Gus’s to buy Leonard’s

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: June 08, 2021 8:59 PM CT | Published: June 08, 2021 4:01 PM CT
<strong>Dan Brown is selling Leonard&rsquo;s to the owners of Gus&rsquo;s World Famous Fried Chicken.</strong> (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)

Dan Brown is selling Leonard’s to the owners of Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken. (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)

The owners of Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken plan to preserve Leonard’s Pit Barbecue for now, and possibly move and expand the restaurant later. 


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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