On Saturday, May 7, Americans will embrace all things Bluegrass and celebrate one of the most fashionable, colorful and tasty sporting traditions — the 142nd Kentucky Derby. It's a glorious day filled with mint juleps, Kentucky hot browns, beer cheese, fried chicken, country ham biscuits, and hats as outrageous as the amount of food racegoers will consume.
Those who can't gallop off to Louisville for the weekend, however, shouldn't fret. As part of the American South, Washington is teeming with options that not only exemplify Kentucky cuisine on a regular basis, but are also great locations to celebrate the greatest two minutes in sports. D.C. diners can don their best hat, sip a julep and dig into Kentucky-themed menus that'll taste like a day in Derby City.
Run to one of these Washington eateries to celebrate the Run for the Roses. Those not betting on a pony can at least bet on a good time.Read More