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Proof on Main

702 W. Main St. (Seventh St.) Send to Phone
502-217-6360 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Fused Kentucky and continental cuisines star in a hip dining room lined with modern art.
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Breakfast daily, Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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Dining room at Proof on Main, Louisville, KY

Proof on Main Restaurant Review

: Proof is the 21C Museum Hotel's restaurant and, as is the case with the bedrooms, bar and foyers, the dining room doubles as exhibition space for a rotating collection of works by living artists. The menu is contemporary, and a little edgy, too. Chef Levon Wallace melds Italian and Kentucky traditions in such dishes as Kentucky bison carpaccio and a Brussels sprout salad sprinkled with Parmesan and chicken skin cracklins. Fusion of a different sort shows up in the country ham falafel appetizer and the salmon entrée featuring couscous, cauliflower and a "red eye" hollandaise sauce. Fans of the savory should order either the Kentucky cassoulet (rabbit sausage, foie gras, black-eyed peas and collards) or the Woodland Farm hog chop (bacon beans, caramelized broccoli, tomato gravy and stuffing). For dessert, have the sorghum toffee pudding with candied ginger or the blood orange tart served with house-made pistachio gelato. A notable wine list supports the menu. And be sure to take time, either before or after dinner, for an expertly crafted cocktail in the adjoining bar, a member of Louisville's Urban Bourbon Trail.

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