Food: building that says first watch
Photo by Austin Johnson/ HJ

First Watch
First Watch opened on Richmond Road. The restaurant relocated from the corner of Richmond Road and Man O War to share a building with LaRosa’s Pizzeria. LaRosa’s plans to open in early May. The restaurant will offer dine-in, pick-up, and delivery options.


Maker’s Mark Bottles
Customers lined up outside Liquor Barn for the limited release of the UK Maker’s Mark bottles.


Total Wine
Total Wine opened in the former Hamburg Gordman’s location.

Food: two men dressed up smiling and laughing
Photo by Austin Johnson/ HJ


Jeff Ruby’s Downtown
Jeff Ruby’s opened in the new City Center. The 10,000 square foot restaurant has a heavy contemporary art deco vibe. The interiors are opulent, elaborate, and richly textured. The menu is similar to the other locations with additional items created exclusively for Lexington.


A new brewery has opened nearby
Abettor Brewing Company in Winchester opened its doors in April. They are a locally craft beer company/bar that will host live music events.


Chuy’s opened their second Lexington location, in Hamburg.




This article also appears on page 21 of the May 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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