Living life between the barrel staves in Bourbon Country


Independence Day Live Blogging

Want to see all the food and fun from Lexington’s Fourth of July festivities, follow along on our Facebook page at Life, Laughs and Lobster!




Five O’clock in Kentucky


Geography matters. What is true in one locale is not necessarily the case in other locations. Margaritas, Rum Drinks…those are the libations of the tropical latitudes. In Kentucky, however, five o’clock means bourbon. Nothing more. Nothing less.


The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

A fascinating article from the New York Times Magazine on the science behind junk food addiction – as informative as it is frightening.  Well worth the read, and the author’s book is one that is now definitely on my “to read” list.  

The Blog is on vacation

The blog is currently on vacation, sampling recipes, cocktails and basically doing, uh, research for the benefit of all.  More stories tales and cocktails coming next week.