Herrington: Sorry Cincinnati, Memphis barbecue spaghetti deserves your spotlight

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 15, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Chris Herrington
Daily Memphian

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.

Could it be that middle-of-the-country cousins — Cincinnati chili and Memphis barbecue spaghetti — are, respectively, the most overrated and most underrated dishes of American regional cuisine?


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