Local Food

Feature Story The Highland Strip features a bold sign to brand the area. Traffic cones mark recent street improvements. (Ziggy Mack)
Feature Story Lj Abraham is the founder of 901 Community Fridges. Abraham launched the organization in January to help bridge the food gap for Memphians in need. (Sarah Rushakoff)
Feature Story Chicken dish from Chef Tam's Underground Cafe. Chef Tam's is one of 21 businesses participating in the 2021 Memphis Black Restaurant Week running March 7-14. (Submitted)

Are you ready to dig in to Memphis Black Restaurant Week?


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Video: Barbecue and bouncing back with Cozy Corner


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Destination Eats: Devour the world from The Heights


Feature Story Inspire Cafe offers a robust menu with hearty breakfast options and healthy lunch options. (Forever Ready Productions)

Video: Making healthy delicious with Inspire Community Cafe


Feature Story Caribe Sabor opened in 2016 at 662 Madison Avenue in The Edge. It serves traditional Venezuelan and Caribbean foods like arepas, tequeños, pastelitos, as well as unique dishes unique to Sabor Caribe. (High Ground News)

Video: Take a pandemic-safe trip to Venezuela with Sabor Caribe


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 An employee of La Michoacana ice cream and paleta shop serves up a fruit cup with tajin. (Forever Ready Productions)

Video: Paletas in the pandemic with La Michoacana


Feature Story Alandria Ivory, a campaign worker for Memphis for All, takes a break during an early voting event at Glenview Community Center. (Andrea Morales)
Feature Story To celebrate Juneteenth 2020, The Time is Now Douglass, the Official Black Lives Matter Memphis Chapter, and Memphis Artists for Change partnered to supply produce boxes, free lunch from local food trucks, masks, and hand sanitizer. (Forever Ready)

Video: Juneteenth in Douglass Park


Feature Story OtherFoods Kitchen is located at 1249 Heistan Place and serves as a space for food-based startups to kickoff. (Ramona Springfield)
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