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August 26th, 2015 - 4:11 pm § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Tops Bar-B-Q: Home of the Barbecue Cheeseburger (Memphis, TN)

We like barbecue. We like cheeseburgers. In Memphis, the Tops Bar-B-Q franchise is known as the place to go for a barbecue cheeseburger.

July 27th, 2014 - 9:38 pm § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Up All Night: Craig Meek’s Memphis Barbecue Release Party

It may not be suitable for the cover, but the best quote about Craig Meek’s Memphis Barbecue: A Succulent History of Smoke Sauce and Soul came from the book’s release party.

June 18th, 2014 - 5:48 pm § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: Bar-B-Brawl at the Bar That Never Closes

It was about 3 a.m. and time to eat dinner again. Even before leaving the Northeast, we’d labeled the ribs at Alex’s Tavern one holy grail of our Memphis quest.

June 18th, 2014 - 5:43 pm § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Memphis Dive Bar Adventures: Perfect Ribs at 3 a.m.

The Ribs. Succulent, platonically moist, fall-aparty, infused with Memphis-style charcoal smoke, served with a dusting of finishing-spice and a side of sweet house sauce. In other words, perfection.

September 30th, 2013 - 8:01 am § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Payne’s Bar-B-Que: Setting the Bar for Memphis Barbecue, in a Very No-Frills Setting

Payne’s charcoal-smoked fare is a standout example of Memphis barbecue, and no trip would be complete without it. And visiting Payne’s is a trip in itself.

June 3rd, 2013 - 9:04 am § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

A&R Bar-B-Que: The Best Ribs (We Had) in Memphis

We thought A&R’s had served us the best ribs in Memphis, but the pitmaster thought he could do better. That craftsmanlike drive toward quality made him want his customers to experience the best his restaurant had to offer.

March 21st, 2013 - 8:47 am § in Memphis, Memphis BBQ

Memphis Barbecue Tour 2013: The Plan

We know that the area around Memphis is rich with barbecue and music and this time we’ll be staying there for close to a full week to find as much of it as we can.