About Kelly English

2009 Food & Wine magazine “Best New Chef” Kelly English is executive chef/owner of Restaurant Iris and The Second Line in Memphis. His steadfast approach to contemporary southern cuisine is deeply rooted in his Louisiana upbringing and heavily influenced by his travels around the globe.

Memphis | Soul Food

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The soul of Memphis is elusive. But Chef Kelly English thinks it is best found ...Read More

Fried Sweetbreads with Chimmi Churri

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Many chefs prepare sweetbreads but none taste as good as this. It’s the “gateway offal” ...Read More

Filthy Rice

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His grandma’s recipe is not just dirty, it’s filthy. You can taste the history and ...Read More

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