Waffle Shop: Lenten Traditions in Memphis

At the end of the day, we’re pretty tired, but it’s a good tired… because you feel like you’ve done something to help someone else.

For 85 years, volunteers from the Cavalry Episcopalian Church have hosted a waffle lunch every weekday during Lent. Those waffle lunches have expanded into other plate lunch offerings, but the length of its season has not. Located in downtown Memphis, it might be the South’s oldest pop-up restaurant.

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