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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

"Drinking Made Easy" Airs Tonight

Posted By on Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 3:53 PM

The Memphis episode of HDNet's Drinking Made Easy airs tonight at 7 p.m. (Check listings for channel.)

From the press release:

All the local hot spots and cool drinking customs unique to Memphis, Tennessee, take front and center in a new episode of the HDNet series “Drinking Made Easy” - hosted by cult sensation Zane Lamprey. ...

In this episode, Zane visits the Bluff City, where he stops by Boscos: Restaurant and Brewing Co., famous for their “Flaming Stone” beer, enjoys the one gallon “Diver” bucket at Silky O’Sullivan’s, sips on a “Peanut Butter Martini” in honor of Elvis at The Silly Goose, and mixes up a mean batch of “Purple Sizzurp” for Memphis natives and Grammy and Academy Award-winning rappers, Three 6 Mafia. All that and a lot more on “Drinking Made Easy, Memphis.”

And the trailer ...

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Krispy Kreme App

Posted By on Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 10:26 AM

Krispy Kreme has launched a new free app called Hot Light.

From the site:

On a road trip or stuck at the office daydreaming about the mouth-watering goodness of a Hot Original Glazed® Doughnut? Never miss another opportunity to get a Krispy Kreme doughnut Hot… the line.

With Hot Light Online you can map your nearest Krispy Kreme location from your phone and get alerts when the neon glow of "Hot Now" is activated in your area. So lookup, download or tweet your way to find a hot Krispy Kreme doughnut near you.

It's worth noting that the Whitehaven Krispy Kreme is the top-selling location in America.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

July Is Beef Month

Posted By on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 3:27 PM


Just got this press release that reads in part ...

It’s Official…Governor Haslam Proclaims July ‘Beef Month’

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Well, it’s official! Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed July as Beef Month in Tennessee and encourages all citizens to join him in this celebration. In observance, kick-off your July Beef Month festivities with a patriotic Fourth of July celebration and continue to enjoy beef throughout the month.

I haven't been this excited since sweet potato month.


Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Opening Date Set for Chipotle

Posted By on Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 1:26 PM


For those of you who've been wondering ... the opening date for Memphis' first Chipotle, at Ridgeway Trace, is Tuesday, April 5th.

... And that's all I know. I've never been to a Chipotle, so I'm curious to see what the fuss is about.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Guy Fieri Coming to Tunica

Posted By on Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 2:24 PM

Spiky-haired celebrity chef Guy Fieri is bringing his Guy Fieri Food Tour to Horseshoe Casino on Saturday, June 4th.

From the press release:

The Guy Fieri Food Tour presented by the National Pork Board will mix the best elements of a live cooking show, the fun of a variety revue, and the non-stop adrenaline rush of a rock concert. Each night in a different city, Fieri will take center stage with an unscripted and wildly entertaining performance-complete with interactive cooking stations, secret tips and dishes from his forthcoming cookbook (Guy Fieri Food, due May 3), as well as behind-the-scenes stories from the road, and much more.

Those interested in tickets should check back with for more information.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Midtown YoLo Opening Date Set

Posted By on Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 2:27 PM


The latest YoLo, at the corner of Madison and Cooper, will hold its grand opening on Friday, March 11th at noon.

The opening will mark three developments for the self-serve frozen-yogurt shop.

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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Words of Encouragement (and a Recipe) from Ginnifer Goodwin

Posted By on Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 3:15 PM

Is Ginnifer Goodwin Memphis' most famous vegan? It certainly wasn't Elvis.

In any case, vegan Goodwin is and she's serving as a celebrity coach for the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Got a Great Kitchen Re-do? HGTV Wants You

Posted By on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 9:33 AM


HGTV is looking for Memphians with brag-worthy kitchen renovations for its program Bang For Your Buck.

Full press release below ...

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