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 & chimichurri 9
  • Grateful Greens Salad roasted beets, fennel, candied walnuts, pears, goat cheese, preserved lemon vinaigrette 9
  • Smoked Chicken Wings chili lime sauce, scallion, sesame seeds 9
  • Octopus Bacon smashed potatoes, sour cream, kalamata, jalapeno puree 14
  • Shumai “Deviled Egg” (4 pieces) kenny’s fromage blanc, MW bacon, celery, chili flakes 9
  • Grilled Kabayaki Eel puffed rice, smoked coconut, green apple ginger zest 12
  • Korean Griddle Bun stuffed with curried pork and melted cheese, gochujang butter 11

Smoked

  • Pork Shoulder black BBQ, coconut rice, edamame, curry oil  24
  • Soy Braised Beef Shank sweet potato mash, fried hominy, pickled celery salad 27
  • Southern Fried Catfish kilt greens, chai pickled grapes, bacon vinaigrette 22

Low & Slow

  • Fried Chicken Plate charred green beans, biscuit, buttermilk dill dressing, ponzu 18
  • Mushroom and Grits KY grits, grilled shiitake, butternut squash, furikake, truffle butter 23
  • Bibimbap carrot, kimchi, cucumber, pickled corn, shiitake, egg (add Bourbon Barrel Kentuckyaki™ pulled pork for $4) 21

Ramen Noodles

  • MW Ramen spicy tare, porkbelly, shiitake, scallion, country ham 14
  • Seafood Ramen coconut lobster broth, fried catfish cake, toasted nori, lobster 17

Burgers on Pretzel Buns

  • Organic Beef umami ketchup, pimento cheese, MW bacon, bibb 13
  • Organic Pork napa kim-chi, cracklins, havarti, remoulade, cilantro 12
  • Lamb Vindaloo cucumber raita, pickled onion, indian spice, greens 16

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 4
  • Cottage Fries 5
  • MW mac and cheese 7

Desserts

  • Togarashi Cheesecake peanut sea salt, miso caramel, blackened pineapple 9
  • Graham Cracker Macaroon dark chocolate ganache, marshmallow, cocoa nib 10
  • Chocolate Chess Pie peanut butter ice cream, caramel corn, sea salt 10

Drinks

Brown Spirits

  • Smoke & Pickle scotch, pernod, brine, mesquite 8
  • Toy Tiger bulleit rye, gentian, orange 9
  • Southern Expansion Four Roses, honey, fennel 7
  • Big in Bangkok Four Roses, peanut butter, lime, thai bitters 9
  • Sweet Ruby buffalo trace, herbal tea, peach, mint 8

Neutral Spirits

  • The Milkwood green chile, coconut, vermouth, lime 10
  • Dead Mule sherry, chartreuse, rhubarb, ginger 9
  • Paris Gun gin, orange, bitters, hefeweiss 8
  • Cosa Nostra gin, cardamom, vermouth, balsamic 11
  • Some Foreign Flowers apple brandy, tonic, lemon, ancho 10

Beers

On Tap

  • Ei8ht Ball Brewing Co Newport, KY 6
  • Moody Tongue Brewing Co Chicago, IL 6
  • 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
  • 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

  • 2014 Vigneti del Sole Venezie, Italy 8/33
  • 2011 Stonestreet “Terrace Ridge” Semillon/Savignon Blanc Alexander Valley, CA 82

Mineral

  • 2014 L’Oiseau d’Or Muscadet Loire, France 10/40
  • 2014 La Spinetta Vermentino Piedmont, Italy 50
  • 2014 Glatzer Gruner Veltliner Austria 38

Herbacious

  • 2015 Marques de Riscal Sauvignon Blanc Rueda, Spain 7/30
  • 2012 Backstory Sauvignon Blanc California 32

Lush

  • 2014 Hays Valley Chardonnay Monterey, CA 11/45 
  • 2011 E. Guigal Crozes-Hermitages Blanc Rhone, France 60
  • 2013 Las Colinas del Ebro Garnacha Blanc Terra Alta, Spain 37

Red Wines

On Tap

  • 2012 Garnet Pinot Noir Monterey County, CA 8/gl
  • Austin Hope “Troublemaker” Blend 6 Paso Robles, CA 10/gl

Delicate

  • 2013 Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages Burgundy, France 9/38
  • 2013 Angela Estate Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton, OR 62
  • Spicy

    • 2014 Septima Malbec Mendoza, Argentina 8/35
    • 2013 Writer’s Block Cabernet Franc Lake 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

    • 2013 Ogier Heritages Cotes du Rhone Rhone Valley, France 10/40
    • 2013 Chateau de Caillau Malbec Cahors, France 42
    • 2013 Sledgehammer Cabernet North Coast, CA 44
    • 2013 Cultivar Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, CA 78

    *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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