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Rendezvous Shipment Satisfies Case of Homesick Memphis Blues

Leslie Kelly 5 comments

[Flickr: biskuit] I am deliriously happy living in Seattle. The mountains, the Puget Sound, the oysters! What's not to love? Still, I do often miss Memphis, the city where I lived for three years before returning to the Pacific Northwest. Fortunately, there's a sure cure for my blues: a shipment of Rendezvous Barbecue. Barbecue at the Source Now, nothing can replace the experience of eating at this Memphis landmark. The sassiest smelling smoke billows out of the restaurant's cavernous ovens, beckoning diners into an alley named November 6, 1934—so named for the election day when voters passed the bond to fund the Tennessee Valley Authority. Walk down a set of stairs at Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous and take a peek... More

The Paupered Chef Visits Four Memphis Barbecue Shrines

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Nick Kindelsperger of The Paupered Chef (and Serious Eats Dinner Tonight contributor) left Chicago last weekend to spend forty hours in Memphis. He stopped at four of the city's most vaunted barbecue haunts: Cozy Corner, Rendezvous, Interstate Barbecue, and Corky's.... More

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