There?s neither a scalpel nor a stitch in sight during JK Aesthetics? signature face-lift; instead, staffers use a combination of skin-quenching vitamin C and glycolic acid, which tightens and brightens the skin. This treatment is representative of JK Aesthetics? noninvasive methods for bettering the skin?s appearance. These methods encompass both specialty and advanced facials, as well as cellulite-reduction treatments, which rely on deep-tissue massage, cell drainage, and a boost in collagen production to diminish skin dimpling.
Within the confines of a charmingly historic studio, the team at Our Little Secret MedSpa pampers clients with traditional and medical aesthetic treatments. Good old-fashioned facials cleanse pores and refresh complexions; beauty injections pack a more intensive wrinkle-fighting punch. Waxing sessions and slimming body wraps leave bodies smooth and sleek, and massages relax tense muscles. Groups are welcome to book private events for occasions such as bridal showers, birthdays, or solstice parties.
Bright colors leap from 200 Chinese, American, and Japanese dishes arrayed inside Ichiban Buffet. Emerald seaweed surrounds california rolls and shredded veggies stand out in lo mein alongside a hibachi grill. Waiters dodge past toting à la carte orders of roast pork fried rice and shrimp egg foo young. The chefs also splash garlic sauce onto beef and scallops and sprinkle sesame seeds onto chicken chunks and the fields of impoverished sesame farmers.
"A staple" of the downtown Memphis restaurant scene for almost 90 years, according to Memphis Flyer, Jim's Place Grille transplanted its menu of expertly executed chops, sandwiches, and seafood to its current Collierville address in 2010. But under the steady hand of the Taras family, which has overseen the eatery almost since its opening in 1921, Jim's continues to sate diners with hearty, continental-influenced fare.
In the kitchen, chefs put Greek twists on steak-house staples, crafting burgers from seasoned ground lamb and grilled pita bread and charcoal-grilling skewered pork for the family souflima recipe. (According to a 2011 review in Memphis magazine "this dish proves the cooking adage that simple is best," infusing "the taste of oregano, salt, and cracked pepper" into "each tender slice.") Certified bartenders mix specialty cocktails, tap draft beers, and pour wines from an extensive list.
Meals commence in the spacious dining room, where paintings of creeks babbling, waterfalls cascading, and fishermen reading the classifieds to lazy rivers help to create a soothing ambiance. Elsewhere, the private dining room accommodates up to 60 guests with custom menus for seated dinners or up to 80 guests for standing cocktail parties.
El Porton Mexican Restaurant has sated cravings for fresh, healthy ingredients for more than two decades, serving up authentic Mexican lunches and dinners that complement the bar’s array of 85 tequilas. Amid golden walls that evoke a warm afternoon in a tropical cantina, guests kick-start stomachs by watching chefs craft lime-infused guacamole tableside. From the kitchen, beef and shrimp fajitas sizzle, wafting aromas of onion and bell pepper that transform into cartoon hands to lure in noses. Warm days open El Porton's patio, where sunshine heightens the flavors of make-your-own combo platters spread with chile rellenos, tostadas, and burritos, as well as USDA steaks aged a minimum of 21 days. Tequila shots arrive in flights or individually, and customizable margaritas in flavors such as mango and classic lime pour forth from salt-rimmed glasses to accentuate entrees and fuel conversations about Mexico's hidden agave rivers.
The chefs at Cajun Catfish Company's two locations scoop bowls of gumbo for their diners and fry USDA-certified farm-raised catfish fillets. Their Cajun-style catfish can be grilled with lemon pepper or Cajun garlic seasonings. Catfish is also served blackened or BBQ style. They keep their focus on Cajun classics, such as poboys and red beans and rice, but also include American mainstays, such as sirloin steaks and juicy burgers with grilled onions and jack cheese.