Rusty Satellite: Robin Mountain Opens Ntaba Coffee Shop; Jeff Brantley’s Looks Ahead to EatDrinkTalk

When I tell you the Rusty Satellite Show showcases the most interesting people in the 'Ville, it's because of people like Robin Mountain. He's a South African who moved to California to inseminate honey bees, then came to Kentucky where he operates a tour business taking groups to Africa and has now opened a coffee shop in Clifton from which he sells art, imports foods and yes, sells coffee. Not to mention he's been three times to the top of Camp Kilimanjaro. Intrigued? Listen in. The show also has a keen interest in the local restaurant scene, so I asked Jeff Brantley to come in to the REMAX Properties East studio to update us. Brantley is busy getting ready to open his first restaurant, Bramble, in the soon-to-open Logan Street Market. But he's served his apprenticeship in some of the city's finest kitchens. Jeff will be joining me sometime soon in the re-launch of our popular EatDrinkTalk podcast, which will be focused on all the news and gossip surrounding the local restaurant community. This week we learned details about one of those, the new Repeal steakhouse set to go in the new Hotel Distil on Main...Read more