November 2008

In This Issue

Italian Renaissance

Alex Grisanti’s restaurant Elfo’s rises to the challenge of creating Old-World classics with a modern twist.

By the Numbers

Backtalk

Letters to the Editor

Court Guardians

Our trivia expert solves local mysteries of who, what, when, where, why, and why not.

The Cassandra Effect

Why isn’t anyone listening to John Willingham?
Why isn’t anyone listening to John Willingham?

Going Up?

Residential elevator sales are on the rise.

Advice About Advice

Six ways to ride through troubled waters.

Staff Pick: City of Thieves

By David Benioff
By David Benioff

At Home in Old Oxford

Thanks to loving owners, the past and present mingle at this antebellum abode.

Junior Ray Redux

Author John Pritchard: back in foul-mouthed form.
Author John Pritchard: back in foul-mouthed form.

News Bites

At Home With William

The past isn't dead. It's not even past.

SOUND OFF (1,2,3,4...)

Creamed Spinach

Popeye never had it so good - creamed spinach from the Butcher Shop's chef Simpson Hughes.

That's A Wrap! The Perfect Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Whether they've been naughty, nice, or better yet, a little bit of both

Double Singles

Is 2008 the year of the Reatard?

MySpace vs. Facebook

Dazzling Duds

Theatre Memphis honors costume designer Andre Bruce Ward.

Contributors

John Gnuschke

Q&A with John Gnuschke, professor of economics at University of Memphis.

Keep it Simple, Turkey

Don't overthink your Thanksgiving wine choices.

Thanks

A simple sentiment. And all too neglected.

Anxious Moments

Battling anxiety - in good times or bad - is a worthwhile cause.

The Heist

Twenty-five years ago, amateur criminals pulled off the biggest robbery in Memphis history. How'd they do it?