About Us

 

It’s about beer, bourbon and cigars.

It’s about watches and cool cars.

It’s about health and fitness.

It’s about what to eat, where to eat and what to do.

It’s about entrepreneurs and guys daring to make their mark.

It’s about the best and all in one cool place.

It’s about time.

It’s about guys.

 

It’s about us!

Riding With The King Limited Release

    Copper & Kings Launches Riding With The King Limited ReleaseAmerican Brandy Aged in King Estate Red Wine Barrels Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announced its latest novel barrel-finished, pure copper pot-distilled American...

Evolve Men’s resale

    The back story:Last year I had cancer. I did chemotherapy and survived. I am happily obligated to state my gratitude and humility to be so blessed and I'm at your service to talk with you about your own struggle with cancer if you wish. BUT, it presented...

Raven’s Lace PeachBerry Whiskey

    I feel a little dirty just typing in the name of the product, you know? Their byline on the website reads: "Pretty as white lace, tempting as black". Nothing wrong with it, but buying it, I kinda felt like a freckle faced, barefoot boy in overalls...

Parkside Bikes

    With summer soon break away to the cool breeze of fall, there is no better time to take up mountain biking. Although Louisville has many great bike shops to offer, one in particular has the best selection of mountain bikes for both the avid enthusiast...

Pizza Lupo

    So, my sweetheart and I are kind of working our way through the Frankfort Avenue restaurant corridor slowly, but surely.There are something like 30 locally owned, independent restaurants in a 3.5 mile stretch of Frankfort Avenue and many of them can...

Crescent Hill Craft House

    Recently I had dinner with my sweetheart at the Crescent Hill Craft House and thought I would let you in on, or simply remind you of, this quintessential, yet extraordinary neighborhood bar / restaurant.Quintessential because it has what every great...

Not Your Grandfather’s Golf Tournament

    LOUISVILLE, KY – The Republic Bank Players Challenge Providing support for both the Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family and Career Services, the Republic Bank Players Challenge will be held on Monday, June 24 at Standard Country Club. Although this...

The Mysterious Rack

  “Cock your hat - angles are attitudes.” - Frank Sinatra I’ve always loved a good hat and admired men who wear them, whether it’s Abraham Lincoln and his stovepipe or Indiana Jones and his seasoned fedora. If the right man wears the right hat then that man has a...

Bardstown Bourbon Company – Discovery #1

    The Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo), 1500 Parkway Drive, announced the release of Discovery Series #1, a unique blend of four Kentucky straight bourbons aged between five and 13 years. Discovery Series #1 is the result of Bardstown Bourbon Company’s...

9 Outside-the-box Father’s Day Gifts

    Got an extraordinary dad? Don't give him another bright green polo or a new putter. Get him something that says "I know you and I love you"  What kind of dad do you have?Maybe one of these out-of-the-ordinary gifts will say what you want on Fathers Day...

Staff & Contributors

Terry Steiden

Terry Steiden

Editor / Publisher

Terry Steiden owns Deadblue Media, a marketing, advertising and communications agency in Louisville, Kentucky. He is also a graphic designer and a musician.  Terry writes for several political opinion sites and is the Media Liaison for the Convention of States in Kentucky.

In March 2018 Terry became the editor and publisher of MensBestGuide.com with plans in the near future to expand to Lexington and Cincinnati.

tsteiden@mensbestguide.com

502-657-9999

 

Dallas Steiden

Dallas Steiden

Writer

Dallas is working on his doctorate in psychology. He spent 6 years in the Navy working with NSA as an intelligence analyst and speaks Arabic and Sudanese.

Dallas grew up in Louisville and even after living in different places in the country found his way back to Louisville to raise his family and finish his education.

He loves bourbon, cigars and a good craft beer and is pretty darn good musician with his own studio. You might talk him into sharing on a good day.

 

Danny Browning

Danny Browning

Staff Writer

Born and raised in the glorious utopia that is Southern Indiana, Danny Browning tours the U.S. headlining corporate events and comedy clubs.

Danny has shared the stage with some of comedy’s biggest names, including Louis C.K., Jim Norton, and Carlos Mencia.  His debut comedy album, “Happy Go Lucky” is currently available on iTunes.

 

Chris Long

Chris Long

Staff Writer

Chris is a manager for Dillards with a long history of expertise in men’s style. He is an ambassador and consultant for Strong Suits, a brand particularly focused on men’s suits with an emphasis on fit and modern style that have been featured in Forbes, GQ and worn by many of today’s top names in fashion.

(We’ve also turned him into something of a bourbon aficionado)

Tom Person

Tom Person

Staff Writer

Tom is a 12+ year Louisville resident moving here from a stint in Seattle. A former software evangelist, he started his own business after obtaining his patents and now considers himself the smallest manufacter in the commonwealth producing cedar spills (thin engraved strips of wood used to light cigars and pipes) available on 5 continents, at tobacco shops and restaurants across the U.S.

A food fanatic, but not a true “foodie”, Tom enjoys eating just about anything and everything at least once and finds Louisville to be a great town for life long residents, transplants and visitors alike if you are willing to search out and try the best the Ville has to offer.

Kevin Gibson

Kevin Gibson

Staff Writer

Kevin Gibson is a Louisville-based writer and author who writes about everything from beer to food to entertainment to sports. In his 25-plus years as a professional writer, he has won numerous journalism awards, but doesn’t know where most of them are now.

He is author of Louisville Beer: Derby City History on Draft (2014) and 100 Things to Do in Louisville Before You Die (2016), among other books. Check him out at www.502Brews.com  and KevinGibsonWriter.com

Jonathan Kiviniemi

Jonathan Kiviniemi

Staff Writer

Jonathan is a Louisville area transplant with a passion for wine, spirits, and beer.  A Certified Sommelier, he’s been in the distribution business for over 4 years, and has become a bit of a booze geek, enamored with the art, history, and science of the intoxicating liquor we know and love.

Currently a Louisville area sales rep, he plans to continue his studies and expand his knowledge in preparation for the Advanced Sommlier exam, Certfied Specialist of Spirits, and Bourbon Steward program.

“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

Jesse Hafer

Jesse Hafer

Staff Writer

Jesse Hafer is an adventuring outdoors guru.  From backpacking, kayaking, fishing, to rock climbing, he and his four legged companion have pretty much dabbled in everything outdoors and across just about all the states.

After exploring all 48 continental U.S states with his dog, he plans to mark off Alaska and Hawaii in the near future.  To see his travels follow his Instagram @Jesseandthebear.