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Reviews from This Italian Family

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  • Green Bamboo

    Things have been so busy for so long that this weekend was marked on the calendar to be a FUN weekend. But why tell you about it when I can show it to you instead...

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  • Corky's Ribs & BBQ

    Memphis has some amazing BBQ. One of our favorite well known places is Corky’s on Poplar! The parking is a mess and there is often a back up on Poplar from people trying to get in, but it is so worth it...

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  • Jack Pirtle's Chicken

    While “chicken” is in the name and they originally had ties to Colonel Saunders (of KFC fame)… Jack Pirtle’s Chicken is probably most famous for their steak sandwich. Intrigued by this, we decided to check it out over lunch one day...

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  • Showboat Barbecue in Memphis

    Showboat Barbecue

    When we saw where Showboat was on a map we were a little concerned about it being sort of sketch, but our concerns were put to rest as soon as we arrived. Super clean and really not scary at all...

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  • Garibaldis Pizza in Memphis

    Garibaldis Pizza

    As most of you know, I love pizza. And Garibaldi’s Pizza offers quite the delicious selection! But not only pizza, they have pasta dishes too! Which is good news because I really love spaghetti...

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  • Celtic Crossing

    When we first moved to Memphis nearly five years ago, we lived in an apartment on my grad school campus and immediately fell into a great group of friends from our complex...

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  • Three Little Pigs Bar-B-Q

    I love musicals. I was in Oliver Twist and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat when I was a kiddo and I grew up loving several other musicals (really there aren’t many that I don’t like, haha!). However, I do have a favorite musical that rises a wee bit above the others…

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  • Jerusalem Market & Restaurant in Memphis

    Jerusalem Market & Restaurant

    For those who don’t know, Purim begins this evening and goes through tomorrow. Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the story of Esther (a Jewish girl who became queen) who...

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  • Taqueria La Guadalupana in Memphis

    Taqueria La Guadalupana

    So when I heard that there was an authentic style Mexican restaurant called Taqueria La Guadalupana off Summer, I knew she needed to come with Christopher and I...

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  • Memphis Pizza Cafe in Memphis

    Memphis Pizza Cafe

    I’m not sure about the other locations, but this one in particular just isn't meant for big groups (unless you are willing to wait for a while to be seated). However, overall Memphis Pizza Cafe is great. Once you are seated, the service is quick and helpful. And the food is scrumptious.

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  • Patrick's in Memphis

    Patrick's

    I’m not sure how it has taken us this long to get to Patrick’s. We pass by it all the time on Park Ave and I always wonder how the food is. Well, my friends, now I know. And it’s a win...

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  • Tokyo Grill

    Christopher grew up eating sushi and he loves it. In fact, it is because his family enjoys it so much that I have acquired a taste for it. The only time I had eaten sushi before meeting my in-laws was on a plane from Japan to the States...

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  • Ciao Bella Pizza in Memphis

    Ciao Bella Pizza

    So like I mentioned yesterday in my birthday recap, Christopher took me to Ciao Bella for my birthday and it really was absolutely delicious...

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  • The Elegant Farmer

    So like I mentioned yesterday in my birthday recap, Christopher took me to Ciao Bella for my birthday and it really was absolutely delicious...

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  • Pete & Sam's Restaurant in Memphis

    Pete & Sam's Restaurant

    Last night we went out to dinner at a local joint called Pete and Sam’s. I’ll be honest, it was a pretty big disappointment. We’ve heard it’s one of the best Italian places here, but we would beg to differ. The food wasn’t bad, but it certainly wasn’t amazing...

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  • Super Submarine Sandwich Shops in Memphis

    Super Submarine Sandwich Shops

    So technically this place is called “The Super Submarine Sandwich Shop,” but I very seldom hear it called that. We’ve heard about the Chinese Sub Shop since we moved to Memphis and somehow only recently made it there...

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  • Local Gastropub in Memphis

    Local Gastropub

    As I’ve mentioned before, there is so much to love about Memphis! But just this weekend I discovered a new thing I love about Memphis: there is a great little community of bloggers here! I really hadn’t come across many Memphis blogs until I found Laura’s blog...

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  • Rendezvous Charles Vergos in Memphis

    Rendezvous Charles Vergos

    Christopher is on the activities committee at his workplace. Well, technically he’s the director of the committee… or the “Supreme Commander, Grand Poobah of the Activities Committee...

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  • Rock 'N Dough Pizza in Memphis

    Rock 'N Dough Pizza

    It is no secret that I love pizza. I’ve been in search of my favorite pizza in Memphis for a long time, but with little luck. That is, of course, until I came across the Rock ‘n Dough Pizza food truck at Soup Sunday...

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  • Kooky Canuck

    There are so many amazing places to eat in Memphis that it’s hard to pick a few favorites for out-of-town visitors. So we gave a list of our top favs to Christopher’s family and let them choose...

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  • Jerry's Sno Cones

    After Whitney’s baby shower on Saturday, Christopher and I decided to knock a couple of places off our “Memphis Eats” list. We started at Edo Japanese Restaurant which is right next door to Jerusalem Market...

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  • EDO Japanese Restaurant in Memphis

    EDO Japanese Restaurant

    After Whitney’s baby shower on Saturday, Christopher and I decided to knock a couple of places off our “Memphis Eats” list. We started at Edo Japanese Restaurant which is right next door to Jerusalem Market...

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  • Memphis Barbecue Company in Horn Lake

    Memphis Barbecue Company

    Last night Kix 106 hosted Tracy Lawrence and Tyler Farr as the free concert of the week! There was a monsoon with tons of lightning so I actually left my camera in the car which means I don’t have photos of the concert itself, BUT...

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