Memphis Stew March 2014

Skewer in East Memphis serves eight types of aromatic and comforting ramen, such as the delicious bowl pictured above.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

New Japanese Restaurant Serves Ramen & Rice Bowls

With pan-Asian décor and a busy open kitchen, a new restaurant named Skewer brings traditional Japanese comfort food to Sanderlin Centre in East Memphis. Owned and operated by Gai Klaimongkol, ... more »

Mar 29, 2014 12:51 PM

Memphis Chef Readies Cooper-Young Location for New Italian Restaurant

A young Memphis chef with Sicilian roots is bringing a new Italian restaurant named Strano to the corner of Cooper and Young. Chef Josh Steiner hopes to open the restaurant by June 1, following... more »

Mar 16, 2014 7:23 PM Food & Wine

Hog & Hominy Opens Seasonal Pop-up in the Back Porch Holding Pen

Hog & Hominy is celebrating mudbugs and the promise of spring with a new raw bar in the Holding Pen, the restaurant’s festive back porch that opened last year. Originally positioned as a dive b... more »

Mar 15, 2014 9:53 AM Food & Wine

Seared Tuna Salad at Local Gastropub: A Hearty and Flavorful Meal

Before the second lecture of the Memphis Heritage Preservation series on historic Memphis restaurants, Susan and I grabbed a quick dinner at Local on the Square. I couldn’t have been more pleased w... more »

Mar 12, 2014 4:27 PM Food & Wine

Havana's Pilon Serves Cuban Food to Downtown Memphis

At first, the three empanadas nestled in baskets seemed exactly the same. Yellow and white checkered paper cradled each one, and the fragrant turnovers looked warm and inviting, as if they had been... more »

Mar 5, 2014 8:33 PM Food & Wine

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