Dining Review: Ravioli, cannoli and collectibles
Published 1/18/2013 at 3:00 a.m. 0 comments
Veteran Italian chef puts family favorites on antique mall wish lists
Dining Review: Local offers creative take on pub grub
Published 1/3/2013 at 7:12 p.m. 3 comments
Local opened in October, smack dab on the northeast corner, after a lengthy renovation as part of the revitalization of Overton Square.
Best Bet: Barbecued ribs at Belmont Grill
Published 1/3/2013 at 4:32 p.m. 0 comments
While at Belmont Grill on Poplar the other night, I ran into a friend, Ellen Klyce. I told her I'd ordered the barbecued ribs.
Our favorite Memphis area restaurants of 2012
Published 12/27/2012 at 5:51 p.m. 2 comments
It was a year of anniversaries and celebrations for the Memphis restaurant community in 2012. Food writer Jennifer Biggs honors the most memorable establishments.
Dining Review: Good Crepes? Oui! Vin? Non!
Published 12/20/2012 at 6:40 p.m. 1 comment
Go now. If you want wine, take your own. The crepes at Le Crepe du Vin are great and worth the drive.
Best Bet: Banana Pudding Cheesecake
Published 12/13/2012 at 4:32 p.m. 0 comments
All I have to say to a co-worker is "Stone Soup," and he says, "Banana Pudding Cheesecake?"
Cafe Fon-tastic: Great Italian food in Cordova
Published 12/6/2012 at 6:34 p.m. 0 comments
Cafe Fontana, a charming Cordova spot, serves up Italian favorites with spirit and verve.
Dining Review: Food, music and happy hour at Theo's
Published 11/23/2012 at 12:00 a.m. 1 comment
Theo's, which opened in August under the name Superior Café and is related to the Superior Bar & Grill on Beale through some ownership, is more than just a place to eat.
Dining Review: Good Middle Eastern food served generously on Summer
Published 11/8/2012 at 6:15 p.m. 2 comments
You'll never buy pita bread in a grocery store after you've tasted it fresh-baked from a place like Jerusalem Market on Summer Avenue.
Best Bet: Macaroons
Published 11/8/2012 at 4:31 p.m. 0 comments
Until a few days ago, when I thought about macaroons, I envisioned coconut macaroons and that's about it. Those are the ones I grew up with. I love them.
Meet the Bartender: Jeremy Comans
Published 11/8/2012 at 4:16 p.m. 0 comments
Meet Bardog Tavern's bartender Jeremy from Texas.
Dining Review: Midtown Memphis' new Mexican spot Frida's must step up its game
Published 11/1/2012 at 7:23 p.m. 3 comments
Frida's, which has been open for two months on Madison in the old Zinnie's East location, takes the artist Frida Kahlo as its namesake, which is not an uncommon phenomenon among Mexican restaurants in the U.S.
Meet the Bartender
Published 11/1/2012 at 5:34 p.m. 0 comments
Meet the Bartender: Bjarni Rozen
Dining Review: Venezuela comes to The Edge
Published 10/25/2012 at 5:34 p.m. 0 comments
While Cuban restaurants have come and gone and we've dabbled with Colombian and El Salvadoran food, I believe this is the first Venezuelan restaurant to enter our market.
Dining Review: Inspired cooking with a decade's worth of fans
Published 10/18/2012 at 5:57 p.m. 4 comments
Over the 10 years since Felicia Suzanne's opened Downtown, chef Felicia Willett has nurtured a tasty Southern culture in her kitchen.