Memphis Stew May 2012

<!-- @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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out


Chef Rodelio Aglibot is bringing Filipino cooking to downtown'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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out

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 Dining Out


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

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 Dining Out