Do you have places where you feel like your heart lives? Where just the thought of a place floods you not only with great memories, but also a yearning just to be there?
For Clay, that place is Lexington, a city of 300,000 in central Kentucky, the heart of Bluegrass country. Clay went to college there, and because several of his friends are still Lexington residents, we've visited nearly once a year for almost a decade.
We were itching for a spring outing to Kentucky, so we recruited Drew and Ralph to join us for a long weekend. On tap? Horse racing. Bourbon. Biscuits. And beautiful spring weather.
If you follow us on Instagram, you might have caught little snippets of our weekend away.
Here's a rundown of where we ate, what we saw, and where we ate some more.
We started with biscuits, because obviously. Ouita Michel is a Kentucky-based chef with a small empire of restaurants around Lexington. We hit three of them on this visit (stomachs willing, we would have hit more), starting with Windy Corner Market, a country diner just outside of Lexington. We literally drove straight there from the airport!
We feasted: breakfast burritos, a breakast po' boy, biscuits and gravy. It was all delicious, but the biscuits and gravy blew us away.