October 2006

In This Issue

King of the Strip

Lobster King
A recent addition to Midtown's ethnic eateries is clawing its way to the top.

Newsmakers

Some of Leslie Ballin's high-profile cases.

Lighting the Way

Local consultants and designers collaborate to illuminate.

Backtalk

Letters to the Editor

Q & A Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

Too Cool for Ghoul?

I have a message for those of you out there who are too uptight or think it's sophomoric to deck yourself out in a costume on Halloween: Lighten up.

Go Westin, Young Man

Will a hotel boom mean big bucks for the city?

Scallops with Champagne Butter and Caviar

This dish, created by executive chef Stephen Hassinger of the Inn at Hunt-Phelan, is perfect for a romantic evening.

Six Appeal

Will Lucero's newest release propel Memphis' darlings into the national spotlight?

Life of the Party

This fund-raiser wants patrons to mask their support.

Room Full of Mirrors

Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix (hyperion)

Perfectly Seasoned

Editor's Letters

By the Numbers

Contributors

Partner in Crime

Death Threats? Media Madness? All in a day's work for Steve Farese.

The Great Defender

Mary Winkler's gunshot blast sent shock waves through the nation. Meet a Memphis attorney who'll stand up for her in court.

Put a Cork In It

Getting some closure on the newest trends in sealing wine.

Bow to the Caller

This fund-raiser wants patrons to mask their support.

High Marks

It's time to give credit where it's due.

Memories of Marjorie

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

The White Hotel

For her new collection of stories, Cary Holladay revisits a "writer's dream."

Freddy Krueger vs. Michael Myers: Who's scarier?

News Bites