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

Le Barchette di Indivia

At a recent party, I planned an Italian themed menu of Aperitivo followed by a simple dinner. I hoped to serve small bites with fresh, healthy ingredients with Negronis and Blood Orange and Rosemary cocktails. I created easy-to-serve, handheld salads in boats of Belgian endive. The mildly bitter leaves of endive offer a soft crunch to salads. Feel free to vary the ingredients in this … Continue reading Le Barchette di Indivia

Poached Egg Salad with Asparagus, Bacon and Arugula

RUNNY YOLK WARNING: If soft egg yolk makes you queasy, STOP READING NOW! View this post on Instagram #poachedegg #salad with #arugula, #asparagus and crispy #bacon on toasted #sourdough #bread. Recipe on profile link. #yolkporn #yolk #yolkporn🍳 A post shared by Jonathan Cole (@placeatthetabledotnet) on Jun 27, 2016 at 6:06pm PDT   This recipe combines ingredients from an ABE Sandwich (asparagus, bacon and egg sandwich) and … Continue reading Poached Egg Salad with Asparagus, Bacon and Arugula

Brunch at Café 1912

Café 1912 is a frequent haunt for me and Paul. If you’re looking for great French bistro food in Memphis, this is the place. We visited the cafe for brunch today and I ordered one of my favorites: the Croque Madame. This savory sandwich of grilled ham and Gruyère cheese topped with bechamel sauce is toasted under the broiler and served with a poached or fried egg … Continue reading Brunch at Café 1912