Memphis Stew July 2015


Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Stopping by the True Vine Farm booth at the Downtown Memphis Farmers Market on Saturdays and chatting with owners Frank and Lisa Hart is always a highlight. They’re the warm and personable folks with ... more

Jul 10, 2015 8:00 AM Dining Out


Photos by Justin Fox Burks

So, we were a bit miffed when one of our relatives decided to sneak off to Lakeland alone last month to see the first Sprouts Farmers Market in the area. The original plan was to take us along for the... more

Jul 8, 2015 11:04 AM Dining Out


Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Since we’re cookbook authors and bloggers, not restaurant owners, you just never know where we might pop up. You may find us presenting a three-course lunch at the James Beard House or contributing sm... more

Jul 6, 2015 9:43 PM Dining Out

Loma Pongmee, Micaela Watts, Brendan Larkin, and Jimmy Lewis are ready to bring pour overs, espresso drinks, and morning pastries to Tillman Avenue.

Photos by Pamela Denney

On a very hot Memphis day last week, about mid-morning, I stopped by Relevant Roasters on Tillman near Broad to meet Brendan Larkin, the new sales and marketing director for the specialty wholesale co... more

Jul 5, 2015 9:31 PM Dining Out

Eat and drink inside or outside at The Five Spot, where Chef Kelly English, pictured below, enlivens the menu with uptown bar food.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

A spontaneous Friday night dinner at The Five Spot, a restaurant and bar tucked behind downtown’s Earnestine and Hazel’s, was a magical Memphis moment from the start. A sidewalk table opened up as we ... more

Jul 1, 2015 7:14 PM Dining Out