On Our Plates: Check’s Cafe


On our plates: On June 7th, KFP’s Nicole Musgrave had the chance to try out Check’s Café in Louisville’s Schnitzelburg neighborhood. Check’s has been a staple in the neighborhood since the 1940s, serving up a mix of German and Southern favorites such as Braun-schweiger & potato salad, and rolled oysters & cornbread. Visit the Southern Foodways Alliance website to view an oral history interview about Check’s Café from the @southernfoodways alliance.

On Our Plates: Behar Cafe


Today was a fun fieldwork day. We popped over to Behar Café to sample their cevapi, burek, & coffee, and to check out some of the food items they carry. Behar is a Bosnian restaurant and grocery in Bowling Green, KY that specializes in cooking and selling items important to Bosnian foodways traditions, such as sausage and pita.