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Mexico Comes to Main Street

February 13, 2017

Pollo Bandido Spices Up Downtown. When we lived in Nashville there was one restaurant – only one – that my family wanted to go to whenever it was time to eat out.  Even though it was seventeen miles away from our house, the answer was always the same. “Lets go to Garcia’s.” So, imagine my surprise finding out that the owners of Pollo Bandido, the newest downtown eatery, are the same team behind Garcia’s in the Nashville area and the Garcia’s in Brighton Park here in Frankfort. I recently sat down with Juan Garcia and Roger Herrera to find out more about their new restaurant at 225 West Main Street downtown.  I discovered the ownership team also includes their fathers...

There’s More Than Just Bourbon at Bourbon on Main

January 30, 2017

Main Street Pub and Eatery Brings Big City Vibe to Downtown. As someone who has always had a passion for what I do, I recognize that passion in others.  That's what I experienced when I sat down recently with Taylor Marshall and Kelly May, co-owners of Bourbon on Main. "A gastro pub," is how Marshall describes the establishment.  "It's craft beer, craft cocktails, and craft culinary," says May, also the general manager. The pair struggled to define the menu. "It's eccentric in the right way. Our chef Anthony Peluso was classically trained. The kitchen is his playground. Everything is hand-made. If we have a salad dressing, it's purposeful." As I sampled the Taco Quesadilla and the Indian Butter Chicken, a...