I'll be visiting Louisville this coming week for a conference, staying at the Marriott downtown. It's my first time ever (and I likely won't be back) -- so I'd like to make the most of it.
Our first dinner will probably be on the later side, and since we'll just have arrived after a very long drive, something casual & not too far from our hotel would be nice(within 10 min. w/cab, anything in walking distance even better).
Here are some of the places I've tracked down that sound, in order of my interest in them: Doc Crow's, 732 Social, Seviche.
I know Jack Fry's is popular, as is 610 Magnolia. However, both menus strike me as Modern American cuisine which I could theoretically eat anywhere on the east coast (feel free to correct me on this one). What I am seeking is a unique Kentucky experience… BBQ, fried chicken, and yes, even bourbon - although I'm a scotch gal myself '-)
For lunch, i.e. my fried chicken cravings, Chicken King was recommended; Hillbilly Tea for breakfast -- do they do brunch/lunch, too?
Finally -- Proof for a bourbon tasting? The Oakroom Hotel for a Mint Julep?
Very excited to hear your suggestions, and always willing to return the favor on my own turf.
610 W Magnolia Ave, Louisville, KY 40208
1007 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204
639 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
500 4th Avenue, Louisville, KY 40202