Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104Jax Burgers and Brews LD $$ Located lakeside at Lexington Green,Jax is a fast-casual style restaurant specializing in hand-crafted gourmet burgers prepared daily from certifiedAngus Beef.If you’re feeling adventurous you can BYOB (Build your own burger) and choose from a variety of burger toppings.You’ll also find a fully-stocked bar and an assortment of local and regional craft beers.If you have a sweet tooth,their hand-spun and hard milkshakes are a must-try.Come in the Summer for front- row seats to Lakeside Live,a summer concert series at Lexington Green. 161 Lexington Green Circle – (859) 554-1095 – www.jaxburgerbrews.com J. Renders Southern Table and Bar LD $ “If it’s not smoked,it’s not BBQ!”That’s the motto of this popular food truck- turned brick and mortar restaurant.Owned by husband and wife team,Ren and Gwyn Everly,J.Renders’meat smoking technique combines Memphis style, Carolina style andTexas style BBQ to create a unique“Southern Style BBQ.” House favorites include BBQ Quesadillas and the“Oh NoYou Didn’t”grilled cheese featuring pulled pork and smoked mac & cheese inside.Oh yes they did! 3191 Beaumont Circle – (859) 533-9777 – www.jrendersbbq.com Liberty Road Café L $ This weekday lunch spot serves up a variety of wraps,sandwiches,salads and soups with unique flavor profiles.Their potato chips are house-made.In fact, even their sauces,condiments and salad dressings are made from scratch.Order at the counter,and don’t overlook the cheesecake brownies! 720 Henry Clay Boulevard – (859) 621-1550 – www.libertyroadcafe.com 4 5 6 12 / BEYOND GRITS