Coles 735 Main Press

Before the doors even opened, Coles 735 Main was generating buzz throughout the Lexington community and beyond.  With Executive Chef Cole Arimes' Lexington heritage and distinctive culinary style, Coles 735 Main has the ambiance and the unique dishes that keep people talking.  Check out the links below to see some of our recent press articles.


"Desserts for the cure? Pink treats in June will benefit fight against
breast cancer."

[MAY, 2018]

There's a new front in the war on breast cancer: dessert. Four restaurants in Lexington and seven in Louisville will offer special pink sweets in June...
Click HERE to read article.


SP logo"Drink of the Month: Indigo Vesper"
[MARCH, 2018]

Bottled-in-bond is a term familiar among many in the Kentucky “spirits” community...
Click HERE to read article.


"Doing Good by Eating Well at Coles"
[MARCH, 2018]

When Cole Arimes returned to Lexington in 2012 to open his own restaurant, he wanted to do more than serve fine food......
Click HERE to download PDF article.


lexgomagazine"Trying to get warm?"
[JANUARY, 2018]

Too cold to go out and eat or get a drink? Not necessarily. Here are some Lexington restaurants and bars with great fireplaces to warm you up while you eat...
Click HERE to read article.


topslogo"Coles 735 Main Launches 'Cole's Community Table' "
[NOVEMBER, 2017]

Coles 735 Main, one of downtown Lexington’s popular locally owned restaurants, is kicking off this holiday season with a different mission than many small businesses: to give back to the local community...
Click HERE to read article.


TSG Logo"Scouted:  Wine Dinners at Coles"
[JULY, 2017]

Coles 735 Main hosts intimate wine dinners a couple of times a year, bringing together a small group of guests to dine with a representative or winemaker...
Click HERE to read article.



SP logo"On Our table: Roasted Tomato Truffled Grilled Cheese Sandwiches"

A grilled cheese sandwich is the essence of comfort food, yet can easily be made into elegant party fare with a few small touches... Click HERE to read article.



sophisticatedlivinglogoWhere Everybody Knows Your Name

It’s easy to feel right at home at Coles 735 Main. Click HERE to read article.



Coles 735 Main Inspires Loyalty With Unique Takes On Tradition
[NOVEMBER, 2016]

For the past five years, Cole Arimes has been a mainstay in Lexington dining... 



vacationideaFormer UK Basketball star gives back to Special Olympics athletes

UK Basketball great, Olympic Gold Medal Champion and NBA Player Tayshaun Prince spent the evening Thursday giving back...  + MORE



vacationideaLexington eats up old Kentucky
[APRIL, 2014]

Founded in 1775 and named for the site of the first battle of the American Revolution, Lexington quickly became the sophisticated...  + MORE



vacationideaBest Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky

A famous destination for horse racing enthusiasts, Lexington is a charming Southern city with a choice of things to see and do...  + MORE



lovelexingtonColes 735 Main
[JUNE, 2015]

Summer is a time of flavorful, abundant produce, warm temperatures, and good times with family and friends. Lexington, Kentucky...  + MORE



culturetripmagazineThe Top 10 Restaurants to Try in Lexington this Summer
[SUMMER, 2015]

Summer is a time of flavorful, abundant produce, warm temperatures, and good times with family and friends. Lexington, Kentucky...  + MORE



huffposttastemagazineLexington, Kentucky: Blossoms in Springtime
[APRIL, 2015]

One of the favorite dinner spots in Lexington, in a refurbished landmark building dating to 1938, is Coles 735 Main...  + MORE



untackedmagazinenewA Culinary Bucket List for Lexington
[MARCH, 2015]

Voted (albeit unofficially via my Facebook inquiry) as Lexington’s best restaurant, Coles is really the talk of the town...  + MORE



[WINTER, 2013]

A chance to run his own restaurant lures Lexington native back home...  + MORE



lexgomagazineColes 735 Main: Familiar restaurant location is now a destination
[JANUARY, 2012]

Finally. Coles 735 Main has reversed the apparent curse that has long bedeviled (and shuttered) restaurants… + MORE



chevychasermagazineRestaurant review: Coles 735 Main
[OCTOBER, 2012]

After serving for many years as the location for one of Chevy Chase’s most popular neighborhood bars and restaurants...  + MORE



topmagazineColes 735 Main
[OCTOBER, 2012]

There are many locations that have been home to long-standing Lexington dining establishments for a number of years...  + MORE



sophlivmagazineA Family Affair (page 78)

With the help of his family, Cole Arimes returns to his native Lexington to forge his own culinary legacy...  + MORE



businessmagazinelogoNew player on the restaurant scene: Coles 735 Main
[APRIL, 2012]

Like many restaurateurs, Cole Arimes’ affinity for food started early and in the family...  + MORE



sieversmagazineCole's 735 Main in Lexington
[FEBRUARY, 2012]

An exciting new restaurant will be opening soon in Lexington, KY… + MORE



kentuckycommagazineNew restaurant going in former Furlongs spot
[JANUARY, 2012]

For the past 18 years, Cole Arimes has been a chef in Cincinnati, spending the last seven at upscale steakhouse Embers… + MORE