Marcus Thompson has been a chef for than 30 years and recently moved to Louisville.
Describe Louisville’s spirit: Louisville’s spirit is classic Southern charm.
Must-do Louisville experiences: Walking across the Ohio River on the Big Four® Bridge, experiencing the shopping and dining on Bardstown Road and going to Churchill Downs.
Favorite local festivals and events to attend: Abbey Road on the River.
Go-to places to eat and drink: Ciao Ristorante is my favorite Italian restaurant in Louisville.
What do you love most about Louisville: It is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve lived in. There’s always something going on for all ages. And the people here are very friendly.