Memphis Stew October 2011


Occupy Memphis camp at downtown's Civic Center Plaza

For the two women behind the food tent at Occupy Memphis, cooking dinner for 50 people every evening takes creative kitchen skills and a little help from Google. “I have to go on the internet t... more »

Oct 30, 2011 7:48 AM Dining Out

Chef Rodelio Aglibot, popularly known as “The Food Buddha” from the TLC television show, is heading to Memphis to help direct the redesign of the Madison Hotel’s sister restaurant, Grill 83. Ag... more »

Oct 28, 2011 3:28 PM Dining Out

When I was younger, single and living in Los Angeles, my brother-in-law Kenny always kidded me about my date dinners. I had a two-dish rotation, and roasted Cornish hen was the deal cincher, thanks... more »

Oct 26, 2011 9:01 PM Dining Out

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> My cousin Mike Vaughan is a master grill guy, plus he's the family's cook, which probably explains his recipe for sausage,... more »

Oct 22, 2011 8:04 PM Dining Out

The bar at Acre in East Memphis is a stylish oasis for drinks on the patio or a cozy chat inside. In addition to its ambience, there's bartender Bart Mallard, who reminds me of a crazy chemist infu... more »

Oct 19, 2011 6:36 AM Dining Out

Flyer travel writer Paul Gerald lives in Portland, but he grew up in Memphis, and when he was visiting earlier this summer, Susan and I took him to the Agricenter Farmers Market. (Yes, we do this f... more »

Oct 14, 2011 7:01 PM Dining Out


Photo by Justin Fox Burks

You’re a foodie right? You know the difference between lentils, lattes, and locavores. You also know your way around the kitchen, and if you didn’t grow your own vegetables this summer, you wish yo... more »

Oct 12, 2011 5:02 PM Dining Out

When I was leaving Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen on Friday night, I ran into Andy Ticer on the front steps. It’s always a pleasure to talk with the chef after a great meal, especially one as charm... more »

Oct 10, 2011 6:54 AM Dining Out

  Mark and Rita Newman are accustomed to celebrity customers. Chefs from New Orleans to New York feature the farm’s heritage Berkshire pork on their menus, including such luminaries as Momofuku... more »

Oct 7, 2011 12:31 PM Dining Out

For the past month or so, I’ve gotten e-mail reminders from Ronnie Grisanti about the restaurant’s “Half Off Mondays,” so Tony and I decided to stop by. Let me say this up front in case you can’t k... more »

Oct 2, 2011 11:23 PM Dining Out

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