Street Named in Honor of Charles Cavallo


Seed for ‘meat and three’ staple The Cupboard planted by Cavallo years ago

Charles Cavallo | Owner of The Cupboard Restaurant

Photo by Alan Howell | MBJ

Thanks to Memphis Business Journal for publishing a fantastic profile about our owner Charles Cavallo a few weeks ago!


Here is a copy of the article…


Charles Cavallo, a native Memphian, started working during summer break from high school selling produce on

Cupboard Voted Best Vegetarian in Commercial Appeal Memphis Most 2013!

Commercial Appeal Memphis Most 2013


The Cupboard is honored, humbled and thrilled to be voted “Best Vegetarian / Vegan / Raw Restaurant” in the 2013 Commercial Appeal Memphis Most poll!

We also were voted as a “Favorite” in several other categories!

Here are our results…


Best Vegetarian / Vegan / Raw Restaurant (Winner)

Vote for The Cupboard in the Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis 2013

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Vote for us in the 2013 Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis contest!


Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis 2013


Click on the image above for complete rules and to vote now!



Vegan Crunk Blog Reviews The Cupboard!

Vegan Crunk Blog


WOW, we’re so excited that Bianca Phillips, from Memphis Flyer and Vegan Crunk fame, and vegan extraordinaire, FINALLY ate with us!

Check out her great review on her blog and why it took her so long to eat with us and what she thinks of our delicious veggies.


Cupboard a Finalist in The Commercial Appeal Memphis Most 2013 Contest!

Commercial Appeal Memphis Most 2013


The nominations are in for The Commercial Appeal Memphis Most 2013 contest and The Cupboard, thanks to our loyal customers, is a finalist in a record 6 different categories!


No other restaurant was nominated as much!


We are a finalist in the following categories:



The Cupboard Using New Technologies to Enhance Old Time-Tested Traditions

Charles Cavallo Standing in Front of The Cupboard Restaurant Mural

Photo by Alan Spears


A great new article written by Jonathan Devin at The Commercial Appeal explaining how The Cupboard is using new technology to enhance old time-tested traditions.



Lauren Lee With Fox 13 Visits The Cupboard

Lauren Lee with Fox 13 News visited The Cupboard a few days prior to the Thanksgiving holiday see how the restaurant is preparing for their busiest day of the year.

Refuel At The Cupboard After The St. Jude Marathon!

St. Jude Marathon 2012

Running in the St. Jude Marathon or cheering from the sidelines tomorrow? The Cupboard is open and ready for post-race refueling! We would love to serve you after the race. Come join us for delicious Saturday specials.

David D. Lynch Cupboard Painting

Cupboard Painting by Memphis Artist David Lynch


Our owner, Charles Cavallo recently celebrated his birthday on September 8th.

To celebrate this joyous occasion, his sons, Jereme and Andrew wanted to give him a very special present. They succeeded.

They commissioned famed Memphis artist David D. Lynch to paint a one-of-a-kind portrait of The Cupboard, a Memphis