New Eats: Petals of a Peony opens as area’s first Sichuan-only restaurant

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: August 23, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: August 23, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Joshua Carlucci
Special to The Daily Memphian

Joshua Carlucci

Originally from California, Joshua Carlucci is a former high school teacher and chef. He is also an MFA candidate in the Creative Writing program at the University of Memphis.

Petals of a Peony, Memphis’ first entirely authentic Sichuan restaurant, opened this week on Germantown Parkway with gorgeous plates, plenty of offal and dishes perfect for “the intrepid spice enthusiast.” 


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