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Who Has The Best Chicken Sandwich?

Who Has The Best Chicken Sandwich?

Will Dowdell, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2019

Everybody loves fried chicken.  There are various options for fried chicken restaurants to eat from in the local area, and everyone has their own favorite; some prefer Chick-fil-A, others Raising Cane's, or Zaxby's. But which one has the best service? Best sauce? Who is the quickest at serving food?...

HOGGing Out On Some COLD Ice Cream

HOGGing Out On Some COLD Ice Cream

September 26, 2019

When it comes to ice cream, are you a chocolate or vanilla type of person? Or, maybe you like cookie dough or mint chocolate chip? No matter the flavor, you want a dessert that can fill you up while also leaving you craving more. Coldstone and Hoggy’s are two shops in Frankfort, Kentucky that serv...

Taking a Shot with KSBar and Grille

Taking a Shot with KSBar and Grille

September 26, 2019

So you’re a sports fan? Maybe not, but are you a fan of food? If your answer was yes to either of these questions, then you’ll be interested in what we have to say. Opening just over a year ago, the KSBar and Grille is located on South Broadway in Lexington, Kentucky. The restaurant was started by Ken...

Trifecta or Wagon Bones Barbecue?

Trifecta or Wagon Bones Barbecue?

September 24, 2019

Blake Heller and Aydin Khosrowshahi wanted to find out which local BBQ restaurant served the best ribs in town...so they went to find out. If you're looking for a barbecue experience in Versailles, there are two options: Wagon Bones Barbecue and Trifecta Barbecue.

The Best Treats In NYC

The Best Treats In NYC

Hillary Ocampo, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

Over spring break I went on an amazing trip to New York City—my favorite place in the world. One of the many things to enjoy in New York is the food; there is something for everyone anywhere you go, whether it's a famous restaurant or a local hotspot. But what is a good meal without dessert? I made...

Spark Cafe: In Action

Spark Cafe: In Action

May 1, 2019

Have you noticed the opening of the new Cafe in downtown Versailles? Well, we had a chance to go visit. The new cafe is the incredible result of a Woodford County High School Community Activism class.  The idea for the cafe started about three years ago as a small part of a festival downtown. As the ...

Spotz Gelato: What’s the Scoop?

Spotz Gelato: What’s the Scoop?

March 29, 2019

Spotz Gelato handcrafts gelato and sorbet all from local Kentucky Proud ingredients and serves it in their scoop shops as well as event trucks. They opened a new location here in Versailles earlier this month located at 148 Court Street, and a Georgetown location is opening on March 29th, at 135 Wes...

Spotz Superb Gelato Ranked

Spotz Superb Gelato Ranked

March 29, 2019

With their welcoming environment and tasty gelatos, Spotz Gelato is the new place to go. I recently went for the first time over this past weekend and of course, had to try many flavors before settling on the one. While I did try every flavor, the following are my favorites. Each flavor I tried brought ...

My Strange Addiction: Vanessa Jones and Protein Shakes

My Strange Addiction: Vanessa Jones and Protein Shakes

February 21, 2019

In January of 2019, Vanessa started working at the shake place in Frankfort called "Healthease" and went to their Nutrition Club, a health and wellness club where one learns how to be healthier and get proper nutrition. After going to the shop daily and getting a protein shake, she decided to start making...

Logan’s Roadhouse, Here I Come!

Logan’s Roadhouse, Here I Come!

February 19, 2019

Logan's Roadhouse is located in Frankfort, Kentucky, about 30-45 minutes away from Versailles. I have heard that Logan's is an outstanding restaurant, so I thought I'd have to go and check it out for myself. I know for sure that Logan's is most likely packed with people, but today it was not as full...

Restaurant Review: Rolling Oven

Restaurant Review: Rolling Oven

February 1, 2019

Have you heard of the new pizza place in downtown Versailles? It’s called Rolling Oven and is located in the old Methodist Church Educational Building behind the courthouse. It has only been open a few weeks, but we took a trip there for lunch and are happy to report that it's worth the visit! Duri...

Filipino Flavors

Filipino Flavors

Ashley Courtney, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

The Philippines is a country characterized by its collection of various islands and tropical beaches. The country is home to illustrious views and ample cultural diversity. What is often overlooked is the cuisine and dishes that lie under the surface. From rich soups and stews to savory pork dishes and...

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