Keeneland Magazine

NO4 2013

Keeneland, Investing in Racing's Future since 1936.

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Angus strip, although Arimes said diners also give high marks Estates | Ranches | Luxury | Florida | Seasonal Rentals to the Asian braised baby back ribs, Moroccan butternut squash stew, and bourbon maple glazed Scottish salmon with gnocchi from the Lexington Pasta Co. Both menus are ever-evolving — "although in small doses," Arimes said, "as there are fewer speed bumps that way." When asked if there are any dishes whose removal might create rebellion among diners, he laughed and acknowledged there are. "Two of my original dishes, the panko fried avocado with crab 13711 Old Sheridan Street SW Ranches, Florida Sunshine Ranches Florida Metal Roof Estate 9 Bedrooms~7 Baths~ 4 ½ baths offers Antique 24x24 Crema Marfil Marble & Brazilian Cherry hardwood Flrs, MiaCucina Kitchen w/Blue Pearl Granite, top of line SS appl, Summer outdoor kitchen w/Azure Brazilian granite & wet bar/Terrace, Lap Pool Main Home offers 5 Bed~5Baths, 3 ½ Baths, + Guest in-law Quarters & Luxurious Master Suite, overlooks view of Euro style Garden/fountain. Property Includes (2) 2 Bedroom~1Bath apartments on 8.79 acres w/9295sf Total 12,786sf LA 954-218-3231 | salad and lemon saffron aioli and the shrimp and grits with roasted red pepper Weisenberger grits, truffe-infused lobster cream, and Midnight Moon goat cheese, will probably never go off the menu," he said. "I don't think my regulars would stand for it." Those regulars have helped make Coles 735 Main one of Lexington's premier restaurants in less than two years. Customers range from those who walk over from nearby neighborhoods such as Ashland, Kenwick, and Mentelle Park and horse people who fock here after the Keeneland sales and race meets to famous faces such as University of Kentucky President Eli Capiluto and men's basketball coach John Calipari, actor and horseman William Shatner, and celebrity chef Bobby Flay. On his recent visit, the latter ordered the pork fank, which came as no surprise to Arimes. "The fank has a distinctly Southwestern favor," he said, "although it probably wasn't spicy enough for Bobby." Despite the increasing popularity of Coles 735 Main with bold-faced names, Arimes' philosophy is that every diner is a 80 KEENELAND WINTER 2013 VIP and that consistency is the hallmark of a great restaurant. "A guest in your dining room today doesn't care how good

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