About Jennifer Biggs
Whining & Dining: Check out young food celebrity's next review
Published 03/12/2014 at midnight
Surely you remember Logan Guleff, the 11-year-old dining reviewer and aspiring chef featured in last week’s food section. Look for his review of Petra Cafe in Friday’s GoMemphis.
Whining & Dining: Events galore begin on Sunday
Published 02/19/2014 at midnight
It’s not spring — fingers crossed that it won’t be long — but it’s time to start marking your calendars.
Whining & Dining: Readers discuss favorite bagels
Published 02/05/2014 at midnight
I’ve never made bagels, but now could be the time since Sunday is National Bagel Day.
Former Chez Philippe chef Dallas takes over at Interim
Updated 01/22/2014 at 12:14 a.m.
On Monday, Jason Dallas showed up for his first day of work at Interim, and it’s hard to think of a better replacement for Jackson Kramer, who is leaving at the end of the week to begin work on Bounty, ...
Whining & Dining: Homemade store-bought favorites worth trying
Published 01/15/2014 at midnight
A search of The Commercial Appeal archives back to 1990 reveals 133 references to Velveeta, most of them recipes, and many of them repeats. Yet not one of them was a homemade version. I confess it never crossed my mind ...
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.
Dining Review: The Capital Grille
Published 04/10/2014 at 10:48 a.m.
The Capital Grille is meat lovers mecca
Whining & Dining: Good cook is an artist, and lessons are timeless
Updated 04/09/2014 at 12:33 p.m.
Good cooking is a skill and a talent no less valuable than other forms of art (and an argument could be made that it offers more to enrich our lives than music, painting and so on). And food makes for ...
Passover brings old and new dishes to holiday table
Published 04/08/2014 at 5:45 p.m.
Every year, Joanne Cohen flips her kitchen. Every pot, every pan, every dish and every piece of flatware used during the year are put away and replaced with Passover items.
Dining Review: Memphis Mojo Cafe
Published 04/03/2014 at 11:55 a.m.
Casual spot serves bold flavors
Whining & Dining: Preparing for spring parties takes planning
Published 04/01/2014 at 5:15 p.m.
Spring means lots of showers (not the rain kind) and other parties, so plan and begin work early.
Church Health Center launches cooking series with Chef Jenn
Updated 04/01/2014 at 2:03 p.m.
The Church Health Center on Thursday launches its chef-driven cooking series with a public class on making crawfish etoufee.
Dining Review: Seasons 52
Published 03/20/2014 at 2:59 p.m.
Everything on the menu at Seasons 52, which is a chain owned by Darden Restaurants, contains 475 or fewer calories, and the menu changes seasonally to feature fresh foods. The wine list includes about 90 bottles, 60 or so available ...
Spring for salads, but make healthy choices of ingredients
Updated 03/19/2014 at 12:13 a.m.
Whether you want to enjoy a salad at your favorite restaurant, breeze through a salad bar for a quick and nutritious lunch, or make a bountiful salad at home, one thing is for sure: Now is the time to do ...
Whining and Dining: Two restaurants open this week, more coming soon
Updated 03/19/2014 at 12:12 a.m.
On Friday the Pelts family opens a Corky’s at 6434 Goodman Road in Olive Branch, bringing to reality a dream of founder and family patriarch, the late Don Pelts.
Memphis chef competes as line cook in smackdown in Charleston
Updated 03/08/2014 at 1:09 a.m.
On Saturday morning, Michael Hudman is going to serve ‘em up scattered, smothered and covered at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival’s Waffle House Smackdown. With just a glance, he’ll know that a packet of mustard turned right side up ...
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