The sale of dining staple Alfalfa wasn’t the only big change in downtown Lexington’s dining scene in the last six months. Here are a few more:
▪ School Sushi, 163 West Short Street, opened in May with elegant sushi and traditional Japanese specialties. Open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. Call 859-368-0660 for more information.
▪ The Casual Pint, 233 East Main Street, opened in March with hundreds of different beers available, including local brews on tap and pub food. Call 859-898-2337 for more information.
▪ West Main Crafting Co., 135 West Main Street, opened in May with craft cocktails and a shareable menu of re-imagined bar favorites. Call 859-618-6318 for more information.
▪ Seltzer Club, 119 West Main Street, a craft cocktail bar, opened in May in the former Bellini’s building.
▪ The Madame, Eatery and Juke Joint, 102 West Vine Street, a bar and restaurant with live music, opened in December for dinner and late-night food and drinks. Call 859-523-3268 for more information.
▪ Graze, 207 South Limestone, opened in December for dinner Tuesday through Saturday, featuring locally grown produce and meats.
▪ Mumbai Masala, 102 West High Street, opened in March for lunch with a buffet Monday through Saturday in the former Bombay Brazier spot on High and Limestone. Call 859-523-2441 for more information.
▪ Lussi Brown Coffee Bar, 114 Church Street, opened in May, serving coffee, chai, MonTea teas and Pig and Pepper pies. Call 859-469-8440 for more information.
▪ Corto Lima, 101 West Short Street, the Latin American restaurant from chef Jonathan Lundy, opened in February for lunch and dinner. Call 859-317-8796 for more information.