New Eats: Impossible Burger at Hopdoddy

New Eats: Impossible Burger at Hopdoddy

The difference in appearance was minimal. My patty was thinner, but it had a pink center and looked like meat. Our other burger, the one made of beef, was definitely more visually appealing, but it was also topped with mushrooms, goat cheese and pesto. Mine didn’t smell like a burger to me (some think it does), but the truth was in the first bite.

It tasted like meat. Not like a veggie burger, not like a black bean burger. Meat. I ordered it straight from the menu, with cheese and dressed simply with tomato, onion and lettuce, and asked for the sauce on the side. Second bite, just as good, then I added the Sassy Sauce, a blend of mayo, honey mustard and horseradish. Still good.

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The Peach Truck returns to Memphis: Dates, Times, Places

The Peach Truck returns to Memphis: Dates, Times, Places

The Peach Truck will return to Memphis this spring, bringing with them thousands of fresh Georgia peaches for purchase. 

The Peach Truck has scheduled two same-day stops in Memphis on Monday, June 17; They'll be at Colonial Hardware, located at 6140 Macon Road from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m., before moving to Overton Square where they'll be slinging peaches from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

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Let's Get Together! Your 2019 Guide to the Mid-South's Fairs & Festivals

Let's Get Together! Your 2019 Guide to the Mid-South's Fairs & Festivals

Overton Square Crawfish Festival

The crawfish, the crawdad, the humble mudbug has many names, but it's something of a universal signifier of spring. Once the tents go up, the band strikes up, and the freshwater crustaceans get boiled, then spring has sprung in the South. This year, Midtown's annual crawfish festival benefits A Betor Way foundation.

Overton Square, April 13th, noon-6 p.m. www.overtonsquare.com.

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Sounds Flowering Around Town: Some Early Music Series For The Week Ahead

Sounds Flowering Around Town: Some Early Music Series For The Week Ahead

The Spring Music Series at Overton Square: Setting up in the tiny Chimes Square, live local bands make the intersection of Madison and Cooper ring with harmonies, adding their sounds to those already wafting out from the surrounding clubs. This year's performers will include:

  • Saturday, April 6, 7 - 9 p.m. - Josh Waddell

  • Sunday, April 14, 5 - 7 p.m. - Andrew Best Music and Confetti Park

  • Saturday, April 20, 7 - 9 p.m. - The City Fathers

  • Saturday, May 11, 7 - 9 p.m. - Abbye West Pates

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Crawfish festivals in the Bluff City

Crawfish festivals in the Bluff City

It’s that time of year again. Crawfish season is in full swing, and there are two great festivals next month that feature “crawlers” as the main draw.

The Overton Square Memphis Crawfish Festival on April 13 will have art, music and a million pounds of crawfish. The event benefits A Betor Way, a nonprofit that assists those suffering from addiction.

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