A Tasteful List 2016

MEMPHIS BY THE BITE. Presenting the sixth serving of the Tasteful List, updated for 2016 – alphabetical local favorites in one decidedly local man’s opinion – the only things easy to swallow in an election year.

A/M Breakfast, Andrew Michael; Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp, Café Society, Molly’s; Baguettes, La Baguette; Barbecue Pizza, Coletta’s, Elwood’s Shack, Pete & Sam’s; Barbecue Salad, Bar-B-Q Shop, Central BBQ, Germantown Commissary; Barbecue Sandwich, Bar-B-Q Shop, Interstate, Payne’s, Tops; Barbecue Spaghetti, Bar-B-Q Shop; Beacon Salad, Pete & Sam’s; Beer, Cash Saver, anywhere serving Ghost River, High Cotton, Memphis Made or Wiseacre; Birthday Cake Sno Cone, Jerry’s; Breakfast (anything), Blue Plate, Brother Juniper’s; Boston Cream Pie, Calvary Waffle Shop; Brisket, Elwood’s Shack, Rendezvous;Catfish, Soul Fish; Cheeseburger, Belly Acres, Belmont, Caritas Village, Earnestine & Hazel’s, Hog & Hominy, Huey’s, Mac’s Burgers, Oshi, Tops;Cheese Dip, Pancho’s; Chicken Salad, Bogie’s, Calvary Waffle Shop, Ecco, La Baguette; Chile Rellenos, Los Compadres; Chips, Las Delicias;Chopped Steak, Mortimer’s; Coffee, Bluff City Coffee, City & State;Collards, Hog & Hominy; Corn Sticks, Little Tea Shop; Cupcakes, Muddy’s; Deviled Eggs, Bogie’s, The Farmer; Dirty Rice, Mardi Gras; Dry Ribs, Rendezvous; Egg Drop Soup, A-Tan; Eggplant Casserole, Cupboard; Fish and Chips, Brass Door; Fish Pudding, Calvary Waffle Shop; Fried Chicken, Gus’s; Fried Green Tomatoes, Cupboard; Fries, Bounty, Brass Door, Huey’s, Young Avenue Deli; Guacamole, Las Delicias; Gumbo, DeJavu, Second Line, Mardi Gras; Hoppin John, Little Tea Shop; Hot and Sour Soup, Shanghai; Hot Dogs, Elwood’s Shack, Hog & Hominy; Italian Salad, Bogie’s, Fino’s, Pete & Sam’s; Italian Spinach, Pete & Sam’s; Knuckle Sandwich, Iris; Lyonnaise Salad, Café 1912; Miss Mary’s Salad, Frank Grisanti’s; New York Club, Fino’s; Nuts, Peanut Shoppe; Patio Salad, Half Shell; Patty Melt, Huey’s, The Farmer; Pizza, Aldo’s, Ciao Bella, Memphis Pizza CafePo Boys, DeJavu, Second Line, Mardi Gras; Popcorn, Peanut Shoppe; Pork Shank, Bounty; Potato Salad, Bogie’s, Fratelli’s, The Farmer; Potato Soup, Huey’s; Pot Roast, The Farmer; Red Beans and Rice, Half Shell; Salad Sampler, Bogie’s, Calvary Waffle Shop; Sausage and Cheese Plate, Rendezvous; Sea Bass, Tsunami;Shrimp and Grits, Sweet Grass; Shrimp Elfo, Frank Grisanti’s; Shrimp Salad, Bogie’s; Shrimp Toast, Bhan Thai; Sliders, Bardog, Brass Door, Huey's, Slider Inn; Steak, Folk’s Folly; Steak Sandwich, Half Shell, Huey’s; Stuffed Avocado, Little Tea Shop; Surf and Turf, Iris; Tomato Aspic, Calvary Waffle Shop; Turkey Burger, Huey’s; Turnip Greens, Little Tea Shop, The Farmer; Veal Saltimbocca, Brooklyn Bridge; Vegetable Plate, Cupboard, Little Tea Shop, The Farmer; Wet Ribs, Bar B-Q Shop, Central BBQ, Germantown Commissary, Interstate; Waffles, Calvary Waffle Shop.

See the full post at Memphis Daily News.