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Bourbon City Blog

Louisville is always buzzing with new experiences. Follow along with the latest on trends, exhibits, dining, culture and more with blog posts from our team of Louisville lovers.


Pimento Cheese


Called the Pâté of the South, in the words of Southern Living magazine, it’s “the best thing to happen to the sandwich, well, since sliced bread!”

How to Make a Mint Julep


A trip to the Kentucky Derby wouldn’t be complete without sipping on the official drink of the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports – aka the Mint Julep

Derby Pie ®


Just by the name, it’s obvious that this delicious dessert originated in the hometown of the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports.



Burgoo is Kentucky’s most famous stew, usually made for big gatherings. Burgoo dates to before the Civil War and as legend has it, was invented by a French...

Beaten Biscuits


Accept no other substitute for your Kentucky Derby party, beaten biscuits are a must for your country ham platter.

Fried Chicken


When it comes to fried chicken, the Bluegrass state is legendary. After all, this is the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Bourbon Balls


It’s no secret that in Bourbon Country, the state’s signature spirit is a favorite ingredient in a slew of recipes, but perhaps none is more popular (or...