The Airy Ambiance of Coastal Fish Company Compliments the Craft of this Culinary Experience

Settled on Hyde Lake in the beautiful Shelby Farms Park, Coastal Fish Company offers gourmet seafood with the best view Memphis has to offer. Source: Coastal Fish Company The amazing thing about Father’s Day and my wedding anniversary is that they arrive within a month of each other. This means the family gets an opportunity … Read more

No Lie, these are the Best Tacos in Memphis | El Mero Taco

Source: el mero taco I haven’t felt compelled to write a food highlight in a long time. I guess it doesn’t help that we didn’t eat at a restaurant for more than a year due to Covid-19, but since we got vaccinated, we’ve begun to venture out as a family as often as possible since … Read more

Dinstuhl’s: Memphis’ Confection Capital

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Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, love, love, love. Chocolate is love, love is chocolate. (dedicated to my brother Joey Pinkney a self-professed Chocolate addict and writer from Memphis, TN.) This weekend my wife asked me to take a tour. This tour takes place twice a year. Once in the Spring and once in the Fall. Usually I … Read more

Neely’s Interstate BBQ: I Want to be Excited

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I have to preface this Hi-Lite with a short explanation about why no rib can ever live up to my expectations. My Father-in-Law had the best ribs I’ve ever eaten in my life. I mean consider the fact that his ribs and jerk chicken was what was served at our wedding and you only begin … Read more

Hog & Hominy: Just Sounds Like Ten Pounds

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The picture above is of the old H&H. It burned down and has been rebuilt. It’s still an amazing spot. I have found the holy grail of restaurant ambiance. Hold on, let me start that again. With all of the restaurant reviews on CBP, I’ve finally decided to give my superlatives to a couple of … Read more

Sidestreet Burgers is Olive Branch’s Hidden Food Paradise

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Sidestreet has added the Olive Branch Pizza Company and is one of the best pizza joints in the city. Okay, this is a little different. Typically, I’m all about finding spots in Memphis to hit and get my consumption on. Today the fam didn’t feel like taking the jaunt over to Midtown Memphis or Downtown … Read more

Bluefin (Edge Cuisine Sushi Lounge) – A Hideaway on Main

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It’s that time of year again when Memphians’ pack on an extra ten pounds in their quest to maintain Memphis as one of the unhealthiest cities in America! Okay, that definitely isn’t a very cool way to start a post, but Memphis in May is home to the biggest and arguably the best BBQ competition … Read more

Phillip Ashley – A Fantastically Elegant Experience

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I am trying hard to refrain from making this about my own gratification and satisfaction. This is about an artist. Not your traditional writer, painter, or musician, but a craftsman who paints the palate of the tongue with orgasmic flavors suited for the high-end boutiques of Los Angeles, La Jolla, or New York. So, I’m … Read more

best restaurants in Memphis…and the Tigers

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When you get married and have children, bars just aren’t the places that you tend to hang out in. You hit up the Chuck E Cheese, and buffets, and well the food chain joints that are better suited for the family… That’s if you are the average family that doesn’t take into consideration whether eating … Read more

Soulfish Cafe In Memphis is a Filling Station

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Food, food, food, and food… I think if you’ve visited the site before you realize that the Memphis Hi-Lites section should actually be called ‘Where to eat in Memphis’. While I have written about Autozone Park and Beale Street, those are pretty much known locales for enjoying Memphis. What Memphis has in abundance is what … Read more

Flight Restaurant -Pleasure by the bite

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What exactly makes a Memphis Hi-Lite? The first thing is that the location has to be in Memphis, obviously. The second? Well, it has to be a location that either provides an upscale atmosphere, or the perfect atmosphere for either date night or family night. The final attribute? The location has to grant the visitor … Read more

Miss Polly’s Soul City Cafe | Beale Street Chicken & Waffles

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The winter in Memphis has been as unpredictable as a summer thunderstorm in Memphis. Last Friday was Trolley Night and Memphis got a small respite from the below freezing weather, so my little family clan hit the town. For those of you who don’t know, Trolley Night occurs every last Friday of the month. South … Read more