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I am an Army brat who has lived all over the world. My first nanny was an escaped Chech Hotel Chef. She would make elaborate meals every morning and night. And...that is where it began...my passion for all things food. Professional Member James Beard Foundation.

A look back at the year in Food by Tom Yates

OCTOBER 2010: WEG's James Beard Celebrity Chef Series at the Horse Park On a warm autumn Saturday early evening, 80 guests gathered on the lawn...

Cupcake Wars: Lexington’s Brown’s Bakery a Contender

This story appears on page 6 of the June 16 edition of Ace. BY TOM YATES Last week, Brown's Bakery announced via Twitter that they...

Shorty’s: an Urban Market Opens May 1 on Short Street

by Tom YatesShorty's, An Urban Market, at 163 West Short Street,  has scheduled its grand opening for Sunday, May 1st at 12:00 p.m..  Lexington...

FOOD: Chef Tom visits the Winter Market

This appears on page 13 of the February 10, 2011 print edition. For Ace Advertising contact...

Food: Sumac and Selby’s (International Market)

 This appears on page 13 of the January 13 print edition of Ace. BY TOM YATES Recently, one particular gift box from Williams-Sonoma sent...

Nick Ryan’s Saloon opens on Jefferson

story and photosby Tom Yates The Jefferson Street dining corridor has welcomed a new option to its expanding dining and bar scene with the...

Wrapping Up the James Beard Celebrity Chef Series: What’s Cookin’ in...

What's Cookin' in the BluegrassA James Beard Celebrity Chef series wrap-up from the World Equestrian GamesBY TOM YATESOn a warm  autumn Saturday early evening,...

Backstage at the James Beard Celebrity Chef Series: WEG Opening Night

Click here to order tickets to the remaining James Beard Celebrity Chef Series dinners. BY TOM YATES  Under a beautiful blue Kentucky sky on...

A Toast To WEG With The Bluegrass Breeze: The Official Drink...

BY TOM YATES Let the Games begin.Maker's Mark has partnered with the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games to provide the official bourbon for the...

ReVisiting Columbia’s (Voted Best Veteran Restaurant)

Reprinted from Ace, June 2010Columbia's was voted Best Veteran Restaurant in the 2010 Ace Best of Lexington Readers' Poll. Profile, BY TOM YATESDancin’...