Memphis Stew October 2015

Collins Tuohy and Laurie Suriff sample a little Whimsy at their retail bakery on Poplar Avenue.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Playing sous chef was simply a hobby for young Laurie Suriff. As a child in Dallas, she honed her culinary skills alongside her mother, baking cookies in their kitchen with a top-secret recipe – the s... more

Nov 11, 2015 11:06 AM Dining Out

When I heard the first frost warning on the news, I headed for my garden in the dark to pick my last two watermelons and an armful of cucumbers. All summer and into fall, my two volunteer cucumber pla... more

Nov 1, 2015 11:12 PM Dining Out

Don't throw away the paper wrapping for the Two Timer, a deep-fried double cheese burger. You will probably need it.

Photos by Darrin Devault

Ubee’s, an ubiquitous college hang near the University of Memphis, is a little hard to find. Only a sandwich sign on Highland Avenue announces delivery service until 3 a.m. and directs drivers into th... more

Oct 25, 2015 6:30 PM Dining Out

My father taught me a lot of lessons growing up. I actually paid attention to his lectures on mixology. Mixing a drink is an important skill, and he wanted to make sure I knew what I was doing. As far... more

Oct 22, 2015 2:18 PM Dining Out