Come sit at the Kentucky table where food traditions are older than the state, but we’re also on the culinary cutting edge. Feast on farm-to-fork cuisine crafted by world-class chefs with products supplied by Kentucky Proud farmers. Discover Bluegrass specialties from Hot Browns to bourbon balls, and beer cheese to West Kentucky barbecue. Indulge in epic food experiences all around the Commonwealth from gourmet restaurants to hole-in-the-wall diners, where you just might have the best meal of your life. Plan your foodie trip or try a recipe, and pass the burgoo!
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Bourbon, Horses & History
Each of Kentucky’s nine travel regions has its own unique flavor. Must-taste highlights of this richly varied region include Hot Brown sandwiches and Old Fashioned cocktails.
Northern Kentucky River Region
German goetta, tomato pie and a favorite dessert of Kentucky native George Clooney are among the culinary gems in the “top of the south.”
Bluegrass, Horses, Bourbon & Boone
Work up an appetite in Horse Country and you'll be rewarded with beer cheese, spoon bread, local craft beer and much more.
Daniel Boone Country
From moonshine to apple stack cake, the stories behind this region’s culinary traditions are as good as the food.
Appalachian cuisine has gained newfound admiration in recent years, and these tried-and-true staples have sustained many generations of mountain families.
Feast on locally caught fish with all the regional fixings – and wash it down with a refreshing bottle of Ski, a local citrus soda.
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Barbecue is only the beginning in this Western Kentucky region – but oh what a beginning it is!
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
Farm-fresh veggies, homemade cheeses, fresh apple cider and fruit cobbler – this Central Kentucky region is all about eating local.
Banana pudding from the “Banana Capital of the World” and Kentucky-style surf-and-turf are can’t-miss classics in this region.