May 2014

Memphis Stew

Growing, Cooking, and Eating Mid-South Food

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

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


Tart Brings French Flair to Cooper-Young Restaurant Scene

Breakfast and lunch menus include simple, fresh fare along with French press coffee.


How About Some Memphis in May Barbecue Magic in Your Own Backyard?

Melissa Cookston shares recipes for her award-winning ribs, rub, and sauce.


Danish National BBQ Team Serves Home Cooking at Memphis in May

Friends and family night revs up smoke, fun, and competition at Tom Lee Park.


Kick Off Michael Pollan’s Booksigning With a Locally Sourced Back Alley BBQ

Chef Miles McMath’s menu features Mule Foot shoulders plus vegan and vegetarian sides.


Lost Pizza Co. Serves Tamales, Pizzas, and Craft Beers on Tap

Kitsch memorabilia adds fun family vibe to former Ronnie Grisanti’s space.


Melissa Cookston talks about food and family in the Mississippi Delta

Stories and recipes highlight champ's new cookbook "Smokin' in the Boys' Room."