Tag Archives: Memphis

Ready to Get My Battle(Dish) on in Memphis

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Somebody pinch me because I have to be dreaming. I thought I had reached the pinnacle of my love of all things food when I was asked to be a judge at this Sunday’s Best Memphis Burger Fest. So I … Continue reading

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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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Things I Have Overheard Part XVII

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This past week was unusual in the Bluff City for several different reasons. First, it wasn’t excruciatingly hot, with highs in the mid-80s (instead of around 100º) and second it was Elvis Week. Downtown Memphis is covered with tons of … Continue reading

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Breaking the Marriage Code

I’m a big fan of the TV show Breaking the Magician’s Code that Fox aired for a while. It wasn’t just because I enjoyed watching them reveal how the tricks were done. I also liked thinking about the how someone … 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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A Busy Weekend of BBQ, Beer and Beale

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We’ve been in Memphis since the end of February and during that time Tammy and I have seen a lot of sights and eaten at a lot of different places, but this weekend was extra special for a few different … Continue reading

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