East meets West and North meets South and nowhere is that better demonstrated than with fusion restaurants. They give us the chance to taste the unique ingredients, styles, and cooking techniques from all over. Below are 7 of the best fusion restaurants in Kentucky where you can take a culinary journey around the world without leaving the state.
Chik’n & Mi serves a serious twist on fried chicken. This Asian-style recipe will leave you craving more and feeling truly satisfied in a funky kind of way with the Laotian spices. Menu changes often and they offer gluten-free and vegetarian/vegan options. Simple and tasty.
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Sushi in a bowl or burrito—it’s your choice, but Miyako Poke Bowl in Lexington is a unique little spot that bridges the culinary gap between Hawaii and Mexican in a way that delights the taste buds. Fast friendly service and you can customize your order if you prefer. Great fresh ingredients make all the difference.
Tandoori Fusion combines the Northern and Southern regions of Indian into a refreshing union of menu items. Excellent customer service, fresh flavors, and delightful colors make this Louisville restaurant a definite must on your places to try list.
The food from Spain and France never tasted so good as it does at La Chasse. Another Louisville restaurant that tickles the taste buds, this quaint bistro-style eatery also has a great selection of boutique wines, artisan cocktails, and local beer. Don’t leave without trying the wood grilled salmon or ricotta gnocchi.
No matter what reason you have to visit Wild Ginger in Louisville, you’ll find that’s perfect. And whether you love sushi or want to try another Asian-inspired meal, there’s something for everyone on the menu. This award-winning restaurant has nigiri, sashimi, and maki in unique hot and cold assortments. They’ve also got a great selection of beer, wine, and cocktails, and the best sake in the area.
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If you love pad Thai, mango sticky rice or curried dishes in varying levels of heat, make Zogam Khai Restaurant your next stop when that urge hits. Offering authentic Thai red curries that are thick and nutty, you’ll find the menu has a full range of aromatic and exotic foods. They have many flavors of bubble tea that are great accompaniments to your meal.
If you never thought combining Mexican tacos and quesadillas with sushi and other Asian foods, you’ve never visited Dragon King’s Daughter. You’ll love the casual atmosphere and friendly servers who can make great recommendation for first-time sushi diners. If you need something to make your day, try the expertly fused Asian and Mexican flavors in the flatbread pizzas and tacos on the menu.