Food & Dining

South Memphis got a significant financial boost last week when “The Works” sponsored its first ever “SoMe Nights (South Memphis Nights).” Set on the scenic grounds of downtown’s Metal Museum, the uniquely designed event was staged outside last Thursday evening, with tablecloth-draped tables and “Bubbles & Bourbon” bar stations. The Mississippi...
By Latrivia Welch, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Before Sunday, October 19th, I had never been to the Mississippi River Park, even though I had driven past it a hundred times. I had the opportunity to check a visit to the River Park off my city exploration list when I...
By Baris Gursakal, High Ground News Ms. B’s Sub Shop at 1256 Getwell Road is less than a year old, but already its walls are covered with dozens upon dozens of photographs of smiling customers taken with the shop's namesake, Bonnie Harris. The photographs are just a small portion of the...
Earlier this week, I wrote about the mass extinction of the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich -- story is on newsstands and was published here at TSDMemphis.com yesterday. The latest twist on this phenomenon involves a Chattanooga man who is suing Popeyes for $5,000 for running out of the sandwiches. "I can't get...
Apparently, heaven will have to wait – in a line, behind several other cars at a drive-thru window. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen apparently started – and decisively won – the Chicken Sandwich Wars of 2019 when it launched a new sandwich on August 12. And just like that, it’s over –...
The musical talents of the Ghost Town Blues Band, The MD’s and Lightin’ Malcolm will be featured during the 31st annual Blues On The Bluff event on July 20. Sponsored by Memphis Made Brewing, the annual fundraiser for WEVL FM 89.9 will be held on the grounds of The Metal...
by Lucy Shaw, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Welcome back to Radical Prosperity #2! Right after my last article, I had to make some big life changes. I have been busy creating and sustaining hope in my own life while maintaining my commitment to do the same for others. I have...
Markieth McCoy sums up the Trap Fusion mission perfectly: “Our goal is to keep people alive.” Markieth was talking to “Unc,” who came in to show love but was also trying to order chitlins or something like that. We were all like, “Now Unc, you know they don’t have that...
Eating local in Memphis is risky — not for the consumer who gets a delicious, nutrient-rich product but for farmers and wholesale buyers. “Currently we see that farmers want to grow into Memphis and chefs want to buy from Memphians, but making sure that the supply and demand are happening concurrently,...
by Latrivia Welch, Special to The New Tri-State Defender A little bistro with a big name, The Pie Folks LLC is owned by Audrey and Ronald Anderson. It’s not uncommon for droves of people to line up in front of the eatery on Germantown Parkway in Cordova to buy pie...