Memphis Stew March 2015


Photos by Justin Fox Burks

We went to a surprise birthday brunch at Ecco on Overton Park recently and immediately wanted to go back on our own the following weekend. On our second visit, nothing we ate for Saturday brunch was m... more

Mar 31, 2015 9:23 PM Dining Out


Photo by Justin Fox Burks

If you grow basil in your garden, then you are probably like me this time of year: sorting through the back of your freezer for any leftover basil from last summer’s pesto-making frenzy. Thrilled t... more

Mar 27, 2015 8:28 PM Dining Out

Classic chicken pot pie at the new Rizzo’s Diner gets turned upside down with vegetables on the bottom and puff pastry on the top. The restaurant's chef, Michael Patrick, is pictured below.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

The tables filled quickly during the first Saturday night at the new Rizzo’s Diner, with Grizzlies fans eating quickly before the game and others settling in for a couple of hours. No liquor license y... more

Mar 20, 2015 1:32 PM Dining Out

Signature pizzas highlight the menu at Maui Brick Oven, including the Paradise Pesto made with artichoke hearts, roasted garlic, and chopped green olives.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

At our house, we’ve attempted being pretty much gluten-free for a few months, so it’s pretty great that we have a couple of gluten-free restaurants now in Memphis: Bounty on Broad in Midtown and Maui ... more

Mar 10, 2015 6:05 PM Dining Out

When Tony and I stopped by the recently opened butcher shop located inside Bounty on Broad, he purchased a pair of thick and beautiful rib-eyes and several smaller bavette steaks. I went for a contain... more

Mar 5, 2015 4:05 PM Dining Out