Just in time for basketball tournament season, Ale-8-One has begun distributing Wildcat Water in the Lexington metro area and 27 surrounding counties. Wildcat Water, by Impact Brands, is a Kentucky Proud spring water, bottled in Rockcastle County, according to the company. Wildcat Water was introduced in November of 2012. Ale-8-One Bottling Company currently distributes Ale-8-One, Diet Ale 8, Caffeine Free Diet Ale 8, Nesbitt's Orange, NuGrape, Ski and Red Ski.
Wildcat Water can be found in 500 ml, 750ml, 1 liter and 1.5 liter bottles at Kroger, RediMart, Thornton's, Liquor Barn, and Whole Foods.
■ Oleika Shrine Temple, 326 Southland Drive, will have Breakfast with the Bunny from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The spread includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and juice. You can also get a photo with the Easter Bunny, for $5 for adults, $3 for children 6 and younger. The event is sponsored by the Clown Unit of Akielo Temple No. 128 Daughters of the Nile.
■ Vinaigrette Salad Kitchen, 113 North Broadway in The Square, will open at 11 a.m. Saturday with the same menu of fresh salads, soups and lemonades as at the Townley Center location on Leestown Road. Call (859) 569-4040 or visit Vinaigrettesaladkitchen.com.
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■ A La Lucie, 159 North Limestone, has new lunch hours and specials for spring. The restaurant, which is now in its 30th year, will be open for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and for dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Also back is longtime head lunch waiter Linney Strother, coming out of retirement after four years. For lunch, there's the "quickie" of a half sandwich of the day, mixed green salad and a cup of the soup du jour. The sandwich of the week will be a fresh lamb burger with mint aioli and a choice of side items; salad of the week will be marinated kale and asparagus with candied pecans, fresh cranberries and goat cheese on mixed greens. Call (859) 252-5277 or visit Alalucie.com.
■ La Cabana Mexican and Seafood restaurant, 1414 Bryan Avenue, has some new specials, owner Hugo Hernandez said. The Kentucky Mexican plate has barbecue chicken Kentucky style, with a pork chop with Mexican salsa and chipotle, served with blue rice and ranchero Mexican beans, and a salad on the side for $8.99.
There's also a drink special, Wild Water, made of seven fruits and a special touch of red wine, for $4.99. For dessert, the restaurant has marmalade made with seven different fruits — banana, pineapple, apple, oranges, grapes, kiwi, and strawberries — served over Mexican bread. Call (859) 388-2011.
■ Distilled at Gratz Park, 120 West Second Street, is now open for breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. seven days a week. On April 5, Easter Sunday, Distilled will have a special three-course brunch for $45 per person. Entrees include diver scallops with beet grits, honey-baked pork shank with goat cheese and green onion grits, and coffee rubbed filet with hash. Call (859) 255-0002 for reservations or visit Distilledatgratzpark.com.
On April 7, Distilled will start a guest chef series with Louisville Chef Andy Myers, who will fix a three-course dinner paired with craft beers.
■ Limestone Branch Distillery in Lebanon has won an award for world's best liqueur at the 2015 World Liqueur Awards in Norwich, England, for the Chocolate MoonPie Moonshine, according to the distillery. The MoonPie Moonshine also comes in vanilla and banana flavors.
■ Do you have special items for Easter? Let us know today for next week's column.