Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal

Dahlia Ghabour

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Dahlia:

'At this point I'm drowning': Gluten-free cafe owner posts GoFundMe to save business

The Louisville cafe hopes to raise $20,000 to overcome the impact of a series of disasters in January and higher food and labor costs. → Read More

It's hot, Louisville. Here are 20+ frozen treat shops around town to help you cool down

Though the hot sun seems inescapable, Louisville's various ice cream shops are open and ready to give you a break. Here are 20+ places to try. → Read More

This new locally-owned coffee shop is opening in Louisville's West End. What to know

"No coffee chain is going to go west of 9th Street," the owner said. "No local chain, either. And I thought, if I don't do it, who will?" → Read More

Crowds 'embrace the weird' at Waterfront Park for day two of Forecastle Festival

Day 2 of Forecastle Festival on Saturday is headlining Tame Impala and Phoebe Bridgers. Other artists of different genres will also be performing. → Read More

Spirits high at 2022 Kentucky Derby, bucket lists being filled despite cloudy weather

The weather was cloudy and cool at the 2022 Kentucky Derby in Louisville. But the mood at Churchill Downs? That was a different story. → Read More

This locally-owned breakfast chain is opening a new restaurant in Louisville's East End

Cuban coffee and churros are coming to east Louisville. Con Huevos is opening a new location at 2125 S. Hurstbourne Parkway in a former Panera Bread. → Read More

How the woman who invented Benedictine spread changed Louisville's food history

You can't talk about Louisville food without Jennie C. Benedict. Her name might not sound familiar, but you know her famous dish: Benedictine spread. → Read More

Surf's up: A tiki bar with patio space, view of the soccer stadium, to open in Butchertown

A new tiki bar and restaurant is coming to Butchertown in Louisville and it's inspired by Southern Californian surf towns. Here's what to know about South Seas. → Read More

Police seeking public's help after child's body found in Washington County woods

Authorities say the child's body was found by a resident in a heavily wooded area in Washington County Saturday evening. → Read More

A second Big Bad Breakfast location is opening in Louisville. Here's where

Months after the first location of this Southern breakfast chain opened, a second is on the way to east Louisville. → Read More

This premiere bourbon club is opening in east Louisville, and memberships are $1,200+

A premiere bourbon club is about to open in east Louisville. And it's incredibly bougie. Here's what to know about the Norton Commons space. → Read More

Kentucky Shakespeare Festival returns with its longest-ever season. What to know

The 62nd season of The Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park begins May 25 and marks the longest professional run in company history. → Read More

A second location of the super-popular Jaggers chain is coming to Louisville. What to know

The first Louisville location opened at 6464 Dutchmans Parkway in 2021 to enormous success, so it's no surprise a second spot is coming soon. → Read More

Get your 'Gruv' on: Black-owned sports bar and lounge opening in downtown Louisville

Grüv Sports Bar & Lounge is aiming for a grand opening of April 1 at the previous home of Dish on Market for 10 years. → Read More

Louisville's potential record-breaking heat Saturday brings elevated fire risk

It could be 78 degrees Saturday, but sustained winds with gusts in the 30 to 35 mph range mean fires could become uncontrolled. → Read More

'Everybody has a dream': Run-DMC's Darryl McDaniels talks to kids at King Elementary

Did you know rapper Darryl McDaniels use to get teased for wearing glasses? → Read More

This popular West Coast burger chain is opening its first Louisville location

Jack in the Box, a San Diego-based burger chain, filed a building application for a restaurant at 3232 Bardstown Road in Louisville, KY. → Read More

Kentucky congressman 1 of 3 to vote against resolution supporting Ukraine. Here's why

Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky said after the vote that he had many reasons to not vote for the resolution. → Read More

SuperChefs may be moving. Louisville chef Darnell Ferguson wants your help deciding where

SuperChefs restaurant on Bardstown Road may be moving. But celebrity chef-owner Darnell Ferguson hasn't decided where yet, and he wants your input. → Read More

Three Kentucky chefs named James Beard Award semifinalists in food 'Oscars.' What to know

Three Kentucky chefs have been named as James Beard Award semifinalists for 2022 in the "Best Chef: Southeast" category. → Read More