Editor's Picks

Hey Memphis, looking for a vacation spot? It’s closer than you think! Read more

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For embodying the spirit of a region starving for the championship that eluded him as a player, Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway is our 2018 Memphian of the Year. Read more


Our guide to exploring a delicious city. Read more

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Tucked away in Memphis' corners and side streets are small businesses that just keep on keepin' on; you can keep time on them. We picked two hands' full, and have taken to calling them "Nooks and Crannies." What can we say? It fits. Read more

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Photographs by Justin Fox Burks

Nurtured for decades by a family who cares, Lotus restaurant turns Vietnamese cooking into a fragrant feast. Read more


Zandria Robinson and Marco Pavé

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Marco Pavé and Zandria Robinson talk rap, resistance, and reimagining the Memphis sound. Read more


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Justin Fox Burks

From updated Asian classics to Southern fine dining, Memphis chefs roll out culinary treasures from Downtown to Collierville. Read more

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The clarion call of a resurrected Memphis landmark. Read more


The two are served in equal portions at this art deco West Tennessee outpost. Read more



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She was working at the Lorraine Motel on April 4, 1968. Where did she go? Read more


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Photo by James Wessels

How the next generation keeps playing the blues on Memphis' most famous street. Read more


Now in her fifties, North America’s oldest elephant is still a show-stopper at the Memphis Zoo. Read more



Anna Rose

Served as tacos, tortas, small plates, and menu specials, Memphis fried chicken offers more than meat and threes. Read more


The new Memphis mayor has had a honeymoon from Hell. Read more


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Paul Dagys

A look back at a 1986 interview with one of Memphis' best-known writers, written by another great Memphis writer. Read more


How an extraordinary correspondence helped create one of our city’s greatest treasures. Read more



Brandon Dill

Our neighborhood spotlight on Cooper-Young and its small town living in the center of the city. Read more

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A look at how Memphis and Shelby County played the game. Read more

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The Grizzlies' Center isn't from Memphis, he IS Memphis. Read more



Illustrations by Tyler Hildebrand

The Memphis magazine Readers’ Restaurant Poll is our community’s definitive annual survey on where to eat. Treat it like gospel; verily, our readers’ choices are the truth. The readers’ poll boasts... Read more