Easygoing Louisville is an easy town to love, especially during May's Kentucky Derby weekend, when the locals' gregariousness seems to increase with every mint julep. Huge parties revolve around platters of country ham and biscuits, fried chicken, potato salad and, well, mint juleps, and the city's restaurants are filled with those reveling in one of the most elegant sporting events in America.
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