Sid's Place Is a Great Place for Regional Food Favorites

By Melanie Hill on April 28, 2011 at 6:35 pm EST

In Kentucky, true Bluegrass cuisine means much more than a bucket of the Colonel’s crispy, fried chicken.

For an authentic taste of the Bluegrass state, residents and visitors alike head to Sid’s Place, located at 1945 Bypass Road. The full-service, sit-down restaurant has become a Winchester favorite since opening in December 2007.

“I felt a need for a new restaurant in Winchester and decided to go for it,” says David Sidwell, a 30-year restaurant veteran who co-owns the popular eatery with Bram Clarke.

Every day, hundreds of hungry customers visit Sid’s Place for their expansive lunch and dinner menu of fried catfish, steaks, pasta, burgers and an unbeatable selection of regional favorites, including frog legs, Hot Browns and beer cheese.

“Response to the restaurant has been really good,” says Sidwell, a Clark County native. “We wanted to keep people in town so they wouldn’t have to drive to Lexington to eat, and I’ve been tickled by the turnout.”

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