Memphis: Pride of Place and Plate

Located in a building that was a general store for more than 90 years, Commissary serves tamales, a regional speciality made of cornmeal dough stuffed with shredded smoked meat, then steamed and topped with chili, cheese, and chopped onion. 

Tamales at Commissary

If you’re craving just the basics, Commissary offers smoked pork shoulder, smoked chicken, ribs, and hot links sausage, all served with baked beans, coleslaw, bread, and a deviled egg.