Beale Street marker notes site of old Chop Suey Cafe

Cites Chinese immigrants’ role in early Memphis

By Updated: September 16, 2019 4:23 AM CT | Published: September 15, 2019 8:15 PM CT

The marker is the second in the area to note the contributions of the Chinese in Memphis. It also marks another addition to a block of Beale that is becoming known for its presentation of the district's history.

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Beale Street Chinese Historical Society of Memphis and Mid-South Chop Suey Cafe Jin Liang Cai Sherry Jeu Allard
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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