365 Things to Do in Memphis #186: Put Some Slaw on It

Posted by Holly Whitfield | July 4th 2012 2116 0

Assignment #186 in the 365 Things to Do in Memphis is to order a barbecue sandwich and put some slaw on it. Because to eat it any other way would be Un-American.

Barbecue sandwich with slaw, Memphis, Tenn.

It would also be contrary to the way we're supposed to enjoy our barbecue sandwiches. Everyone knows that it's not a true Memphis sandwich if it doesn't have a mess of slow cooked, pulled pork topped with thick tangy, sweet sauce and a mountain of slaw.

(This example came from Central Barbecue, but you can get slaw on your sandwich at just about every barbecue joint in town.)


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.

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  1. Otto says:

    Heresy! Slaw on pulled pork is wrong and evil. 😉

  2. Tom says:

      Where is the best barbecue in Memphis. Tcollier@steptoe.com

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