Memphis restaurant Belly Acres is taking on a national challenge to build a better burger. Chef Rob Ray and Ben McLean from Belly Acres stopped by to tell us all about it.
Mushrooms and beef are a natural match -- everyone likes a side of mushrooms with their steaks and no one is going to say no to a mushroom-Swiss burger. So why not put the mushrooms in the burger?
Eat a 'Better Burger' at Belly Acres
Summer doesn’t officially start until next month, but everyone knows that Memorial Day is the de facto beginning of the season for sun and fun, and when the two come together, a grill is often involved. What everyone might not know is that Thursday is National Burger Day. Or that on Thursday night,
Many of us will be firing up the grill on this holiday, and Belly Acres' Rob Ray showed us how tor turn that boring burger into something spectacular!
Overton Square's newest restaurant serves up killer burgers with local flavors
If Eva Gabor — known to generations of us as Lisa Douglas, the glam Hungarian wife of TV millionaire-turned-farmer Oliver Douglas (Eddie Albert) — owned a restaurant, it would have been Belly Acres in Memphis. The Overton Square burger joint that promises a "citified fresh" experience doesn't disapp
Belly Acres is one of the hottest restaurant spots in Midtown's Overton Square.
Belly Acres' farm tribute draws city crowds
So far, press coverage of Belly Acres — the new farm-to-table burger joint in Overton Square — has tended to focus on the zany décor, which, admittedly, is hard to miss. There's a bright-red tractor inside the front door and a big yellow crop duster hanging from the ceiling.
Belly Acres owner Ben McLean helped gain exposure for MIFA’s 2015 March for Meals campaign, a month-long effort to raise funds and awareness for MIFA’s Meals on Wheels program. In March, McLean worked to garner support for MIFA during the FitBen Challenge step-a-thon. He walked 511,561 steps! And ou
It’s official. All ages will enjoy an Overton Square outing.
Country and city convene at Belly Acres. It’s official. All ages will enjoy an Overton Square outing. With the addition of Belly Acres, a gourmet burger joint that just opened alongside the Tower Courtyard, our assessment is that Overton Square is now as much a daytime/early evening destination for
A new farm-to-table restaurant will join an expanding list of culinary options in Overton Square on Saturday.
Monday, crews installed an authentic one-seater racer plane, made to look like a crop duster, at the new 'Belly Acres' restaurant. The plane will be seen inside and outside. 'Belly Acres' is a family friendly, farm to table restaurant, that should have its grand opening in early December.
While the farm-to-table concept isn’t new, the farm-to-table experience is, at least in Overton Square. Belly Acres, set to launch early December, may become the new go-to fast-casual restaurant parents want. Its motto is “citified farm fresh,” and its kid-friendly decor brings a fun farm environm