Friday, June 8, 2012


Posted By on Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Alcenia's might be known just as much for the hug and kiss that owner B.J. Chester-Tamayo gives each customer as it is for its wonderful home cooking.

Normally, this hug-and-kiss thing would be torture for me as I am quite uptight, but here it's not a big deal.

What is a big deal are these fried-green tomatoes ($5.50), make that chicken-fried green tomatoes.


Deemed some of the best catfish ($7.95) in town ...


The reason for ordering the fried pork chop with mac and cheese side ($8.00) was because it's healthy. The person behind this order may have a loose definition of healthy.


All dishes come with rolls or cornbread.


Related Locations

Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.



Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

© 1996-2020

Contemporary Media
65 Union, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation