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Project Green Fork Restaurant of the Month: Napa Cafe, plus scores

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(WMC-TV) - PROJECT GREEN FORK RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH:  Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., East Memphis, 901-683-0441.

A former High Score of the Week for its sparkling hygiene standards, Napa Cafe earned its Project Green Fork certification through its support of local farms and food producers.

"Local food's so much better," said Napa Cafe's Chef Scott DeLarme. "It tastes better. It's fresher."

Fresh is Napa Cafe's Parmesan-encrusted red snapper. DeLarme complements it with tomatoes and greens from Woodson Ridge Farms in Oxford, MS. 

Covington, TN's Claybrook Farm supplies much of Napa Cafe's beef. Catfish from Dundee, MS (Lake's Catfish). Pork from Neuman Farm near Myrtle, MO.

"The food is phenomenal," said customer Amy Howard of East Memphis. 

"They do everything with excellence," added Cordova's Jill Dyson.

WHAT ANDY LIKES: Gourmand's Meatloaf, Yellow Fin Tuna w/Sauteed Sweet Corn, Shrimp & Grits, Parmesan-Encrusted Red Snapper, Pan-Seared Ahi Tuna Salad.

MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY SCORES OF THE WEEK:

Firehouse Subs, 7605 Farmington Blvd., Germantown, TN, 100 on Sept. 9 

Domino's Pizza, 7867 Farmington Blvd., Germantown, TN, 99 on Sept. 9 

Frost Bake Shop, 426 S. Grove Park Rd., Laurelwood Shopping Center, East Memphis, 99 on Sept. 10 

TCBY, 7990 Highway 64, Bartlett, TN, 98 on Sept. 12 

Infinity Sports Bar & Grill, 2536 N. Watkins St., Frayser, 97 on Sept. 10 

Papa John's Pizza, 6828 Stage Rd., Bartlett, TN, 97 on Sept. 10 

TJ Mulligan's, 2821 N. Houston Levee Rd., Cordova, TN, 97 on Sept. 9 

Subway, 7199 Highway 64, border of East Memphis & Bartlett, 97 on Sept. 10 

Euro-Gourmet, 7395 Highway 64, border of East Memphis & Bartlett, 97 on Sept. 12 

McDonald's, 5263 Poplar Ave., East Memphis, 96 on Sept. 11 

Olive Garden, 8405 Highway 64, Wolfchase Area, 96 on Sept. 9 

Kelvin's Wings, Fish & Grill, 8050 Dexter Rd., Cordova, TN, 96 on Sept. 10 

Milano's Pizza, 7625 Highway 64, border of East Memphis & Bartlett, 96 on Sept. 12 

Jet's Pizza, 1400 N. Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN, 95 on Sept. 11 

Las Tortugas Deli Mexicana, 1215 Germantown Pkwy, Germantown, TN, 95 on Sept. 9 

Three Little Pigs, 5145 Quince Rd., Quince Station Shopping Center, East Memphis, 94 on Sept. 12 

Alex's Tavern, 1445 Jackson Ave., Vollintine-Evergreen, 92 on Sept. 10 

Bluff City Coffee, 505 S. Main St., Downtown Memphis, 92 on Sept. 13 

El Ranchito Taqueria, 3916 Macon Rd., Gaisman Park/East Memphis, 91 on Sept. 12 

Interstate BBQ, 2491 Winchester Rd., Memphis Intl. Airport, 91 on Sept. 11 

Flying Saucer, 1400 N. Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN, 90 on Sept. 11 

Chiwawa, 2059 Madison Ave., Overton Square/Midtown Memphis, 88 on Sept. 13 

Bayou Bar & Grill, 2094 Madison Ave., Overton Square/Midtown Memphis, 85 on Sept. 9 

Caminos De Michoacan, 3896 Macon Rd., Gaisman Park/East Memphis, 82 on Sept. 12 

China Wok, 3850 Austin Peay Highway, Raleigh, 81 on Sept. 9

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