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Traditional cuisine from Northern Italy gets a gourmet twist at Porcini. The elegant atmosphere and outdoor seating create a memorable dining experience, while hearty courses will delight the true Italian food gourmand. Savor specialties like the granchio torcello, agnello alla griglia, or maiale con pane e zucca accompanied by a glass of fine wine. A private room is available to rent for groups of 6 to 55, and special events take place at the restaurant throughout the year.
Brothers Agostino and Vincenzo Gabriele, of Palermo, Italy, were both respected in the culinary field long before they opened Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant. Vincenzo prepared the food for President Reagan's inauguration, was given the key to the city of Louisville, and honored with the city's "Distinguished Citizen Award," while Agostino has almost fifty years kitchen experience and a handful of his own culinary awards. Over the years, Vincenzo's has welcomed countless celebrities - from Billy Crystal to Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. The menu offers a wide selection of traditional Italian fare and an award-winning international wine list. Facilities may be rented for functions of up to 250, and catering is available.
The menu at Café Lou Lou consists of a wide variety of dishes like Hummus Trio, Chef Clay's Famous Gumbo, Blue Cheese Polenta, Shrimp and Grits and Four Cheese Calzone, obviously reflecting a New Orleans influence while giving plenty of representation to Italian and Mediterranean dishes. If you come here in a group, you can also try out a couple of their delicious gourmet-quality pizzas. A variety of wines are available to go along with the meal as well as zippy cocktails and bourbons. The exposed brick walls, bright posters and cozy seating arrangements makes this branch of the restaurant perfect for a family meal.