photo by Andrea Zucker

Party snaps from a New Memphis Institute pinning ceremony. more

Jul 9, 2013 10:20 AM

Reinvented lunchtime favorites such as the chicken and waffle sandwich pictured above shape the menu at Lunchbox Eats.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

On a Wednesday afternoon last month, Chef Kaia Brewer was worn out. The owner of Lunchbox Eats on South Fourth Street had catered breakfast and lunch for 260 Memphis police officers and school coac... more

Jun 1, 2013 1:25 PM Dining Out


photograph by Lance Murphey / Memphis in May

By all means embrace the smoke, but don't miss downtown's other culinary hideaways. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Dining Out


photograph by Dreamstime

Exotic animals can make great pets – but do your homework first. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Great Homes

The Millington crash scene on the following morning. It’s hard to believe anyone walked away from this wreckage.


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Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Ask Vance

Beale Street Landing

rendering courtesy Riverfront Development Corporation

At some point, somebody has to put a stop to public improvement projects. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns

From Frederick Thomas to Fyodor Tomas, one man's amazing odyssey from Clarksdale to Constantinople. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts

Memphis magazine had the distinct pleasure of being a media sponsor for this year’s Memphis Fashion Weekend, an event that highlighted design talent and retailers dedicated to bringing the best in ... more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM

Reconsidering Sweden's great filmmaker, Ingmar Bergman. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts

A journey into the heart of the Delta helped a Yale professor unlock the key to an enigmatic figure from the past. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts

Profiles of some of our area's top nurses. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features


illustration by Andrea Allison Ong | Dreamstime

More often than not, local government budgeting has become all about hitting a target. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns

A picnic in the shade at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens prepared by a food truck chef: Sounds pretty fabulous doesn’t it?   Co-workers Connie Thielecke, Justin Suiter, and Parrish Oglesby (pic... more

May 30, 2013 3:54 PM Dining Out

Leave it to calorie queen Paula Deen to ratchet up hash browns into a decadent and delicious start to any morning.   I fell for Deen’s hash brown casserole at a recent breakfast at The Book... more

May 28, 2013 10:15 AM Dining Out

Jonesboro High School was in the direct path of the 1973 tornado.

photo courtesy The Jonesboro Sun

As everyone focuses their attention on the devastating storm that swept across the Oklahoma City suburbs a few days ago, let's pause for a moment to recognize that this Memorial Day weekend marks t... more

May 26, 2013 3:14 PM Ask Vance 3 Comments


Clint Cantwell

On the Sunday before Memorial Day, I woke up thinking about burgers, which led me to remember grill maestro Clint Cantwell and his recipe for Roquefort-stuffed venison burgers.   Admittedl... more

May 26, 2013 3:04 PM Dining Out

Well, there's certainly a story here, but I just don't know what it is. These two images came from a box of old 35mm Kodachrome slides found at an estate sale. Most of them featured rather typi... more

May 24, 2013 8:45 PM Ask Vance

World barbecue champ Melissa Cookston has another job on her plate: She is the new permanent judge on “BBQ Pitmasters,” a popular series on the television channel Destination America.   Co... more

May 22, 2013 8:58 PM Dining Out

Part of the fun of the annual farm-to-table party at Newman Farm is to see what pot luck dishes show up. Most of the guests to the Memorial Day weekend event are pork-loving foodies, and many are e... more

May 21, 2013 4:57 PM Dining Out

Before the Danish National BBQ Team served dinner at barbecue fest family night, they treated guests to an unusual appetizer: a sneak peak at the team’s award winning cookbook titled “Gold.”   ... more

May 18, 2013 12:11 PM Dining Out