Memphis is well known for Elvis and being the river city. Memphis is also well known for barbeque. Each year thousands of people gather downtown at Tom Lee Park for the Champoionship Barbeque Contest. Teams from all over the country gather to compete in different events.
There are also many famous barbeque restaurants in Memphis. Noteably, the most famous is the downtown Rendevous. The Rendezvous has been in Memphis since 1948 and is the first stop for many vistors to the city and often rated very high in customer reviews and best of reviews. Two other great barbeque restaurants in Memphis are Corky’s and Pig-n-Whistle. Both have many awards to their credit as well as delicious mouth watering barbeque.