Let’s Vacate for the Weekend


Mmmmm…. Louisville was wonderful! We antiqued like there was no tomorrow, strolled through Bardstown Road, lounged around, played with some kiddos, spent all of Sunday at Sojourn, and saw the movie we have all been waiting for, Tree of Life. It was a lovely weekend, and I was sad to see it go!

PLAY // Minnesota, WI by Bon Iver










Now I bring to you…a very condensed Louisville dining guide! We brunched every day and had amazing dinners. Eiderdown was a new restaurant for me, and I loved it! You must go and get the popcorn as your appetizer! Crazy, I know, but it is Louisville. Everything is quirky. Spinelli’s is one of my favorites; its the wildest place and the white pizza blows my mind every single time. Lynn’s Paradise Cafe is the tackiest restaurant I have ever seen (it is like that on purpose…a total tourist trap) and I can’t get enough of it. Their breakfast is to die for, and the servings are massive. The crepes from Java Brewing Co. get me every time as well. Delicious. In addition, Ramsi’s Cafe on the World is still my number one Louisville favorite… they specialize in dishes from numerous cultures. Once you take one bite of your Egyptian dish (or whatever you choose), you are transported across the seas. Okay, now I have to explain why there are so many photos of that one muffin. Well, that is because it is the best muffin in the world. The little guy is from Quills Coffee, the best shop in Louisville, and it is blackberry banana chocolate chip. Yes, all of those things combined with an orange on the side make it the best muffin ever. Therefore, it deserves a few photos, right? Also, they have amazing red lattes there. I look forward to getting one every time we visit! So much food talk! Grief. But vacation is about the food and the company, so I would say that it was definitely an amazing getaway to the Hester household!

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14 responses to “Let’s Vacate for the Weekend

  1. Kate Allen

    yo girl! lemme borrow them shorts!

  2. Next time you’re in town, you guys have got to hit up Please and Thank you Bakery on Market Street. It’s a great little coffee shop/cafe. There’s some great stuff happening down there on Market. I love the post! http://800eastmarket.tumblr.com/

  3. Emily Rose Davis

    You are so beautiful, inside and out! I love the new post 🙂

  4. i miss you, miss abby. and these pictures are lovely.

  5. I agree with Emily and Kate. 🙂 And these pics are lovely. Interested to hear your take on Tree of Life. I want to eat more vacation food with you!!

    • Thank you, dear alice! I appreciate it so! We should def discuss it (you know I’m so philosophical). And yes, you + me + vacation times + food def needs to happen again really soon!

  6. Can I meet you please???!!

  7. LuhFawnduh

    Abby, you’re sew keen. See you next month, pal!

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