Garage Bar Announces New Executive Chef

Award-winning Hospitality Group Promotes Richard Sible PRESS RELEASE – 21c Museum Hotels, the award-winning boutique hotel, contemporary art museum and restaurant group, is proud to announce the appointment of Richard Sible as executive chef of Garage Bar, located in downtown Louisville’s NuLu or East Market District. Sible has been chef de cuisine at Garage Bar since joining the restaurant shortly after it opened in … Continued

Pizza City

The Chicago Tribune talks Derby dinning hot spots featuring Garage Bar’s eccentric, art-filled ambience as one of their top picks. Apparently the Windy City has a soft spot for our signature thin crust pies.

East Market Can’t be beat

Food & Wine touts East Market Street as a restaurant mecca well worth a trip to Louisville. Garage Bar is hailed as the best pizza place in town namely due to the unique crust (compliments of the wood-fired oven) and signature milled tomato sauce (so good!)

What’s New on Planet Pizza

Food & Wine recently showcased the national artisanal pizza trend, region by region. (Road trip anyone?!) Representing “the South,” Garage Bar and chef Michael Paley were noted as serving Italian-meets-Southern pizzas, illustrated by a photo of one of Garage Bar’s pies.  

Southern Lovin’

Bon Appetit highlights Chef Michael Paley’s recipe for wilted greens salad in their Southern Recipe Revival, remarking that “Paley embraces the Southern notion that salad is way more than lettuce with vinaigrette.”  

Manly Louisville, Mean Margherita

Garage Bar received a manly mention in GQ as a place to grab a “mean Margherita” in the manliest town in the USA. Ladies, don’t fret, your pizza loving ways are also at home at the Garage!

Louisville named a tasty Southern town

Southern Living dubbed Garage Bar Chef Michael Paley a tastemaker in Louisville’s Bourbon and local-foods renaissance. Garage Bar’s country ham and butternut squash pizza rounded out the “perfect eating day” in Louisville. We agree!


Marty Rosen, the restaurant critic at the Courier-Journal, gave Garage Bar three and a half out four stars! Rosen calls out the sweet corn pizza as “stunning” and describes the rolled oysters as “Plump, ultrafresh  oysters rolled in cracker crumbs and fried until they become sublime, juicy fritters…” Hungry?!