If ignorance is bliss, then making eye contact with a pig seconds before it’s slaughtered is another thing altogether. The guy having the swine face-time is novelist Jonathan Safran Foer, who, after the birth of his son, was driven to explore what “eating animals” really means.
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“They’re very affectionate animals,” says Kimberly Cole of her pasture-raised turkeys.
Cole, with her husband Ralph, owns West Wind Farms, a certified-organic livestock farm in Morgan County, Tennessee, about two hours east of Nashville. She estimates the farm delivered 1,000 fresh turkeys for this upcoming Thanksgiving.
It’s too late to order a turkey for Thursday, but there’s plenty of time for Christmas.
Called Poplar Perk’N (how cute is that?), the coffee bar is serving a menu of coffees, lattes, blended drinks, and strawberry and mango smoothies seven days a week.
“We opened the doors this morning, and the people started coming,” owner Jimmy Whidden said Monday. “This is an unbelievable location. I’ve lived within five miles of this intersection my whole life.”
I think I’m possessed. It started with the slow-braised ribs and grits from Felicia Suzanne’s, and now the words slow braised hypnotize my senses. Once I spot them on a menu, I can’t order anything else.
My name is Stacey Greenberg, and I am a Flying Fishaholic. It’s been three days since my last order of grilled shrimp ka-bobs. Seriously, if I don’t get my Flying Fish fix, I get the shakes. (Shimmies?)
Fortunately, a handful of local growers have organized a winter market and are selling their produce every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Tsunami restaurant in Cooper-Young. They plan to be there all winter.
Them's fightin' words!
According to Phyllis Cline, owner of the East Memphis kitchen wares store Forty Carrots, it's one of the city's worst kept secrets.
Forty Carrots has been offering frozen side dishes, pies, Parker House rolls, soups, made-to-order cakes, and more for 15 years year-round. The only difference now is that they're advertising the fact.
St. Mary's Episcopal School is holding a fund-raiser book sale Friday and Saturday.
Among the impressive array of contemporary fiction, non-fiction, kids books, movie DVDs, etc. are cookbooks.
See's Candies opened a temporary "gift center" in the Wolfchase Gallery last week.