The city of Memphis is pure energy and pure soul. You can hear it in the clubs on Beale Street. Taste it in Memphis back alley barbecue joints and in upscale restaurants. Feel it in the magnetic energy of our world-class events and world-famous Memphis attractions.
Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion, where he lived from 1957 until the day he died 20 years later, is a little artificial and easy to poke fun at, but it is also intriguing, entertaining and, at times, very moving.
Among the various barbecue capitals in America, Memphis stands out. Unlike in Texas, which is all about beef, BBQ in Memphis means pork, and it comes in two versions: pulled shoulder pork and ribs served either ‘wet’ (with sauce) or ‘dry’ (with a rub of spices and herbs instead).
Food and wine enthusiasts will find that every part of the U.S. boasts memorable dining experiences. Here are some ideas to get you started on your culinary journey: 1. Mingle with chefs and food lovers at one of New York City’s more than 50 Greenmarkets. Union Square’s market is the biggest, with produce, meats and …