Join us for an evening of great food, wine and conversations with guest speaker Michael Shaps. Michael Shaps Wineworks is stepping back into the market and we would love to give a warm Memphis welcome here at Restaurant Iris with a Burgundy dinner featuring reds, whites and bubbly from Mercurey, Nuit-Saint-Georges and more. Dinner includes […]
Streetdog Foundation and Restaurant Iris are teaming up to raise funds for Iris, a streetdog rescue. Please join us on July 27th at 4:00pm at Restaurant Iris for a casual event to support this great cause. Admission is $50 (tax deductible), which includes food and drink. To register, click here and make your $50 donation. […]
GREAT FOOD FOR A GREAT CAUSE Created and hosted by Chef Kelly English and The Le Bonheur Club, Le Bon Appetit is a brilliant culinary showcase of the nation’s most celebrated chefs, mixologists, pastry chefs and TV personalities, all working together to benefit Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The event will be held on April 5 […]
CITY GROCERY POP UPS TO RETURN IN JANUARY TO BENEFIT RODNEY SCOTT OXFORD, MS–The wildly popular “pop up” dinner series hosted by City Grocery last January will return in January of 2014 with a similar array of talented chefs, but this time with a mission. Rodney Scott, pitmaster at the eponymously named Hemingway, South Carolina […]
Best of 2013: Dining Casual ruled local scene in 2013 By Jennifer Biggs Thursday, December 26, 2013 In April, Kelly English toasted the fifth anniversary of Restaurant Iris, and, on the last day of November, opened his second local restaurant, The Second Line, next to Iris; it was so popular they ran out of food […]
Thank you, Yelpers, for voting Restaurant Iris the “Best Fine Dining in Memphis” in the 2013 Best of Yelp poll!
BIG NEWS: Chef Kelly English will open the new fine dining restaurant at Harrah’s Gulf Coast (previously Grand Biloxi) this Spring! Read more about it: GulfLive.com Sun Herald
2013 Holiday Hours: Restaurant Iris will be closed Dec. 22-25 and The Second Line will be closed Dec. 24-25. Both restaurants will be closed on New Years Day. Happy Holidays!
Restaurant Iris the only Tennessee restaurant named a Top 100 Restaurant of 2013 by OpenTable Diners Memphis, Tennessee — December 11, 2013 — Restaurant Iris announced today that it has been named a winner of OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 Best Restaurants in America. Restaurant Iris is the only restaurant in Tennessee to […]
by Ed Arnold, Memphis Business Journal What’s Memphis’ favorite dinner spot? Memphis Business Journal surveyed print and email subscribers over a two-week period in November to find out their views about Memphis Favorites. The survey consisted of 20 open-ended questions covering a variety of aspects of life in Memphis, including Favorite Memphis Building and Favorite […]