Top 10 Food Posts You Might Have Missed

Posted by Holly Whitfield | September 22nd 2015 2530 1
Hammer-and-Ale-cheese-plate

There are hundreds of posts in the Food category on this blog, and with good reason. We love to eat, and we have some of the best food in the world. While some posts cover the trendiest most “buzzworthy” places, others are about restaurants tucked away in strip malls where all the menu items are numbers. I love them all.

Here are my top ten favorite I Love Memphis food posts you might have missed this year.

1. Feelin’ Fancy? (Or Just Love Food?) Head to Chez Philippe

chez-philippe-fish

I took the sommelier’s suggestion to try the seared Ahi tuna with clams, and I’m so glad I did. The tuna was majestic; it practically melted in my mouth. The clams were flavorful, and the saffron rice was tender and aromatic.” Click here to read the full post.

2. 5 Minute Food Review: Bibimbap Burger from Kwik Chek

IMG_7649
“It’s got a little crunch, a little kick, and a lot of flavor. The burger itself wasn’t overwhelmingly huge, but it was plenty big and plenty messy to eat…” Click here to read the full post.

3. Eat this: Jerk Chicken Roll with Boom-Boom Sauce at Evelyn & Olive

evelyn-and-olive-jerk-chicken-roll

“Boom Boom sauce can mean different things, but I hypothesize that this slightly creamy version is made up of chile peppers and some yummy spices that gave it it’s orange color and bright flavor…” Click here to read the full post.

4. Pork on Pork: Why You Need To Plan For A Porchetta Dinner At Local

porchetta-2

“There are some days when a regular dinner just isn’t enough, days when you need to go to the next level, food-wise. Plan ahead for those days, and try the Italian Dinner at Local.” Click here to read the full post.

5. Meet the Hot Mess Food Truck (aka burritos on wheels)

Hot Mess Food Truck 3

“Are you a hot mess? Do you have any friends who are “a hot mess”? Are you a well-adjusted, put together individual who just likes burritos? A hot mess who likes burritos? If you answered yes to any of these questions…” Click here to read the full post.

6. Try Some Colombian Food At Arepas Deliciosas (Guest Post)

arepas deliciosas typical plate

“I’m a huge fan of eggs on non-breakfast food, and the egg on this dish didn’t disappoint. I liked the combination of the fresh avocado, rice, and fried egg – pretty mild, but still tasty…” Click here to read the full post.

7. Friday Lunch Date at Felicia Suzanne’s

Felicia Suzannes eggs martini

“Felicia Suzanne’s restaurant downtown is mostly known for dinner, but the 25-cent martini Friday lunch is a perfect special end-of-week treat…” Click here to read the full post.

8. A Taste of Bombay Chaat Corner (Guest Post)

Bombay samosas

“First thing’s first: Bombay Chaat Corner is not the place to go if you’re looking for white tablecloths and fine china. There isn’t any music or interior design flourishes. And the numerical menu list is backwards…” Click here to read the full post.

9. Eat This: New Southern Lunch Menu at Capriccio Grill

Capriccio Grill Crawfish mac n cheese

“The fried catfish came with a hushpuppy the size of a small planet, which was delightfully fluffy inside…” Click here to read the full post.

10. Drink All The Beer & Eat All the Cheese at Hammer & Ale

Hammer and Ale cheese plate

The grilled pimento cheese sandwich consisted of toasty bread filled with a generous portion of gooey, tangy, fresh pimento cheese. It came with kettle cooked chips, which were solid, and some kind of tasty dipping sauce…” Click here to read the full post.

Which ones were your favorites? What are your favorite hidden, or not-so-trendy places to have a meal in Memphis?


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

Leave a Comment