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Makeda’s: ‘The story can’t end like this’

The cookie shop is more than the Young Dolph tragedy. It’s a success story — and a love story.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 10, 2022 12:05 PM CT | Published: October 07, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Makeda’s began with a love story, a family recipe, nurses at The Med and a sick little girl. But it almost permanently closed after the killing of rapper Young Dolph there.

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Jennifer Biggs

Jennifer Biggs

Jennifer Biggs is a native Memphian and veteran food writer and journalist who covers all things food, dining and spirits related for The Daily Memphian.


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