Let them eat cake!
When Baking Impossible debuts on Netflix on October 6, Lexingtonians will see a familiar face. Brandi Romines, of Happy as a Lark, will compete for $100,000. Executive producer and host Andrew Smyth says via Instagram, “It’s all about combining baking and engineering.” He says, “We paired up wonderful bakers and ingenious engineers into bakineer teams, challenged them to build edible creations that must taste delicious and survive intense engineering stress tests to win $100,000.
Publix grocery store has entered the Louisville market. No announcements have been made about any potential expansion into the Lexington market.
Texas Roadhouse sustained fire damage in September in its new Richmond Road location (across the street from its old Richmond Road location).
El Charro has announced they will be coming soon to the Brighton Shoppes in the former Puccini’s location.
Hola Havana will soon be serving up Cuban Cuisine off Richmond Road.
Construction is underway! Local Taco is coming to Hamburg Pavilion this fall in the former TGI Friday’s location.
FRI OCT 1
The Second Annual Bourbon and Breeders’ Ball at the Kentucky Castle benefits Justin’s Place and features farm-to-table cuisine, bourbon, and live music.
SAT OCT 9
Take the Turkey Farm Tour: Behind the Scenes at Elmwood Stock Farm, focusing on the organic, pasture-raised turkeys at Elmwood, outside Georgetown, Kentucky. The Behind the Scenes tours are designed to educate adults and children alike about how food gets from the farm to your plate.
FRI OCT 15
“Taste of the Trace” at Buffalo Trace Distillery will benefit CASA of the Bluegrass. The Taste features food and libations by Buffalo Trace and Purple Toad Winery, music, and a silent auction. Buffalo Trace will also be offering VIP tour experiences of the distillery throughout the night.
SAT OCT 23
Bourbon on the Banks returns this year to historic Downtown Frankfort on the banks of the Kentucky River. Walk the banks of the Kentucky River, enjoy acoustic musicians, sample rare and unique bourbons, spirits, wine and beer.
This article also appears on page 18 of the October 2021 print edition of Hamburg Journal.
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