Rolf and Daughters

Named a semi-finalist for Best Chef South by the James Beard Foundation in 2011 for his achievements in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, at Fish Out of Water, Philip Krajeck left the beach resort to open his own place in Nashville. Krajeck founded Rolf and Daughters in late 2012 within the Boiler Building of the old Werthan Bag Company factory in the Germantown neighborhood of The … Continue reading Rolf and Daughters

Longest Night Party

We invited friends to our Longest Night party to celebrate the Winter Solstice on December 21, 2016 which began at sunset at 4:52 PM, Central Time, in Memphis. To mark the solstice, we turned off all electric ceiling, table and floor lamps in the house and decorated the inside of the house with white votive candles, strings of white electric lights, and white Poinsettias. We placed white candlelit … Continue reading Longest Night Party

City House Nashville

When I travel in the United States, I Google “James Beard” and the city of my destination to learn about new and noteworthy eateries. The James Beard Foundation recognizes chefs and restauranteurs with awards comparable to the Oscars given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  Visiting the establishment of a James Beard semi-finalist or finalist usually ensures a great dining experience. After a … Continue reading City House Nashville