8UP Official Opening Party

Celebrants joined 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen on Jan. 22, to enjoy the official opening party for Louisville’s first rooftop dining experience. Guests were served up a sampling of Chef Russell Kook’s featured bites, Sean Thibodeaux’s specialty cocktails, and the best view of Louisville around.

Photos by Tim Valentino | Contributing Photographer

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