Sharon Thompson: Doughby's specializes in calzones and crepes

swthompson@herald-leader.comAugust 1, 2013 

Sharon Thompson

MARK CORNELISON | STAFF

Before students return to fall classes at the University of Kentucky, you might want to check out Doughby's Calzones, Crepes and More, just off campus at 561 South Broadway.

Doughby's serves 50 varieties of calzones, 26 crepes, wings, salads and ice cream. Calzones (filled with chicken, pork, veggies, steak or breakfast foods) are $6.85. Crepes (savory, veggie and breakfast) are $6. Sweet crepes range from $3.50 (Nutella) to $5.75 (apples, strawberries, blueberries, bananas and vanilla cream).

Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday. Call (859) 523-0202 or go to Doughbys.com. Limited delivery is available.

Special events

The Village Idiot, 307 West Short Street, is celebrating its first anniversary through Sunday by offering retired menu items from previous seasons. Cheesy poofs, roast beast, baked brie, the "Angry Bird," and the black and blue salad are on the menu. A new summer menu will be launched Monday. Dinner service starts at 5 p.m. daily, and weekend brunch begins at 11 a.m. Call (859) 252-0099 or go to Lexingtonvillageidiot.com.

Akielo Temple No 128 Daughters of the Nile will have its annual corn boil from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Oleika Shrine Temple, 326 Southland Drive. The cost is $8. The menu includes fresh corn on the cob, green beans, cole slaw, ham, corn bread and dessert.

Specials

The weekend specials at The Grey Goose, 170 Jefferson Street, include Hawaiian pizza with pulled pork barbecue and pineapple, and honey ginger mahi-mahi with stir-fried peppers, sugar snap peas and shiitake mushrooms. Call (859) 233-1500.

Farmers market report

Bluegrass Farmers Market will have corn, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, green beans, potatoes, peppers, melons, lamb, goat, chicken, beef, pork, baked goods, herb seasoning, beer cheese, jams and eggs. Go to Bluegrassfarmersmarket.org.

Winchester/Clark County Farmers Market, on Depot Street, will have freestone peaches, blackberries, apples and melons. Heirloom tomatoes include green zebra and Cherokee purple. Beans include white half-runners, greasy grits, blue lake and Italian flat. Crafted items include All Star barbecue sauce and beef jerky; Firepit salsa; hand-dyed wool; handmade jewelry; goat milk soap, shampoo and lotions; Kentucky blended coffee; and baked goods. Hours are 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Sharon Thompson: (859) 231-3321. Twitter: @FlavorsofKY. Blog: Flavorsofkentucky.bloginky.com.

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