• How the Gooey, Cheesy Hot Brown Became a Kentucky Icon

    2 monthes ago - By Eater

    The open-faced sandwich has inspired endless imitators, but people still flock to Louisville's Brown Hotel to try the original “It's on a lot of people's bucket lists,” says Mark Salmon of his employer, the Brown Hotel in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The historic hotel is a destination not necessarily because of its rooms or amenities; rather, thousands of people from all over the country come every year to try the hot brown, a sandwich that's on par with the Derby and bourbon as one of Kentucky's cultural calling cards.
    Invented at the hotel nearly 100 years ago, the decadent open-faced...
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