April 2006

In This Issue

Encore Performance

Culinary icon Jose Gutierrez simplifies his style.

Art Appreciation

Promised Land

Of King and Country, from Montgomery to Memphis

Green Pieces

New CD releases capture the idiosyncratic spirit of Al Green

The New 30

30 in 30

Thirty moments that defined the city 1976-2006

Spirit of '76

It was 1976, and the decline of Memphis had ended. Unfortunately, it was because we had hit rock bottom.

Q & A Fred Woodward

Magazines vs Newspapers

Backtalk April 2006

Letters to the Editor

Optical Illusions

Winging It

Smoke and Lasers

Is the latest kick-the-habit craze legit?

Crystal Question

The Collector's Addition

Starting a wine collection, from the ground up


Former writers and editors reflect on the magazine they helped shape.

Gulf Shrimp Escabeche

A fresh, flavorful dish for spring provided by chef Gary Hawkins at Lolo's Table