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In the culture of political and cultural revelation V.S. Naipaul so brilliantly made his personal in one of the Believers, A flip within the South, his first publication concerning the usa, is a revealing, irritating, elegiac publication concerning the American South — from Atlanta to Charleston, Tallahassee to Tuskegee, Nashville to Chapel Hill.

A revealing, demanding publication concerning the American South - part of the rustic that still is still a global unto intself.

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Menus for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch are limited, but deciding what to order is still difficult. It all sounds so good. Two suggestions are scallops and cheddar grits served with greens and lemon beurre blanc, and the G. E. Patterson Burger, a hefty beef patty with oven-roasted tomatoes and Italian-Creole aioli on a soft, nottoo-thick hoagie roll. Also check the restaurant’s Facebook page for daily soups, such as roasted tomato bisque, and blue plate specials with seasonal veggie sides. Rizzos’ signature dishes also are fun and tasty.

Chef Crash Hethcox brings tasty regional whims and family recipes to his gourmet Southern menu of sliders, tacos, and veggie sides like stewed tomatoes, squash, and zucchini. Save room for dirty shoestring fries covered with andouille gravy, mushrooms, onions, and shredded cheese, or Krispy Kreme bread pudding, a classic dessert reinvented with the South’s favorite glazed donut. , (901) 674-8545; Pizza; $. Jeremy Denno is a cook and kitchen manager at Trolley Stop Market (p. 50), but he still found time to start his own company with his wife, Amanda.

Memphis Flyer readers regularly name the restaurant’s monster margaritas as the best in Memphis. 99 buys the Ultimate, a mix of Chinaco tequila, triple sec, orange juice, sour margarita mix, and a splash of Coke. Toss in the restaurant’s betterthan-average chips and salsa and you might consider skipping dinner. Don’t. Like most Tex-Mex restaurants in America, the menu spans pages of burritos, chimichangas, enchiladas, tacos, vegetarian entrees, and combo dinners. indd 43 43 9/11/12 3:43 PM peppers), and tortillas, of course.

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