Top Round Roast Beef makes Louisville its second home, opens Aug. 16 in St. Matthews

From Insider Louisville, 8/10/2017


By Kevin Gibson

Sometimes the stomach wants what the stomach wants. So it was for Billy and Elizabeth Rapaport, who live in Los Angeles but also spend time in Louisville.

When a friend suggested the Rapaports try an L.A. eatery called Top Round Roast Beef, the couple had no idea they were about to be hooked. Some three years later, they now own the first franchise location — which opens next week in St. Matthews — but also have an agreement to open four more stores in Kentucky.

This means that when the Rapaports are traveling to Louisville, they won’t have to miss out on the sandwiches, french fries and desserts they crave.

“I would literally bring sandwiches on the plane to Louisville,” Billy says.

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