George Dickel Tennessee Whisky

Regular readers of this site may remember I’m more of a Bourbon guy than a Tennessee Whiskey guy. Odd, I know, considering I’m a native Tennessean (Nashville). I’ve just never developed a love for Tennessee Whiskey, no matter the purveyor. I have to admit, however, the new George Dickel Bottled in Bond Tennessee Whisky (spelled…

Kinfolks Soulfood & BBQ

Kinfolks Soulfood, BBQ & Catering 1203 Hazelwood Drive Smyrna, TN 37167 P: 615.267.0818 W: http://www.kinfolksbbqsmyrna.com Hours Mon: 10:30A – 7:00P Tue – Thu: 10:30A – 8:30P Fri – Sat: 10:30A – 9:00P Sun: 11:00A – 6:00P My favorite show on television is a locally-produced show on our public television affiliate WNPT called Tennessee Crossroads. Host…

Nelson’s Green Brier Tennessee Whiskey

Nelson’s Green Brier Tennessee Whiskey On a Summer day in 2006, Andy and Charlie Nelson were visiting a butcher shop in Greenbrier, TN with their dad Bill. One thing led to another, and soon the three found themselves in the office of the local historical society gazing upon two perfectly preserved bottles of their great-great-great…

Sunflower Bakehouse

Sunflower Bakehouse 2414 Lebanon Pike Nashville, TN 37214 P: 615.750.5499 W: http://www.ilovesunflower.com Hours Mon-Fri: 7A-9P Sat: 9A-9P Sunflower Bakehouse is the sister restaurant to the Sunflower Cafe, which is located in the Berry Hill section of Nashville. Sunflower Bakehouse opened in Donelson in September 2019, and I was lucky enough to visit them on their…

Athens Family Restaurant

Athens Family Restaurant 2526 Franklin Pike Nashville, TN 37204 P: 615.383.2848 W: http://www.athensfamilyrestaurant.com Hours Mon-Sat: 7A-10P Sun: 7A-9P I have literally driven past Athens Family Restaurant for years, and nearly every time, I’ve thought to myself, “I want to go there.” I love Greek food, and I had always heard good things about Athens Family…

Nectar: Urban Cantina

Nectar: Urban Cantina 206 McGavock Pike Nashville, TN 37214 P: 615.454.2277 W: http://www.nectarcantina.com Hours Mon-Thu: 7A-9P Fri-Sat: 7A-10P Sun: 10A-3P As a resident of Donelson, no one was happier than me when Nectar: Urban Cantina opened their doors in September 2017. Donelson has long been known as “Hip Donelson”, but when Nectar came to our…

Homegrown Dinner

VOLUNTEER GARDENER’S HOMEGROWN DINNER Get your tickets to Volunteer Gardener’s Homegrown Dinner celebrating the tomato, Nashville’s favorite fruit. Created by Bacon & Caviar, the prix-fixe menu highlights farm-fresh tomatoes in each of the courses, including dessert. Thursday, Aug. 8 6:30 – 9 pm The Old School 5022 Old Hydes Ferry Pike Nashville, TN 37218 Reservations…

Anatolia Turkish Restaurant

Anatolia Turkish Restaurant 48 White Bridge Road Nashville, TN 37205 P: 615.356.1556 W: http://www.anatolia-restaurant.com Hours Lunch Mon-Fri: 11A-3P Dinner Mon-Thu: 3P-10P Fri: 3P-11P Sat-Sun: 11A-11P Located in Lions Head Village in the prestigious Belle Meade neighborhood of Nashville, Anatolia Turkish Restaurant has been serving top-level Turkish cuisine for the past ten years. I recently had…