Memphis Stew November 2014

The oldest restaurant in Memphis with the famous neon sign is about to have a new nightlife. Starting early next year, The Arcade, located at South Main and G.E. Patterson, will be open at night an... more

Dec 1, 2014 9:41 PM Dining Out

The morning after my first dinner at Jackson Kramer’s Bounty on Broad, I woke up thinking of forest mushrooms. Had I been dreaming about the restaurant’s soul-satisfying dish? Or was I still intoxicat... more

Nov 30, 2014 9:52 PM Dining Out

After eating a messy and wonderful steelhead trout taco at Elwood’s Shack, I walked back to the counter to ask how the kitchen makes the taco shells. As I started to speak, I realized my glasses were ... more

Nov 28, 2014 9:20 PM Dining Out

The fluted pumpkin pie at Gigi’s, garnished with maple-leaf cutouts and a floret of butter cream frosting, seems a little overshadowed by her gregarious cupcake sisters. But don’t be deceived. This re... more

Nov 23, 2014 2:04 PM Dining Out

Downtown’s Oshi Burger Bar puts a fun, modern spin on American shake shacks.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

For Downtown Dining Week, which continues through Saturday, Oshi Burger Bar is stacking a 7-ounce patty made with Wagyu American Kobe beef, truffle cheese, cognac truffle aioli, arugula, and shaved fr... more

Nov 21, 2014 11:49 AM Dining Out

I’m always on the hunt for the perfect spot to work remotely, a place with great food and drinks. Reliable WiFi and accessible electrical outlets are also a must. And coffee’s great, but sometimes I n... more

Nov 17, 2014 4:03 PM Dining Out

Workers install one half of a one-seater airplane, transformed as a crop duster with yellow paint, inside soon-to-open Belly Acres designed by Memphis-based Glennys Cowles Designs.

Justin Fox Burks

While the farm-to-table concept isn’t new, the farm-to-table experience is, at least in Overton Square.  Belly Acres, set to launch early December, may become the new go-to fast-casual restaurant p... more

Nov 11, 2014 5:33 PM Dining Out

Dishes for brunch, lunch, and dinner at Belle: A Southern Bistro are full-flavored, filling, and fun. Don't miss green ham and house-made biscuits.

Justin Fox Burks

Typically I take far too long deciding what food to order, but occasionally a dish jumps off the menu and won’t let go. On a recent Saturday, the three-word “Farm Grit Bowl” did just that, hitting all... more

Nov 6, 2014 11:17 PM Dining Out

Tell people you write about food for a living, and most reactions are pretty predictable: “What a great job,” they enthuse. “Do you get to eat for free? What’s your favorite restaurant?” Then people r... more

Nov 1, 2014 3:27 PM Dining Out