locally owned and operated restaurant featuring a "From scratch" kitchen serves up farm fresh salads, delicious warm sandwiches, gourmet burgers, hand tossed pizzas and features a signature chocolate bar.

    ADDRESS
    123 North Broadway, Lexington, KY 40507
    PHONE
    859-321-5600

  • Holly Hill Inn Holly Hill Inn

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

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    Fresh, seasonal ingredients from local farmers are at the heart of Ouita Michel's menus at Holly Hill Inn, a fine-dining restaurant in America's Bluegrass horse country and near the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Guests may choose from multicourse and prix fixe menus at dinner. Weekend three-course brunch is the ultimate Kentucky breakfast experience. The bar service includes more than 50 bourbons and an award-winning wine list.

    ADDRESS
    426 N Winter St, Midway, KY 40347
    PHONE
    859-846-4732

  • Kentucky Knows

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

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    Handcrafting the story of what Kentucky Knows one cup at a time with our Bourbon Barrel aged Coffee.

    We allow our real barrel aged coffee to sleep inside Buffalo Trace Distillery bourbon barrels long enough to infuse notes of caramelized sugars, spice, vanilla, chocolate, smoke and butterscotch and pecan.

    All of our coffee is roasted weekly inside a 1943 German Gas belt-fed Probat drum roaster. Our coffee is never no more than 7 days from the roast.

    Once the Buffalo Trace Distillery barrels can not be used for our coffee, we continue the story of war Kentucky Knows with our handcrafted gifts reclaimed from the barrel.

    ADDRESS
    337 West Broadway Street, Frankfort, KY 40601
    PHONE
    859-621-5261

  • Lakshmi Farm Lakshmi Farm

    Bourbon, Horses & History

    Featured on Top Chef

    Lakshmi Farms is an 18 acre working farm dedicated to growing healthy soils and communities in the greater Louisville area. Prem Durham created Lakshmi Farms as a place she could share with her community, and her family could grow immersed the wholesome rhythms of a small farm. Originally a horse farm, Prem expanded operations to include a flock of hens, four diary cows, and now in 2016 specialty cut flowers. 

    ADDRESS
    12400 Lucas Lane, Anchorage, KY 40223

  • Smithtown Seafood at The Summit Smithtown Seafood at The Summit

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

    Local Offerings

    Smithtown Seafood at The Summit (in The Barn food hall at The Summit at Fritz Farm) makes everything from scratch and, whenever possible, with locally raised ingredients. The menu is both familiar and creative, emphasizing local foods and old-fashioned Kentucky recipes in dishes such as Beer Cheese with West Sixth Brewing Co.'s Smithtown Porter and Kentucky Proud catfish, flavorful salads and ethnic seafood dishes, vegetarian specialties and much more.

    ADDRESS
    119 Marion St., Ste. 160, Lexington, KY 40517
    PHONE
    859-309-0011

  • Ale-8-One Ale-8-One

    Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone Region

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    Ale-8-One soft drink has been bottled in Winchester, KY since 1926 and is the only soft drink invented in Kentucky still in existence. It is a ginger and citrus blend, containing less carbonation, and fewer calories than conventional sodas. The company's founder and inventor G.L. Wainscott was an unconventional man with innovative ideas. After bottling soda and flavored drinks in Winchester, KY for many years, G.L. Wainscott developed the Ale-8-One formula with its unique ginger taste. The product was launched July 13, 1926, and Wainscott sponsored one of the first product naming contests at the Clark County (Kentucky) Fair. "A Late One," the winning entry, was 1920s slang for the latest thing in soft drinks. To this day, the company continues to be locally owned and family operated by G.L. Wainscott's great-great-nephew, Fielding Rogers. He still mixes up the closely guarded, family secret, Ale-8 recipe in a locked blending room where Wainscott's hand-written recipe notes hang.

    ADDRESS
    25 Carol Rd., Winchester, KY 40391
    PHONE
    859-744-3484

  • Home Cafe Home Cafe

    Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

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    Bowling Green's premiere location for gourmet ingredients and chef inspired dishes, Home Cafe is a full service café specializing in high end pizzas, sandwiches, garden fresh salads, and decadent desserts, using only the freshest ingredients and locally sourcing as much product as possible.

    ADDRESS
    2440 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101
    PHONE
    270-846-1272

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