Memphis’ Culinary Cohorts

The story of Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman began long before the duo opened their now-famous restaurants Hog & Hominy and Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen. Andrew and Michael grew up in similar circles in their hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and shared much in common. Born just one year apart, the two played competitive sports against one another in high school. Both grew up in large, traditional Italian families, families that loved the cuisine from their native country and their Southern region, and celebrated those cultures through food. [... more]

Ciao, Y’all!

What do you get when you combine Italian cooking and Southern flare? Luckily for Memphians, really good food. Though just a few years old, Hog & Hominy, a cool eatery in East Memphis, Tennessee, has already received many noteworthy awards for their inventive cuisine. Among the accolades, GQ named H&H one of the most outstanding restaurants of 2013, while Conde Nast Traveler placed it among The Best New Restaurants in the American South. The menu emphasizes this unique Italian-Southern fusion with offerings ranging from Quattro Formaggi to [... more]

Memphis Style by Moziah

Sometimes cool kids are born, not made. I’m fairly certain that’s the case with Moziah Bridges, who at age 9 launched his own brand of hand-stitched bowties. Each of Mo’s Bows is designed and crafted by Moziah himself. Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, the young entrepreneur turned to his grandmother to teach him to design and sew his own bowties. Now at age 12, he’s already earned enough to cover his lunch money for the rest of his education. So, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go question [... more]