New Desserts, July 2019

By Jonathan Laurel July 12, 2019 Food

Our July desserts have arrived, and they are perfect for the gruesome heat we’re having this month!  A Vanilla Panna Cotta is a silky summer treat, a final finesse to end your meal and your day.  A hemisphere of sexy, smooth vanilla panna cotta is the heart of this dish, with a clustering of bright, acidic flavors and a spectrum of textures for accompaniment.  Splatters of cherry-port foam bring a shocking red… Read More

Cocktail Flight: South America

By Jonathan Laurel July 11, 2019 Cocktails

South America’s indigenous spirits and regional drinking traditions are often ignored on the international bartending stage.  We, however, cannot get enough of the random, distant, and unfamiliar when it comes to spirits and cocktails.  From regional variations of the changuirongo to the encyclopedic world of mezcal, we heart all things Central and South American.  This cocktail flight is an ode to South American beverages, focusing on classic styles and preparations, although we… Read More

Summer Food Menu

By Jonathan Laurel July 9, 2019 Food

The heat of the summer is here, and while us Kentuckians know that means imminent storms that never appear, gruesome humidity, and gorgeous evenings, it also means we’re in the absolute height of Kentucky produce season.  The farmers’ market overfloweth, and we are often the beneficiaries of our farmers’ good will.  Our summer menu shows off our incredible state with extraordinary new setups for popular dishes, several new dishes—small and large—and an ever-changing… Read More

Cedar Plank

By Jonathan Laurel July 2, 2019 Cocktails

Cedar chest, ginger, rosemary, honey Cedar-infused reposado tequila, ginger liqueur, lemon, peppercorn, woodland essence, bogart bitters Inspired by the smells of sizzling meats sold by street vendors in Bangkok, the Cedar Plank captures the fresh flavor of plank grilling.  After infusing tequila with cedar—giving it clean, dry wood notes—we complement it with ingredients you could find at a cookout.  The Cedar Plank tastes like a roasted agaves, dried herbs, clover, and citrus,… Read More

Green Curry Fizz

By Jonathan Laurel June 21, 2019 Cocktails

Savory, coconut, basil, lime, chili peppers Kentucky dry gin, lime, orgeat, Thai basil, coconut, aquafaba, Bogart bitters, soda water, green curry paste Known in central Thailand as Kaeng Keow Wan, green curry is one of the most recognizable Thai dishes found in America.  The key to a perfect green curry is the paste; we make our own from scratch using over a dozen ingredients.  While the heat and the color come from… Read More