Neighborhood bakeries, farm-to-table dinners, and hand-made gelato. And of course, fried chicken.

Locally owned eateries dishing up comfort food and regional fare – from Claudia Sanders Dinner House with its down-home delectables and Bell House Restaurant, serving up a classic Kentucky Hot Brown along with the Red Lion and McKinley's Cafe, where Southern goodness is made with locally grown and sourced ingredients, Shelby County has a dynamic dining terrain that also includes Mexican, Chinese cuisine, a steak house, sports bars and lots of barbecue.