Memphis Stew

Growing, Cooking, and Eating Mid-South Food

Try Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette with Your Purple Hull Pea Salad

Summer’s Southern peas like crowders and purple hulls are delicious and in season now.

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Head to Elwood’s Shack for House-smoked Meats and a Remarkable Salmon Bagel

Other customer favorites include trout tacos, BBQ pizza, and country biscuits for breakfast.

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A Day Trip to Ripley Is Fun, Even Without a Lot of Tomatoes

Salad Saturday and the Alex Haley museum perk up Annual Lauderdale County Tomato Festival.

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Strano Sicilian Kitchen Invigorates a Corner in Cooper-Young

Chef Josh Steiner brings Mediterranean flavors to pasta, pizza, salads, and seafood.

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Head to Ripley This Weekend for the 31st Annual Lauderdale County Tomato Festival

Celebration offers contests, a pop-up museum, and plenty of Ripley tomatoes.

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Cooking Classes Pop Up at Three Memphis Venues

Plan a date night in Tuscany, make a mother sauce, stuff ravioli, or cook like Julia Child.

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Have a Shot at Lisa’s Lunchbox on Poplar Avenue

Or try paninis, salads, sandwiches, and smoothies at the cafe’s new location.

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Pirate’s Pleasure Mixes Vintage Charm with Coastal Home-cooking

If you are heading to the Alabama Coast, don’t miss this hidden gem on Dauphin Island.

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Ecco Brings Mediterranean Home Cooking to Overton Park

Sabine Bachmann’s satisfying menu includes Tuscan bean salad, porcini ravioli, and Berkshire pork.

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It’s Time to Rediscover Cafe Ole at the Corner of Cooper and Young

Former Folk’s Folly chef reinvents classic Tex-Mex favorites.

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