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7 Ideas For Ash Wednesday Indulgences the Unobservant Might Enjoy

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Louisville has a rather large Catholic population, but while just about everyone in town enjoys a good fish fry, not all of us abstain from stuff before the Easter bunny shows up. For those neither fasting nor forbearing (and possibly to tempt those who are just a bit), Eater provides a list of seven deadly delicious ideas for Ash Wednesday and afterwards.


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Heine Brothers Coffee

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Pity the sad, sluggish people who have sacrificed caffeine for the season. Then visit any of several local Heine Brothers for some fresh-brewed, fully-stoked java.
This cozy craft cocktail bar formally housed a strip joint, so it's even more appropriate for being unobservant of any particular religious abstentions.

Cellar Door Chocolates

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Owner Erika Chavez-Graziano crafts sweets so exceptional and unusual many are tempted to stray.

Holy Grale

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A wide, well-curated selection of craft beers accompanied by tasty bar snacks, all housed in a former church. Perfect for the season.

Comfy Cow

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Bourbon Ball. Dulce de Leche de Salte. Georgia Butter Pecan. Who can resist hand-crafted ice cream for 40 days?

Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe

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Passing up a freshly-baked Blue Dog baguette, or just about any other of the bakery's artisan breads, would indeed be a sacrifice.

Coals Artisan Pizza

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Great toppings and sauces served on crusts that are bubbly crisp and charred not from Hellfire, but an in-house coal oven.

Heine Brothers Coffee

Pity the sad, sluggish people who have sacrificed caffeine for the season. Then visit any of several local Heine Brothers for some fresh-brewed, fully-stoked java.

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This cozy craft cocktail bar formally housed a strip joint, so it's even more appropriate for being unobservant of any particular religious abstentions.

Cellar Door Chocolates

Owner Erika Chavez-Graziano crafts sweets so exceptional and unusual many are tempted to stray.

Holy Grale

A wide, well-curated selection of craft beers accompanied by tasty bar snacks, all housed in a former church. Perfect for the season.

Comfy Cow

Bourbon Ball. Dulce de Leche de Salte. Georgia Butter Pecan. Who can resist hand-crafted ice cream for 40 days?

Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe

Passing up a freshly-baked Blue Dog baguette, or just about any other of the bakery's artisan breads, would indeed be a sacrifice.

Coals Artisan Pizza

Great toppings and sauces served on crusts that are bubbly crisp and charred not from Hellfire, but an in-house coal oven.