G. Garvin heads to Louisville, Ky., and visits 610 Magnolia, where the chef is bringing his diverse roots to the south with his slow-cooked Black Bean Oxtail and Lima Beans. G.'s next stop is Hammerheads to visit two young chefs who are making a name for themselves with their eclectic menu. They make a PBLT (pork belly, lettuce and tomato) Sandwich, a unique twist on the traditional dish. He checks out Juanita's Burger Boy Diner, where he cooks and samples some classic diner fare. Finally, it's off to The Rudyard Kipling, affectionately called "The Rud," where G. tastes burgoo, a meat and veggie stew that's a Louisville favorite.
610 West Magnolia Avenue Louisville, KY 40208 (502) 636-0783
610 Magnolia, one of Louisville’s finest restaurants. Its southern-inspired menu is packed with personality courtesy of local flavors and a diverse upbringing of Chef Edward Lee. 610 Magnolia seasonal menu leaves patrons wanting something more and different every time.
921 Swan Street Louisville, Kentucky 40204 (502) 365-1112
Hammerheads is a gastropub that locals flock to. Don’t let the divey exterior and low prices fool you: their southern- inspired menu offers up savory favorites like the “PBLT” (pork belly, lettuce, tomato), fried mac and cheese balls, and battered mushrooms.
1450 South Brook Street Louisville, KY 40208 (502) 635-7410
For years locals frequent this 24/7 Diner where you can get a breakfast before work, a quick lunch, and a hearty meal for dinner. Delicious burgers loaded with goodness to pancakes, biscuits & gravy Burger Boy Diner keeps it coming.
422 West Oak Street Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 636-1311
The Rudyard Kipling is the pride of Louisville. With over 25 years under its belt as an internationally-known venue this hot spot has hosted bands, plays, and poets alike. Locals and visitors come to enjoy the entertainment and beer. Most importantly is the burgoo. This meat and veggie stew is a Louisville favorite!