March 2, 2015

West Memphis eateries make bloggers list

Several food spots in and around West Memphis – including best-kept-secret Williams Bar-B-Q – recently made their way into a post from food and travel blogger Kat Robinson.

For decades upon decades, this gateway for travelers heading west from Memphis has been the place to fuel bodies and cars. Elvis not only dined in West Memphis (his last breakfast before heading to report for Army duty at Fort Chaffee was at the town’s Coffee Cup location), he performed here alongside many of the great blues and rockabilly giants of the era.

While Memphis and Beale Street during the 50s and 60s had a set curfew, the many diners and bars that lined Broadway often stayed open later and captured hungry dancers and music lovers who made their way across the bridge for early morning sustenance.

Hungry yet? Read the entire post.