Hilton Head Island, SC

Each year, we take a family vacation with friends from church/school. We go to Hilton Head, and we play golf (once or twice), ride bikes (everyday), go to the beach (most days), and eat at great restaurants (definitely everyday!). After every trip to the island, I think, “I should have taken notes so that I…

12 South Taproom

12 South Taproom & Grill 2318 12th Avenue South Nashville, TN 37204 Phone: 615-463-7552 Web: http://www.12southtaproom.com Hours 7 Days a week: 11A – 12A If you are a regular reader of this blog/site, you know that Tammy Algood usually handles the recipes, and I typically take the restaurant reviews. There is a good reason for…

Jimmy Kelly’s Steakhouse

Jimmy Kelly’s Steakhouse 217 Louise Avenue Nashville, TN 37203 615-329-4349 http://www.jimmykellys.com Hours: Mon – Thu: 5P – 10P Fri – Sat: 5P – 11P Sun: Closed Growing up in Nashville, I’ve had many opportunities to dine at Jimmy Kelly’s Steakhouse. Long before Nashville became an “It City”, there was Jimmy Kelly’s. When there were not…

nomzilla!

Nomzilla! Sushi, Et Cetera 1000 Gallatin Avenue, Suite A Nashville, TN 37206 Phone: 615-712-7409 Web: http://www.nomzilla.com Hours: Mon–Fri 11am–10pm Sat–Sun 5pm–10pm Regular readers of this blog (a small-but-passionate group) are undoubtedly familiar with the hip and trendy section of Nashville known as East Nashville, or East Nasty to locals. Over the past several years, the…

Bartaco Nashville

Bartaco 2526 12 Avenue South Nashville, TN 37204 P – 615.269.8226 W – http://www.bartaco.com Hours Daily – 11:30A – Late We love the “12 South” part of Nashville. It’s hip and trendy with a relaxed urban feel. We are undoubtedly older than the average visitor to this busy section just south of downtown, but that’s…

Nama Sushi Bar

Nama Sushi Bar 2300 Elliston Place Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-933-6262 Web: http://www.namasushibar.com Hours: Lunch: Mon–Fri 11am–3pm Dinner: 3pm–close Sunday: Noon–close Sushi Happy Hour: Mon–Fri 3pm–6pm, Saturday 11am–6pm and all day Sunday Michelle and I don’t often get to have a lunch date, and that is okay with us. We love being together as a…

Brunch at Saint Anejo

Saint Anejo 1120 McGavock Street Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615.736-5301 Web: www.mstreetnashville.com/saint-anejo Hours:  Mon – Thu: 11A – 10P Fri: 11A – 11P Sat: 10A – 11P Sun: 10A – 10P Brunch Saturday & Sunday: 10A – 3P/ 2-for-1 brunch libations Saint Anejo is the premier, upscale Mexican restaurant for the M-street juggernaut founded and run by…

Pepperfire Hot Chicken

Pepperfire Hot Chicken 1000 Gallatin Avenue Suite C Nashville, TN 37206 Phone: 615.582.4824 Web: www.pepperfirehotchicken.com Hours:  Mon – Wed: 11A – 9P Thu – Sat: 11A – 10P Sun – Closed Today, I had my first Nashville-Style-Hot-Chicken experience. In fact, it would be more precise to say I am STILL having my first Nashville-Style-Hot-Chicken experience. I had lunch…

Darfon’s

Tucked away in a corner of Donelson, you’ll find Darfon’s, a family-owned and operated restaurant serving some of Nashville’s finest food and drink. Darfon’s was founded in 1989 by the Darsinos and the Fonseca families. It has been under the sole ownership of the Darsinos family for several years now, and it is operated by…

Cool Springs Brewery

Cool Springs Brewery 600A Frazier Drive #135 Franklin, TN 37067 Phone: 615.503.9626 Web: www.coolspringsbrewery.com Hours:  Sun – Thu: 11A – 9P Fri – Sat: 11A – 10P This past Saturday, we found ourselves in the Franklin, TN area looking for a place to have dinner with our friends the Galvin’s. We had spent the day at…