Memphis Magazine November 2015

Chef/owner Josh Steiner, baker Emily Methvin, and sous chef Cole Owen are the kitchen team at Strano Sicilian Kitchen, serving family recipes along with updated pastas, pizzas, and seafood.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

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Is Tennessee's lottery helping the students supposed to benefit from it? Read more


Charles Lloyd was born in Memphis on March 15, 1938. In his formative years he played with B.B. King, Howlin’ Wolf, and Johnny Ace, among many others. It was a time of mentoring under Phineas Newborn ... Read more


What Memphis' new mayor can learn from the Tigers' head coach Read more


Ask Vance, November 2015 Read more

Ask Vance

Better health through better eating. Read more


Frank Murtaugh

  As the personal trainer and bodyguard for ZZ Top during their Eighties heyday, Neal Cordell incorporated some of the tackling skills he developed as an All-Memphis defensive lineman at South Sid... Read more


Staying focused in her sixties.  F ormer Tennessee Chief Justice Janice Holder, a fourth-degree black belt in American combative martial arts, has always used the precepts of her martial arts p... Read more

Avoiding “inflation” in his fifties. Kevin Adams came of age playing Texas football. In the realm of the sport, that’s about as competitive as you get outside of going pro. He wore the jerseys of S... Read more

A self-described “health weirdo,” 44-year-old Holly Charnes admits, “I definitely feel the difference between now and 10 years ago.” You might never know it to look at her — Charnes was the swimsuit m... Read more

Black is making a comeback. Read more



illustrations by Ian Harkey

Memphis drivers fulfill their need for speed. Read more


We face a challenging future, but there's room for optimism. Read more