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Memphis Foodie Holiday Celebrations November 23, 2011

Filed under: Lists — Shannon R Little @ 10:37 am
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Yes, everyone the holidays are upon us.  If you are anything like me, you have made lists of everything you want to do this season, all the cookies you want to bake for people, all the presents you need to buy, etc.
Well, here is a list of all the fun foodie-related events going on around town this season.  I hope this guide helps you fill your holiday cheery spirit.
Also, I want to keep this a running list, so if you know of anything else going on around town that can be added, please let me know.  You can comment below, or let me know via Twitter or Facebook.
Happy Holidays everyone!
  1. Southern Living Holiday Cookbook ($10.00): This holiday season, Memphians can head to their local Dillard’s store to purchase the 2011 Southern Living Holiday Cookbook. The proceeds from the sale of this cookbook will go to support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis.
    1. Dillard’s began supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities in 1994 and has since raised more than $7.6 million for the organization.
    2. For the fourth time, Dillard’s is offering a special custom edition of the Southern Living Christmas Cookbook to benefit RMHC.
    3.  This exclusive, 288-page hardbound cookbook is filled with fabulous holiday recipes, color photos, menus, decorating tips and entertaining ideas.
  2. Thanksgiving Day Brunch
    1. The Peabody
      1. $50 per adult and $20 per child (ages 5-12), plus tax and gratuity.
      2. Reservations: 901-529-3668
    2. The Madison
      1. Served from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Meals range from $38 to $44, plus tax and gratuity. Children ages 6-12: $15.95, under 6 years of age: free. Reservations are recommended and can be made by phone at 901-333-1224 or online.
      2. Reservations: 901-333-1200
    3. Paulette’s
      1. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
      2. For reservations, call 901-260-3300 or visit
  3. Kooky Canuck Celebrations
    1. Turkey Day Tip-Off: Wednesday Nov. 23rd, 99 cent Bud Light drafts.
    2. Christmas Bash: Thursday December 15th, starting at 8:00pm
    3. New Year’s Eve Party: all day Saturday, December 31st.
  4. Breakfast with Santa
    1. Memphis Botanical Garden: Rock Around The Christmas Tree at Breakfast with Santa!
      1. Saturday, December 3rd
      2. 9:00am-11:30am
      3. Call 636-4131 for reservations.  Reservations required.
      4. Carol Karaoke, Rockin’ Crafts, Live Animals, Fireside Story Time, Meet Mrs. Claus, Photos with Santa!
      5. Members $12, Nonmembers $15, Under 2 free
    2. Incredible Pizza Company
      1. Every Saturday From Dec 3, 2011 – Dec 17, 2011
      2. There will be arts and crafts, Christmas movies, games, and of course– photo opportunity with Santa himself!
      3. Kids (11 years and under): $10 admission includes buffet, drink, activities and $5 game card.
      4. Adults (12 years and up): $7 admission includes buffet and drink.
    3. Germantown Church of Christ
      1. 8723 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN 38138
      2. Breakfast $5, Games $5, Santa’s Workshop $5, and pictures with Santa $12.
  5. Christmas Eve Dinner
    1. Paulette’s
      1. 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
      2.  For reservations, call 901-260-3300 or visit
    2. Chez Philippe
      1. Cost is $80 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
      2. Tel: 901-529-3668
  6. Deliver food to those in need on Christmas: From 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Christmas Day, MIFA will deliver meals and gifts to homebound senior citizens.
  7. Christmas Day Meals
    1. Lunch at Paulette’s – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    2. Dinner at Capriccio Grill
      1.  Cost is $45 per person and $15 for children ages 5-12, plus tax and gratuity.
    3. Brunch at The Peabody
      1. A traditional Thanksgiving feast will be served in addition to regular Peabody Brunch favorites.
      2. Cost is $55 per person, $20 for children ages 5-12, plus tax and gratuity.
  8. New Year’s Dining
    1. New Year’s Eve Dinner at Chez Phillipe:
      1. The Peabody’s signature restaurant is offering a five-course meal for $125 per person.
      2. The price of dinner includes wristband admission to The Scene New Year’s Eve Party.
    2. New Year’s Eve Dinner at Paulette’s
      1. 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.
      2. Call 901-260-3300 for more information, or visit for reservations.
    3. New Year’s Day Brunch at Paulette’s
      1. Call 901-260-3300 for more information, or visit for reservations.

One Response to “Memphis Foodie Holiday Celebrations”

  1. Jessica Corley Says:

    The Southern Living Cookbooks are WONDERFUL and support such a fantastic cause! I got 4 for all of the women in my family for Christmas. Great stocking stuffers too!

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