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Whining & Dining: Wine made in Millington conjures old ghost tale
Published 12/11/2013 at midnight
The Southern Tastes panel comes in handy, not just to get information to you, but also when I want their help for stories. To write this week’s story, I asked them for ideas, and you can see their thoughts in ...
Whining & Dining: Grandbaby has lots of good eating ahead of him
Published 12/04/2013 at midnight
Undecided here. Hmm. Do I write about food or babies?
Whining & Dining: Leave the sweet potatoes in the dirt
Published 11/20/2013 at midnight
We love our holiday meals. Most of us don’t cook a turkey any other time of the year, but we ooh and aah over it when Thanksgiving rolls around. And while ham sees a bit more table time, it’s pretty ...
Whining & Dining: Food phobias, real and suggested
Published 10/30/2013 at midnight
You can float hand-shaped chunks of ice in the punch or make cakes full of gummy worms. But for some folks, food phobias are real.
Barbecue giant Don Pelts, founder of Corky's, dies
Updated 05/16/2013 at 9 p.m.
Corky’s Don Pelts was a barbecue giant in a barbecue town, but his friends and family remember him as a man with a great appetite for life and a generous and fun spirit.
Whining & Dining: Keep voting, show them how we do grit, grind
Published 02/06/2013 at midnight
I hope you plan to join us Wednesday night when we gather at Sweet Grass Next Door for our second party to get folks to vote for Memphis in Southern Living's "The South's Tastiest Town" contest. Chef/owner Ryan Trimm's food ...
Whining and Dining: Celebrate pie beyond sweet old stand-bys
Published 01/23/2013 at midnight
If you haven't had your breakfast, here's good news for you. You can eat pie for your first meal today and not feel guilty about it. It's National Pie Day, so live like it's the day after Thanksgiving.
Whining & Dining: Cast vote for Memphis as town of great taste
Published 01/16/2013 at midnight
How's this for our new city slogan?
Whining & Dining: Grocery shopping a minefield of decisions
Published 01/09/2013 at midnight
My daughter was married in April. A few months later, the happy couple moved away, and here's a news flash:
Whining and Dining: Bruno's in Bartlett, Kirk at Table
Published 12/19/2012 at midnight
Christmas is right upon us, and while I'm sure you're ready, all I can say about myself is that I am as ready as I'm going to be. On Monday night, my house will begin to fill with family.
Dining Review: Sekisui East
Published 12/12/2013 at 6:43 p.m.
Just as 2012 came to a close, Jimmy Ishii closed his flagship Sekisui restaurant on Humphreys Boulevard, open more than 23 years, to make way for an expansion by Baptist Memorial Health Care. Two months ago, Sekisui East re-opened at ...
Local gifts for the foodies on your list
Updated 12/11/2013 at 12:11 a.m.
If you’re like many of us, you’re still buying holiday gifts — or maybe even just gearing up for it. Lucky for you, on Saturday you can breeze through the Memphis Farmers Market Winter Market and take care of all ...
Recipes galore for holiday dishes and more
Updated 11/27/2013 at 12:09 a.m.
Add to your collection of recipes with some of the best we've found this year.
Dining Review: Neil's
Published 11/21/2013 at 3:14 p.m.
Neil’s was on Madison in Midtown for about 20 years when it burned in August 2011. In early 2012, it opened in the former Whole Hog Barbecue space on Quince in the Yorkshire Square Shopping Center.
Whining & Dining: Alex's Tavern hits big 6-0
Published 11/13/2013 at midnight
I’ve only got a few quick things to say this week, as every time my fingers strike the keyboard my sinuses feel like they’re being assaulted. So until I find a miracle cure for what I’m guessing is little more ...
Sushi Girls rock, and roll, over friendship
Updated 11/13/2013 at 12:06 a.m.
Sushi Girls’ Night Out provides quarterly outlet for noshing with purpose.
Dining Review: High Point Pizza
Published 11/07/2013 at 11:11 a.m.
High Point Pizza is one of those places I’ve planned to go to for a long time. It’s even one of those places I thought I’d already visited, but memory is fallible. What I know is that now that I’ve ...
Whining & Dining: Make plans now for Downtown Dining Week
Published 11/06/2013 at 12:05 a.m.
There are still 11 days until Downtown Dining Week begins, but you need to start filling up your days now. Some places book in advance, and you don’t want to miss this great week.
Knowledge Quest expands with culinary program
Published 11/06/2013 at 12:05 a.m.
On Tuesday, the main lobby of Knowledge Quest’s College Park campus will cease to be just a learning room/cafeteria and will be transformed into a fine dining hall.
FedExForum scores with award-winning chef English
Published 10/30/2013 at 6:02 p.m.
Grizzlies fans have something to look forward to besides what’s sure to be another stellar season: Award-winning chef Kelly English is the head chef at the Lexus Lounge and the Rendezvous will serve up beef brisket at its three concessions ...
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