• Lettuce Eat, the salad-riffic restaurant in Germantown, is now The Wild Beet Salad Co.
According to owner Kelcie Hamm, it was a trademark issue, and Lettuce Entertain You, which owns some 60-plus restaurants from Santa Monica to Chicago, has "dibs" on the word lettuce. She said it was okay with one restaurant, but since there were plans for a second Lettuce Eat ...
A second Wild Beet is in the works at Knickerbocker Plaza in East Memphis. Hamm is expecting a late-August opening.
• Tomorrow, June 18th, is International Sushi Day, and Kroger is celebrating with $2.99 California rolls. The event is designed to introduce newbies to sushi.
There will be sushi demos and samples from Hissho Sushi, which provides the sushi for Kroger, at the Farmington store from 11 a.m. to noon. (And did you know that on Wednesdays, select rolls are $5???
• Doc's Wine, Spirits & More
is celebrating its 1st anniversary on Saturday. There will be music from Chris Johnson, Charvey Mac, and the Story & the Song. Limited edition beers will be available at the growler station, and there will be samples from Porcellino's, Nikki's Hot A** Chips, Judy's Pound Cakes, and many more.
• Loflin Yard
recently began serving lunch on Fridays. The menu features a charred romaine salad, shrimp po'boy, pimento cheese po'boy, and more.
On Saturday, they are hosting a "Changing of the Yard" event, in which the Back Yard, behind the Coach House, is introduced to the public. There will be live music, plus corn hole and ring game tournaments.