Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken soft opening: New Orleans location lives up to Memphis standard

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken held a soft opening on Sunday, July 7 for their new location on Diamond Street in the Warehouse District of New Orleans. Photo by Jesse Brooks. By Jesse Brooks For those wondering if the New Orleans location of Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken is worth the trouble in a city... Continue Reading →


Hwy. 51 Revisited: Greenwood, Mississippi

IMMORTAL- One of the three alleged gravesites for bluesman Robert Johnson in near Greenwood in Money, Mississippi. Photo by Jesse Brooks. By Jesse Brooks For the next two weeks, we will explore two visits that serve as side trips accessible from Highway 51: Greenwood and Oxford, Mississippi. Our first side trip, a route west of... Continue Reading →

Hwy. 51 Revisited: Granada, Mississippi

By Jesse Brooks As Highway 51 approaches Highway 8, the route faces a crossroads again. Grenada, Mississippi. There’s a town square with local businesses sitting all in a neatly kept row. The further down the highway we go, the scene begins to look familiar. So, why come to Grenada? The answer may be the water.... Continue Reading →

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