LEXINGTON DINING GUIDE / 15 Lyles BBQ Company $ B L D “Quality takes time,”they say.And if there’s anyone who understands that notion,it’s Lyles BBQ.Serving slow-roasted family recipes,Lyles offers “happiness made from scratch”in the form of pork,brisket,chicken,ribs and a whole slew of BBQ-friendly sides. 3101 Clays Mill Road #301 – (859) 368-9528 – lylesbbqcompany.com Marikka’s $$ D This combination German restaurant,bar,brewery and volleyball complex is back and bigger than ever thanks to a total remodel.Enjoy authentic German specialties like wurst and schnitzel in the sit-down restaurant section or grab some brewhouse-style appetizers like mini corn dogs and giant pretzels in the bar area.Choose from a massive (900+) beer selection and enjoy a game of billiards,darts,foosball or sand volleyball while you’re there. 411 Southland Drive – (859) 275-1925 – marikkaslex.com Martine’s Pastries $ B L V Martine and Jim Holzman have been making exquisite cakes and pastries in Lexington since 1999.Today,this upscale bakery now offers sandwiches, soups,salads and specialty items from local vendors in addition to their famous cakes,wedding cakes,pastries and danishes.Stop in for breakfast or lunch! 400 EastThird Street – (859) 231-9110 – martinespastries.com NEW! 15 16 17