Beam Distillery’s New Restaurant and Bar The Kitchen Table is a Revelation

Conceived as an homage to distilling legend Fred Noe’s home cooking traditions, Jim Beam Distillery‘s newly unveiled The Kitchen restaurant and bar is instead a modern and inviting culinary revelation. I’ve seen concepts similar to this one over the years, but I’m not sure any … Continue readingBeam Distillery’s New Restaurant and Bar The Kitchen Table is a Revelation

Pig On Pig (Crime?): McRib Meets WhistlePig Boss Hog Whiskey

Fred pulled on a McBib this week to revisit an old friend: The ubiquitous McRib sandwich from McDonald’s, a reoccurring “treat” for many Americans, including Mr. Minnick. Fred, being one who is fascinated with whiskey and food pairings in general, decided to pair his sandwich … Continue readingPig On Pig (Crime?): McRib Meets WhistlePig Boss Hog Whiskey

Bourbon Cooking: Why You Must Find the Frites ‘N’ Meats Food Truck

If you read my most-recent Bourbon Review article or my latest Tasting Panel American Whiskey column, you know I’m a sucker for bourbon cooking. When I cook steaks, I’ll pour a shot of wheated-bourbon over the top, letting the sweet whiskey merry up with beef’s … Continue readingBourbon Cooking: Why You Must Find the Frites ‘N’ Meats Food Truck

Food Photographer Remembers Lynn’s Paradise Cafe

    When I was on assignment for Kentucky Monthly in 2008, I was still trying to establish myself as a writer and photographer. I wanted to specialize in food, but lacked the national experience and well-rounded food photography portfolio. That Kentucky Monthly assignment sent … Continue readingFood Photographer Remembers Lynn’s Paradise Cafe