asian food http://wvxu.org en "Come Play" at Drake's http://wvxu.org/post/come-play-drakes <p>On October 14th, <strong><a href="http://www.drakescomeplay.com/" target="_blank">Drake&#39;s</a></strong> invites you to &quot;Come Play&quot; with them in Florence.</p><p>Drake&#39;s calls themselves &quot;a free-wheeling, fun-loving kind of joint. A place to hang out and let your hair down. A place to let yourself go a little. A neighborhood spot with something for everyone.&quot; The location includes a restaurant, bar and dance club.</p><p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 18267 at http://wvxu.org "Come Play" at Drake's Review: KungFood - Offbeat Food in the Tradition of the Emperor http://wvxu.org/post/review-kungfood-offbeat-food-tradition-emperor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Quite simply, if you are looking for great Asian&nbsp;cuisine in a fun and funky atmosphere, you must try </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.kungfoodchu.com/" target="_blank">KungFood Amerasia</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on Madison Road in Covington, KY.</span></p><p>Where else can you find such dishes as 'Fly Rice,' 'Nunchuck Chicken' and 'Pork “Get in Mah Belly”?'&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 19:40:09 +0000 Jim Nolan 16001 at http://wvxu.org Review: KungFood - Offbeat Food in the Tradition of the Emperor Review: Miyoshi Japanese Restaurant Brings Authentic Japanese Cuisine to Kentucky http://wvxu.org/post/review-miyoshi-japanese-restaurant-brings-authentic-japanese-cuisine-kentucky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">First and foremost, I would like to state for the record that I am NOT a restaurant critic.&nbsp; I lack the training and sensibilities to do justice to that role.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Secondly, I am not what you would call a ‘foodie.’&nbsp; I can’t tell you what region a balsamic vinegar came from or whether my asparagus is organic or not.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I simply enjoy and appreciate really good food of most any kind and, to be completely honest, I realized that I have been a bit lax in the “Food” portion of the “Food, Family &amp; Culture” focus for <em>Local Exposure</em>.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:09:05 +0000 Jim Nolan 14245 at http://wvxu.org Review: Miyoshi Japanese Restaurant Brings Authentic Japanese Cuisine to Kentucky Asian Food Fest: A Complete Cultural Experience http://wvxu.org/post/asian-food-fest-complete-cultural-experience <p><strong><a href="http://www.asianfoodfest.org/" target="_blank">The 4th Annual Asian Food Fest</a>&nbsp;is the complete package of Food, Family and Culture!</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I was fortunate to meet with&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Lam Dang</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, marketing director and&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Thuy&nbsp;Cao</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, chairperson of the Asian Food Festival.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The festival&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">features food from various countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, India, Malaysia, and many more. There&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">will also be local craft and Asian beer, cultural dances, local bands and vocalists, Asian-inspired arts and crafts,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">children’s games, and fireworks by Arthur&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rozzi</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Pyrotechnics on Saturday night.</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:17:19 +0000 Jim Nolan 11982 at http://wvxu.org Asian Food Fest: A Complete Cultural Experience