Whisky Magazine Issue 111
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2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
In their spare time, the Bourbons Bistro owners travel the state, looking for unwanted stashes of whiskey. Instead of tossing them in their private cellar, they let us normal folks have a dram. At any given
moment, the Bourbons Bistro will be packing Bourbons distilled 50 to 100 years ago, but they're not on the menu. Just wink and ask for the good stuff. Even still, Bourbons Bistro stocks 130 to 145 modern Bourbons at any given moment and showcases a food menu dripping with Bourbon influence. Our
pick is the bone-in pork chop, which is pan seared and wrapped in prosciutto, topped with caramelised apples, country ham and Bourbon glaze. Feel free to sit at the bar made out of used Bourbon barrels.
2Doc Crow's Southern
Smokehouse & Raw Bar
127 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
Did you know Louisville is UPS' largest North American hub? For that reason, the city's seafood is as fresh, maybe even fresher, than many coastal cities. Before many over-thepond UPS planes stop at their
final destination, they stop in Louisville. If that plane is packing oysters, there's a good chance they'll be on ice at Doc Crow's Smokehouse & Raw Bar within an hour and fresher than the oysters in New York. Smack in the middle of Whiskey Row, Doc Crow's is one of the city's most beautiful interiors. But as a whiskey drinker, you may not be able to get your eyes off the constantly updated chalkboard fille...