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Trendy Places to Eat In Memphis and Nashville TN

brianm21 Aug 2, 2009 09:23 PM

Hi All
We are travelling on our first first famly vactation with our little man, and are looking for a few trendy places to catch a bite to eat while in the Memphis and Nashville areas. All suggestions welcome!.


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    Ross B RE: brianm21 Aug 3, 2009 07:29 AM

    I assume that you are looking for kid friendly places? If so, your options will be somewhat limited if you are looking for something trendy.

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      tater RE: brianm21 Aug 3, 2009 02:14 PM

      "Trendy" is tough in Memphis. Eating early with a child at Encore is probably ok. I wouldn't recommend Circa with a child, but it's probably as trendy as Memphis gets (decor-wise). Other hip places include Beauty Shop, Do Sushi in Midtown (outside ok with a child) and Mollie Fontaines (no kids though). All 3 of those are the same owner. Interim for lunch might be ok with a child. I haven't been since they changed chefs but my wife had a good lunch there.

      Have a good trip... also check out diningwithmonkeys.blogspot.com for Memphis dining with kid restaurant reviews.

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        brianm21 RE: tater Aug 3, 2009 09:02 PM

        Many thanks on the tips!!

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        sierraskyesmom RE: brianm21 Aug 6, 2009 01:00 PM

        My personal opinion (as a mother) is that my child (who is well behaved) should be welcome anywhere. So here's my Memphis list:

        Erling Jensens (No kids menu, but I promise they will make ANYTHING for your little one)
        Houston's (Kids menu, but not ON the menu)
        Eat Well Sushi Buffet (Don't let BUFFET turn you off - this place has cool lighting, aquariums throughout the restaruant and fresh sushi - kids eat super cheap)
        Blue Fin

        There are so many more....what kind of food are you into?

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          Neilpilot RE: sierraskyesmom Aug 6, 2009 07:03 PM

          OK, maybe I'm behind the times.....I'd recommend Blue Fin...

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