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Muddy’s Bakeshop, Memphis TN

Tweet Muddy’s Bakeshop Buttermilk Pie Coconut Chess Pie Pecan Pie Chocolate Chip, Pecan, Bourbon Pie Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layer Cake Chocolate with Chocolate Buttercream Cupcake, Neapolitan Cupcake, Grasshopper Cupcake, Red Velvet Cupcake Selected as a last stop en route from Memphis … Continue reading

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Germantown Commissary, Memphis TN

Tweet Germantown Commissary Ribs and Shoulder Platter with a Roll, Deviled Egg, Baked Beans, Coleslaw Lemon Ice Box Pie Caramel Cake Banana Pudding Chosen as the final Barbeque stop on the way out of Memphis, Germantown Commissary may not gather … Continue reading

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Uncle Lou’s Famous Fried Chicken, Burgers, and Hot Wings, Memphis TN

Tweet Uncle Lou’s Famous Fried Chicken. Burgers, and Hot Wings 3 Piece – Old Fashioned Breast, Thigh and Leg with Sweet and Spicy Love Honey Butter Biscuits Potato Salad Cream Corn Nuggets Pecan and Coconut Fried Pies Spending the bulk … Continue reading

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Porcellino’s Craft Butcher, Memphis TN

Tweet Porcellino’s Craft Butcher Pain au Chocolate, Corn Muffin with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing, Pecan Croissant Cold Brew from Relevant Roasters of Memphis Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit Cinnamon Roll Pimento Cheese Gougeres Dutch Baby Almond Butterscotch Coffee Cake Bread … Continue reading

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Hog & Hominy, Memphis TN

Tweet Hog & Hominy Biscuits and Gravy Deviled Eggs – Lardo, Pickled Mustard Seeds Hot Brown – Brioche, Turkey, Porcellino’s Bacon, Fonduta, Gravy, Egg Margherita – Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, Basil Red Eye – Pork Belly, Egg, Fontina, Celery Leaf, Sugo … Continue reading

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The Second Line, Memphis TN

Tweet Second Line The Original Andouille + Crawfish + Pimento Cheese Fries The Johnny Snack – Hot Ham + Cheese with Beef Debris with Spinach Madeline Pecan Bread Pudding – Salty Caramel + Vanilla Ice Cream Opting against Restaurant Iris … Continue reading

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Central BBQ, Memphis TN

Tweet Central BBQ Half Rack Ribs, Pulled Chicken, Sliced Brisket, Mac n’ Cheese, Pork Rinds, Rolls Pulled Pork Sandwich with Slaw Peanut Butter Pie Caramel Cake Banana Pudding Having spent the better part of the morning visiting Sun Records, Beale … Continue reading

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Gibson’s Donuts, Memphis TN

Tweet Gibson’s Donuts Apple Fritter Red Velvet Glazed Old Fashioned Glazed Cruller Crumb Cake Blueberry Cake Caramel Glazed Yeast Largely underwhelmed by Brother Juniper’s it was onward to Gibson’s Donuts that the culinary tour of Memphis progressed and with a … Continue reading

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Brother Juniper’s, Memphis TN

Tweet Brother Juniper’s Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit Two Biscuits with Sorghum and Apple Butter Blueberry Pancakes with Pure Maple Syrup French Toast Monte Cristo with Ham, Swiss, Strawberry Jam, and Cheese Grits Beginning day … Continue reading

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Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen, Memphis TN

Tweet Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen Crostini – Olive Tapanade Scallops – Mushroom, Pears, Meyer Lemon, Green Garlic, Dashi AM Breakfast – 63 Degree Poached Egg, Pork Belly, Polenta, AM Pork Rinds Panzanella – Crab, Crème Fraiche, Asparagus, Brown Butter, Egg … Continue reading

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Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous, Memphis TN

Tweet Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous Charcoal Ribs and Shoulder Combo with Beans and Slaw Potato Salad Rolls Pleasing locals and tourists alike with Barbeque and kitsch since 1948, Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous was an obvious ‘must visit’ while exploring downtown Memphis and … Continue reading

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Cozy Corner, Memphis TN

Tweet Cozy Corner Cornish Hen 2-Bone Ribs, Slaw, Beans, Bread Banana Pudding Recently relocated from the famous baby blue location across the street, it was with admitted disappointment that I approached the counter adjacent to Encore Café to order some … Continue reading

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Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken, Mason TN

Tweet Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken Four Piece + a Breast with Beans, Slaw, Bread Pecan Pie Chess Pie Banana Pudding Now available in a few US Cities, with more to come, the story of Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken … Continue reading

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Loveless Café, Nashville TN

Tweet Loveless Café Coffee Unlimited Buttermilk Biscuits with Housemade Strawberry, Blackberry, Peach Jam Pecan Pancakes with Maple Bacon, Sorghum French Toast with Housemade Sausage and Sorghum Biscuit Sampler – Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork, Aged Ham, Pimento Cheese & Fried Green … Continue reading

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Fox’s Donut Den, Nashville TN

Tweet Fox’s Donut Den Yeast Star Maple Old Fashioned Apple Fritter Glazed Chocolate Cake Yeasted Strawberry Cro-Do Cream Filled Chocolate Glazed Named to several “Best of” lists in various online and print media, Fox’s Donut Den was the first stop … Continue reading

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Gina’s Bistro, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Gina’s Bistro Bread, Butter, Olive Oil, Balsamic Arancini – Arborio rice filled with bolognese sauce, peas, and mozzarella, breaded, fried and served hot w/marinara sauce Antipasto Italiano (for 2) – Prosciutto Parma, salame, cheeses, and olives Melanzane alla Parmigiana … Continue reading

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Gotta Love Cheesecake, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Gotta Love Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Cookie Frosted Oatmeal Cookie White Chocolate and Michigan Cherry Cookie Turtle Cheesecake Banana Pudding Cheesecake Recently opened in the Northwest, a tucked away Strip-mall location a few hundred yards from Santa Fe Station Casino, … Continue reading

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Old School Pizzeria, North Las Vegas NV

Tweet Old School Pizzeria Garlic Rosemary Knots, Whole Cloves, Garlic Aioli (Half Order) Vegas Meets Italy – Smoked Mozzarella, Ricotta, Pistachios, China Ranch Dates, Date Cream Sauce, Fresh Arugula, Thin Sliced Prosciutto, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes Regina Margherita – Fresh Torn … Continue reading

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Lumberjacks Restaurant, North Las Vegas NV

Tweet Lumberjacks Restaurant Coffee Jumbo Biscuit with Honey Griddle Sampler – Flapjacks, French Toast, Banana Bread French Toast, Sunny Side Up Eggs, Applewood Smoked Bacon Deep Fried Apple Bread Pudding with Bourbon Cream Sauce and Caramel Located on Craig Road … Continue reading

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Taco Maria, Costa Mesa CA

Tweet Taco Maria Canapes – Pickled Carrot, Pork Trotter with Scallion Aioli, Suzuki with Nori Chip Betabeles – Beet, Winter Citrus, Quinoa, Jalapenos, Cilantro, Dill Enchilada ‘Suiza’ de Ortigas – Black Trumpets, Huitlacoche, Queso Oaxaca, Stinging Nettles Arroz con Cangrejo … Continue reading

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