What is diabetes and how can it affect my eyes? Diabetes is a disease in which the sugar level in our blood stream is too high. When we have diabetes, our pancreas either does not make enough insul... more

Sep 17, 2015 12:21 PM Columns

I’m confused because I have heard different recommendations on mammograms.  When are women supposed to start having screening mammograms? Much of the confusion comes from the fact that different gr... more

Apr 13, 2015 2:23 PM Columns

We visit Babalu, Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Schweinehaus, Cafe Keough, Ecco, Tart, Robata, Strano, and The Second Line. more

Mar 5, 2015 4:54 PM Dining Out

Our city’s most definitive and accurate dining poll. more

Mar 5, 2015 1:07 PM Dining Out

The restaurant industry is home to many of Memphis’ unsung heroes. more

Mar 5, 2015 10:42 AM Columns

Two new books cover Memphis’ burgeoning dining scene. more

Mar 4, 2015 3:08 PM Dining Out

A vintage umbrella from Memphis Umbrella Company; and is a dog buried in Elmwood? more

Mar 3, 2015 3:05 PM Ask Vance

Better eye health through better eating. more

Mar 3, 2015 2:31 PM Dining Out

Diet and nutrition can help to prevent or reduce common eyesight problems. more

Mar 3, 2015 2:07 PM Features

Demystifying the craft of artisanal cocktails. more

Mar 3, 2015 1:53 PM Dining Out

Is Phil Trenary the right person at the right time? more

Mar 3, 2015 12:45 PM Columns

Memphis chefs Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman create an audacious mix of culinary accomplishments. more

Mar 3, 2015 12:22 PM Dining Out

John Branston on Airbnb and other services. more

Mar 3, 2015 11:04 AM Columns


Photo courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries

Can anyone identify these kids who appeared on Cap’n Bill Killebrew’s TV show? more

Mar 2, 2015 2:23 PM Ask Vance

Chef and showman Shorty Fisher finesses the omelettes, a popular dish at Owen Brennan’s renowned Sunday brunch.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Brunch fans who flock to Owen Brennan’s celebrated Sunday buffet can’t miss omelette cook Shorty Fisher. Stationed behind a row of portable burners, he is greeter, performer, and chef, serving special... more

Feb 28, 2015 5:38 PM Dining Out

Eye-catching architecture was just one of the things that drew diners to Chenault’s, the popular drive-in on Highway 51 South. more

Feb 27, 2015 3:00 PM Ask Vance

What is now a used-car lot was once the site of a tourist court so beautiful it was featured in ads for concrete products. more

Feb 26, 2015 11:54 AM Ask Vance

The Seafood Potato Nest pairs a charming presentation with vegetable and seafood stir-fry. Siblings Kimberly Lam and Victor Bach, pictured below, along with brother Bernard Bach, helped out Saturday night at Lotus, their parents’ restaurant on Summer...

Pamela Denney

Feeling glum from the winter weather? Here’s an upbeat and delicious antidote: Head to Lotus Vietnamese Restaurant to celebrate the Year of the Goat with a special New Year’s menu. Served through S... more

Feb 21, 2015 6:40 PM Dining Out

Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman, center, with the staff at their new restaurant and butcher shop  called Porcellino’s. Small plates from Porcellino’s are pictured below.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Memphis Chefs Michael Hudman and Andy Ticer are in the running for the prestigious 2015 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southeast. The James Beard Foundation announced a list of semi-finalists ... more

Feb 18, 2015 11:15 PM Dining Out


Justin Fox Burks

If you’re anything like us, you may be feeling way behind when it comes to dealing with Valentine’s Day this year. Love the hearts, love the explosion of pink and red everywhere, love all of the focus... more

Feb 13, 2015 12:42 AM Dining Out