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Memphis has a vibrant restaurant scene, offering everything from casual dining to bourgeois cuisine. The tradition of Memphis barbecue dominates, but the culinary arts of the Bluff City are much more than ‘cue. Fine dining, chef-driven restaurants are growing along with the commitment to the slow food/local food movement. Many Memphis institutions have been around for decades, showing off Southern fare and keeping loyal customers returning. Downtown Memphis has a rich restaurant community, while Midtown Memphis is home to an assortment of eateries, including many of the city’s popular ethnic restaurants.