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scrumptiouschef May 26, 2011 09:15 AM

My mom is going to be spending a couple days a week in Lexington over the next 3 months.

Her favorite restaurant is Dudleys and she also enjoys Stella.

What are some other good options?

She's a veteran eater, loves just about anything other than steak and is willing to drive a little for good food.

What are your favorite joints in Lexington Kentucky right now?

How's the Mexican scene coming along?

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    chileheadmike RE: scrumptiouschef May 26, 2011 08:20 PM

    I haven't found anything too exciting on the Mexican front here. Although I just stumbled on an area at Versailles and Alexandria. My daughter and I were looking for tortillas and went to the Aguascalientes there. There were a couple of restaurants and a tortillaria. So I'm definitely heading back over there for some more exploration.

    The roasted pork at Jalapenos on New Circle is pretty good. I also like the tortas at Gran Tako, also on New Circle. I've seen al Pastor cooking out in front of Gran Tako as well, but have not had a chance to try that.

    My favorite restaurant so far has been Bella Notte. Really good Italian.
    Saul Good is a fun place to eat and grab a drink as well.

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      Roadpony RE: scrumptiouschef May 27, 2011 07:57 AM

      My favorite place in Lexington is definitely Azur! It has creative cuisine & a fun atmosphere, it is in Beaumont Center. I also love Metropol downtown, it is French & the owner is usually sitting at the bar. I also just had a very nice birthday dinner at Jonathan's at Gratz Park. Hope this helps!

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      Metropol
      307 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507

      Azur
      3070 Lakecrest Cir Ste 550, Lexington, KY 40513

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        areed1 RE: scrumptiouschef May 30, 2011 06:21 PM

        Two new places to try... both are very promising for Lexington. One is Nick Ryan's Saloon on Jefferson and the other is Table Three Ten on Short. Nick Ryans is upscale southern and a great place to stop and have a drink. Table Three Ten is the best Lexington has for a wine bar... and though I think it could do a lot of things better, its the best cheese plate in town.

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          scrumptiouschef RE: areed1 Jul 3, 2011 12:49 PM

          http://eater.com/archives/2011/06/29/...

          Shared this with mom, thought I'd share it with y'all too.

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            HickTownBarnaby RE: scrumptiouschef Sep 6, 2011 11:51 AM

            I like Heirloom in nearby Midway. The drive out on Old Frankfort Pike is scenic. Nice shops in Midway, too.

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              Roadpony RE: HickTownBarnaby Sep 7, 2011 11:48 AM

              I just got engaged at Heirloom a few weeks ago, so where I loved it before - I really love it now! haha It is remarkable though and you can't beat the ambiance in Midway!

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                HickTownBarnaby RE: Roadpony Sep 7, 2011 01:48 PM

                congratulations, roadpony

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