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

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

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out