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Cooper-Young Gets Cooking!
Sixth Annual Chili Cook Off 2013
The sixth annual chili cook-off was held this past Saturday at Peabody Elementary. Parents, alumni, and Cooper-Young residents came out to the 100 year old school to raise money for the improvement of Peabody. Inside the cafeteria contestants headed to their booths to create their signature chili. S
Festival Brings Crawfish and Crafts to Overton Square
It's festival season! The seventeenth annual Overton Square Crawfish Festival drew crowds to the heart of Midtown for an afternoon of food and music. Read more here.
Do You #CYNO?
Our reporters hit the streets in search of the best Cooper-Young Night Out specials. Here's what they found.
The C-Y Cookbook
Got a favorite dish from one of Cooper-Young's many eateries? The Food & Drink team is collecting recipes. Read more.
Here's the Stone Hero from Skunx Chef's Pub. Video by Jasmine Vann.
Mulan Cooper-Young opens in Cooper-Young
If you haven't peeked inside the windows of the new Mulan restaurant at Cooper-Young - check out our slideshow. Read more...
The newest dining option in Cooper-Young is open! Mulan offers Szechuan-style entrees. Manager Matt Kan said that he likes the area, and though not a current resident, would like to be. The restaurant is named after the Chinese heroine, Mulan. The restaurant will occupy the former location of the Blue Fish Restaurant and Oyster Bar.
5th Annual Cooper-Young Chili Cookoff
CYFood in the News
Cooper-Young restaurants are always in local publications and, occasionally, make national news. Read our CYFood Hub to find more food stories, reviews, and pictures.
On the Menu
Planning ahead or ordering take-out from favorite C-Y restaurant?
Click on the link to look at the menu.
C-Y Project Greenforkers
Project Greenfork is a Memphis-based organization that helps Mid-South restaurants reduce environmental impact.
Click here for list of all Greenfork Certified Restaurants in Memphis
CY Food Options Grow
It's not only filled the breakfast void in the neighborhood, but now one of Cooper-Young's newest restaurants is growing a specialty market. And another new classic on the street has introduced a new lunch and a happy hour.
Read more here...
Alchemy: Now Open
Simple Success Story - Good Food Cheap
It's nothing fancy - in fact you may get a seat that's been duct-taped... a lot.
But Bob Barksdale's is a Midtown favorite, with the crowd to prove it.
Sweet Grass and Sports
One of Cooper-Young's hottest restaurants is also one of the neighborhood's most popular sports bars. See what Chef Ryan Trimm has done to create a more casual atmosphere for his eatery.
Cooper-Young Farmer's Market Year Round
It won't just be a summer/fall thing anymore.
Read the story in The Memphis Flyer.
See our pictures from opening day of this year's farmer's market...MicroMemphis Storify...
Cortona Offers Options for Fans of Italian Cuisine
Feeling like some Italian with a contemporary twist? Look no further than Cortona Contemporary Italian! Peter Dupont has the skinny on the lunch and dinner joint, located at Cooper and Young, right here.
Soul Fish in Cooper-Young is a popular stop for Southern veggies and fish.
It's been on a hot spot on Cooper Street for five years now.
Find out more about this local favorite.
Openings in Fall 2011
The Fall of 2011 marked a busy time in the restaurant scene for Cooper-Young. Some opened, a few closed. Here's some of the news.
Sweet Grass Grows a New Restaurant
In just one year, Sweet Grass restaurant has
grown so popular that
it's hard to get a seat at
this Cooper-Young establishment.
So the owner has opened
a new spot next door.
Read the story byMicroMemphis reporter Jessie Wilks...
Going Celtic in Cooper-Young
Celtic Crossing is Cooper-Young headquarters for Irish whisky, soccer matches, and St. Patrick's Day.
Read this MicroMemphis
Vegan Restaurant in Cooper-Young
The newest restaurant on the block -
a vegan eatery called Imagine Cafe.
Read the story by MicroMemphis
reporter Jessie Wilks....
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