Food & Drink Week 2015: Memphis Food Bloggers

Posted by Holly Whitfield | September 15th 2015 2060 5
Sushi Jimmi tacos

There’s enough amazing, delicious, innovative local food 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.

sushi jimmi tacos with beer
Here is a picture of tacos from Sushi Jimmi food truck and some Memphis Made beer. Because yum.

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 for the pro-Memphis blog’s take on 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 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

The Fork – Local food journalist John Klyce Minervini is the driving force behind The Fork, a site where Memphians can meet chefs, learn about seasonal ingredients, and find restaurants. Twitter:@memphisasfork. Instagram: @memphisasfork.

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 BBQ Guide – BBQ judge and enthusiast Tim Shirley has reviewed more than 170 local barbecue restaurants, food trucks, and roadside pits on his blog.

Memphis Craft Beer – Memphis Craft Beer’s website, blog, and weekly radio show is all about the local beer scene, including events, beer reviews, interviews with brewers, and more. Twitter: @901craftbeer

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

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

Thrillist Memphis Edition– International lifestyle site Thrillist has a heavy focus on food and drink, and the Memphis edition is no exception. New posts by local authors are published each Monday.

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

This Italian Family – Rachel Vendetti writes about her life in Memphis with her Italian husband, including reviews of local restaurants and recipes. Instagram: @rach.vendetti

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.


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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