Local Food

Feature Story The vacant barber shop at 769 National Street was topped with a sign made from repurposed Christmas lights and the boards that once shuttered the windows. (Markus Mueller)

What have these Heights organizations been up to since 2018?


Feature Story Drew Joyner and partners Octavius Nickson and Chris Hendrix of Nickson General Contractors purchased the 11-bay retail center at the southeast corner of Summer and National Street in May. They're now updating the exterior. (Cole Bradley)

What's happening on Summer Avenue?


Feature Story Rachel Jones (left) and Debra Lockard at the Orange Mound Orchard and urban garden, May 2021. (Ziggy Mack)

Orange Mound has an orchard?


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From fine to casual dining, Memphis is in the midst of a restaurant renaissance. We have the tasty pleasure of attracting incredible culinary talent and energetic entrepreneurs who know Memphis is more than traditional barbecue. And beyond the rich restaurant community, the food scene is shifting. With urban gardens, a host of farmer's markets, culinary competitions and food trucks rolling into town, fresh, local food is on the menu.