Family owned and operated Pharmacy and Christmas Shop serving Lexington since 1981. Conveniently located inside the same building as Pediatric & Adolescent Associates which was voted: "Lexington's Favorite Pediatrician" in 2010!
We specialize in pediatrics, fertility, compounded medications and everything Christmas.
At Medical Vision Institute, Dr. Jitander S. Dudee puts his considerable skills into practice during modernized refractive procedures, including CustomVue LASIK and PRK surgery. Dr. Dudee is a celebrated graduate of the University of Cambridge, where he completed medical school and received his master's degree. He went on to complete his Ophthamology residency at the Washington National Eye Center in Washington, D.C. - where he won the Harry Kerr Prize and a Southern Medical Association Scholarship for his work with glaucoma treatments. In 1994, he joined the Lexington practice of Dr. George Birenbaum and has since performed thousands of successful laser and micro-surgical corrections.
In 1921, Ruth Hunt turned a penchant for candy-making into a business that quickly outgrew her home’s kitchen. Today, guests can visit the factory in Mt. Sterling and peruse a selection of more than 70 candy varieties and gifts such as signature boxes, gift baskets, holiday tins filled with the companies' favorite products, Elmwood Inn teas, Ale 8 One products, Kentucky cookbooks, and simply Kentucky jam cakes. Ruth Hunt Candies is a KY Proud company where customers during factory tours can see chefs stilling using original methods, making candy by hand as well as using the same copper kettles that Ruth Tharpe Hunt used to mix together high quality ingredients including real whipping cream, roasted nuts, and additive-free chocolate.
Judys Garden Shop may look like a typical nursery at first glance, but upon entering its expansive greenhouse, visitors discover vine-ripened tomatoes crated next to geraniums, fresh cucumbers resting near blossoming hibiscus trees, and sticky-fingered garden gnomes swinging from hanging ferns. A staple of southeast Lexington since 1995, Judys Garden Shop furnishes customers with farm-fresh produce and locally sourced fare in addition to its greenery. Under the shop's green-thatched roof and the greenhouse's far-reaching windows, owners Judy and Bob McCreary care for their inventory by hand watering perennials and stocking their fridges with the finest in local comestibles.
Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets has always been ahead of its time. Founders Rob and Pumpkin Auerbach have sold all-natural supplements and organic food for more than 35 years—starting well before many Americans had even heard of such nutritious goodies as wheatgrass or fruit. "My father always said that they opened the store about 10 years too early for the area," daughter and COO Summer Auerbach told Vitamin Retailer in 2012, when the publication named Rainbow Blossom Retailer of the Year. But when world-famous rock bands began touring around Louisville, they relished Rainbow Blossom's wholesome pastas, produce, and macrobiotic and vegetarian cuisine, boosting the revenue and reputation of the mom-and-pop grocery and helping it expand to its present-day network of five locations.
Today, the family-run enterprise enjoys an avid following from health-conscious customers who stock up on organic dairy, produce, and veggie burgers or enrich their diets with nutritional bars, supplements, and vitamins. Plant extracts and amino acids keep bodies in healthful balance, and shelves full of naturally derived cosmetics, bath products, and housewares keep homes free from harsh chemicals and damaging pollutants.
Saigon Cafe treats its guests to a smorgasbord of delectable dishes from all over the world, including savory Vietnamese pho soups, diverse Chinese stir-fries, and colorful Thai curries. Guests pair their dishes of clay-pot fish stews or lemongrass chicken and vermicelli with Vietnamese coffee or Asian and European beers.