Favorite Food Sites

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Memphis and Mid-South:

  • CHOOSE901 – a campaign of City Leadership that believes now is the time and Memphis is the place to invest and enjoy your life. Site includes coverage of the Memphis Food Scene.
  • The Chubby Vegetarian – Husband-and-wife team Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence pursue Southern vegetarian adventures.
  • Dining with Monkeys – Memphis native, blogger and mother of two boys, Stacey Greenberg, reviews restaurants through the lens of dining with her family.
  • I Love Memphis – A resource for what’s going on in Memphis: music, food, arts, events, sports, people, culture, and anything else that makes us special.
  • Loving My Memphis – Memphian Cristina McCarter’s journey into the local food scene of her hometown.
  • The Memphis Flyer – The Food and Drink page of this weekly flyer contains frequent updates of the restaurant and bar scene of Memphis.
  • Vegan Crunk – Southern Vegan cookbook author and blogger Bianca Phillips also write for the Memphis Flyer.

Other Favorites:

  • Afroculinaria – Exploring Culinary Traditions of Africa, African America and the African Diaspora
  • AllRecipes – This site has a huge number of recipes that you can bookmark and turn into shopping lists on its smartphone app platform.
  • America’s Test Kitchen – Rigorously tested  recipes, equipment reviews, ingredient taste tests results, and kitchen tips available through their magazines, podcast, websites, and television series.
  • The Domestic Man – Food blogger and NYT bestselling author of  Paleo Takeout & The Ancestral Table Russ Crandall specializes in traditional & international cuisines.
  • Easy Turkish Recipes – Your portal for exploring the cuisine of Turkey.
  • Epicurious – This site features adventurous recipes of haute cuisine that you can bookmark and turn into shopping lists on its smartphone app platform.
  • Forks Over Knives – Recipes for a plant-based diet.
  • James Beard Foundation – Before you travel anywhere in the United States, visit this site to learn about James Beard semifinalists, finalists and award winners in your destination.
  • Jamie Oliver – English Chef who is a master educator of all things food. You can watch preparation of many of these recipes on Jamie’s Food Tube site on YouTube.
  • Mallika Basu  – Indian Chef in the UK.
  • Nigella Lawson – English journalist, broadcaster, television personality, gourmet, and food writer.
  • Oldways – Inspiring good health through cultural food traditions.
  • Restaurant and Menu Collection – Include all things related to dining in Memphis, and it all starts with the menus of Fredric Koeppel who wrote restaurant reviews for the Commercial Appeal.
  • Southern Foodways Alliance – The Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and explores the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.
  • The Splendid Table – The acclaimed radio show host Lynne Rossetto Kasper shares stories and recipes from all over the world.