The Blues Trail Travel Guide

See where Andrew goes to get a true taste of the Mississippi Delta.


Activities
Kim's Processing Plant
Andrew visits a factory to get the inside scoop from owner Kim Wong, who came up with an idea for improving the pork rind by using his family recipe for Chinese-style roast pork.
  • 227 Leflore Avenue
  • Clarksdale, MS 38614 US

Kim's Processing Plant

Andrew visits a factory to get the inside scoop from owner Kim Wong, who came up with an idea for improving the pork rind by using his family recipe for Chinese-style roast pork.
227 Leflore Avenue Clarksdale, MS, US
Red's Lounge
For a taste of the blues music scene, Andrew visits one of the last true juke joints in the Delta.
  • 395 Sunflower Avenue
  • Clarksdale, MS 38614 US

Red's Lounge

For a taste of the blues music scene, Andrew visits one of the last true juke joints in the Delta.
395 Sunflower Avenue Clarksdale, MS, US
Fineberg Packing Co., Inc.
Andrew gets a hands-on lesson on how baloney is made when he visits the Fineberg Packing Co., in Memphis, TN.
  • 2875 Starling Place
  • Memphis, TN 38108 US

Fineberg Packing Co., Inc.

Andrew gets a hands-on lesson on how baloney is made when he visits the Fineberg Packing Co., in Memphis, TN.
2875 Starling Place Memphis, TN, US
Winchester Farmer's Market
Andrew meets up with chef John Currence, a New Orleans native known for his playful blends of Southern traditional foods with exotic extras. Andrew and John shop for ingredients here, where the variety provides inspiration for new dishes.
  • 6616 Winchester Road
  • Memphis, TN 38115 US

Winchester Farmer's Market

Andrew meets up with chef John Currence, a New Orleans native known for his playful blends of Southern traditional foods with exotic extras. Andrew and John shop for ingredients here, where the variety provides inspiration for new dishes.
6616 Winchester Road Memphis, TN, US

Restaurants & Bars
City Grocery
Andrew joins chef John Currence for a culinary jam session at his flagship eatery, City Grocery, formerly a grocery store in Oxford, MS.
  • 152 Courthouse Square
  • Oxford, MS 38655 US

City Grocery

Andrew joins chef John Currence for a culinary jam session at his flagship eatery, City Grocery, formerly a grocery store in Oxford, MS.
152 Courthouse Square Oxford, MS, US
Mama Jo's
Andrew joins well-known food writer and historian John T. Edge for a meal at Mama Jo's, a place that represents everything that’s special about the food in the Delta.
  • 1503 Old Highway 7 N
  • Oxford, MS US

Mama Jo's

Andrew joins well-known food writer and historian John T. Edge for a meal at Mama Jo's, a place that represents everything that’s special about the food in the Delta.
1503 Old Highway 7 N Oxford, MS, US
Double Quick
Acting on a tip from John T. Edge, Andrew stops by a gas station where all the food is made from scratch.
  • 1909 North State Street
  • Clarksdale, MS 38614 US

Double Quick

Acting on a tip from John T. Edge, Andrew stops by a gas station where all the food is made from scratch.
1909 North State Street Clarksdale, MS, US
Hick’s World Famous Hot Tamales & More
Outside of Clarksdale, MS, Andrew stops at a stand celebrated for its Delta hot tamales, one of the South’s most unusual foods.
  • 305 S State St/Hwy 61
  • Clarksdale, MS US

Hick’s World Famous Hot Tamales & More

Outside of Clarksdale, MS, Andrew stops at a stand celebrated for its Delta hot tamales, one of the South’s most unusual foods.
305 S State St/Hwy 61 Clarksdale, MS, US
Delta Fast Food
Headed toward Vicksburg, MS, along Highway 61, Andrew makes another stop, this time at one of the most popular grab-and-go lunch spots in Cleveland, MS.
  • 701 S Davis Ave
  • Cleveland, MS 38732 US

Delta Fast Food

Headed toward Vicksburg, MS, along Highway 61, Andrew makes another stop, this time at one of the most popular grab-and-go lunch spots in Cleveland, MS.
701 S Davis Ave Cleveland, MS, US
The Big Apple Inn
In Jackson, MS, Andrew goes to the Big Apple Inn, which specializes in sandwiches made from pork products.
  • 509 North Farish Street
  • Jackson, MS 39202 US

The Big Apple Inn

In Jackson, MS, Andrew goes to the Big Apple Inn, which specializes in sandwiches made from pork products.
509 North Farish Street Jackson, MS, US
Bar-B-Q Shop
Andrew begins his trip down the Blues Trail in Memphis, a city known for its own style of blues -- and barbecue. Blues singer Joyce Cobb joins him for the house specialty at the Bar-B-Q Shop.
  • 1782 Madison Avenue
  • Memphis, TN 38104 US

Bar-B-Q Shop

Andrew begins his trip down the Blues Trail in Memphis, a city known for its own style of blues -- and barbecue. Blues singer Joyce Cobb joins him for the house specialty at the Bar-B-Q Shop.
1782 Madison Avenue Memphis, TN, US
Payne's Bar-B-Que
Andrew’s next stop in Memphis is a place known for its smoked baloney sandwiches.
  • 1762 Lamar Avenue
  • Memphis, TN 38114 US

Payne's Bar-B-Que

Andrew’s next stop in Memphis is a place known for its smoked baloney sandwiches.
1762 Lamar Avenue Memphis, TN, US
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