Holly Hill Inn, Midway, Kentucky
Fresh, seasonal ingredients from local farmers are at the heart of Ouita Michel's menus at Holly Hill Inn, a fine-dining restaurant in America's Bluegrass horse country and near the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
Wallace Station Deli, Versailles, Kentucky
Wallace Station, just outside Midway in the heart of Bluegrass horse country and near the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, is a scenic stop for homemade sandwiches, soups, salads, an irresistible bakery case and breakfast. Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily.
The Midway Bakery, Midway, Kentucky
The Midway Bakery creates cookies, pies, scones and more from scratch with real butter and natural ingredients using traditional recipes. Our flours come from Weisenberger Mill down the road; most of the corn and wheat is raised right here in Kentucky. Our chocolate and cocoa powder comes from Ruth Hunt Candies in Mount Sterling. Our pecans are from the Kentucky Nut Corp. in Hickman, Ky. Open 7 days a week.
Windy Corner Market and Restaurant, Lexington, Kentucky
Amid northern Lexington's legendary horse farms sits Windy Corner Market, a destination for delicious homemade Po-Boy sandwiches, plate breakfasts and dinners, bakery treats and sundries. We are Kentucky Proud, and use local meats and produce in our food! Open 7 days a week.
Smithtown Seafood, Lexington, Kentucky
Smithtown Seafood is in the Bread Box on West Sixth Street, in Lexington's hot Jefferson Street corridor, and now also at The Summit at Fritz Farm. We make everything on the menu from scratch, and whenever possible, with locally raised ingredients. Our menu is both familiar and creative, emphasizing local foods and old-fashioned Kentucky recipes in dishes such as Beer Cheese with West Sixth Brewing Co.'s Smithtown Porter and wild-caught fried catfish, flavorful salads and ethnic seafood dishes, vegetarian specialties and much more. The location at West Sixth also offers burgers with local beef and tilapia grown at neighboring FoodChain.
Open 7 days a week.
Glenn's Creek Café and Catering, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Versailles, Kentucky
Glenn’s Creek Café's mission is to prepare tasty food that reflects all the distinctive flavors found in the Woodford Reserve flavor wheel. Our team takes a creative approach to Kentucky cooking by combining international flavors with some of our local recipes. Our Glenn's Creek Catering staff, headed by chef Nathanial Henton, creates fabulous menus for special event dinners at the distillery. "Glenn’s Creek is one of the most beautiful spots for lunch in Kentucky, and maybe the entire United States," owner/executive chef Ouita Michel said. "The visitor center dining area is sophisticated and warm, and in summery weather, guests can dine on the porch amid the storied magnificence of the Bluegrass."
Honeywood is Ouita Michel’s largest restaurant, with table service, a stylish bar and food that is fresh, locally sourced when possible, and creatively prepared but with a strong nod to Kentucky’s food traditions. Inside Honeywood, locally crafted reclaimed-wood table tops and wood floors are juxtaposed with soaring windows. “As with all our restaurants, we want our neighbors to feel a true sense of welcome and to know how grateful we are for their support,” Michel said. Honeywood, at The Summit at Fritz Farm in Lexington, was recently mentioned in the Zagat Guide article, "30 Most Exciting Food Cities in America 2017." Honeywood is open 7 days a week.