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Andy's Restaurant Scorecard: Muddy's HIGH, plus scores

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(WMC TV) - HIGH SCORE OF THE WEEK:  Muddy's Bake Shop, 5101 Sanderlin Ave. (Sanderlin Centre), East Memphis, 901-683-8844, www.muddysbakeshop.com

Muddy's gourmet cupcakes with those clever names and flavors are just what the doctor ordered.

"I got caught one time saying I was getting my kids some Prozac (chocolate on chocolate)," said Bartlett's Sabrina Stanfield. "Had to explain that a little bit."

It's a cupcake, not an anti-depressant. But it might as well be a drug.

Customers are addicted to Muddy's cupcakes, pimento cheese sandwiches and baked goods.

Add cleanliness, too -- because Muddy's just earned the High Score of the Week with a 98 on its health inspection Sept. 5.

"We're a clean-as-you-go crew," said Muddy's Manager Jamie Jurkins. "The second you are finished doing something, you clean it up."

Customers clean up at the cupcake counter, ordering a Strawberry Lemonade, Plain Jane or a Pucker Up.

Scorecard fans named the bakery's cupcakes one of the five best desserts in the Mid-South in 2010 (for that Scorecard, please click here).

Muddy's staff also bakes and decorates custom cakes and pies. While there, I had a slice of the Chocolate Dream Pie, a chocolate cream pie with a shot of bourbon.

Good thing my photographer's driving. I'm going to be a while. 

OTHER NOTABLE SCORES THIS WEEK:

Subway, 5475 Poplar Ave., East Memphis, 96 on Sept. 5 

Tops Bar-B-Q, 8490 Wilkinsville Rd., Millington, TN, 89 on Sept. 4 

Coletta's, 1063 S. Parkway E., Orange Mound/S. Memphis, 85 on Sept. 5 

Philly Connection, 420 S. Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN, 84 on Sept. 4 

Wendy's, 2895 Poplar Ave., Chickasaw Gardens/E. Memphis, 83 on Sept. 4 

Checkers, 844 Poplar Ave., Medical District, 83 on Sept. 5 

Lenny's Sub Shop, 2893 Poplar Ave., Chickasaw Gardens/E. Memphis, 81 on Sept. 4 

Wild Bill's Restaurant, 1580 Vollintine Ave., Klondike/NE Memphis, 81 on Sept. 4 

All Star Hot Wings, 286 N. Cleveland, Crosstown/Midtown Memphis, 76 on Sept. 4 

Flight, 39 S. Main St., Downtown Memphis, 76 on Sept. 7 

Neely's BBQ, 670 Jefferson Ave., Downtown near Medical District, 65 on Sept. 6 

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