photo by Andrea Zucker

Party snaps from a New Memphis Institute pinning ceremony. Read more

Reinvented lunchtime favorites such as the chicken and waffle sandwich pictured above shape the menu at Lunchbox Eats.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

On a Wednesday afternoon last month, Chef Kaia Brewer was worn out. The owner of Lunchbox Eats on South Fourth Street had catered breakfast and lunch for 260 Memphis police officers and school coac... Read more


From Frederick Thomas to Fyodor Tomas, one man's amazing odyssey from Clarksdale to Constantinople. Read more



photograph by Lance Murphey / Memphis in May

By all means embrace the smoke, but don't miss downtown's other culinary hideaways. Read more



photograph by Dreamstime

Exotic animals can make great pets – but do your homework first. Read more


The Millington crash scene on the following morning. It’s hard to believe anyone walked away from this wreckage.


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A journey into the heart of the Delta helped a Yale professor unlock the key to an enigmatic figure from the past. Read more


Profiles of some of our area's top nurses. Read more



illustration by Andrea Allison Ong | Dreamstime

More often than not, local government budgeting has become all about hitting a target. Read more


Reconsidering Sweden's great filmmaker, Ingmar Bergman. Read more


Beale Street Landing

rendering courtesy Riverfront Development Corporation

At some point, somebody has to put a stop to public improvement projects. Read more


Memphis magazine had the distinct pleasure of being a media sponsor for this year’s Memphis Fashion Weekend, an event that highlighted design talent and retailers dedicated to bringing the best in ... Read more

A picnic in the shade at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens prepared by a food truck chef: Sounds pretty fabulous doesn’t it?   Co-workers Connie Thielecke, Justin Suiter, and Parrish Oglesby (pic... Read more


Leave it to calorie queen Paula Deen to ratchet up hash browns into a decadent and delicious start to any morning.   I fell for Deen’s hash brown casserole at a recent breakfast at The Book... Read more


Jonesboro High School was in the direct path of the 1973 tornado.

photo courtesy The Jonesboro Sun

As everyone focuses their attention on the devastating storm that swept across the Oklahoma City suburbs a few days ago, let's pause for a moment to recognize that this Memorial Day weekend marks t... Read more

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Clint Cantwell

On the Sunday before Memorial Day, I woke up thinking about burgers, which led me to remember grill maestro Clint Cantwell and his recipe for Roquefort-stuffed venison burgers.   Admittedl... Read more


Well, there's certainly a story here, but I just don't know what it is. These two images came from a box of old 35mm Kodachrome slides found at an estate sale. Most of them featured rather typi... Read more

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World barbecue champ Melissa Cookston has another job on her plate: She is the new permanent judge on “BBQ Pitmasters,” a popular series on the television channel Destination America.   Co... Read more


Part of the fun of the annual farm-to-table party at Newman Farm is to see what pot luck dishes show up. Most of the guests to the Memorial Day weekend event are pork-loving foodies, and many are e... Read more


Before the Danish National BBQ Team served dinner at barbecue fest family night, they treated guests to an unusual appetizer: a sneak peak at the team’s award winning cookbook titled “Gold.”   ... Read more