The barbecue at Central BBQ is probably the best Memphis style pork you will have in your life. Everything they serve, be it their brisket, potato chips, sandwiches or starters will be beyond your expectations, great quality with spicy flavors and delightfully low prices. Naturally, the place is crowded at all hours of the day and one almost always has to wait for a while for a table. Luckily, they also take online orders.
Occupying a lovely Victorian house built around 1900, Restaurant Iris has a romantic atmosphere where you can enjoy fine dining. Specialists in French-Creole cuisine there isn't much at served here that won't light your eyes up in excitement. Tease your palate with their choice of signature dishes like the Seared Moulard Breast, Grilled Lamb Loin and Halibut, and complement it with a succinct glass of wine. Restaurant Iris is also known for their seafood, with scintillation options such as Gulf oysters and scallops that send your taste-buds into a tingling frenzy.
B.B. King's Blues Club as the name would suggest is owned by legendary blues musician B.B. King and features some of the best blues music in Memphis. From the regular appearances of Ruby Wilson - who can belt out a tune and entertain a crowd as well as anyone - to the special concerts by groups such as Booker T, this club consistently delights visitors and locals alike. There is a menu of ribs, barbecue and other entrees, as well as snack items, but most people come here for the music, not the food. The dance floor rocks every night of the week. Reservations are required for special concerts.
This bar has wrap-around windows that let you see the dancers bopping and jiving from the outside, or watch the street scene on Beale from the inside. Autographed guitars hang from the ceiling, offering proof that musicians such as Carl Perkins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Walsh and others have hung out here. The house act, James Govan and the Boogie Blues Band, performs at Rum Boogie Café when there isn't a visiting artist. The kitchen serves several dinner and snack items, but the Rum Boogie is famous for its red beans and rice.
The menu at Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken offers tasty sides, such as fried green tomatoes and fried dill pickle spears along with crispy, juicy fried chicken. Travelers who desire a hearty, home-cooked type meal can grab a snack pack or family meal to go. The snack packs include eight to 20 pieces of the fried chicken and white bread. The meals include baked beans, slaw and bread. You can choose spicy or mild fried chicken or even fried catfish. Homemade biscuits, country-style sides, such as onion rings and fried okra, and a variety of desserts ensure that you won't leave hungry from this family-friendly restaurant.
Flight Restaurant and Wine Bar is perfect for those who want to try a little bit of everything. Sample soups, salads, entrees, desserts, and of course, wine, in flights. The seafood flight features small portions of Maine lobster and crab pie, a sea scallop Benedict, and shrimp and grits. The atmosphere is perfect for a romantic evening out or an intimate dinner with friends.
Located at one of the city's prime locations, Wendell's World Beat Grill is the place to go for fresh and interesting seafood. Popular Chef Wendell Price has incorporated a little of the Caribbean and Southern flavors in his recipes. Try the Mango Grilled Halibut, Steamed Mussels or the favorite Jerk Catfish on Cinnamon Kabob. If you aren't that fond of seafood, you could try Wendell's Jerky Lamb Chops or the Rib Eye. Enjoy a fabulous glass of wine in an elegant setting, while you savor recipes enjoyed by many celebrities and locals.
Offering an array of well-balanced gourmet meals catering to a number of different cuisines, Julles Posh Food Co. hopes to change the way we eat. With a goal to provide essential nutrition for better health, this unique restaurant presents quick and easy meals that are packed with goodness, at affordable prices, available in store or delivered to your door-step. Choose from three or five day meal plans including fresh salad, cold-pressed juices, side dishes and desserts. An accommodation for those with special dietary requirements welcomes one and all try out this unique approach towards building a better you.
Other chapters around the country sell cottage craft goods made by people who must work from home because of disability or other reasons. The Memphis organization does too, but also runs a successful tearoom that serves lunch on weekdays. A selection of three main courses is offered: classics such as salmon loaf, juicy beef tenderloin, or a vegetable plate. The price includes a small green salad, choice of iced tea or coffee and the day's dessert. Set in a charming house in Midtown, with no fancy décor, one feels like a guest in someone's (large) dining room.
An Eastern Orthodox Priest runs this unassuming restaurant. It is often difficult to find a table, but worth the wait. Try the huge, fluffy homemade rolls, both wheat and white. The omelets can be ordered with a variety of toppings including spinach, mushrooms and feta cheese. On the side, try the sauteed potatoes, which can be topped with black beans, Swiss cheese, green onions or salsa. The decor is simple with red and white checkered tablecloths and few pictures. There are two dining rooms or you may eat at the bar. Classical music makes this a pleasant place to start the day.
European style dishes in a pleasant atmosphere, make this restaurant great for business dinners or romantic evenings out. Appetizers such as lobster pancakes, grilled quail and rabbit loin are followed with delicacies like Scottish pheasant breast or lamb loin with risotto. The restaurant is known for its lobster tail with wild mushroom butter. Try the marzipan crème brulee, fruit tarts or sorbets for dessert. An extensive wine list is offered. Located in a one-story house, this restaurant has an intriguing décor that falls somewhere between casual and elegant. The service is polished and attentive and the presentation is beautiful.