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This bakery and sandwich shop bakes their own breads and desserts and offers a wide variety of
soups, sandwiches, as well as featuring a daily casserole. MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and cash accepted.
Meals begin with an appetizer of fresh figs stuffed with cream cheese or liver pâté and cucumber slice on a triangle of pumpernickel bread. Alongside a cornbread muffin, a cup of homemade vegetable soup follows soon thereafter containing the freshest veggies plucked out of the nearby garden. Enjoy homemade chicken salad, meatloaf or chicken or shrimp.
Directly next to the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center is the Gin Mill Galleries and Restaurant. The Gin is in the exact location of the old Fletcher-Barnett cotton gin where B.B. King worked as a young man. Freshly made salads, sandwiches and desserts at lunch. Generous steaks and cold beer are served Thursdays and Sundays.
The Hollywood Café, technically located in Hollywood, Mississippi outside of Tunica, has been serving guests great burgers, sandwiches and fried favorites since 1969, in this 1860s plantation commissary building. It serves up other fried fare such as Tunica farm-raised catfish, frog legs and BLT’s with fried green tomatoes. Stop by for lunch or dinner to dine at the place Marc Cohn immortalized in his award winning song “Walking in Memphis” and John Grisham mentioned it in his best-seller A Time to Kill.
Custom made pizzas with homemade sauce and house cheeses along with subs, pasta dishes, desserts, and a kid's menu.
c. 1913. Historic Country Store, with restaurant, recognized in May 2007 National Periodical "Esquire". Historical recognition as the home of President Theodore Roosevelt's Teddy Bear hunt.
The Warehouse is in a large 1901 former grocery warehouse on Sharpe Street that has been carefully restored to close to its original state with a rustic wood interior decorated with architectural salvage like old doors, vintage signs, a real traffic light and movie posters. The Southern fusion menu is a tasty and creative way to incorporate local flavors in classic dishes.
Thyme To Eat Restaurant and Catering is commonly referred to as “the little blue house” because of its location in a gingerbread-style house on the main thoroughfare where the local barber shop used to be. Many a gentleman remembers getting a hair cut in the barber chair in the corner where diners now tuck in crab cake sandwiches and salads during the busy lunch hour. The homemade salad dressings are a hit. Leafy greens can be served with your choice of truffle ranch dressing made with dill and truffle oil, the maple balsamic vinaigrette or bacon parmesan vinaigrette. The first Sunday of the month offers a hearty brunch with items such as Crème Brulée French toast with drunken strawberries.
You can make your first “pit stop” at Tommy Leonard’s BBQ in Horn Lake. Since the 1960s Tommy’s carries on the tradition for smoked pork prepared in the same technique as his grandfather did starting in 1922. His grandfather happens to be Leonard Heuberger of famed Leonard’s BBQ in Memphis, where Elvis and his friends were regulars. Leonard’s trademark barbecue is cooked just right so that its edges are brown and crunchy. It is cooked to perfection by first smoking pork shoulder with hickory wood and then transferring it to a charcoal pit without so much as a dash of salt or seasoning. This precise way of smoking the pork brings out its full, natural flavor which is then enhanced by Leonard’s sweet and spicy sauce. Make the experience complete with mustard coleslaw on top of the sandwich. Sit down and enjoy the slower pace of the South with a barbecue plate or traditional barbecue sandwich.
Ubon’s BBQ has been owned and operated by the Roark family for five generations. Its name is synonymous with championship cooking. Monnie and Lute Roark crafted their sauce in a No. 3 washtub and it has evolved into a successful line of barbecue products, tried, tested and awarded on the Memphis in May professional barbecue circuit for more than twenty years.
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