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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 […]

Martin & Santos

Martin & Santos

For my last meal on Isla Holbox, I wanted langosta empanadas but alas the restaurant was closed or perhaps on island time but my hunger was not! We had to find a suitable substitute fast, and after our merlotta incident Mia wanted real wine with […]

Barba Negra

Barba Negra

On our island vacay, one of our must-eats was tacos. Not just any tacos though. Some overflowing, juicy, running down your arm tacos. One afternoon after soaking up more than enough sun, we walked into town and into Barba Negra. Truly I wanted one of […]

Palmetto Isla Holbox, Soul Sisters, and a Lot of Sun

Palmetto Isla Holbox, Soul Sisters, and a Lot of Sun

About a month ago my good friend Mia, who I met five years ago at math camp at the University of Michigan, invited me to a relaxing beach getaway on Isla Holbox. How could I say no? After traveling by land, air, and sea we […]

Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery, my birthday, and a perfectly timed conference

Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery, my birthday, and a perfectly timed conference

As luck would have it, the Hawaii Sociological Associations’ meeting was the same weekend as my birthday. I took that as a sign that I should spend my birthday in Honolulu and quickly submitted an abstract of some of my ongoing work on Korean adoptee […]

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 […]

Aviva Mediterranean, UberEats, and 48 Hours of Rest

Aviva Mediterranean, UberEats, and 48 Hours of Rest

What seems like a month ago but was really just a couple weeks ago, I slipped out of town to Atlanta for a quick 48 hour relaxation getaway. So you know what that meant… partaking in one of my favorite activities – eating in a […]

Global Cafe

Global Cafe

As is often the case, it was a friend’s Instagram post that put Global Cafe on my radar.  After Googling for more info about this new addition to Crosstown Concourse, I knew I had to check it out. Global Cafe’s mission is to unite Memphians […]