V-Grits is relocating, and Chimera Brewing Company isn’t moving with it

Over Stupor Bowl weekend, our colleague Kevin Gibson lapped local media in breaking the Common Haus closing as well as the V-Grits move to Logan Street Market. All the facts are here:

Operating for four and a half years at the corner of Barret Avenue and Winter, in between the Highlands and Germantown; Louisville’s staple vegan restaurant V-Grits is packing up and moving just one mile down the road, but to a much smaller location.

V-Grits opened the brick and mortar restaurant in 2018, after operating a food truck, a meal service, and wholesaling products to grocery stores since 2014. The restaurant’s most popular dishes include a hot chicken sandwich, crunch-wrap, and macaroni and cheese, all made vegan. Kristina Addington started V-Grits (an acronym for vegan-girl-raised-in-the south) after winning the Food Network competition Cutthroat Kitchen in 2014.

Addington and her partner Jeff Hennis opened Chimera Brewing Company in 2020 inside the same location at Barret Avenue. The brewery will not follow V-Grits to Logan Street Market. The brewing operation previously was known as False Idol.

Bottom line: Operations for both V-Grits and Chimera will cease following service on Sunday, February 26. There’ll be significant discounts on beer in...Read more