Reservations

For reservations prior to showtimes at Actors Theatre, please contact the restaurant by phone at (502)584-6455.

Menu

Food Menu
Food Menu


Food

Starters

  • Pimento Cheese With Spoonbill Caviar* on pork rinds with ham salt & scallion pesto 9
  • Garden Greens apple, pecan, pumpkin seeds, cider vinaigrette 8
  • Charred Asparagus 63° egg, béarnaise, preserved lemon, cashews 10
  • Smoked Chicken Wings chili lime sauce, scallion, sesame seeds 9
  • Octopus Bacon smashed potatoes, sour cream, kalamata, jalapeno puree 14
  • Shrimp & Pork Dumplings coconut lime tom kha broth, grilled mushrooms 10
  • Bone Marrow shrimp chip, parmesan crisp, pickled mushroom, chili 12
  • Grilled Kabayaki Eel puffed rice, smoked coconut, green apple ginger zest 12
  • MW Chili Dog smoked nori sausage, chili, sharp cheddar, cucumber cilantro slaw 9
  • Fried Kabocha Wedges peanut sauce, pickled okra, pomegranate, mint 9

Smoked

  • Pork Shoulder black BBQ, coconut rice, edamame, curry oil  22
  • Brisket kenny’s blue grits, parsnip, charred carrot, mole 23
  • Shellfish & Duck Purloo delta rice grits , shrimp, clams, duck confit, broth 22

Low & Slow

  • Fried Chicken Plate charred green beans, biscuit, buttermilk dill dressing, ponzu 18
  • Roast Fish of the Day sweet potato, ), brussels, gochujang romesco, kalbi butter 24
  • Crispy Rice carrot, kimchi, cucumber, radish, shiitake, gochujang cured egg 18

Ramen Noodles

  • MW Ramen spicy tare, porkbelly, shiitake, scallion, country ham 12
  • Mazeman Ramen schmaltz, chicken confit, smoked soy, sage 12

Burgers on Pretzel Buns

  • Organic Beef umami ketchup, pimento cheese, MW bacon, bibb 12
  • Organic Pork napa kim-chi, cracklins, havarti, remoulade, cilantro 12

Big Plate for Two

  • Smoked Rack of Ribs apple cider BBQ, soft rolls, slaw, pickles 35

Sides

  • Collards and Kim-chi 4
  • Lardo-cheese Cornbread 3
  • Cottage Fries 4
  • Daily Seasonal Side 4

Desserts

  • Togarashi Cheesecake peanut sea salt, miso caramel, blackened pineapple 9
  • Graham Cracker Macaroon dark chocolate ganache, marshmallow, cocoa nib 10
  • Pear Tart chai ice cream, tarragon, ginger snap, frangipane 10
  • Cocoa Nib Bread Pudding dark chocolate ganache,dried apricots, sweet soy powder 8

Drinks

Brown Spirits

  • Smoke & Pickle scotch, pernod, brine, mesquite 8
  • Toy Tiger bulleit rye, gentian, orange 9
  • Southern Expansion Four Roses, honey, fennel 6
  • Big in Bangkok Four Roses, peanut butter, lime, thai bitters 9
  • Sum & Substance buffalo trace, miso, vermouth, grenadine 10

Neutral Spirits

  • The Milkwood green chile, coconut, vermouth, lime 10
  • Dead Mule sherry, chartreuse, rhubarb, ginger 9
  • Certain Dark Things mezcal, fig, raspberry, herbsaint 11
  • Ancient Chinese Secret Blues spiced rum, cider vin, melon 7
  • Damn Fine Coffee aged gin, porto, ancho, coffee, fresh cream 10

Beers

On Tap

  • Ei8ht Ball Brewing Co Newport, KY 6
  • Moody Tongue Brewing Co Chicago, IL 5
  • Country Boy Brewing Lexington, KY 6
  • Monnik Brewing Co Louisville, KY 6

Bottles

  • Lager, Tiger Beer, Singapore 5% 6
  • Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale KY 8.8% 7
  • Hefeweiss, Weihenstephaner GER 5.4% 7
  • Farmhouse, Off Color Apex Predator IL 6.8% 6
  • SAISON, Brooklyn Sorachi Ace 750mL, NY, 7.6% 15
  • MÄRZEN, Schlenkerla Rauchbier Germany, 5.4% 7
  • WITBIER, Dogfish Head Namaste DE 4.8% 6
  • HELLES, Abita Andy Gator LA 8% 5
  • IPA, Bell’s Two Hearted MI 7% 5
  • STOUT, Stillwater Surround Imperial Wheat Stout MD 10% 8

White Wines

On Tap

  • 2012 Acrobat Pinot Gris Oregon 8/gl
  • 2013 Pratsch Gruner Vetliner Neiderosterreich, Austria 9/gl

Sparkling

  • NV Biutiful Cava Brut Natura Requenna, Spain 9/40

Floral

  • 2013 2013 Vigneti del Sole Venezie, Italy 8/33
  • 2011 Stonestreet “Terrace Ridge” Semillon/Savignon Blanc Alexander Valley, CA 82

Mineral

  • 2013 Condesa Eylo Verdejo Rueda, Spain 7/30
  • 2012 La Spinetta Vermentino Piedmont, Italy 50
  • 2013 Glatzer Gruner Veltliner Austria 38

Herbacious

  • 2013 Le Hameau Sauvignon Blanc Vin de France 7/30
  • 2012 Backstory Sauvignon Blanc California 32
  • 2013 Domaine Servin “Les Pargues” Chablis Burgundy, France 58

Lush

  • 2013 Hays Valley Chardonnay Monterey, CA 11/45
  • 2012 Ridge Chardonnay Santa Cruz, CA 86
  • 2011 E. Guigal Crozes-Hermitages Blanc Rhone, France 60
  • 2011 Las Colinas del Ebro Garnacha Blanc Terra Alta, Spain 37

Red Wines

On Tap

  • 2010 Vinum Red Dirt Red Paso Robles, CA 8/gl
  • Austin Hope “Troublemaker” Blend 6 Paso Robles, CA 10/gl

Delicate

  • 2013 Clava Quintay Reserve Pinot Noir SValle de Casablanca, Chile 9/38 
  • 2013 Ponzi Tavola Vineyard Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, OR 47
  • 2012 Domaine Chandon Pinot Meunier Carneros, CA 58

Spicy

  • 2012 Septima Malbec Mendoza, Argentina 8/35
  • 2015 Louis M. Martini Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County, CA 40
  • 2009 Chateau La Grace Dieu St. Emilion, Bordeaux 77

Earthy

  • 2012 Seven Falls Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope, WA 7/28
  • 2009 Chateau Tour d’Auron Bordeaux Superieur Bordeaux, France 40
  • 2012 Borsao Garnacha Campo de Borja, Spain 34

Rich

  • 2012 Ogier Heritages Cotes du Rhone Rhone Valley, France 10/40
  • 2012 Chateau de Caillau Malbec Cahors, France 42
  • 2013 Boeger Estate Zinfandel El Dorado, CA 36
  • 2012 Sledgehammer Cabernet North Coast, CA 44
  • 2011 Mt. Veeder Cabernet Napa Valley, CA 84

*The Health Dept says “The consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, meat, poultry, seafood or shellfish may increase your risk of food borne illness.” But it probably won’t.

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Tuesday - Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Friday - Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

MilkWood = Southern Inspiration + Asian Flavors + Bourbon Cocktails

Chef Kevin Ashworth and Chef Edward Lee explore the boundaries of Southern cuisine with influences and spices from a global vocabulary.

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