What to Do and Eat in Louisville
Over 1,200 people will be traveling to Louisville for the AAHPM Intensive Board Review Course, and the burning question on everyone’s mind is … where am I going to eat? Or is it… what am I going to do? Actually, with the packed schedule of educational sessions, food is more likely to be something of an afterthought. There are many dining options available beyond the nearest McDonald’s or room service, however, so be sure to take advantage of the amazing variety of restaurants to experience while in Louisville. With recommendations ranging from casual cafes to fine dining, several AAHPM members who are locals have graciously shared their favorite restaurants and attractions in the area.
So, where are you going to eat? Below are the favorites from our members.
21C Museum Hotel restaurant, Proof
Jack Fry’s on Bardstown Rd is one member’s choice for the best restaurant to represent Louisville.
Great flavors from around the world:
Havana Rumba- Cuban
Mayan Café- Mayan food from the Yucatán peninsula
el Mundo- Mexican
The Irish Rover- Irish pub
La Coop- French Bistro
Majid’s- Middle Eastern
Simply Thai- Thai
Rami’s Café on the World- International Cuisine
Procini- Northern Italian
Mozz Restaurant- Italian
Desserts & Sweets:
Muth’s- make sure to try the toffee!
Things to do while you are in town:
July 13-15, 2012 is the 10th Anniversary of the Forecastle Festival. This three day Art and Music fest was ranked one of the Top 31 Coolest Tours and Festivals by Rolling Stone.
Visit the Louisville Slugger Museum and catch a game at Slugger Field, where the minor league Louisville Bats are playing at home. Then visit Against The Grain Restaurant & Brewery which is located at the Louisville Bats Baseball Stadium.
Tour the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs
Waterfront Wednesdays are at the riverfront, are free and they feature live music.
The Kentucky Center is showing Circus Circus.
Catch an Indie film at Baxter Ave Theatre.
Take a stroll through the exhibits at the Kentucky Museum of Arts & Crafts.
The Vernon Club offers traditional bowling lanes.
The Bardstown Rd area is vibrant and young.
Frankfort Avenue is more family-oriented with ice cream shops, restaurants, and stores.
Nu Lu is very close to the Convention Center and is a must with eclectic shops and galleries.
Butchertown Market is home to a collection of shops that showcase the incomparable styles and flavors of Louisville.
For more information on all that Louisville has to offer visit the CVB website.
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