Copper River Grill In Nicholasville Tries Hard, But Misses The Mark

14 oz. Ribeye

Last month I had the opportunity to dine at Copper River Grill, one of Nicholasville’s newest restaurants just off of Nicholasville (Lexington) Rd. I first noticed the construction for Copper River Grill late last winter and through my research, I learned that Copper River Grill was the name of restaurants originating in South Carolina.

Several years ago, founder Jimmy Rogers and CEO Dan Angell envisioned a restaurant reminiscent of an Alaskan mountain lodge serving …

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Nashville’s Burger Up In Some Aspects, Burger Down In Others

Black & Blue Burger w/ Benton's Bacon

In the recent weeks, I’ve started hearing a lot about a hamburger restaurant called Burger Up located in 12th Avenue South area of Nashville. Words like “upscale” and “fancy” usually accompanied the description I heard from others. To most, that phrase might seem strange when describing a hamburger restaurant but not to me… late last fall I got the opportunity to dine at one of the true gourmet burger joints called Flip Burger Boutique. …

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Sonny’s Bar-B-Q in Nicholasville Is A Great Place Place To Get Your Bar-B-Q Fix

All U Can Eat Sweet & Smokey Ribs & Sides

As a child, I never got to really appreciate American barbecue due to lack of availability. The biggest locale for barbecue was probably Owensboro, KY but given its distance and being overshadowed by a “cooler” city (Evansville), it was often overlooked. It wasn’t until when I moved to Lexington did I didn’t get to experience barbecue on a more frequent basis.

My first memory is of the Famous Dave’s barbecue chain, which in my opinion …

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Midtown Cafe: Small, Yet Pricey With An Upscale Menu & Charm

Steak & Sides

Two days before Christmas, Haley and I found ourselves in downtown Nashville to attend my first NHL hockey game. Not really sure what to expect in terms of traffic; I went ahead and made a reservation to Midtown Cafe just in case. Our reservations were made quite early to give us ample time to eat and then get to Bridgestone Arena. It was so early (5 PM) that we ended up being the only …

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