I will be visiting Memphis, Tennessee, for the first time in my life, during the month of August.
Which restaurants from the following categories would you recommend for my "gastronomical tour?"
1) Best Barbecue--If you only had time to take an out of town guest to only one barbecue restaurant in Memphis, which one would it be?
2) Best Mexican--Looking for authenticity. No Chi Chi's type chains please.
3) Best Thai or Vietnamese--Atmosphere is not important. Authenticity and quality of food is.
4) Best restaurant that is "distinctively Memphis" to take and impress and out of town guest.
Any and all recommendations will be deeply appreciated. Thanks.