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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

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    Miss Molly's or something? It was delicious!
    I'm not sure.. Building was green and yellow though


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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    Went to Soul Fish Cafe near the stadium for lunch before the game. Outstanding catfish, and the mashed potatoes were a dream. The hush puppies were excellent, too, and I'm not a big fan of hush puppies.

    Corky's was the best BBQ. Went to Central's....wasn't horrendous, but the brisket was a bit tough, and I think the slaw was more of a vinegar base.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    After going to Memphis I would have to say Corky's was the best BBQ.

    Rendezvous probably had the atmosphere with it being a BBQ dive and located in an alley.

    Hueys (downtown) had the best burger and a really cool atmosphere.

    Also Germantown Commissary was good as well. Went there before the game and it was pretty good.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    Big fan of The Commissary. Thanks to whomever on this board that gave it props or I wouldn't have known about it. Particularly loved the ribs and slaw, but it was all good.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    Gus's chicken was EXCELLENT. Would go out of my way to get it again


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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    another vote for the Commisary. good stuff

    had Central BBQ at their tailgate vendor trailer and loved their slaw but it was egg based. weird but good


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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    Count me in as a fan of the Commissary as well - if you are ever in Germantown, TN you should absolutely check it out.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    We ate at, 3 main places, BB King's, Alfred's and the Bardogg ( Breakfast), the breakfast at the Bardog was awesome, for a little hole in the wall off Beale ST, had a breakfast burrito and a bloodie, both were awesome. The 2 bar'b q places, I got pretty much the same thing, ribs and half chicken, I like BB's more, also tried both the ghost river and the BB Blues Beer, Ghost River was awesome, I drank it most of the vaca.....



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    The slaw was good at Rendezvous, a little kick to it. Ribs yummy too.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    one "NO" vote for the Pizza Inn in Blytheville on Sunday night. Give me a totinos, horrible...

    the waitress asked if we were from Texas. we all had clothes on that had "IOWA STATE" on the front...


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    Got gas in Blytheville on way down, distinct odor of hemp. Another dude filling up while smoking a regular cigarette also. Nice.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    I had red beans and rice at the Rum Boogie Cafe with a beer. Wonderful meal. Central BBQ near the Tn campus had good brisket on Saturday night. Saw some real dives in town when my brother took a wrong turn and asked his Tom Tom for reroute.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bu4ISU View Post
    Gus's chicken was EXCELLENT. Would go out of my way to get it again
    Agreed! We stopped at Gus's before we left and it lived up to the hype.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bestaluckcy View Post
    I had red beans and rice at the Rum Boogie Cafe with a beer. Wonderful meal. Central BBQ near the Tn campus had good brisket on Saturday night. Saw some real dives in town when my brother took a wrong turn and asked his Tom Tom for reroute.

    Those can be some of the best places. I saw one called "Momma's Soulfood" that probably would have been great.



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    Re: Best Eats in Memphis (so far)

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    I wasn't quite sure what the restaurant was called.. But they advertised fried chicken and waffles. Any good? Also Dyers on Beale was on Man vs Food
    We did Miss Polly's on Beale New Years Eve...and it was REALLY good. I had the fried chicken and waffles which was to die for. Also, the best fried pickles I've ever had. Love Peace Chicken Grease!!!


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