Jennifer Biggs, Commercial Appeal

Jennifer Biggs

Commercial Appeal

Memphis, TN, United States

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Past articles by Jennifer:

The Shed takes the whole hog at Memphis in May

When the smoke settled at the end of Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest 2018 at Tom Lee Park, a familiar name left the main stage with the big trophy. The Shed took home a purse of about $34,000, coming out on top of Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q and 10 Bones BBQ, the winners in shoulder and ribs, respectively. But it was a win that almost didn't happen. Kevin Grothe, vice… → Read More

Admission to Tom Lee Park halted for storm

Stormy weather means no admission until it's safe → Read More

First Bites: 117 Prime serves up steaks and more Downtown

A traditional steak house, 117 Prime goes heavy on beef with the saucy sides. → Read More

What you can do at the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

There a lot going on in Tom Lee Park: Know what and when → Read More

Barbecue side dishes that stand the test of time

Beans and slaw are good, but everything can use a little lift now and then. → Read More

Barbecue in Memphis has a rich history with deep roots

There's good reason to think Memphis is 'the most consequential barbecue city' in America. → Read More

New Greek place in down Memphis does right with small selection

Greek nachos are the nontraditional choice at he Grecian Gourmet Taverna. → Read More

'Andrea's Cooktales': How Andrea LeTard went from not cooking to releasing a cookbook

Memphis food blogger and local publisher team up on a new cookbook. → Read More

Rick Bragg takes us to Momma's table with new book

Southern-fried memories, ghosts and tales blend with Bragg family recipes → Read More

DejaVu chef Gary Williams returns to Florida Street under different name

After closing DeJavu Downtown, Gary Williams is back in his original Florida St. spot → Read More

Big dates for Restaurant Iris, 117 Prime and Pete & Sam's

Here are three bits of restaurants news you need to know. First, come Friday, the menu at Restaurant Iris becomes a greatest hits as it counts down to its temporary close after dinner June 2. → Read More

Pharm2Fork's Mac Edwards takes leadership of Caritas Village

Under Edwards, Caritas will host musicians, monthly dinners and art shows → Read More

Lisa Gwatney wins World Food Championships

Lisa Gwatney might have cooked on the fly to win the semi-final round at the World Food Championships in November, but she was ready when she cooked in Bentonville, Arkansas, for the big prize last weekend. One does not — let's get real — just throw together a grilled and seared Wagyu ribeye filet, topped with truffle butter, sauteed mushrooms, seared foie gras and an Amarone reduction. "I felt… → Read More

Cinco de-licioso: 20(ish) of our favorite Mexican dishes around town

Get your list together and make the rounds on Cinco de Mayo → Read More

Recipe Finder: Barbecue shrimp

It's crawfish season, but throw a little shrimp in the mix. → Read More

More changes at The Brass Door

The Brass Door gets a new menu, plus upcoming events → Read More

Review: Hattie B's brings hot chicken to Cooper Young

Nashville hot chicken is here, there's beer, get over it. Better yet, get over to the old Easy Way on Cooper and give it a try. → Read More

Recipe Finder: Refried beans

Refried beans recipe, and Bogie's chicken salad sought → Read More

It could be a big payday for two Memphis cooks

Memphians competing in steak and burgers categories at World Food Championship → Read More

Turnip greens with a taqueria twist

A Memphis taco graces the cover of 'Turnip Greens & Tortillas' → Read More