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Cooking in Quarantine!

Cooking in Quarantine!

March 27, 2020

Cooking in Quarantine During this quarantine, I, along with everyone else, have found myself bored out of my mind. You would have thought that it would be amazing to stay home from school, but it gets pretty boring pretty quickly. With all of this time on my hands, I decided to start baking. In these ...

Rolling Downtown to Visit the  Rolling Oven

Rolling Downtown to Visit the Rolling Oven

February 13, 2020

Rolling Oven began as a food truck and was a mobile pizza kitchen until it became a restaurant in many locations that serve Neopolitan-style pizza and sandwiches cooked in a traditional Italian wood-fired brick oven. I've been to many pizza restaurants such as Mellow Mushroom, Hometown Pizza, and the...

Snacks for Insomniacs

Snacks for Insomniacs

December 17, 2019

People enjoy eating sweets during the day. There are many ice cream shops and other cookie shops but I've heard that Insomnia Cookies is pretty far up there. Insomnia Cookies is located at 433 Jersey St, Lexington, Kentucky. I arrived there with my friend Lilly Martindale around 1:00 PM on Saturday afternoon....

The Best Bakeries in Lexington

The Best Bakeries in Lexington

December 9, 2019

With the holidays approaching very soon, food and dessert play a big part in many people's homes. With this in mind, I took a look around Lexington and found some great bakeries that would be great to check out such as European Delights, La Petit Delicat, and Martine's Pastries. European Delights Bakery 221 ...

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 ...

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