Fire Cider from Lili Café. Here lies an herbal concoction that drops you into a deep inferno … but will clear up those stuffy sinuses post haste. 3138 Dobson St., Polish Hill
Carnation. On his newest record, Daughn Gibson’s sound evolves from the country-western noir of his earlier efforts to spooky lounge music.
Last Train to Memphis. Celebrate the King’s birthday (Jan. 8) by picking up the first installment of Peter Guralnick’s lauded two-volume Elvis Presley bio. Last Train chronicles an enigmatic mama’s boy’s improbable rise from obscurity to stardom, concluding as he ships out to Germany with the Army.