Local Food

Feature Story Crab legs with Drop Sauce is a best-seller at Straight Drop Seafood in North Memphis. (Straight Drop Seafood)

New Straight Drop Seafood is the right thing to crave


Feature Story Rufus Sykes cracks a smile as he holds the door open for a customer at the South Memphis Grocery on West Mallory Avenue. Sykes co-owns the corner store with other family members. (Malik Martin)

Corner Stores: A South Memphis love story


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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.