Red Mango Yogurt opens in Hamburg

redmangoThe new Red Mango Yogurt & Smoothies store is a little hard to find at Hamburg Pavilion, but worth the search. The street address is 2304 Sir Barton Way, but you’ll have to wander back behind Versona Accessories and Altar’d State to find the self-serve yogurt shop.
The store also offers fresh fruit smoothies, fruit and yogurt parfaits, and frozen coffee drinks. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Call (859) 373-0099 or go to


Akielo Temple Marching Patrol will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Oleika Shrine Temple, 326 Southland Drive. The menu features spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, drink, and dessert. Cost is $7, $4 for children age 10 and under.
■ Hank Shaw, a James Beard award winning chef, will be at Azur Restaurant at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Shaw, author of Duck, Duck Goose, will join the Azur chefs for the November Chef Series dinner. Cost is $50. Call (859) 296-1007 or go to The menu features bourbon spiked duck wing burgoo; crispy duck rillettes; and grill roasted duck breast stuffed with chorizo.
■ On Friday, Bourbon n’ Toulouse, 829 Euclid Avenue, will donate 20 percent of sales to The Free to Breathe Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk which takes place Nov. 16.  Call (859) 335-0300 or go to
Gluten Free Lexington is holding a holiday feast at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Tates Creek Country Club ballroom, 1400 Gainesway Drive. The gluten-free menu includes Heavenly Ham turkeys and hams, corn bread dressing, broccoli casserole, corn pudding, and pumpkin pie from Whole Foods Market. Tickets are $10. Go to
Grimes Mill Winery, 6707 Grimes Mill Road, will celebrate the soon-to-open new bridge on Grimes Mill Road, near the winery. Visitors have had to make a detour to the winery, and the “No Bridge Between Us” celebration will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.  Entertainment will be provided by fiddler Ron Penn and Tanner Jones, playing the banjo. Call (859) 549-9691.
Oliva Bella has received the holiday shipment of its eight-year-old aged Balsamico, available in 1-ounce and 4-ounce bottles. Samples will be available from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Wine + Market, 486 West Second Street.
Cobar Cantina at Coba Cocina, 2041 Richmond Road, is hosting Nonprofit Nights during November. Located on the second floor of Coba Cocina, Cobar features small plates and drinks. Non-profit organizations will receive 25 percent of nightly proceeds from 4 to 10 p.m. on specific nights.
Here’s the schedule for this week:  Friday, Community Action Council; Saturday, Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra; Sunday and Monday, Tates Creek Presbyterian Church; Tuesday, Lexington Humane Society; Wednesday, Bluegrass Greensource; Thursday, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; and Nov. 15,  Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass. Call (859) 523-8484 or go to
■ Sondra Strunk, owner of Sondra’s Wine Creations, will offer samples of her  wine jellies and wine candy for holiday shoppers. Strunk will be  at Larry Mac’s Beer Cheese Shop, 3101 Clays Mill Road, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Country Art and Craft Fair at First Vineyard, 5800 Sugar Creek Pike in Nicholasville.
■ On Monday, Veteran’s Day, Bob Evans restaurants will honor veterans with free all-you-can-eat hotcakes.  Veterans and active military personnel must show a valid military ID. Locations are at
Nick Ryan’s chefs Joe Hall and James South, both combat veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom, are preparing special entrees for Veteran’s Day on Monday.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project, which provides support and assistance to injured service members. The chefs  will prepare “A General’s Feast” of steak and lobster and a “Ranger” bread pudding. Call (859) 233-7900 or go to restaurant is at 157 Jefferson Street.

Holiday menus

Staxx BBQ, 11 Carson Place in Frankfort, will cook your holiday turkeys and hams. Turkeys and turkey breasts may be ordered smoked or fried, and the spiral hams are smoked. Thanksgiving orders may be picked up from 11a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 27 or from  8 to 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.  Call (502) 352-2515.
Barnes & Noble Café, 1932 Pavillon Way, in Hamburg, is selling whole cheesecakes for holiday parties and family dinners. Flavors are pumpkin, original New York style, Godiva triple chocolate, and red velvet. Cheesecake is $40 and serves 14. Call (859) 543-8518 and ask for the café.