Memphis Stew June 2013

Rock 'n Dough Pizza Co. Signs Lease on New Restaurant and Microbrewery in Jackson

Jeremy Denno and Amanda Preston, the couple behind Rock ‘n Dough Pizza Co., are opening a microbrewery and pizza pub later this year in Jackson, Tennessee, as part of a new walkable community devel... more »

Jun 28, 2013 5:45 PM Food & Wine

Cooper-Young's New Restaurant Greencork Will Offer 32 Wines on Tap

Wine on tap, a concept popular in other cities, is coming to Cooper-Young as the calling card for a new restaurant called Greencork. The restaurant will be located next to Goner Records in the spac... more »

Jun 25, 2013 7:41 AM Food & Wine

Bar Louie in Overton Square: A Mixed Bag for Food and Drinks, but Still Lots of Fun.

On National Martini Day, I took my inaugural visit with several friends to Bar Louie in Overton Square and ordered a Rat Pack, a somewhat naughty combination of vodka, gin, dry vermouth and olives.... more »

Jun 21, 2013 8:20 PM Food & Wine

Pop's Smokehouse BBQ Comes in a Sandwich or a Cup!

Even from the back of the line, the BBQ parfait photo on the side of Pop’s Smokehouse grabbed my attention. As I worked my way closer to the food truck window, I was delighted to read this descript... more »

Jun 19, 2013 9:48 AM Food & Wine

Urban Farms Market on Broad Avenue Reopens for Summer Season

Urban Farms Market, located at the intersection of Sam Cooper and Tillman, has reopened for the summer with a new manager but the same mission: to provide fresh and healthy food to the residents of... more »

Jun 15, 2013 6:19 PM Food & Wine

Kingston stew fish is a delicious blend of tilapia, pimentos, peppers and scallions served over rice and pigeon peas.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Evelyn & Olive Restaurant: A Jamaican Vacation in Midtown Memphis

No wonder sorrel is a traditional holiday drink in Jamaica. Brewed overnight and infused with ginger, hibiscus flowers and sweetened cane sugar, the memory of the ice cold drink lingers like a favo... more »

Jun 14, 2013 2:38 PM Food & Wine


Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Confused About When to Stir a Cocktail and When to Shake It? Michael Hughes Explains.

While judging summer cocktails for the Memphis Flyer’s cover story this week, I asked fellow judge Michael Hughes to explain why some cocktails are shaken, and others are stirred. Hughes is the gen... more »

Jun 7, 2013 2:22 PM Food & Wine


Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence Share Recipes and Stories from Their Cookbook, "The Southern Vegetarian"

Although I’ve made greens for years, I’ve never fooled with the initial “blanch and squeeze” instructions in most recipes.   Happily, the greens recipe in “The Southern Vegetarian” cookboo... more »

Jun 3, 2013 11:26 AM Food & Wine

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