BUILD YOUR OWN AT CH­EFFIE’S

> CHOICES ABOUND AT NEW HIGH POINT SPOT

The Commercial Appeal - Go Memphis - - Go Eat - By Peggy Burch / burch@com­mer­cialap­peal.com

THE HIGH POINT TER­RACE neigh­bor­hood south of Sum­mer be­tween Graham and High­land is an­chored by a 1940s-era shop­ping cen­ter with a mauve field­stone façade. When you step out of your car in front of the col­lec­tion of stores — a pub, a gro­cery, a bar­ber shop, a laun­dry — it’s a lit­tle like tak­ing in the view of the Old West Front Street in Dodge City, Kan., or the Vic­to­rian min­ing town of Sil­ver­ton, Colo. It’s a back­drop from an­other time, the im­age of post-war mid­dle­class con­tent­ment.

This il­lu­sion is im­me­di­ately dis­pelled when

Pho­tos by Bran­don Dill/Spe­cial to The Com­mer­cial Ap­peal

Above, the Ch­effie’s Cafe crunchy roast beef sand­wich with horse­rad­ish, and the curry salad with goat cheese, cur­ried-chicken salad and bal­samic vinai­grette.

The in­te­rior ren­o­va­tion at Ch­effie’s took ad­van­tage of ex­ist­ing con­crete floors and brick walls.

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