Rebel Kitchen and Old City Wine Bar to Close

The Old City took a double hit this weekend with the announcement that the Old City Wine Bar will close after four years of operation and Rebel Kitchen will close after having been open just over a year. Owner Thomas Boyd says he still believes the changes that he anticipated are happening in the Old […]

Rebel Kitchen Opens Next Week

It seems like a long time, but it’s only been seven months since I first wrote about Rebel Kitchen. It’s taken that long, says Chef Paul Sellas, because owner Thomas Boyd and the rest of the team wanted it right when it opened. The fact that they tried to keep the Old City Wine Bar […]

Cruising Through a Different First Friday

It might surprise some of you to learn that I don’t always go out on First Friday. I’m usually wanting to relax at home, spend some time outside with the neighbors or attend a particular event. In a way, it’s a luxury of living downtown – I can drop by the galleries anytime I want […]

Rhythm n Blooms 2018: Rain, Cold and Musical Gold (Part One)

It’s always an exciting weekend for the city. People travel to the festival in large numbers and, it seems, everyone who loves music and lives here joins in, as well. While Big Ears stretches my listening, Rhythm n Blooms tends to help me find artists I will definitely love but who, for whatever reason, have […]

Rebel Kitchen Coming to the Old City!

A new restaurant, Rebel Kitchen, is coming to the Old City as an expansion of the Old City Wine Bar. General Manager Matt Burke said that since accepting the adjacent space last year, the group has been looking for the right fit for an adjacent restaurant. The bar expanded their patio space in the spring, […]