Memphis Stew March 2013


Photos by Lance Murphey/Memphis in May

The Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, scheduled May 16 to 18 in downtown’s Tom Lee Park, is getting user-friendly. For the first time, visitors will be able to judge b... more

Mar 30, 2013 4:28 PM Dining Out

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> If the idea of Jack Kerouac attending a wine tasting makes you giggle just a little, Friday night’s event at Malco Ridgewa... more

Mar 28, 2013 3:19 PM Dining Out

Day boat scallops at Paulette's are plated with an apple cider gastrique.

Justin Fox Burks

We decided it was time for a fresh look at Paulette’s, now that the popular restaurant is comfortably settled into its downtown home at the Inn at the River.   The restaurant, along with it... more

Mar 23, 2013 10:39 AM Dining Out

The spacious and abundantly stocked Poplar Plaza Kroger in East Memphis opens today at 6 a.m., and here’s my advice: Go shopping immediately and don't even try to restrain impulse purchases.   ... more

Mar 19, 2013 11:55 PM Dining Out

Local cue-lovers who frequent the Memphis Barbecue Co. in Horn Lake won’t be surprised by this accomplishment: Melissa Cookston and Yazzo’s Delta Q, her storied competitive cooking team, have won t... more

Mar 13, 2013 6:18 PM Dining Out

Cortona Chef Nate Olivia, a former chef de cuisine at Erling Jensen, cooks in his new kitchen in Cooper-Young.

Crystall Russell

Here's a perfect pairing of my dual roles as writer and teacher: One of my journalism students at the University of Memphis writes an excellent food story. In this case, the writer is Crystal Russe... more

Mar 12, 2013 6:59 PM Dining Out

A new food truck called La Lola Loca is updating the food options at the University of Memphis with a little Latin flare.   The truck, a Mexican cantina operated by the university’s Tiger D... more

Mar 10, 2013 9:28 AM Dining Out

If putting Thin Mints in the freezer is as gourmet as you get, check out the recipes that tag along with the Girl Scouts’ annual cookie sale currently underway. Thank You Berry Much Granola works f... more

Mar 4, 2013 8:56 PM Dining Out