Best Places to Dine and Drink in Downtown Lexington, Kentucky

EXPLORE Stop at the Visit Lex information center and gift shop located in the old courthouse on Main Street. Have your photo taken next to the signature, hand-painted, horse statue and sample the subtle variances between Kentucky bourbons at the bourbon “sniffing” station. This stop will put you well on your way to the best places to dine and drink in…

Best Places in Downtown Lexington, Kentucky

An excursion to downtown Lexington offers an amazing number of exciting activities for every age.  And now for your easy reference is an all-inclusive, walking tour of our fair city, so read on to find the best places in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. BREAKFAST/BRUNCH/LUNCH The Lexington courthouse fell into disrepair for years after the offices moved…

Tater Tot Crust Quiche

What is your favorite go-to brunch fare? For me, it’s quiche. I love fresh eggs and the versatility of ingredients that a quiche can handle. Today my dish features a gluten-free, tasty twist – a crispy, Tater Tot Crust Quiche! As with all of my recipes, I encourage you to consider them a guideline as…

The Chocolat Inn & CafĂ© – Tastefully Unique

What do you get when you add gourmet chocolate plus a trendy inn? The answer to the equation is a tastefully unique destination in our Commonwealth known as the Chocolat Inn & CafĂ©. Now that’s my kind of math!   The Chocolat Inn is situated in Beattyville, Kentucky and provides a one-of-a-kind experience for travelers…

Chenault Vineyards- Richmond, KY

I happily accepted an invitation to Chenault Vineyards for a lovely fall visit. Their picturesque campus is just stunning! Nestled in the rolling hills of Richmond, Kentucky this winery offers the ideal setting for any celebration, ranging from enchanted weddings to casual tastings with friends. Formerly Acres of Land Winery, the Chenault family purchased the…

Oktoberfest- Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Autumn is a welcomed season in Kentucky and attending an Oktoberfest holiday is one of the most anticipated of celebrations! The captivating town of Harrodsburg is going all out to host Central Kentucky’s largest Oktoberfest hoopla of the year. Mark your calendars for a three-day festival starting Friday, October 1st through Sunday, October 3rd.  …

The Vault: New Hard Cider- Harrodsburg, KY

I’ve discovered a new haunt, The Vault in Harrodsburg, Kentucky and just had to share. They ferment several types of hard cider onsite and offer local beers on tap alongside great eats! The owners, Jennifer and Tim Kazimer hold signature Bum Diddy cider to a higher standard. You won’t find it syrupy sweet like some…

Oak Hill Gardens- London, KY

Kentucky never ceases to amaze me; the more I explore, the more I long to share! One of my favorite pastimes is discovering new and exciting places within the Bluegrass. I was invited to attend the Oak Hill Supper Club dinner at Oak Hill Gardens in London, Kentucky and was amazed to encounter a tropical, outdoor garden…

Farmer’s Market Recipes

Spring has sprung with a flourish and ’tis the season to be cooking! Our local farmers are coming to market with a bounty of delicious, garden goodies. I’ve partnered with two friends, Brittany of Her Mise en Place and Lauren May from Must Love Herbs to provide exciting, new recipes for dishes to create with this…

I Love Kentucky Event (J’Aime Kentucky)

Family Friendly Photos by Jennifer Chang Photography I’ve been looking forward to working with Martine and her husband, Jim for quite some time. The planets aligned and I organized a promotional event for Martine’s Pastries, together with several other fantastic contributors. Martine’s Pastries has been in business for 20 years and is known far and…

Discover Cynthiana Part 2

*Family Friendly *Photos by Marie Pullen Photography (unless noted)   In Part 1 of my Discovering Cynthiana blog, I shared information on this vibrant town and the marvelous shops and restaurants. But I have just scratched the surface! This two-part blog gives testimony to the many enchantments Cynthiana has in store. If you missed Part 1, read about…

Discover Cynthiana, KY Part 1

*Family Friendly *Photos by Marie Pullen Photography A downtown revitalization trend has been emerging in the state the past few years and I couldn’t be more thrilled! What does that mean for you as a Kentuckian? This movement suggests great weekend getaways and day trips that are not only new, fun and exciting but also…

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