As we celebrate our city’s 200th birthday, let’s take a look at the evolution of Memphis’ food scene

By Published: May 31, 2019 6:41 PM CT

Memphis restaurants owe a debt to immigrants, both in the city's early years and in more recent times. And to barbecue; it's what got us to the party.


Grisanti's History of barbecue Memphis Bicentennial Rendezvous
Jennifer Biggs

Jennifer Biggs

Jennifer Biggs is a native Memphian and veteran food writer and journalist who covers all things food, dining and spirits related for The Daily Memphian.

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