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When Edward Lee took over the restaurant 610 Magnolia (prix fixe $75–$95) in Louisville’s historic district in 2003, the city knew few gustatory pleasures beyond chicken-fried steak and a wedge of Derby pie. The Brooklyn-born, Korean-American rest...
It’s been deemed the most exciting two minutes in sports. On May 2, 20 three-year-old thoroughbreds will streak their way around the Churchill Downs racetrack in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby, in a bid to capture the first leg of the elu...
“We have a circus and sideshow mentality to the way we do business,” says Brandon Hodge, owner of the retro-inspired Big Top Candy Shop in Austin, TX. “When customers walk in they can have a few minutes where time stands still.” The yellow and ...
When Matt McKinney took a 39-day road trip in 2012, he experienced one version of the American dream, just before he reached the Pacific Ocean: a flawless burger. “It was a really big, juicy patty and a perfectly moist bun,” says the Dallas-based...
See our slideshow of the Best Hotel Art Collections. New York City ’s Gramercy Park Hotel is a modern Gothic fantasy, with plush crimson velvets, carved-wood furniture, and baronial fireplaces as well as access to the private roof club and über-e...
It's a crisp early-spring Saturday in Kentucky, and I'm having breakfast with New York architect Deborah Berke and one of her clients, the philanthropist, art collector, and newly minted hotelier Steve Wilson. We're in Wilson's art-filled ...
Take a detour from your vacation to check out what the rest of the world is doing: working. Behind-the-scenes factory tours are the perfect wake-up call after the lullaby of historic house visits, shopping, and sightseeing. There's lots to choose ...
As any Louisvillean will tell you, geography is destiny: happy to be pulled by every point on the compass, this crossroads city has one foot in the East and one in the West, its head in the North but its heart in the South. The result is a frontie...
On the first Saturday of May, the swiftest three-year-old Thoroughbred in the world will be crowned champion of the Kentucky Derby at Louisville's Churchill Downs. Those brave enough to attend Derby Week—seven days of wild fêting that lead up to w...