Monthly Archives: February 2016

Gilt Edge Barbecue Cafe

Don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below.  Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. I once asked an old man who grew up in and around Memphis if he could think of even one bar-b-q restaurant around that I had not been to or at least heard of. … Continue reading »

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Memphis’ Best BBQ-BBQ So Good, It Pulled Over a Bus

Hover the cursor over the bottom of the slide show for controls. Don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also, check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Driving home in the fall of 2015, I passed this huge smokin’ pit on a trailer hitched to a pick-up truck in a parking lot … Continue reading »

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Fat Larry’s BBQ-Smoked Beef Brisket In Memphis

Don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also, check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Fat Larry’s in rural Bartlett, TN is surrounded by a beautiful canopy of trees and a cozy patio. It’s the kind of place I enjoy grillin’ and barbecuein’ myself. Give me a naturally beautiful setting, a … Continue reading »

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Family Bar-B-Q & Snack Bar

Don’t miss the Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Some years ago I came across this little Memphis urban bbq shop at Chelsea and Hollywood. You couldn’t miss it, because several menu ads were painted right onto the red bricks. It was 2:15 in … Continue reading »

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Grill Master Chew-Best BBQ Nachos and Smoked Rib Tips!

Hover your mouse pointer over the bottom of the slide show for controls.   Don’t miss the full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. You’ve heard or read it before-that in Memphis, we’ll barbecue anything and put barbecue in and on just about everything (and yes, barbecue is both a noun … Continue reading »

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Country Cafe

Check back in the future for a full review. If you’d like to read more about it sooner, comment to let me know. Until then, see my Quick-Fire Guide below, including photos of my trip to the Country Cafe. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide Glance at … Continue reading »

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Corned Beef House-BBQ in Memphis Urban Diner

See my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. A lot has changed since the 1960’s… but you wouldn’t have known it sitting in the Corned Beef House on Jackson Ave. in Memphis. Some culinary historians might dub the place a “grease house,” where … Continue reading »

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Coleman’s Bar-B-Q

See my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Coleman’s Bar-B-Q Pit & Grill is not your swanky bbq tourist attraction with celebrity-signed autographs. It’s a simple old school bar-b-q shop that offers standard Memphis fare-smoked shoulder, ribs, rib tips, smoked sausages, fried catfish, slaw, beans and the like. … Continue reading »

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Chicago’Z Fast Foods-Chicago Style Rib Tips and Fries

Check out my Quick-Fire Guide below.  And don’t miss full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide I first learned of Chicago’Z Fast Foods from their brief run of cheesy local Memphis television commercials. To their defense, I’ve never seen a local Memphis TV commercial I didn’t think was corny. They offered typical Chicago fare-gyros, Italian beef … Continue reading »

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Chef’s Downtown Wings & More-Killer Barbecue Chicken

See my Quick-Fire Guide below.  Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide Chef’s Downtown Wings & More is a charming little café in the midst of a not-so-charming concrete jungle. It’s located right across the street from the Shelby County Jail and adjacent to attorney’s offices, bail bonding … Continue reading »

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Cates Family Meats-Fair Concession

See my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide Cate’s Family Meats was located in Southaven, Mississippi as a meat market only and not actually a restaurant. There was, however, the occasional tease the times that they were been featured on local news segments displaying … Continue reading »

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Captain John’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q

See my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide I didn’t see Captain John’s Bar-B-Q on TV or read about it in an internet article. If it ever made any “Best BBQ” list, I haven’t seen it. I actually discovered this little gem of … Continue reading »

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C & J Bar-B-Que

Don’t forget my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide In the urban, semi-industrial Orange Mound area of Memphis, you’ll find C & J Bar-B-Que located right on the curve of snaking railroad tracks on Person Ave. A Budweiser was truck being unloaded out front when I … Continue reading »

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Brad’s Bar-B-Q

In Bartlett, TN (a suburban city of Memphis) and just across the railroad tracks from the old Pig N Whistle BBQ store, Brad’s BBQ is a country bar-b-q sandwich shop that’s been around for over thirty five years. It was many years ago, when I first stopped in for  a sandwich. The lightly smoked, tender meat was chopped with … Continue reading »

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Boss Hog B-B-Q – A Day of Conquests

Since Memphis, TN is right on the border of both Mississippi and Arkansas, it should be no great surprise that the influence of Memphis bbq extends across these borders. Take for example, the old Boss Hog BBQ, a small bbq shop that was in a strip mall on Goodman Road. The atmosphere was typical of Memphis-area bbq restaurants-simple, … Continue reading »

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Beignet Café – “New Orleans Soul & Memphis Blues”

  Beignet Café (now Double J Smokehouse) was a unique fusion of New Orleans and Memphis right in the heart of the downtown Civil Rights Museum district. The oldest restaurant in Memphis, the Arcade was nearby. You can actually find both cajun cuisine and Memphis bar-b-q in just about every joint on Beale St. But Beignet Café had … Continue reading »

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Becky Sue’s BBQ – “Under The Table” BBQ at the Fair

The Delta Fair is a family friendly event held annually at the Agri-Center in the Cordova area of Memphis near Germantown, TN. For our family part of the fun at the fair is getting fair food. I mean, how often do you get funnel cakes, deep-fried candy bars, pronto pups and you bet, smoked turkey … Continue reading »

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Barb-A-Rosa’s BBQ-Nuked Ribs, Great Sauce

Millington is about ten to fifteen minutes from Memphis and has its own little bbq scene, influenced by its big brother of course. Barbarosa BBQ with its small town, country atmosphere was located on one of the main streets that run through town in what is now Smokin’ D’s BBQ. If you’re more into interesting sauces … Continue reading »

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