It's fun to venture outside of one's bubble for a while and have a look at what other people in Memphis, as well as in far off places, are up to. Here are a few links to some of this Friday's Five Favorites that will take you away :
creative structures is taking an August photo break.
Sparkling Like a Diamond is back with Monday - Friday recipes.
Sicily Scene tells us about the August holiday in Modica, Sicily.
Not your run of the mill Chardonnay and the "whiskered fish" are parsed at Benito's Wine Reviews .
Visit Trattoria da Vicenzo to see how folks will soon be able to eat like Romans in Longbranch, Washington. Restaurant build out in progress.