Memphis Stew June 2013

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

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 Dining Out


Photos by Justin Fox Burks

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 Dining Out


Photos by Justin Fox Burks

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 Dining Out