Lexington's first Jet's Pizza is open in the Harrod's Village shopping center. Jet's, a Michigan-based chain, is best known for its signature square, deep dish pizza. Hand-tossed round or thin crust pizzas also are available, along with salads, subs, chicken wings and bread sticks. Jet's "boats" are freshly baked pizza dough stuffed with mozzarella cheese, pizza sauce and toppings.
Owners are Brad Redmon, Rick Redmon and Stacy Martin. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. Call (859) 224-0133 or visit Jetspizza.com.
Oliva Bella Tasting Room, 400 Old Vine Street, sells handmade mozzarella on Wednesdays. The burrata (Italian for "butter") originated in the region of Puglia. It is a fresh mozzarella formed into a pouch and stuffed with mozzarella curds and cream. Pairings for burrata include Oliva Bella's rustico extra virgin olive oil from Sicily, its house made lemon basil pesto, and a chunk of ciabatta bread. Call (859) 983-3567.
■ Elizabeth Maggi, chef at Natasha's Bistro & Bar, is serving her summer specials Thursday through Saturday. Included are kebabs, beef tips marinated in herb and citrus and served over vegetable pilaf, and a pasta dish with house-smoked salmon and shrimp in an orange-citron sauce. Natasha's is at 112 Esplanade. Call (859) 259-2754.
■ The weekend specials at The Julep Cup include traditional Greek spanikopita, almond-crusted trout with lemon potatoes, Maine diver scallop croquettes, lamb souvlakia, and chocolate budino (pudding) with sour cherry red wine sauce. Phil Copeland with Friends of the Torques will be playing from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. The Julep Cup is at 111 Woodland Avenue. Call (859) 226-0300.
Farmers market report
■ Kentucky celebrates Farmers Market Week Sunday through July 30. Kentucky has more than 150 farmers markets, and a directory of registered markets is available at Kyagr.com.
■ Bluegrass Farmers Market has melons this week. The market, at 3450 Richmond Road in the parking lot of Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs, is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Millpond shopping center location is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Visit Localharvest.org/blog/29529.
■ East End Community Farmers Market is in full swing at the pavilion at Third Street and Midland Avenue. Produce includes squash, tomatoes, cabbage, blackberries, peppers and cucumbers. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Parking is free.
■ Woodford Farmers Market will hold its 11th annual Twilight Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. July 29 in downtown Versailles. The event will include locally made or produced food, including hamburgers, fried pies and beer cheese. Activities for children include pony rides, a petting zoo and 4-H exhibits. Go to Twilightfestivalky.org.
Farmers market locations are on Main Street in Midway from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays, Versailles Presbyterian Church from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, and Versailles Courthouse Square from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.