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
  • Burrata & Crispy Pig Ears shaved brussels, pepitas, champagne vinaigrette 10
  • 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) smoked ricotta, bacon, celery, chili flakes 9
  • Grilled Kabayaki Eel puffed rice, smoked coconut, green apple ginger zest 12
  • Char Siu Pulled Pork Pajeon ssam aioli, kimchi, scallion, pickled shrimp 12

In a Skillet

  • Fried Chicken Plate charred green beans, biscuit, buttermilk dill dressing, ponzu 18
  • Bibimbap carrot, kimchi, cucumber, pickled corn, shiitake, egg (add Bourbon Barrel Kentuckyaki™ pulled pork for $4) 20
  • Pan Seared Diver Scallop bacon fat kilt wakame, acorn squash puree, pickled kohlrabi 28

Low & Slow

  • Pork Shoulder black BBQ, coconut rice, edamame, curry oil  24
  • Bulgogi Braised Beef Cheek charred corn congee, oyster mushrooms, crispy sorghum 29

Ramen Noodles

  • MW Ramen spicy tare, porkbelly, shiitake, scallion, country ham 16
  • Smoked Soy Shoyu Veggie Ramen beet pickled egg, BBQ tofu, Japanese eggplant 14

Burgers on Pretzel Buns

  • Organic Beef umami ketchup, pimento cheese, MW bacon, bibb 13
  • 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 36

Sides

  • Collards and Kim-chi 4
  • Lardo-cheese Cornbread 4
  • Cottage Fries 5

Desserts

  • Togarashi Cheesecake peanut sea salt, miso caramel, blackened pineapple 9
  • Graham Cracker Macaroon dark chocolate ganache, marshmallow, cocoa nib 10
  • Buttermilk Pie pistachio ice cream, bourbon cherry gastrique 10

Drinks

Brown Spirits

  • Smoke & Pickle scotch, sherry, vermouth, brine 8
  • Toy Tiger George Dickel rye, gentian, orange 10
  • Southern Expansion Four Roses, honey, fennel 8
  • Big in Bangkok Old Fitzgerald, peanut butter, lime, thai bitters 9
  • Sweet Ruby Angel’s Envy, peach tea, lemon 9

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
  • Daisy Saves Me brandy, cocchi rosa, sparkling 10

Beers

On Tap

  • Mile Wide Brewing Co Louisville, KY 6
  • Moody Tongue Brewing Co Chicago, IL 7
  • Central State Brewing Indianapolis, IN 7
  • Monnik Brewing Co Louisville, KY 7

Bottles

  • LAGER, Lucky Buddha, China 4.8% 5
  • ALE, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale KY 8.8% 8
  • HEFEWEISS, Weihenstephaner GER 5.4% 7
  • FARMHOUSE, Off Color Apex Predator IL 6.8% 6
  • MÄRZEN, Schlenkerla Rauchbier Germany, 5.4% 7
  • SOUR, Rivertown Soulless OH 6% 7
  • IPA, Bell’s Two Hearted MI 7% 5
  • STOUT, Stillwater Surround Imperial Wheat Stout MD 10% 8

White Wines

On Tap

  • 2015 Acrobat Pinot Gris Oregon  8/gl
  • 2014 Pratsch Gruner Vetliner Neiderosterreich, Austria 9/gl

Sparkling

  • NV Mas Fi Cava Brut Torelles de Foix, Spain 9/40

Floral

  • 2016 Vigneti del Sole Venezie, Italy 8/33
  • 2012 Matanzas Creek Helena Bench Knights Valley, CA 70

Mineral

  • 2014 2014 Cave de Lugny Chardonnay Burgundy, France 10/40
  • 2014 La Spinetta Vermentino Piedmont, Italy 50
  • 2014 Glatzer Gruner Veltliner Austria 38

Herbacious

  • 2014 Marques de Riscal Sauvignon Blanc Rueda, Spain 7/30
  • 2014 Backstory Sauvignon Blanc California 32

Lush

  • 2015 Jekel Vineyards Riesling Monterey, CA 11/45 
  • 2013 Marvelous “Yellow” White Blend Western Cape, South Africa 35
  • 2015 Bonny Doon Gravitas Semillon/Savignon Santa Cruz, CA 41

Red Wines

On Tap

  • 2014 The Crusher Petit Sirah Clarksburg, CA 9/gl
  • 2015 Fiction by Field Recordings Red Blend Central Coast, CA 10/gl

Delicate

  • 2015 Julia James Pinot Noir California 10/40
  • 2014 Sanctuary Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley, CA 60
  • Spicy

    • 2013 Tormaresca Primitivo Puglia, Italy 9/38
    • 2014 Writer’s Block Cabernet Franc Lake County, CA 40
    • 2009 Chateau La Grace Dieu St. Emilion, Bordeaux 77

    Earthy

    • 2014 Seven Falls Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope, WA 8/32
    • 2014 Chateau Tour d’Auron Bordeaux Superieur Bordeaux, France 40
    • 2015 Borsao Garnacha Campo de Borja, Spain 34

    Rich

    • 2013 Joel Gott Grenache Alakai, CA 10/40
    • 2014 Chateau de Caillau Malbec Cahors, France 42
    • 2015 Sledgehammer Cabernet North Coast, CA 47
    • 2014 Barter & Trade Merlot Red Mountain, WA 38

    *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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