Mahogany sets the scene.

Mahogany sets the scene.

If you want to eat at the newly open Mahogany, it's best that you make a reservation. It's been packed since it opened on

Gifts for the Libation Lovers in Your Life

At Christmas last year, a friend lovingly declared that I was too tough to shop for, then proceeded to give me one of my

The Red Bar: lounge-y to the max.

"Big or small?" is normally the question used to shame tourists into buying larger sizes of beer on Beale, but at the Red Bar

Merf’s Up: A Cabernet for the Holidays

For reasons never fully explained to me, my in-laws kick off the holidays by having Thanksgiving on the Sunday before the rest of the

Erling Jensen’s chef de cuisine Keith Clinton.

Drumsticks — not the edible kind — were part of Keith Clinton's passion as a teenager. Clinton, 30, chef de cuisine at Erling Jensen:

Art, Drinks, and Copulating Lizards

Until recently, I never really felt comfortable in what I like to call "living room bars" — the type of space, usually dubbed a

Doc 52: A Memphis Rye-Bourbon Blend

Americans have a weird and fairly awful propensity to want to stick things into neat little categories. It enables us to start a lot

New life at Old Venice; Little Italy’s new location; The Nine.

"We needed refreshing," says Ben McLean of Old Venice Pizza Company on Perkins Ext. in East Memphis. On November 19th, Venice Kitchen was unveiled.


Cocktails to send you off to dreamland.
Late one night last week, I wound up at the bar at Catherine & Mary's. It was about an hour before closing, and, on

Changes at Interim and Evelyn & Olive.

David Todd, the newish chef of Interim, has a tattoo of a hamburger and hotdog robbing a bank. To him, it means "grub life,"

Feelin’ Groggy: How to Make a Sailor Happy

I never thought much about rum until about eight years ago. While writing an article about the local Delta Sailing Association, the Commodore pointed

Lucchesi’s Beer Garden: beer, falafel, pin ball.

There is a bar far enough away from the Highland Strip to avoid the undergrad crowd, but close enough to find a philosophy grad

Now open in Collierville: P.O. Press and Raven & Lily.

After Brian Thurmond's restaurant 148 N. Main, near the square in Collierville, closed, P.O. Press Public House and Provisions moved in. They ditched about

It's Fennel: Tasty Cocktails From a Surprising Source

About 10 years ago, I planted a few bulbs of fennel in my front flower bed. I plopped them in the ground on a

Lawn Order: A Taste of Loflin Yard

Loflin Yard pulls an eclectic set of folks that's hard to put a single finger on. It is not a high or a low

Crosstown Arts’ cafe and bar.

A name has been selected for the cafe at Crosstown Arts. It's Today and Always. The official explanation is that it is a reflection

PETA At It Again

The Vault Unlocks New Menu

Gary Williams' Legacy


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