Category Archives: Food

Is All My Eating Finally Paying Off?

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Everyone knows that Memphis is famous for its mouth-watering BBQ, but since we moved to the Bluff City back in February, I’ve been on a mission to find as many local flavors as possible. I was able to put together … Continue reading

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Sometimes the Best Things are Found on Sidestreet(s)

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When Tammy and I go out for dinner on the weekends, we usually try to find a place from my Food Bucket List to visit. It’s rare that we find a “diamond in the rough,” but that’s what happened last … Continue reading

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Las Delicias Was a Delight, But No Mixteca

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There are lots of great places to eat in Memphis, as I have been chronicling recently, but since we left Chicagoland behind we have been trying to find a replacement for our favorite Mexican restaurant, Mixteca. Finding somewhere to replace … Continue reading

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Finally, a Bucket List I Can Sink My Teeth Into

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I have never been one of those Bucket List kind of people. Sure, there are things I’d like to do before I die, but I don’t have an itemized list of things like sky diving, swimming with sharks or anything … Continue reading

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There’s Potential in The Checkered Cow

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I have constantly been trying new and exciting places to eat since we arrived in Memphis. Most of the times the new ventures are a success, sometimes they aren’t. This past Friday was one of those unsuccessful ones. Well, kind … Continue reading

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Greased Lighting: My Taste of Deep-Fried Burgers

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I’ve had a lot of burgers during my lifetime, but most of them have been cooked in only a couple of different ways, either on a grill or flat-top. But when I recently saw an episode of Burger Land where … Continue reading

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I’m Just Trying to Get Lay’s Here

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I once had a friend tell me I was a marketer’s dream because I easily get sucked into wanting new things after watching commercials. So it’s really no surprise that I was excited about Lay’s “Do Us a Flavor™” promotion … Continue reading

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It’s Eclectic, Boogie, Woogie, Woogie

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Today I am able to cross something off my Food Bucket List. Not that I really have a Food Bucket List, but if I did I’m pretty sure today’s meal would have been on it: chicken and waffles. I know … Continue reading

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My Trips Across the (RP) Tracks

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I recently starting writing about some of the restaurants I have visited since we arrived in Memphis, especially places that have been on shows like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Man v. Food, etc. Spots like the Triple-X Diner, Uncle Lou’s … Continue reading

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Today I Got on the Gus Bus

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 Memphis has a lot of iconic places to visit (Graceland, Beale Street, the Civil Rights Museum, just to name a few) and even more iconic places to eat. Since we have moved to the “Bluff City,” one of my missions … Continue reading

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