January 2008

In This Issue

News Bites

After 30 years, focus changes for Glenn and Martha Hays

Using My Inside Voice

When It Was Hip To Be Square

A look back at the early days of Overton Square, when the city's pulse beat at Madison and Cooper

Busy Bry's

Hot Stuff

Wasabi Sushi & Sake Bar
Wasabi is an attractive departure from Cordova's many chain restaurants, and while it might not break new culinary ground, it's a pleasant spot to grab a bite before the movie.

ORDER IN!

You ate, you voted, we tallied.

January 2008 Backtalk

Crab and Shrimp Napoleon

Crab and shrimp napoleon; with vanilla grapefruit vinaigrette and cilantro oil.

Most Unusual

Irreverent. Unapologetic. Loud. Ross Johnson is not your daddy's librarian.

Wine Resolutions 101

Simple tips to help you broaden your wine horizons

Grace Land

Mitford's Favorite Father Comes Home
No use looking for Mitford, North Carolina. It isn't on any map. But it does exist as the fictional town made famous in 1996

Still Life

An unusual hobby leads a local lawyer into some whiskey business.

Invisible Man

Some superpowers have their drawbacks.

Subprime Surprise

Always read the fine print.

Cellar Dweller

Housing fine wine requires the same attention to detail as selecting a premium bottle

Staying Focused

Researchers are exploring new treatments for age-related macular degeneration

Fine Dining vs. Home Cooking

The Lauderdales believe in only two forms of dining: Fine and Very Fine.

January 2008 Contributors

"Only the Lauderdales had the savoir-faire to wear neckties of such impressive proportions," says our monthly columnist and this month's Point/Counterpoint contributor, Vance Lauderdale.

Q&A: Tony Vieira

CEO of Memphis-Based Naked Lion Brewing Company

Phoning It In

Mayor Herenton, we've got your number(s)

Staff Pick: The Woman at the Washington Zoo

Marjorie Williams Battles Cancer
"The beast first showed itself benignly, in the late-June warmth of a California swimming pool, and it would take me more than a year to know it for what it was."

2007 Readers Restaurant Poll Winners

Just looking for the Restaurant Poll winners list? Here's where you'll find it.

By the Numbers