Memphis Stew May 2012

Artisan Popsicles and Menu Changes at Fuel Cafe

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> On a visit to Fuel Café for an early lunch, I was delighted to see that the restaurant now has hand-crafted popsicles in f... more »

May 31, 2012 3:33 PM Food & Wine

The Extraordinary Ruth Reichl On Healthy Eating, Food Politics and Her Friend’s Breast Cancer

For Christmas, my friend Victoria gave me three books by Ruth Reichl. She couldn’t believe that I had never read them. Neither could I, as I’ve followed Reichl’s career. As you probably know, Reich... more »

May 29, 2012 10:40 PM Food & Wine

Holiday Breakfast with Pepper Bacon from Newman Farm

Today is the farm-to-table celebration at Newman Farm, and since we are having to miss the party, Tony started our holiday by frying up a batch of the farm's fabulous pepper-crusted bacon. I know l... more »

May 27, 2012 12:10 PM Food & Wine


Chef Rodelio Aglibot is bringing Filipino cooking to downtown's Eighty3.

Celebrate a Taste of the Philippines at the Madison's Eighty3

Yes, the barbecue cooking contest is over, but there are still two excellent foodie events at the Madison Hotel to recognize the Memphis in May tribute to the Philippines. In fact, Eighty3, the... more »

May 22, 2012 12:09 PM Food & Wine

Pork-Fork-Cork and Lamb Farm to Table Event at Newman Farm

Here’s an idea for Memorial Day weekend: Why not skip the home grilling and leave it to the professionals? On Sunday, Newman Farm chefs head to the country for a day of cooking in Myrtle, Misso... more »

May 21, 2012 6:48 PM Food & Wine

Food Network Super Star Guy Fieri Takes On Memphis

The handwritten sign posted on the front door of The Elegant Farmer said it all: Shooting Diners, Drive-ins & Dives. Open @ 5:30.” Inside, a few dozen people drank cokes and ice tea while waiting t... more »

May 20, 2012 2:07 PM Food & Wine

Memphis Food Truck Association Rolls Out Agenda and Special Events

With an unanimous and heartfelt “aye,” the Memphis Food Truck Association formed Monday evening during a meeting held in an empty store front in the Broad Avenue Historic Arts District.   A... more »

May 8, 2012 10:08 AM Food & Wine

Friday Lunch: Coletta's Barbecue Pizza and Makeda's Cookies for Dessert

On Friday, I ate two slices of my first barbecue pizza from Coletta’s Restaurant on South Parkway. Since we ordered a large pizza, we carried most of it home. Then we did a quick swing into Makeda’... more »

May 7, 2012 8:02 AM Food & Wine


Healthylicious serves a cold and delicious menu of drinks and smoothies.

Healthylicious Food Truck Joins Farmers Market Lineup

Food truck alert: Healthylicious has joined the vendor lineup at the Memphis Botanic Garden farmers market, serving cold drinks and fresh food smoothies with a Mexican twist. Food trucker Karen... more »

May 4, 2012 1:49 PM Food & Wine

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