Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Dining

Home Dining

How are Lexington restaurants being impacted by COVID-19

restaurants

On Monday, March 16, Governor Beshear announced the statewide closure of all bars and restaurants to in-person traffic effective after 5 pm, but exceptions will be made for drive-thru, delivery and takeout. “I know everyone is stressed right now. But perhaps none more so than us small business owners,” says Dan Wu of Atomic Ramen. “The brutal reality is that...

Jeff Ruby’s donates meals to food bank amid COVID-19

Even though the VIP and hospitality areas at the Jeff Ruby Steaks races at Turfway Park were cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, the food set aside for the event will not go to waste. The Jeff Ruby family immediately decided to donate the food once the race was cancelled on Friday, March 13. More than 2,000 pounds of beef purchased for...

DV8 Kitchen opens second location in downtown Lexington

A second DV8 Kitchen location is opening on the corner of Midland, Winchester and Third Street. Owner Rob Perez, who also owns Saul Good, opened DV8 Kitchen on South Broadway in 2018. Perez plans to open the new DV8 Kitchen location in August. DV8 Kitchen is known for employing those in early substance abuse recovery and serving some of Lexington's best...

Phase Two reopenings for Lexington have been announced

businesses

During the Governor's May 7th broadcast, he announced the plan for when certain businesses can reopen as part of phase two. RE-OPENING As soon as May 22, restaurants in Kentucky can reopen their dining rooms, but only at 33% capacity. Unlimited outdoor seating will also be allowed as long as customers are spaced out six feet apart. Restaurants were not in the...