The fresh baked French bread brought to the table in a paper sleeve to keep it warm is perfect for tearing and sopping up the velvety gumbo broth. Continue reading Mr. B’s Bistro
The Tagliatelle with slow cooked rabbit and a porcini mushroom ragu drew my attention immediately. Continue reading Domenica
Cooking in your kitchen is an act of rebellion if you can afford it. Continue reading Do you have kitchen privilege?
When a favorite restaurant closes, I experience a sense of loss: loss of place, loss of ambiance, loss of familiarity, a loss of relationships with the people who made and served the food and the people we enjoyed eating with. Continue reading Memphis Restaurant Memories
Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen showed no sign of resting on their laurels last night. In fact, their game is just getting better. Visit them soon to taste this current menu. Continue reading Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen
I think my mother introduced me to the African Peanut Soup at the Brushmark Restaurant at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Since my first exposure to peanut soup, I’ve tried many variations which include yams or sweet potatoes. The soup shares a history with the slave trade here in North America making it a notable contribution of African American cuisine. While I enjoy versions … Continue reading African Peanut Soup