The beer list is expansive, with what just might be the longest beer menu in town, a mix of the most exotic beers on tap and in a bottle or can - and you can indeed order a Bud Light or something of that ilk, but why would you, when you can have a Ghost River Wee Heavy or a Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout? In a city full of fun and interesting bars, it's hard to come up with something new. Don't be thrown by the name; this cavernous space is indeed a deli and a tasty one, at that but it also doubles as a live music must-hit for Memphians. Today, Eater returns to Memphis, Tennessee, to focus on 10 newish bars and restaurants that have been reeling in the locals. The yard features live entertainment most nights, and the entertainment dictates the crowd, so keep that in mind note: the ping pong bar and yard are 21 and up after 8pm. The first one was in Vegas, baby. The visual artistry of creations is as distinctive as their flavors.
The second one was in San Diego, our former home port. While may be the epicenter of partying in Memphis, and is a must-explore drinking destination of its own, there's just one Beale bar that made our list this time - and that's not because others aren't as worthy. There's a different food truck on site during the opening hours, and you can take some brew home with you in your growler or by grabbing a six-pack. They also have several beers to choose from, including Bud Light Raz-ber-itas. Their passion is obvious, as anyone who has attended one of their Potterfest events knows well. East Memphis When childhood friends Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman opened their first restaurant in 2008, they combined Memphis' reverence for pork with their own Italian culinary training.
You'll get membership perks and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect. The Rooster Biscuit at Sunrise Memphis is a crispy piece of fried chicken, house-made pickles and Tabasco honey served on a freshly baked buttermilk biscuit. There's a real friendly competition going on in Memphis right now, between downtown's Beale establishments and other bars, with Midtown and its Cooper Young neighborhood. Here you can expect over-the-top, deep-fried sushi rolls like the Godzilla, which holds shrimp tempura, avocado, cream cheese, crawfish, and scallions. Head baker Ali Rohrbacher is creating some of the best pies and cakes in town. After traveling extensively and hanging out in concept bars all around the globe, Hayley and Miles figured they could pull off a similar deal in Memphis.
The drinks are served in teacups, many of which Hayley found at Goodwill. The Liquor Store serves up craft cocktails alongside classic diner fare with a nostalgic and Latin twist. Read our full features on and. Any dessert item you can dream of, from colossal milkshakes and cookie dough flights to cakes and ice cream, are readily available. Next time you , be sure to stop by one of these establishments for a tasty mixed drink.
Luckily for us Memphians, the McNeills have brought their fresh Gulf seafood to. The bar area is the size of a small entryway, so be prepared to get to know the regulars. Also on offer are a variety of egg rolls, sushi burritos, and fusion dishes like Korean barbecue and spicy crawfish nachos. We predict the Tuscan turkey with basil pesto dressing, sun-dried tomatoes and provolone is sure to be a favorite. The permanent location will serve alcohol as well as non-ramen selections like yakitori, tempura, and raw dishes. Coco, a juice and salad bar, is in the works to be the sixth addition to the culinary offerings at The South Main Market.
Dishes are meant to be shared and savored. The stunning bar is a prime spot for corner cocktails and people watching. You damn near need a life jacket. So that inspired the format. The newest entry in the downtown hotel rooftop scene, Twilight is a super-chic space with commanding views of the Mississippi.
The catch, I would like to have a rooftop bar. Come spring, the patio, which is enclosed by shipping containers and features another full bar, will be the place to be. King s Blues Club is a great place to start before venturing out to other clubs and venues on the strip. The decor is very modern with a tropical flare. Restaurateurs Craig Blondis and Roger Sapp teamed up with Chef Ryan Trimm to create a unique Downtown steakhouse experience. And after a few cocktails, the Stoner Pie is a must.
When chef Cru von Holtzendorff-Fehling — who trained under Michelin-starred chef Armin Karrer — was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease in 2010, she decided to make a change for the better. As far as culinary experiences in Memphis go, noshing on Southern-comfort food staples like fried green tomatoes and buttermilk fried chicken from inside a repurposed grain bin is definitely in a league of its own. And come October, Lucky Cat Ramen — which has been operating out of a temporary space in Midtown — is opening a permanent home on Broad Avenue for its ramen-heavy eatery that features bowls like the shoyu with pork bone broth and the yuzu veggie with a lemongrass-ginger vegetable broth. Strano Looking to break the bad-luck streak of previous tenants in this corner Cooper Young spot, Strano serves up its Sicilian brand of Italian cuisine. Bring your own liquor, or order beer by the pitcher, which is the only way it comes. Craig and Roger are the duo behind , and Ryan is the chef and owner of.