8 Memphis Foods, Taken to the Extreme

Pat Neely at Interstate Bar-B-Q. Photo Credit: Commercial Appeal

Patrick Neely of Neely's Barbecue and Food Network

Kooky Canuck's 4-Pound Hamburger. Photo Credit: Eli Cloud

It’s no secret that Memphis is a great food city. We’ve got tons of incredible local restaurants serving everything from high-end French delicacies to dollar tacos. And, I don’t care what anyone from Kansas or Chicago or North Carolina says, Memphis barbecue is the best.

Memphis is also a great food city because of our culinary inventiveness, especially when it trumps all reason, logic and healthy eating guidelines.

Here are eight ways that local restaurants have taken regular foods to the extreme: