— San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich appears to have left a hefty tip during a Memphis dinner at McEwen's last week. He tipped $5,000 on top of the $815.73 bill. While restaurant owner Bert Smithe wouldn't confirm that the coach dined that specific day to the San Antonio-Express News, he did say he was a frequent customer. The team was in Tennessee for the playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies.
— Franklin Barbecue unveiled its housemade sausages, and writer The Smoking Ho was impressed with the results. Pitmaster Aaron Franklin has been perfecting the links for a bit, installing new equipment in the restaurant and tinkering with the recipe. Previously, Franklin's sausages were made by Texas Sausage Company with Franklin's formula.
Move over Starbucks. The house made sausage from @FranklinBbq is now on the menu. Really good stuff. Nice texture and snap. Good spice. pic.twitter.com/4AROTdpwnK— Jimmy Ho (@TheSmokingHo) April 25, 2017
— Tasting Table called La Condesa’s zanahoria (Spanish for carrot) dish one of the country’s best brunch dishes, though it's only available on the weekends sometimes.
— Blast from the '90s blast: alternative rock band Incubus stopped by Wu Chow for dinner this week.