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Varanese – Crescent Hill

2106 Frankfort Avenue Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 899-9904 A thunderstorm capped off a 100 degree summer day about the same time our party of three arrived at Varanese. Through the dark skies and torrential rain, the single strip of red … Continue reading

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Java Brewing Company—Highlands

1707 Bardstown Road Louisville 40205 (502) 384-3555 The Highlands boasts a multitude of coffee shops stretching from the Heine Brothers at Douglass Loop all the way down to Quills on Baxter. Java Brewing Company is one of the few coffee shops … Continue reading

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SuperChef’s Breakfast—Clifton

2317 Brownsboro Rd Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 895-3270 After driving past the multitude of chain restaurants on Brownsboro Rd, we turned into the parking lot where our iPhone GPS said SuperChef’s Breakfast resided. After parking and walking around what appeared … Continue reading

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El Nopal — Downtown

1041 Zorn Avenue  Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 897-5541 One particularly humid Monday afternoon, we felt a craving for margaritas coming on. As self-imposed Highlands hostages, Sol Aztecas, located less than a mile down the road, was naturally our first choice. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Asiatique— Highlands

1767 Bardstown Road  Louisville, KY 40205 (502) 451-2749 If there is a holy grail of happy hours in Louisville, Asiatique may be it. With classy cocktails, a minimalist aesthetic and inspired starters, one may not expect this upscale restaurant to offer … Continue reading

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Bourbon’s Bistro — Crescent Hill

2255 Frankfort Avenue  Louisville, KY 40206 (502) 894-8838 On the eve of Mad Men’s season five premiere we stared blankly at our living room’s centerpiece, a cable-less 12 inch box atop an antique armoire. It became abundantly clear that we had failed to … Continue reading

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The Monkey Wrench — Germantown

1025 Barret Avenue  Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 582-2433 We have mixed feelings about The Monkey Wrench. While the downstairs indoor bar area is fairly spacious, it’s difficult to tell from the dark blue tinted mood lighting. Our best experiences have revolved … Continue reading

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Havana Rumba — St. Matthews

4115 Oechsli Avenue  Louisville, KY 40207 (502) 897-1959 Havana Rumba, showing off its festive atmosphere and extensive menu of classic Cuban cuisine, is a favorite local spot to bring friends and out-of-town guests. Since the calibre of its menu and the loyal … Continue reading

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Wasabiya — Highlands

962 Baxter Avenue  Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 618-2460 While Wasabiya does not offer a typical happy hour (despite the out-of-date information posted on their Facebook page) we felt the need to review their lunch special because we had heard they served … Continue reading

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Avalon — CLOSED

1314 Bardstown Road  Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 454-5336 Reviewing Avalon became a priority as soon as we realized the number of specials that they offer. The only question was which one to attend. We opted to try two. Since it’s rare … Continue reading

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