What is Lex Eats? One girl’s love affair with food in Lexington, Kentucky, and tales from her kitchen. Lexington Blogger

Lexington Blogger Leela Foley of Lex Eats

Hi there! I’m Leela, a Kentuckian and food-lover. Born and raised in the Bluegrass, I moved down south for college at the University of Alabama and then journeyed north to NYC after graduation. As a publicist for food and wine brands I spent a fair amount of time reading “lifestyle blogs”. We always joked around the office that blogging would be the dream job. The more I worked with bloggers, the more I realized they had the job I really wanted; to be able to share my love of food with the world! 

Lexington Blogger Leela Foley of Lex Eats

So I did just that and started this little blog when I moved home to Lexington. I now work for Bluegrass Hospitality Group doing marketing for six restaurant brands. You could definitely say that I eat for a living, and I don’t hate it! 

I like to think of my food as “healthyish“. Don’t get me wrong, I can get down with a kale salad or quinoa bowl, but I also love cheese. Like really, really love cheese. So, you’re likely to find a mix of healthy snacks and weeknight dinners with some glorious cheesy concoctions.

Lexington Blogger Leela Foley of Lex Eats

As much as I identify as a food-lover and a Lexington blogger, I am first a Jesus-lover! I’ve never been the type of person to wear my faith on my sleeve, but I’ve always felt called to be a light in this world that can be so filled with darkness. I hope my cooking and rambling thoughts can bring some brightness to your day and please, oh please, know that no matter what you believe you are incredibly loved my friend!

I would love to meet you; please feel free to reach out via the form below!

Biscuits and blessings,


(PS: Quick reminder here that all views expressed are 100% my own and do not reflect my employer.)

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