love peace & pho

love peace & pho 2112 8th Avenue South Nashville, TN 37204 P: 615.942.0045 W: http://www.lovepeaceandpho.com Hours Sun-Thu: 11A – 9P (Closed Tue) Fri-Sat: 11A – 10P Sunday lunches after mass are a special time for our small family. We usually try to have lunch at an old favorite – or sometimes, it’s a place we’ve…

House of Kabob

House of Kabob 216 Thompson Lane Nashville, TN 37211 P: 615.333.3711 W: http://www.houseofkabobtn.com Hours: Mon-Sat: 11A – 9P Sun: 11A – 7P If you’re like me, and you like “Greek” restaurants, you’ve probably eaten at many gyro places over the years. I’ve eaten at several – some good, some great, and some just okay. I…

Merengue Cafe

Merengue Cafe 645 West Iris Drive Nashville, TN 37204 P: 615.915.3642 W: http://www.merenguecafenashville.com (under development) One Sunday after church, we were hoping to visit a local restaurant that turned out to be closed on Sundays. When we realized they were closed, Michelle mentioned a nearby Cuban restaurant about which she had heard good things. That…

Vui’s Kitchen

Vui’s Kitchen 2832 Bransford Avenue Nashville, TN 37204 P: 615.241.8847 W: http://www.vuiskitchen.com Hours: Mon – Sat: 11A – 9P I’ve wanted to go to Vui’s Kitchen since I knew of its existence. I’ve heard so many good things about it which, by the way, turned out to be true. I tried to go a couple…

Salt & Vine

Salt & Vine 4001 Charlotte Avenue Nashville, TN 37209 P: 615.800.8517 W: http://www.saltandvinenashville.com Hours: Mon – Sat: 10A – 10P If you’ve visited this site before, you know that Tammy generally writes the recipe posts (unless they are libation-related), and I pen the restaurant reviews. This post will be no exception, but it is unique…

Hana Sushi House

Hana Sushi House 151 Adams Lane Mt. Juliet, TN 37122 P: 615.288.2929 W: http://www.hanasushihousemountjuliet.com Hours Mon – Thu: 11A – 10P Fri – Sat: 11A – 11P Sun: 11A – 9P Sometimes you stumble upon a hidden gem when looking for a place to eat. Such was the case with Hana Sushi House in Mt….

400 Degrees

400 Degrees 3704 Clarksville Pike Nashville, TN 37218 Phone: 615-244-4467 Web: http://www.400degreeshotchicken.com Hours Tue – Fri: 11A – 7P Sat: 12P – 5P Sun – Mon: Closed I’m admittedly late to the Nashville Hot Chicken party. By the time I figured out Nashville Hot Chicken was a thing, it was already a big thing. I’ve…

Ralph’s Donut Shop

Ralph’s Donut Shop I have lived in Nashville for 30 years and in that time, I’ve visited the wonderful city of Cookeville on countless occasions. I’ve eaten and shopped all over the town … I thought! On a recent dinner there with 4 friends, my husband stopped on our way home at Ralph’s Donut Shop…

Painturo’s

Painturo’s Pizza 12910 Lebanon Road Mt. Juliet, TN 37122 Phone: 615-754-4443 Web: http://www.painturos.com Hours Mon – Thu: 11A – 8P Fri – Sat: 11A – 9P Sun: 11A – 3P Painturo’s was started by the Painter brothers, Nick and Chad, in Lebanon over 17 years ago. Michelle and I would make the trip to Lebanon…

Sonobana

Sonobana 40 White Bridge Road Lion’s Head Village Nashville, TN 37205 P: 615-356-6600 W: http://www.sonabananashville.com Hours: Lunch: 11A – 2P Mon-Sat Dinner: 4:30P – 9:30P Sun-Thu, 4:30P – 10P Fri-Sat When it’s stifling hot outside – as it often is during Nashville summers – I tend to eat lighter. This is especially true at lunch….