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The South’s Top 50 Barbecue Joints 2019

The South’s Top 50 Barbecue Joints 2019

After a long summer spent driving down lonely country roads, sampling prodigious quantities of smoked meats and delicious sides, and repeatedly stain-treating shirts, it’s time to release Southern Living’s 2019 list of the Top 50 Barbecue Joints in the South. Last year we took the risky step of listing our picks in ranked order, and we’re doing it again in 2019.

4 Memphis spots land on Southern Living's list of 'The South's Top 50 Barbecue Joints'

4 Memphis spots land on Southern Living's list of 'The South's Top 50 Barbecue Joints'

Four Memphis restaurants have made Southern Living's annual list of "The South's Top 50 Barbecue Joints 2019.”

Sticky Fingers, Sticky Conversations: BBQ and Reproductive Justice

Sticky Fingers, Sticky Conversations: BBQ and Reproductive Justice

Finally, a feel-good story about abortion in the south. Sam and Naomi Ekperigin travel to the home of BBQ and badass reproductive rights activists to consume some smokin’ hot tips on how to lead the fight for reproductive justice.

The South’s Top Barbecue Freebies

The South’s Top Barbecue Freebies

I’ve been on the road this month for another round of restaurant tours in preparation for the 2019 edition of The South’s Top 50 Barbecue Joints. What particularly caught my eye on my recent trips were the little extras that some joints give away for free along with each meal. It’s a very hospitable and welcome practice, and here are my seven favorites.

Running a restaurant is more than just business for four Memphis families. It’s about upholding their family’s legacy through the food and hospitality they serve.

Running a restaurant is more than just business for four Memphis families. It’s about upholding their family’s legacy through the food and hospitality they serve.

Running a restaurant is more than just business for four Memphis families. It’s about upholding their family’s legacy through the food and hospitality they serve.

10 Memphis Barbecue Joints You Have to Visit

10 Memphis Barbecue Joints You Have to Visit

Each spring, more than 75,000 people descend on Memphis for the World Championship of Barbecue. We scoured the Grind City to find the most authentic barbecue joints you can sample during the event.

2019 AAC Championship Tournament Guide To Memphis

2019 AAC Championship Tournament Guide To Memphis

Are you a college basketball fan in town for the American Athletic Conference 2019 Championship Tournament? This article is just for you! Think of it as your handy dandy cheat sheet for what to do in Memphis, where to eat in Memphis, and how to enjoy your time in our fair city.

My Favorite Things: Central BBQ nachos

My Favorite Things: Central BBQ nachos

Before you take away my Memphis card for not liking barbecue pizza, barbecue spaghetti or barbecue nachos, let me point out there are exceptions to these made-in-Memphis dishes. Barbecue spaghetti at the Bar-B-Q Shop is a whole different thing from sauce poured over noodles and I love the stuff – more on that another day. And while I’m not going to get excited over barbecue pizza, the baby one at Pete & Sam’s is not so bad – it’s tiny, after all.

The 10 Best Restaurants in All of Memphis

The 10 Best Restaurants in All of Memphis

Memphis has earned a reputation for exceptional barbecue, so much so that Memphis-style barbecue is one of the most famous styles that can be found in the whole of the United States. However, it should be mentioned that it is home to other restaurants serving up other kinds of food, with excellent examples ranging from burgers to pizza. Due to this, while interested individuals should make sure to check out Memphis-style barbecue, they shouldn’t miss out on the other opportunities that can be found in the region.

A Tasteful List 2018

MEMPHIS BY THE BITE: Presenting the Tasteful List 2018 – alphabetical local favorites in one decidedly local man’s opinion. Most of the following should come with a gym membership and a warning from the American Heart Association, bless their hearts. Show some restraint; don’t try all of these over the weekend.