#LocalFoodieFriday: At The Italian Table

#LocalFoodieFriday: At The Italian Table

Let’s be real here for a second: I’m a frugal guy. My husband gets annoyed at my penny-pinching ways, and I admit that it can get a little ridiculous. I’m not a serial couponer, but I will drive between three different stores to get the 

The Spoonbread Festival 2018

The Spoonbread Festival 2018

I was invited by the organizers of the Spoonbread Festival to attend and write about my experience. All views and opinions expressed in this post are my own. There are two things in life that bring me great joy: food, and discovering local treasures that 

Kentucky State Fair 2018

Kentucky State Fair 2018

The Kentucky State Fair may be over, but it’s never too early to start planning for next year! Really, after you visit the fair once, it becomes a waiting game to see how long you have to suffer until you can go again. Once a 

#LocalFoodieFriday: Naïve

#LocalFoodieFriday: Naïve

It’s been a while since my last #LocalFoodieFriday post featuring Simply Thai, but now that I’ve had some time to recover from the shock of paying for my wedding/honeymoon/house triple threat, I’m ready to get back into the local food culture! Up this week is 

Out of the Kitchen: Paris, France

Out of the Kitchen: Paris, France

Ah, the City of Lights and the City of Love: Paris! Welcome back to my series of posts retracing my honeymoon. It’s been a while since I posted about how amazing Barcelona was. I got a little distracted creating a new post series and getting 

A Day on the Farm with Laura’s Mercantile

A Day on the Farm with Laura’s Mercantile

There are a lot of misconceptions about Kentucky: we don’t wear shoes, we marry our cousins, we are all insanely good at basketball, etc. Additionally, people seem to think that we’re all country folk that spent our childhoods milking cows instead of reading books. While 

#LocalFoodieFriday: Vinaigrette Salad Kitchen

#LocalFoodieFriday: Vinaigrette Salad Kitchen

Happy Friday, and welcome a new section on the blog! I’m starting what I call “Local Foodie Friday.” I’ve had this idea for a while, but I think it’s time to put it into motion. I’m ridiculously proud of my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. I 

Out of the Kitchen: The Gateway to the West

Out of the Kitchen: The Gateway to the West

What do you get when you’ve got four bored college kids and a Groupon? An impromptu little one-day trip to St. Louis for what may have been the shortest spring break trip anyone’s ever made. Myself and my friends were trying to plan small day 

Out of the Kitchen: Vamos a Cuba!

Out of the Kitchen: Vamos a Cuba!

At the risk of sounding like a stereotype, I love musicals. In fact, my “Favorite Broadway” playlist on Spotify has over 100 songs on it, despite the fact that I’ve only seen 4 or 5 musicals in my life. And two of those were actually