The Blues Trail

Take a road trip down the Blues Trail, and stop along the way to take in the music and the food that make up the unique flavor of the Mississippi Delta, from Memphis, TN to Jackson, MS. Andrew samples ...

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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 Ave
Memphis, TN 38104

 
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Payne's Bar-B-Que

Andrew’s next stop in Memphis is a place known for its smoked baloney sandwiches.

1762 Lamar Ave
Memphis, TN 38114

 
See & Do
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

 
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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 Rd
Memphis, TN 38115

 
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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

 
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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 38655

 
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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 N State St
Clarksdale, MS 38614

 
See & Do
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 Ave
Clarksdale, MS 38614

 

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