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What could ever be cooler than a full bar that transitions seamlessly into an art gallery and then brings in live music? Stopline Bar is such a wonderland. They specialize in affordable and clever mixed drinks which you can imbibe at a beautiful bar with great lighting. The artwork starts in the bar. Armed with... Continue Reading →
It's officially no longer the age of Aquarius, it's the age of the veggie burger. Shenanigans Irish Grille, at 1611 Norris Place, has updated their menu to include the Beyond burger. Like the impossible burger, the Beyond burger was designed to trick my carnivore mind into thinking something died so I could live. (Technically, a... Continue Reading →
You might not think of Monnik Beer Company as an obvious choice for vegetarians. But we found quite a few options on the menu. All of them delicious. We started with the war fries and roasted carrot salad. The war fries are modeled on the Dutch tradition of serving French fries with peanut sauce, mayonnaise,... Continue Reading →
Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant turned out to be the answer. The wind was kicking up and the evening was turning cool. But I still wanted to have dinner outside on a beautiful sunny day in Louisville. And, as usual, I wanted to eat mostly vegetables. So we ended up at Gordon Biersch Brewery, prominently located... Continue Reading →
Crazy Mexican-Japanese fusion with vegan overtones It was Valentine's Day. How to celebrate the love of two old hippies, whose affection remains unsullied by having children? We headed straight to Dragon King's Daughter, the best Mexican-Japanese restaurant we know of. Also the only Mexican-Japanese fusion restaurant we know of. Dragon King's Daughter has not marketed... Continue Reading →
"I've been thinking about the portabella reuben for over a week," my husband informed me. That kicked off a magical dinner at HopCat, the Bardstown brewery that boasts pretty much every beer on the planet. Turns out they have an array of vegetarian food as well. We ended up splitting the reuben and french fries.... Continue Reading →
I've always loved Rita's. The stained glass lamps, alone, are enough to keep me coming back. But the excellent guacamole and the bourbon barrel margarita clinch the deal. So, approaching Rita's as a wide-eyed, new vegetarian was not that scary. I already knew they'd have guacamole and corn chips on the menu. Somewhere, there would... Continue Reading →