Named one of the 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2013 by GQ Magazine, Hog & Hominy is a true Memphis original.  Featuring a fusion of Italian and Southern cooking, Hog & Hominy continues to win award after award.  With a bright and cheerful interior and bocce court outside, it’s easy to see why they’ve won such a loyal following in such a short period of time.

Menu items are incredibly affordable as they are meant to be ordered and shared with a table of friends or loved ones, which makes it easy to leave with your pants feeling extra tight.  Menu favorites include Red Eye Pizza, Poutine, and Shrimp & Grits.  And don’t forget to save room from the Peanut Butter Pie, a specialty they are known for!

Finally, don’t forget about their bar.  Hog & Hominy has a daily happy hour from 4 – 6 pm that features $1 of draft beers and well drinks as well as free popcorn at the bar.  They also feature a different $6 sparkling cocktail each day.  Yum!

I can’t do this fabulous restaurant justice with my words.  You just need to go and try it out for yourself.  But please make reservations ahead of time or else you might have a long wait ahead of you.  To take a look at their mouth-watering menu, click here. Italian Cooking, Southern Roots!

By and photo credit: hogandhominy.com