Thaw Out: 7 Soups, Stews, and Hot Drinks in Memphis
We've had a few sunny days lately, but we're not out of the wintry woods yet. (Ron Childers says the high for Friday is 36.) Here's a roundup of posts we've done in the past about cold weather soups, teas, and coffee, along with some new ones I've found recently.
Huey's is most well-known for their burgers, but if there was a Best of Memphis category for "Best Potato Soup", they'd probably win that, too…Read the full post here.
2. Exhaust Pipe Chili from Slider Inn
The Slider Inn's chili is award-winning, has a little bit of a kick (but not too much for my wimpy palette), and it was so hot the steam actually showed up in the picture. I don't think you can go wrong with this one.
The soup, which is really more like gumbo, is loaded with corn, potatoes, slices of housemade sausage…Read the full post here.
"Since the bowl is about 80 percent substance and 20 percent soup, and it's plenty big enough for leftovers, the Chang Mai noodles are pretty much the perfect winter food…Read the full post here.
"The ginger tea from Otherlands might not be able to cure or prevent the common cold, but it certainly doesn't hurt…Read the full post here.
6. Star & Micey from Cafe Eclectic
I tried this Cafe Eclectic drink (named after Memphis band Star & Micey) a few days ago at the recommendation of Twitterer @jordan_bacon_. I usually order basic coffees and lattes, so this beautiful thing, with its dark chocolate, espresso, foam, and whipped cream, seemed like a dessert to me. Twitter must like Cafe Eclectic, because when I asked for hot drink recommendations, I was also told to try the Cappucino Viennese, the Mayan Cappucino, and the Raspberry Hot Chocolate.
"SOB's spiked hot chocolate doesn't mess with the fancy stuff (i.e. whipped cream flavored vodka)…" Read the full post here.