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

High Ground's "Still Serving" series is expanding


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?


Feature Story Mahogany Memphis is  "upscale Southern with a dash of Creole," according to co-owner Veve Yates. Mahogany Memphis is the fifth local restaurant featured in the "Still Serving" series. (Forever Ready Productions)
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