Memphis Stew September 2011

Since my failed attempts to make lemongrass tofu, my mini fryer has stayed buried in the cabinet until this week when I fried squash blossoms stuffed with Bonnie Blue Farm goat cheese.   Th... more »

Sep 30, 2011 11:12 AM Dining Out

My daughter goes to art school in New York City, so I travel to the Big Apple regularly. People assume that my visits to New York include great restaurants, but let me set them straight: Mostly, I ... more »

Sep 27, 2011 11:11 PM Dining Out

Seared tuna at Fleming's: $6 until 7 p.m.

One of the many good things about being a food writer is that people always tell you where to eat. My neighbor Lil has mentioned more than once how much she likes the happy hour specials at Fleming... more »

Sep 22, 2011 11:25 PM Dining Out

As you probably know, craft beers are quite the trendy beverages these days, and Memphis chefs are taking note. On Wednesday, September 28, Chef Jordan Buchanan will cook a five-course meal at L’ec... more »

Sep 18, 2011 12:08 PM Dining Out


The Bloody Mary's at Sweet Grass are made with house-infused vodka.

Sweet Grass Next Door opened this spring, but I hadn't been by until Sunday. Lord knows why. Here's my impression after one lunch: This is the perfect neighborhood bistro, which for me means equally g... more »

Sep 12, 2011 4:08 PM Dining Out

If you are hoping to buy a bag or two of dog food at a discounted price, don’t stop by Schnucks on Perkins. There’s not a bag of dog food left on the shelf. I decided to check out the store after work... more »

Sep 9, 2011 11:20 AM Dining Out

Susan and I seem to be into a one-two punch with our beef burgers. She posts the restaurant first on Hungry Memphis, and I follow up with an opinion of how the burgers taste on Memphis Stew. We did it... more »

Sep 5, 2011 8:41 PM Dining Out

In my household, late summer means okra much to the dismay of everyone in the family except me. I think okra is fun to eat and even more fun to grow. Thanks to its African origins, okra thrives in hea... more »

Sep 3, 2011 3:41 PM Dining Out

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