Folks preparing to feed a crowd are stocking up this holiday season.
If you need more plates or forks, you can buy stainless flatware at plastic prices at this bargain spot.
"We got teaspoons, $2.19 a dozen. Salad forks, $3.09 a dozen, forks, $2.99 a dozen. These are china plates. This one, $1.51 a piece. 79-cents for a salad plate," explained owner Lester Lit.
Welcome to Lit, Junior. The restaurant-supply store that also offers food, spices, and anything else you might need to feed a crowd, for prices that compare with your favorite warehouse store or better.
"Restaurants shop here, grocery stores, churches, caterers shop here, everybody gets the same price."
You'll find more disposable aluminum and paper products than you knew existed.
"This is about $3, will last at my house about a week. I'm sure I'd spend three times that for regular rolls of paper towels," said one shopper
Shopping for the holidays? This is a good place to start.
A ten pound bag of corn cobblets for $8.99. Six pounds of yams for $5.50. Sliced squash for less than $3.00. Six pound can of green beans for $4.29.
Of course you can't have a thanksgiving feast without rolls. We found a Sister Shubert 32-pack for $7.99.
They've got just about everything except the turkey.
"If we can't sell it as cheap as the big players, we don't want to compete," says Lester.
So, figure out what you need to cook and serve your guests. Then, light out for Lit, Junior. You'll thank us for the tip.
Check out any of their three locations around the Bluff City.
2965 Summer Ave (Tillman)
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 452-8445 Ph
(901) 452-8448 Fx
1665 Winchester (Millbranch)
Memphis, TN 38116
(901) 345-5520 Ph
(901) 345-5598 Fx
309 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-8445 Ph
(901) 523-1579 Fx