The Memphis Flyer’s Hungry Memphis blog reports that Lunchbox Eats will start serving Saturday brunch from 10 AM to 3 PM. They will keep with the school lunch theme, and offerings will include the Cheerleaders’ French Toast Pyramid, the Snow Day Salmon, the Naptime Pig in a Blanket, and the Game Winning Quail Shot.
There’s a wine tasting at Belle Diner tonight at 5. Seasonal wines will be paired with Chef David’s Southern dishes. 901-433-9851 for reservations. It’s $10 per person. Belle Diner is in the old Rio Loco space on Union.
WMC reports that there was an incident outside K’Presha boutique last Friday at South Main Trolley Night. People were outside freestyle rapping and some were arrested by the police. It was caught on video and some claim that the police overreacted.
This isn’t a Downtown event, but it benefits a wonderful Downtown charity so I’m going to blog it anyway. On Friday, November 8, there will be an event called Musicians for the Kids at Young Avenue Deli. There will be four unique bands, and all money raised at the door goes to St.Jude. More info here.
Chef Kelly English intends to bring his food to the FedExForum’s Lexus Lounge. Details here.
An artist is painting a huge American flag on the new police station on Beale to honor an injured Marine.
The Tigers play Cincinnati tonight in a nationally televised football game on ESPN2. This is football, so Memphis’ chances of winning are slim to none.
The Grizzlies open the regular season on the road against San Antonio tonight. The Spurs swept us in the Western Conference Finals back in the spring, so a win tonight would kind of be a big deal.
Probably a good thing I’m pressed for time, or I’d comment on some behavior I observed last night that was absolutely pathetic. Plans for after work: Go to the Goose, where I may see a Duck.