The former location of Coba Cocina will become Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse later this year. An all-you-can eat concept with a 50 item salad bar and a variety of 16 meat cuts. The infamous jellyfish tank will remain.

The Fayette Mall food court has reopened after being closed for sanitization and inspection by the Health Department after more than 300 reports of illness.

Sullivan University has lowered Undergraduate tuition rates for the Culinary Arts and Baking Pastry Arts program. A recently approved merger has created cost-savings and education opportunities for incoming students.

Wing Hut on East New Circle Road has closed after only 6 months of being open. The fast-food restaurant sold wings, fried chicken, and chicken sandwiches. The North Broadway location is also closed.


Wednesday, Aug. 1

Lexington Restaurant Week is July 26 through August 4. 34 of the best local restaurants offer unique, multiple course menus at special prices.


Saturday, Aug. 4

Bourbon & Toulouse hosts a Creekside Shrimp Boil at Equus Run Vineyards in Midway on August 4 at 4:30 pm.


Sunday, Aug. 5

Make-A-Cake Cupcake Bar, located on National Ave, is hosting their Grand Opening on August 5 at 1 pm.


Thursday, Aug. 9

Housewarmings on Palumbo is hosting a cooking class with Salt Rox owner John Tucker. Learn how the Salt Rox will enhance and season your food cooked on the Big Green Egg (Or your grill, stove top or oven).


Friday, Aug. 10

The Fayette County Farm Bureau hosts a Field to Table dinner to celebrate Kentucky farmers on August 10. The event features a five-course progressive dinner, and over 20 of central Kentucky’s best chefs and makers.


Saturday, Aug. 11

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill hosts a Local Farm Feast on August 11. Celebrate an evening of collaboration between chef and farmer with a four-course garden supper. Dinner begins at 6:30 pm.

Housewarmings on Palumbo offers a Basic 101 – Big Green Egg class on August 11. Learn all the tips and tricks for cooking on the Big Green Egg and enjoy some tasty food too.


Friday, Aug. 24

For the second time this summer, Buffalo Trace Distillery hosts Summer Supper – A Farm to Table Feast on August 24 starting at 6 pm.


Tuesday, Aug. 28

Henry Clay’s 3rd Annual Hemp Dinner is August 28 at 5:30 pm. Guests will enjoy gourmet al fresco dining under the Ashland lawn tent, featuring a five course hemp–infused meal prepared by Chef Jeremy Ashby of Azur Restaurant.


This article also appears on page 10 of the August 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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