New owner steps in as Local closes and Madison Tavern opens

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: November 02, 2023 6:38 PM CT | Published: November 02, 2023 9:20 AM CT

After an outpouring of negative publicity, Local on the Square closed late last month. Memphis restaurateur Tim Quinn plans to open Madison Tavern — with a lodgelike feel and a large menu of American classics — in its place. 


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Joshua Carlucci

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.


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