Eating may be the best thing about visiting Memphis . The city’s culinary specialties start—but don’t end—with barbecue. Plate-lunch diners around the city offer delectable corn bread, fried chicken, greens, fried green tomatoes, peach cobbler, and dozens of other Southern specialties on a daily basis. And to make it even better, such down-home restaurants are easy on your wallet.
For those seeking a departure from home-style fare, Memphis  has dozens of fine restaurants, some old established eateries and others newcomers that are as trendy as those in any major American city.