Tag: Memphis

SAGE

SAGE

A couple weekends ago one of my besties, Aisha, was in town, and as part of The Welcome to Memphis itinerary (which I’ll share below), I included brunch at SAGE. Now if you are a Memphian, you may be thinking, but SAGE is a relatively…

Memphis Coffee Shops Round 2

Memphis Coffee Shops Round 2

This erratic winter weather has given me plenty of motivation to continue my search for the perfect cup of coffee. On my first coffee shop rounds, I found a favorite – Muddy’s Bake Shop & Coffee. While I still love Muddy’s (and French Truck is…

The Second Line

The Second Line

After Memphis hip hop artist and activist Marco Pavé’s spectacular birthday bash which started with a line up of performances and artist features at Studio on the Square and ended at The Second Line, I knew I had to get back to this New Orleans’…

Phuong Long Vietnamese Restaurant

Phuong Long Vietnamese Restaurant

One of the best things about being back home is returning to some of my food faithfuls but also being able to try new – and new to me – places. Phuong Long Vietnamese Restaurant is by no means new to Memphis (or new to…

The Crazy Noodle

The Crazy Noodle

About a million years ago as an undergraduate at the University of Memphis, I studied abroad for a semester at Ajou University in Korea. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that they sold ramen in the university’s cafeteria. But, not any kind of ramen. Ramen…

City Silo Table & Pantry

City Silo Table & Pantry

The other day as I was scrolling Instagram, I saw someone post a delicious looking picture of their meal from City Silo Table & Pantry. I’m always on the lookout for new yummy local restaurants, so I browsed City Silo’s Instagram, did a quick menu…

Memphis Coffee Shop Rounds

Memphis Coffee Shop Rounds

In my first few weeks back in Memphis, I’ve been scouting out local coffee shops. Thanks to recommendations from my Facebook friends, I’ve compiled a list of places, including: City & State, Cafe Keough, Otherlands, Bluff City Coffee, French Truck, Tamp & Tap, Muddy’s (Midtown…

Mosa Asian Bistro

Mosa Asian Bistro

You should know upfront that Mosa Asian Bistro is one of my favorite Memphis restaurants. When I first moved to Maryland I was on the search for panang curry that rivalled Mosa’s and let me tell you, there is none. So you can imagine how…

Art on the Rocks

Art on the Rocks

A couple weeks ago, while driving to the University of Memphis, I saw a sign for the Dixon Art Gallery‘s “Art on the Rocks” event featuring garden-inspired cocktails, local eats, and live music in the Dixon Art Gallery’s beautiful outdoor gardens. I made a mental…

Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis

Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis

Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis has been on my “To Read” list for a while. I enjoy learning about my hometown’s history and with a future project on Memphis nightlife I figured this book was an essential read.…