The Perfect Eating Day in Louisville, KY

Visit some of the eateries that made Louisville, KY, one of the Tastiest Towns in the South
Chef Michael Paley of Proof on Main
Photo: Gregory Miller

Article: Paula Disbrowe

Sip gunpowder tea with Skillet Pancakes with chai butter served on mismatched china at Hillbilly Tea (

Later, an artisanal ham, pear, Manchego cheese, and wildflower honey tartine on a crusty, flavorful baguette will explain how Blue Dog Bakery and Café ( raised the bar for the local bread scene.

Savor a nip and a small plate of pork belly with cauliflower and pickled celery at Rye ( before settling into the Ham Bar for a nibble of Newson’s country ham and a wood-fired butternut squash pizza at Garage Bar (