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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Ouita Michel prepares country ham plates for a Kentucky-themed dinner at James Beard House in New York City, New York, in February. 

Ouita Michel: A UK alumna who knows the taste of success

April 18, 2018

UK alumna Ouita Michel has perfected her recipe for prosperity. To her, it’s delicious, and the customers at her chain of restaurants across Kentucky would probably agree.Michel happily boasts seven...

Ouita Michel (left), the owner of Smithtown Seafood, stands next to Jonathan Sanning (right), the restaurants executive chef. Smithtown Seafood is one of the many stalls located in The Barn at Fritz Farm. The Barn is one of Kentuckys first food halls and shows many small restaurant concepts that are all dedicated to Kentucky traditions. Photos taken at The Barn media day on Friday, September 15, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Head to The Summit for your fish and chips fix

Rebecca Feigin November 29, 2017

Smithtown Seafood opened a second location in Lexington when The Barn at the Summit opened this past summer adding additional local flare to The Barn to help with its unique theme of all local restaurants...

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West Sixth fall taste test previews new brews

Christie Netherton October 26, 2016

Nothing beats a Saturday afternoon of tasting experimental and popular craft beers at a local brewery and being one of the first to try upcoming flavors.West Sixth had its fall open house Saturday, Oct....

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