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Wright Thompson

Our Kind of Place

Moon Lake Memories

The decades dissolve in a flicker at Kathryn’s, an old-school Italian joint in the Mississippi Delta

Traditions

Wright Thompson on Feast and Family

The annual Thompson Thanksgiving cornucopia includes touchdowns, tall tales, and shrimp remoulade—but can it survive for the next generation?

Arts & Culture

Like Father, Like Son, Like Daughter

Clinging to memories of my dad became second nature—until a new generation shifted my understanding of the things he had passed down

Our Kind of Place

Aw, Shuckers

Why the least-heralded bar on Biscayne Bay is exactly where you want to be

Celebrate the South

Taste the Delta of Old at Lusco’s

Author Wright Thompson on the magic of traveling to a Mississippi institution

Good Dog

Naughty by Nature

A skeptic’s look at just what makes a bad dog good

Home & Garden

A Passage to Home

A writer returns to the family farm for a keepsake that reminds him of where he came from—and where he’s going

Food & Drink

Memphis in May: Pork-a-Palooza

A team of pit masters goes to Memphis in May to answer a burning question: Can great barbecue still win?