Archive for the ‘Memphis’ Category

June 18th, 2014 - 5:46 pm § in Memphis

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: Down by Sundown

The P&H, or Poor & Hungry, Cafe looks both poor and hungry. The whole building looks like it would be the first thing to blow away in a tornado.

June 18th, 2014 - 5:43 pm § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: Perfect Ribs at 3 a.m.

The Ribs. Succulent, platonically moist, fall-aparty, infused with Memphis-style charcoal smoke, served with a dusting of finishing-spice and a side of sweet house sauce. In other words, perfection.

June 18th, 2014 - 5:39 pm § in Memphis

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: Ghost Mustang & The Magic Skillet

Maybe it was the way she said patty, but the patty melt won. We asked if she could cut ours into thirds. She smiled. I wondered how long she’d worked there and been forced to listen to stupid shit like this.

June 18th, 2014 - 5:36 pm § in Memphis

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: Snake Tattoo Face

The only guy not wearing a hoodie was bald, and his entire face and scalp were tattooed with coiling black snakes.

June 18th, 2014 - 5:32 pm § in Memphis

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: Cougar in Training

She looked at me with big, childlike eyes and made a pouty face. I could tell she was about to say….something.

June 18th, 2014 - 5:31 pm § in Memphis

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: Searching for Life on the Mississippi

We really wanted to work the river into our weeklong stay, but that would prove more difficult than we imagined. As usual, day drinking solved the problem.

June 18th, 2014 - 5:30 pm § in Memphis

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: PRAYING FOR YOU HATERZ

Memphis just wants to be happy doing what Memphis does. Memphis feels a little sorry for you if you see it any other way.

March 13th, 2014 - 6:16 am § in Memphis, Photo Essays

An Introduction to Memphis

These are the people of Memphis, the people whose drive, whose passion, we have captured in our photographs.

September 30th, 2013 - 8:01 am § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Payne’s Bar-B-Que: Setting the Bar for Memphis Barbecue, in a Very No-Frills Setting

Payne’s charcoal-smoked fare is a standout example of Memphis barbecue, and no trip would be complete without it. And visiting Payne’s is a trip in itself.

June 3rd, 2013 - 9:04 am § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

A&R Bar-B-Que: The Best Ribs (We Had) in Memphis

We thought A&R’s had served us the best ribs in Memphis, but the pitmaster thought he could do better. That craftsmanlike drive toward quality made him want his customers to experience the best his restaurant had to offer.