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It’s finally fall time, so I immediately think of cardigans, wool socks and pumpkin muffins with cream cheese frosting. Except, when you are in the south, sometimes it still may be high 80s or even into the 90s. Last weekend my parents visited me from Michigan and they brought pumpkin donuts and honey crisp apples. It was a beautiful weekend and we really enjoyed spending time outside in Memphis. It was a bit too hot for my mother, she kept asking how I survived the summer. I knew that I could never invite them to come visit anytime between May-August, because they would melt.We had a great time being tourists in Memphis. We went to Sun Studio, so my father could sing in Elvis’ microphone while I took photos. We also visited the historic Elmwood Cemetery, which I found a little weird, but he was all excited to see which generals and southern diplomats ware buried in Memphis. We walked into the Peabody, but since we had seen the ducks march before, we decided to leave before it got too crazy with red carpets and children.Our main interest was food. We had Trolley Stop for lunch, and Central BBQ for dinner on the first day. We devoured fish tacos and mussels on the half shell from Flying Fish. Got a breakfast of eggs, hash browns, biscuits and gravy from the Arcade and then coffee at the farmers market. We tried fried pickles while watching the University of Michigan Game at Dan McGuinness. Ordered an 8-piece family meal with coleslaw from Gus’s before heading to the Orpheum to see Billy Elliot. We even stopped for bagel sandwiches at Otherlands on Monday morning before they got on the plane. It was an eating extravaganza, but that is my favorite part of Memphis and I don’t know anyone who can turn down a Flying Fish taco or three.