"There is scarcely anything simpler, or more directly satisfying for dessert lovers, than egg custard pie. "
"Note the festive plate on which the fried chicken is served. Alcenia's dishware and decor are eye-popping, but not so wondrous as to distract anyone from the greatness of the food."
"In other regions of the country, cabbage is at best boring. In Memphis, at Alcenia's in particular, it is glorious. Spicy, luxurious, and satisfying."
"The Memphis Commercial Appeal declared Alcenia's bread pudding one of the ten best desserts in the city."
"A pretty straightforward omelette. Pleasantly un-greasy with the perfect amount of fillings."
"These croquettes were perfectly done. Nice and crispy on the outside with just the right meaty texture inside."
"The mundane exterior doesn't prepare you for the colorful decor or the interesting food."