Eat August: Lexington food and restaurant news and events

Eat August: Lexington food and restaurant news and events


pg 10 ACE AUG 2016


Brioche Dorée has announced it will be opening on the University of Kentucky Campus on August 8, 2016.

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is now taking employment applications for their first Lexington location.

Louie’s Wine Dive is scheduled to open in Chevy Chase in the location formerly occupied by the Macho Nacho, Glenn’s Creek Brewery, and Buddy’s. This will be the chain’s first location in Kentucky.

Pazzo’s is planning a Grand (re)Opening for early August with a new menu.


The Annual Corn Boil hosted by Daughters of the Nile is Friday, Aug. 5 from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Oleika Shrine Temple, 326 Southland Dr. Corn on the cob (straight from the farm), green beans, slaw, sliced tomatoes, cornbread (handmade on site with cornmeal and flour from Weisenberger Mills).

On Aug. 6, The Kentucky Proud Store at 2416 Palumbo Drive will host a Healthy Snack Fair with options from different vendors. 10 am to 2pm — healthy snacks for healthy kids.

Aug, 6 is National Root Beer Float Day. (Participating A&W Restaurants will be sharing free root beer floats to celebrate.

Food Truck Friday is Aug. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Herald-Leader, at the corner of Main and Midland.

Maggie Green signs Tasting Kentucky: Favorite Recipes from the Bluegrass State on Aug. 20 at 2 pm, Morris Book Shop

Join the Fayette County Extension Service on Aug. 23 for an evening with a Kentucky Proud author and taste Plate it Up Recipes. August features The Pie Seller, The Drunk, and The Lady: Heroes of the 1833 Cholera Epidemic in Lexington, Kentucky by Terry Foody. 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fayette County Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Preregistration is required, 859.257.5582.

The Third Annual Burgers Bourbon & Beer for Arbor Youth Services is Friday Aug. 26, 7 p.m. at The Speakeasy, 903 Manchester St. benefiting Arbor Youth Services, a non-profit that serves homeless, runaway and at risk youth in central Kentucky.

On Aug. 27, enjoy Farm to Table Dinner with Chef Jeremy Ashby, celebrating 25 years of the Lexington Arboretum.

The first Lexington Jewish Food Festival is Aug. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adath Israel at 124 N Ashland Ave. The festival features a sampling menu including traditional dishes such as matzo ball soup, kugel, latkes, knishes, borscht and Israeli salad. Separate bake shop will offer homemade goods such as challah, rugelach, strudel and honey cake.

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This article also appears on page 10 of the August 2016 printed issue of Ace. 

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