Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Food & Dining

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...
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...
In New Orleans’ creole and Cajun culture, there’s a word called “lagniappe.” Pronounced “lan-yap,” it’s one of those regional words that can be difficult to translate, but it loosely refers to a “little something extra” you might receive at...
  by Shambreon Richardson, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Tucked on the backside of Black Restaurant Week, the Soulful Food Truck Festival generated positive vibes that had attendees going in and out of Clayborn Temple in pursuit of mulitiple options...
by Michael Waddell, Special to The New Tri-State Defender “Real-life Willy Wonka” and Memphis chocolatier Chef Phillip Ashley, owner of Phillip Ashley Chocolates at 798 S. Cooper in Midtown, gave one lucky ServiceMaster employee the chance of a lifetime with...
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,...
I first met "Chef Gary" Williams as I was writing a preview of the inaugural Memphis Black Restaurant Week back in 2016. Though I did not know him well, I had to remind myself of that fact – from...
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...
I love Europe. The architecture is simply stunning. I love their effortless style and lack of affect. This last trip to Barcelona and the Spanish island of Mallorca was my fourth visit across the pond and was no exception....