Jennifer Chandler, Commercial Appeal

Jennifer Chandler

Commercial Appeal

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Recent articles by Jennifer:

Magnolia & May: What to expect at new Memphis restaurant by family behind The Grove Grill

Magnolia & May is a country brasserie by Chip and Amanda Dunham. The casual eatery opened on May 29. → Read More

Cozy Corner's Desiree Robinson to be inducted into Barbecue Hall of Fame

Desiree Robinson, the matriarch behind Cozy Corner, was named one of the three 2020 inductees for The American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame. → Read More

Moving forward: 3 of Memphis' oldest restaurants discuss the road to the future

The owners of three Memphis dining institutions discuss the rebuilding of their restaurants in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

New Shelby Farms Market by Cheffie's Cafe offers no-contact shopping. Here's what to expect.

New pop-up venture Shelby Farms Market by Cheffie's Cafe offers contact-less shopping for grocery essentials, as well as prepared food. → Read More

Slushie Cocktails: Memphis restaurants raising the bar on frozen drinks

Memphis bartenders are upping the frozen drink game by creating craft cocktails – just in a frozen slushie state. Here are several to try. → Read More

Agricenter Farmer's Market open for the 2020 season

On May 19, the Agricenter Farmer's Market opened for the 2020 season. The market will only be open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until further notice. → Read More

Seafood 101: 5 tips to help you buy fresh fish at the market

Buying fish for supper? Follow these five tips to serve your family the freshest fish you can buy. → Read More

Memphis Farmers Market opens Saturday with local produce and meats, plus a new layout for safer shopping

The downtown Memphis Farmers Market opens May 16 for the 2020 season. The new pandemic-era market may have a new layout, but it will still offer local produce and meats. → Read More

Memphis restaurants go above and beyond to keep their dining rooms safe. Here's what Moondance Grill is doing.

Restaurants across the Memphis-area are taking steps to keep their guests and employees safe. Here's what Moondance Grill in Germantown is doing. → Read More

Rice is the secret ingredient for delicious and budget-friendly meals

Commercial Appeal Food & Dining Reporter Jennifer Chandler shares five entrees to make with a bag of rice. → Read More

Asparagus season is here. Here are tips to buying and cooking this spring veggie.

Commercial Appeal Food & Dining Reporter Jennifer Chandler shares tips for buying, storing and cooking asparagus. → Read More

Mississippi Terrace: Big Cypress Lodge to open a new outdoor lounge overlooking the river

Big Cypress Lodge at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid will open a new outdoor terrace lounge overlooking the Mississippi River on May 22. → Read More

Initiative aims to help Memphis-area farms and feed those in need; here's how it works

New South Memphis, the 275 Food Project and Radical Tacos have a new CSA initiative designed to help local farms and feed those in need. → Read More

Eat your veggies: Three tips to help you make tasty vegetarian dishes at home

Meat-less dishes are the perfect solution to the current meat shortage. The authors of The Chubby Vegetarian share tips for cooking vegetarian fare. → Read More

These Memphis-area restaurants have permanently closed

These Memphis-area restaurants will remain permanently closed after initially shutting their doors in March when COVID-19 hit the area. → Read More

Cozy Corner's matriarch nominated for Barbecue Hall of Fame

Pitmaster Desiree Robinson, the matriarch behind Cozy Corner, is among nine semi-finalists for The American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame. → Read More

Farm to table: These 10 farms deliver meat and produce to Memphis

There has never been a better time to "eat local." As groceries are running low on fresh items, here are 10 farms delivering their produce and meats to Memphis. → Read More

Giving back: Memphis chef feeds Humes Middle School students and their families

Phillip Dewayne of Park + Cherry Cafe wanted to give back to families in the North Memphis neighborhood where he grew up. → Read More

Four Tennessee restaurants named finalists in the 2020 James Beard Awards

On May 4, the James Beard Foundation announced its list of finalist nominees. Four Tennessee restaurants received nominations for the 2020 awards. → Read More

Dining rooms reopen across Memphis area. Here's a peek inside Collierville Commissary

Restaurants across the Memphis area reopened their dining rooms on Monday after being shutdown back in March. Here is a look at Collierville Commissary for its first lunch back. → Read More