Memphis Stew March 2012

End of Prohibition Party At Sweet Grass Next Door

If  celebrating the end of Prohibition seems a little dated, you might want to stop by Sweet Grass Next Door tonight and shake it up with a Sazerac or Manhattan. It's been 78 years since Americ... more »

Mar 29, 2012 6:00 AM Food & Wine

No Menu Monday at Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen

Here's a quick take away from my first no menu Monday at Andrew Michael Italian Restaurant: Noma dirt, hibiscus cream cheese and an arugula flower. I'd never seen an arugula flower before, but ther... more »

Mar 27, 2012 9:20 AM Food & Wine

Celebrate Spring at Dinstuhl's Open House

Is anything more magical than Dinstuhl's at Easter? See for yourself today when the local stores hold their spring open house. Translation: free candy. I stopped by Dinstuhl's in Laurelwood Sho... more »

Mar 25, 2012 1:00 PM Food & Wine

YoLo Comes To University of Memphis Campus

After three failed attempts to buy YoLo frozen yogurt at the University of Memphis,  (broken yogurt machine, machine being cleaned, bookstore closed), I finally got a dish of dark chocolate and ora... more »

Mar 23, 2012 11:02 AM Food & Wine

Martinis for 25 Cents and Birthday Dinners at Felicia Suzanne's

Felicia Suzanne’s, the upscale Southern restaurant at the corner of Main and Monroe, is throwing a party this week to celebrate its 10-year anniversary. Chef Felicia Willett is rolling out spec... more »

Mar 22, 2012 4:01 PM Food & Wine

Celebrate Big Star (and Oysters for 40 Cents!) at Mortimer's Restaurant

Until Saturday night, I'd never been to Mortimer's restaurant on Perkins in East Memphis. And oh, the glories I have missed: an iced tray of oysters for 40 cents each, a tribute wall to local music... more »

Mar 19, 2012 6:53 AM Food & Wine

"The World in a Skillet" Dinner Sunday at Restaurant Iris

Here’s a delicious way to kick off a new week: Kelly English is hosting a dinner Sunday night at Restaurant Iris featuring recipes from Paul and Angela Knipple’s new cookbook, “The World in a Skill... more »

Mar 16, 2012 12:13 PM Food & Wine


Logan Guleff, who cooks and writes a food blog, chows down on his Chomp Burger.

9-Year-Old Logan Guleff Heads to NYC for Jif Sandwich Cook-off

Fourth-grader Logan Guleff and his Chomp Burger recipe head to New York City next week for the Jif peanut butter sandwich competition and the chance to win a $25,000 college scholarship. Oh, and hi... more »

Mar 14, 2012 6:00 AM Food & Wine

Ricki's Cookies Rolls Out Hamantashen for Purim

How cool is it to have a holiday that begins on a Thursday? Leave it to the Jewish calendar to amp up spring with Purim, a holiday that commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Pe... more »

Mar 7, 2012 6:40 AM Food & Wine

Farmer Mixer at the Brooks: A Sell Out

"It's all about walking the line." So says Chubby Vegetarian Justin Fox Burks about the lovely spread of vegetarian dishes he and Andrew Adams served at Thursday's kick-off  for the "Farmers Market... more »

Mar 2, 2012 3:37 PM Food & Wine

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