ILM Food & Drink Week 2014: Memphis Food Bloggers

Posted by Holly Whitfield | September 9th 2014 1836 6

There's enough amazing, delicious, innovative local food and beverages in Memphis for 100 bloggers to blog about for 100 years. And we are off to a great start. From vegan recipes to barbecue reviews, here's a roundup of the best Memphis food, cooking, and beverage bloggers. 

Here is a picture of pie from Cafe Eclectic. Because pie.

40 Aprons – Cheryl is a Memphis-based "mostly vegan, mostly healthy" recipe blogger with a site full of lovely photos and even lovelier personality. Twitter: @40aprons

Andrea's Cooktales – Food lover Andrea blogs about recipes with a side of storytelling; she's also a regular on Local Memphis Live's cooking segments. Twitter: @andreacooktales

Angie's Big Love of Food – Southern gal Angie blogs about her family's journey towards eating healthy (and sometimes gluten free) delicious meals in Memphis. Twitter: @AngiesBIGLove

Best Memphis Burger – Seth writes about the best burgers, wings, fried chicken, and other meatilicious deliciacies in Memphis (plus the occasional veggie burger.) He also organizes the annual Best Memphis Burger Fest. Twitter: @BestMemBurger

Caramelized – Cara gives her critiques of Memphis restaurants and fills in the blanks with delicious-looking photos and doable recipes. Twitter: @caragreenstein

Choose 901 – Check out Choose 901's Foodie Fridays for the pro-Memphis blog's take on the what's good to eat in the Bluff City. Twitter: @choose901

Chubby Vegetarian – Memphis-based photographers, authors, and vegetarians Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence shares recipes, gorgeous photos, and more. Twitter: @chubbyveg 

Cooking for Carnivores – Memphis-based vegetarian Jerri shares her experiences of cooking for her meat-loving family, including easy recipes and local ingredients. Twitter: @ckng4carnivores

Cooking With Jennifer – Chef and Memphis restauranteur Jennifer Chandler shares recipes and foodie thoughts from her three cookbooks and more. Twitter: @cookwjennifer

Deep Fried Couch – Chris and Chase and their pals write about Memphis happenings and sports, but also a lot about food. Twitter: @deepfriedcouch

Dining With MonkeysLocal mom Stacey Greenberg takes her two monkeys to restaurants all over town to test their kid-friendliness. 

Eat Local Memphis – Foodie and locavore Thomas writes about his adventures in eating the best that Memphis has to offer. Twitter: @eatlocalmemphis

FuzzyBrew – A beer blog by Memphis-area beer lovers / brewers, keeping you updated on the ever-growing beer scene in the Mid-South. Twitter: @fuzzybrew

Go Memphis! Food – The Commercial Appeal's coverage of Memphis restaurants and food, including reviews, news, recipes, and more. Twitter: @gomemphis, @jenniferbiggs1

Hungry Memphis – The Memphis Flyer's take on the food scene in Memphis, including weekly "Where Am I Eating?" contests. Twitter: @HungryFlyer

Ken's Food Find – Memphian Ken goes in-depth in his honest reviews of local eateries of all kinds. Twitter: @kensfoodfind

Memphis Magazine – Our city magazine covers food and wine in Memphis, including reviews, news, and an annual best restaurants poll. Twitter: @MemphisMagazine

Memphis Tweats – It's not exactly a blog, but the Memphis Tweats Twitter account's goal is "eating the food, drinking the drink, spreading the word…" Twitter: @memphistweats

Memphis Que – Craig David Meek is a journalist, lifelong Memphian, and "Memphis Barbecue: A Succulent History of Smoke, Sauce, and Soul" and his blog is about his quest to try all the barbecue and soul food restaurants in Memphis.  Twitter: @memphisque

Midsouthern Charm – A different Holly writes about her favorite restaurants in the Mid-South area plus her and her husband's adventures in cooking with farmer's market finds. Twitter: @charmmidsouth

NorococoSophorn McRae's blog features great design, incredible style, but also some of the most charming food features and photography around. Twitter: @norococo

Order Up! With Logan – Logan is Memphis' youngest food blogger and also a national TV star. This kid has tried dozens of Memphis' restaurants old and new and he's just getting started. Twitter: @Logo4000

Ten Feet Off Beale – Alyssa writes about all things Memphis and beyond, but also focuses on feasting at local favorites and publishing Southern-inspired recipes. Twitter: @alyssaplong

Tiffany Tastes – Tiffany (dedicated foodie and former CVB employee) travels around Memphis – and the world – trying everything so you don't have to. 

Vegan Crunk – Bianca is a vegan living in Memphis. It's a tough task in the land of barbecue, but her recipes and restaurant reviews make it look easy. Twitter: @biancaphillips

Where Memphis Eats –  This brand-new food blog proclaims "it's not all about BBQ in the Bluff City".  Twitter: @Memphis_Eats

Did I leave one off? No worries, Just leave it in the comments and I"ll check it out. If you're looking for Memphis blogs in general, check out the blogroll.  If you want to see more posts from the ILM Food & Drink Week 2014, go here for a list.

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. Jason says:

    I haven’t written about food as much, I did use the I Love Memphis Blog’s Top 100 Things to Eat in Memphis as my Food Bucket List when we moved here 18 months ago.

  2. Amanda Hill says:

    Thanks for the shoutout! We have something new coming soon for our foodie posts. #staytuned

  3. Thanks for the mention!  We've enjoyed our start to food blogging in Memphis.  

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