Memphis Stew May 2011

While I spent most of the holiday weekend at home, on Memorial Day Tony and I decided to ride our bikes to Cheffie’s Café by way of the Memphis Greenline.  If you haven’t dusted off the bicycles and d... more

May 31, 2011 3:48 PM Dining Out

On Wednesday afternoon, on my way to the farmers market at the Botanic Garden, I stopped by the Elegant Farmer to pick up a dinner menu. The restaurant, which opened this spring, started serving dinne... more

May 27, 2011 5:40 PM Dining Out

Here at Contemporary Media, we like to think we know a thing or two about food. Happily, the editors at the national blog think so too. They asked Hungry Memphis editor Susan Ellis (who also... more

May 24, 2011 4:43 PM Dining Out

I was lucky enough to attend the Belgium Beer Dinner last week at downtown’s Grill 83, and by the weekend, I was still describing Chef Felix Alen’s dessert to anyone who would listen. My effusive prai... more

May 23, 2011 3:55 PM Dining Out

Three weeks ago, I started my fourth CSA from Whitton Farms. At this point, a CSA share is part of my life rhythm, and I look forward to my weekly grab-bag of produce the way kids do to Christmas gift... more

May 19, 2011 10:16 AM Dining Out

Kelly English, the much-loved chef of Restaurant Iris in Midtown, has announced a new partnership with Harrah’s St. Louis Casino & Hotel: Kelly English Steakhouse. The steakhouse with French-Creole in... more

May 17, 2011 3:48 PM Dining Out

For the past year, I’ve participated in an egg CSA from Van Cheeseman at Flora at Bluebird Farms. I love getting the eggs every week ($4 for a dozen) because they taste so good and the colors in the c... more

May 12, 2011 12:19 PM Dining Out

If you love heritage Berkshire pork from Newman Farm (and whose doesn’t?), then put this event on your calendar: “Pork, Fork, Cork…. and Lamb” on Sunday, May 15th.Rita and Mark Newman’s annual farm-to... more

May 3, 2011 3:49 PM Dining Out