Chez Philippe

Memphis, TN

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Cuisine Description

Chez Philippe offers Modern French cuisine with Southern accents, featuring classical preparation and presentation. Pairings range from three to five to seven courses. 

Wine List Description
More than 400 wines from around the world and within the U.S. are featured on the wine list, which consists of verticals and magnums, and features organic, kosher and unfiltered wines.

Riot-Worthy Dish
Wine Enthusiast editors asked America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2013 "which dish would start a riot if it was taken off the menu?" Their riot-worthy dish is…
"Three signature items always appear on every menu, no matter the season: Baked escargot, Dover sole meunière and chocolate soufflé."

Perfect Pairing
Antigal’s Uno Melbec, paired with rack of lamb and huckleberry au jus is considered a perfect pairing. Antigal’s Uno Melbec, paired with rack of lamb and huckleberry au jus is considered a perfect pairing.

Wine Events
A monthly wine tasting membership event called “Master Taster’s Club” features four to five tastings presented by a sommelier and a local wine distributor, paired with small plates from the restaurant.


Wine Enthusiast Magazine announced the third annual issue of America's best wine-centric establishments, and to commemorate the list, WE hosted a rooftop party where we honored this year's recipients and toasted the exploding culture of wine and food.

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