The Heights and neighboring Berclair are destinations for incredible global grub. With just a quick drive down Summer Avenue, a hungry traveler can eat their way through dozens of countries’ signature dishes, no plane ticket needed. The Summer Avenue Merchants Association recently announced a branding initiative to designate the area between Highland Street and Interstate-240 as Memphis’ first international district. Together, these business owners represent more than 30 countries of origin.
Join the High Ground News team and local writer Aylen Mercado for a tour of the Summer Avenue food scene and a look inside two hidden gems.