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Somebody Feed Phil – Memphis Itinerary

Netflix: Season 4

In this episode, Phil Rosenthal visits the Mississippi Delta with the first stop in Memphis. He gets a taste of Blues music as well as traditional southern cuisine. See the locations, restaurants, and attractions he visited on the show for the best of what to do in Memphis.


1. Cozy Corner Restaurant

A family-run restaurant serving traditional southern fare. Phil stops by this casual spot and experience southern hospitality at its finest.

Tasted: Sweet tea

Cornish hen


Bologna sandwich - skilleted, coleslaw on roll

Potato salad


2. Jim and Samella's

Named after their grandparents and across the home where their grandma lived, the restaurant effuses the warmth and comfort of the family. Friends and neighbors dine at communal tables to share these classic Southern treats.

Tasted: Waffle with caramelized apple and Crown Royal syrup

Fried chicken

Shrimp and grits

Fried lobster tail



1. Peabody Hotel

149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103

This historical, luxury hotel is in heart of downtown Memphis and just blocks away from Beale street. It is known for the march of the ducks, which Phil participates in to lead the group of ducks from the fountain in the lobby back to the top of the roof.

2. Sun Studios

706 Union Ave, Memphis

The legendary birthplace of rock n' roll, Sun Studios has seen artists including like BB King, Johnny Cash, and of course the one and only Elvis Presley. Elvis recorded his first song here when he was 18.

3. Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church

70 N Bellevue Blvd, Memphis, TN 38104

Phil visits the church to be a judge for a local food competition. He tries out appetizers including tortilla soup, broccoli cheese cornbread, and soul rolls before congregating in the larger room to take part in the party. Spirits are high amongst the friendly people as he tries out amazing dishes such as turkey and oxtail.

4. Beale Street

The home of blues music since the 19th century, Beale Street is a must-visit for anyone coming to Memphis. Tons of restaurants, bars, and live music venues line the street as locals and tourists enjoy the nightlife.


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