Saturday update

Edible Memphis has a wonderful article about the friendship that has developed between Michael Patrick, chef at Rizzo’s, and Cristina McCarter, founder of City Tasting Tours. The two have bonded over food experiences and their status as self-appointed ambassadors of Downtown.

LUNCHBOXeats has announced that they are cooking Thanksgiving dinners and you can place your order through November 15. You can order a complete dinner that serves 6 to 8 (traditional – $130 or deluxe – $175) or individual entrees, sides, desserts, and beverages. Pick up your order Tuesday or Wednesday of Thanksgiving week, or (extra charge) Thanksgiving morning.

News for whiskey lovers:

RedRover, an agency in the Falls Building at Front and Court, has an opening for a Copy Writer. Everyone tells me this is a great place to work. If you have a dog, include a photo along with your resume.

The Grizzlies have already won five of the projected 34.5 games analysts expected them to win this season, having beat the Utah Jazz on the road last night 110-100.

Here’s something you don’t see every day: Bids to renovate the Cook Convention Center are coming in $175 million under budget.

Congratulations to my friends Joe and Lisa on their wedding today.

Don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour tonight before you go to bed as Standard Time starts at 3 (2) AM. No, this does not mean the bars get to stay open until the second 3 AM tonight; for lack of a better word, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission are a bunch of dicks about this.

Okay, that’s it for now. Bardog time. Back tomorrow with more news.