30 Things That Will Definitely Happen To You When Moving To Memphis


You will become a BBQ snob, hang out in Overton Square, and only ever order a coke.

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1. You will drive north on the east pkwy south and that will make complete sense.

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Source: Google

2. You will experience the time of your life at Memphis In May and go back every year for more than just the BBQ.

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Source: Memphis In May Facebook

3. You will hear of a thing called Panchos Cheese Dip and it will change your relationship with chips forever.

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Source: Pancho’s Cheese Dip Facebook

4. You will learn that fried catfish and spaghetti go together.

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Source: CJDaCook

These two items will be at every fish fry with white bread and Louisiana hot sauce.

5. You will change your schedule around to fit in a Memphis Tigers game.

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Source: Memphis Tiger Facebook

6. You will go to church on Sunday morning or be in a total ghost town.

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Source: The Life Church Facebook

7. You will exclaim “201” and everyone knows exactly where you are talking about — no street name required.

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Source: Memphis Police Department

8. You will try as many BBQ places a you possibly can and fall in love with ‘Vous.

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Source: Charlie Vergos Rendezvous Facebook

9. And then you will try The BAR-B-Q Shop and realize that it’s ok to marry multiple bbq joints.

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Source: TheBarBQShop Facebook

10. You will develop a love affair with the Memphis Grizzlies.

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Source: Memphis Grizzlies Facebook

11. You will have your choice of the best local brews, but secretly choose WiseAcre Brew above all.

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Source: Wiseacre Brewing Company Facebook

At least I did.

12. You will take in an amazing sunset at Beale Street Landing over the Mississippi River.

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Source: Beale Street Landing

13. You will get excited for summer and some awesome food trucks at Memphis Botanic Gardens.

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Source: Memphis Botanic Gardens Facebook

14. You will go to Beale Street because it’s Beale Street, but will soon find your own favorite street in town.

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Source: Beale Street

15. You will take in some awesomeness at Orpheum Theatre and tell all your friends about it.

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Source: Orpheum Theatre Facebook

16. You will crave a pastry from Muddys Bake Shop in the middle of the week and might be late to work that day because of it.

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Source: Muddys Bake Shop Facebook

17. You will have one fried chicken god and his name is Gus’ World Famous Fried Chicken.

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Source: Gus’ World Famous Fried Chicken Facebook

18. You will know that only tourists go to Graceland (after you went to check it out yourself).

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Source: ElvisPresleysGraceland Facebook

19. You will get asked “Where did you go to high school?” and the answer matters.

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Source: Wikipedia

20. You will meet a guy that has a gun in his house, car, motorcycle, and wife’s car.

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Source: Range USA Facebook

Check out Range USA.

21. You will see a live performance in Overton Square.

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Source: Overton Square Facebook

22. You will start to feel nostalgic when you hear people say Memphis State.

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23. You will find out that slaw comes ON the BBQ sandwich.

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Source: Paynes BBQ Facebook

You shouldn’t be asked. And this is the awesomeness you get at Payne’s BBQ.

24. You will say “mane” at least twice in one sentence.

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Source: ImgFlip

25. You will avoid Poplar Avenue at all costs.

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Source: Commercial Appeal

26. You will check out Gibson’s Donuts again and again and again.

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Source: Gibson’s Donuts Facebook

27. You will come to understand that midtown is between Cleveland and Parkway. Anything past the Parkway is Out East.

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Oh and Germantown is not Memphis.

28. You will ask for a coca-cola and the waiter knows that means “Where’s my sprite?”

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Source: Flickr user Joe Miranda

29. You will hear stories of Justin Timberlake sightings and might have one of your own.

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Source: Wikipedia

30. You will eat a hamburger at Huey’s and never go to any other hamburger joint again.

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Source: Huey’s Restaurant Facebook

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