Earlier this week the Music WithMe team relocated. We didn’t move far, just a few blocks actually, but we are now right in the heart of the East Market district (I can’t bring myself to call it NuLu). While I have spent time and money in many of the shops and restaurants along East Market I’m not an expert on the area, yet. Now that I’m going to be down there so much I’ve decided I’d be remiss not to take the opportunity to really get to know East Market and all it has (and will soon have) to offer.
The very first business I visited (strangely enough with my boss and my intern), on the day of the move, was The Bodega. We needed cold beverages (both of the Coke Zero and beer varieties) and The Bodega was a brief walk away.
I had been in The Bodega once, maybe twice before very briefly. This time I came in with new eyes. The Bodega is like the Swiss Army knife of markets. In other words it is multipurpose like nobody’s business.
Need an egg and cheese sandwich and coffee at 7AM? They’ve got that.
Need a sandwich with a side of pasta salad for lunch? They’ve got that.
Need the wifi internets while having a meeting during which you consume some tiramisu? They’ve got both.
Need beer? They’ve got that.
Need wine? They’ve got that.
Need a bottle of Woodford Reserve? They’ve got that.
Need a good selection of Kenny’s Cheese to choose from? They’ve got that.
Need a mixed drink after work during happy hour? They’ve got that.
Need a bottle of dish soap? They’ve got that.
Need a tube of almond paste? They’ve got that.
The list of what they’ve got could go on and on. It’s like a small coffee shop, deli, restaurant, speciality grocery store and liquor store all rolled into one. I definitely anticipate that the hungry and thirsty people in my office will be regulars at The Bodega, you probably should be too.
The Bodega (warning Flash site)
829 East Market
Louisville, KY 40206