Flappers and gangsters at the art museum

I doubt Al Capone took much interest in American impressionism, but there were plenty of gangster and molly get ups amid the paintings at the Speed Museum on a recent Friday night. It was the Louisville art museum's monthly fundraiser, dubbed "After Hours at the Speed." And the party theme was prohibition. You remember prohibition:... Continue Reading →

Lunch at El Nopal: Cheap, fast, and good

Vegetarians can cobble together a good meal at almost any Mexican restaurant. The traditional ingredients in Mexican American cuisine: corn, tomatoes, avocado, onions, beans, and rice, come together a lot of different ways to provide balanced protein and other essential nutrients. Our go to Mexican diner is El Nopal, a regional chain which is expanding... Continue Reading →

Little Jerusalem is a little oasis

If you don't live in Okolona, Kentucky, Little Jerusalem might be a little pilgrimage. But it is well worth it. Located in what was once a single family home off the Outer Loop, this gem of a restaurant offers many delicious options for Louisville's vegetarians and vegans. The lentil soup, laced with lemon juice, was... Continue Reading →

Underwhelmed at Bar Vetti

I was really excited to go to Bar Vetti because the Google Maps reviews made it sound like THE place to go. We entered through a lobby that smells like a swimming pool. Unless there is actually a pool in the building, they need to back peddle on the bleach. The best thing about the... Continue Reading →

Blissfully vegetarian at Havana Rumba

Just because I'm going vegetarian doesn't mean I'm going to live like a monk. So Havana Rumba is the ticket when I want a good vegetarian meal without the deprivation. It had been one of those days that screams for the immediate sedation of a margarita. And, luckily, it was happy hour, so I scored... Continue Reading →

Vegan’s delight at Dragon King’s Daughter

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 →

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