Cured Restaurant & Salumeria, coming in June to NuLu

A salumeria is a food producer and retail store that produces salumi and other food products. Some only sell foods, while not producing on-site, and some have a restaurant with sit-down service. The salumeria originated in Italy, and dates to the Middle Ages. 

Writing in Louisville Business First, reporter Michael L. Jones introduces Cured Restaurant & Salumeria, owned by Alvio and Elaisy Lapinet, which will be coming soon to NuLu.

Cured Restaurant & Salumeria to open near NuLu

A combination restaurant and salumeria, a European style meat shop, is coming to the edge of Louisville’s NuLu neighborhood this summer.

Cured Restaurant & Salumeria is being launched by the husband-and-wife team of Alvio and Elaisy Lapinet, who are both natives of Cuba. The business is slated to open at 633 E. Main St., in the Main & Clay apartment building, in June. The 2,400-square-foot space was previously occupied by the International Tap House.

Jones quotes Elaisy Lapinet: “The concept is basically, you can sit down to eat and if you really like something, we have a retail side where you can purchase it…the meat comes from Kentucky. It gets processed in Kentucky and it gets cooked in Kentucky. We want to...Read more