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…

Butcher & Bee – Nashville

Butcher & Bee 902 Main Street Nashville, TN 37206 P: 615.226.3322 W: http://www.butcherandbee.com Hours Mon-Thu: 11A-2P; 5P-10P Fri: 11A-2P; 5P-11P Sat: 10A-2P; 5P-11P Sun: 10A-2P; 5P-10P For someone who operates a food blog – and also loves to eat out – I’ve done a horrible job lately of getting out to new-to-me restaurants. Having a…

Infinity Collar

Jingles & Her Infinity Collar At some point every little kid has to start growing up and Jingles has now started the adjustment period to an infinity collar. This unique collar is encouraged by Southeastern Guide Dogs to help in leash training. In particular, it assists in eliminating the urge puppies have to lunge at…

Jingles – 4 1/2 months

Jingles at 4-1/2 months old What a beautiful age for a puppy! We have turned a corner with Jingles and she has settled down quite a bit from her initial puppy energy. She still has lots of it, but it is so much easier to focus her on the task at hand now. And since the weather…

The Red Bicycle

The Red Bicycle Coffee 2190 Nolensville Pike Suite E Nashville, TN 37211 P: 615.454.2738 W: https://redbicyclecoffee.com Hours Mon – Sun: 7A-9P The Red Bicycle Coffee is a local chain of coffee shops in the Nashville area. The concept originated in North Carolina, but The Red Bicycle has been a Nashville fixture since 2013. They have…

Jingles – 12 Weeks

Jingles had her first visit to our local vet to receive the shots required for 12 weeks old puppies. Obviously there are lots of scents that can be very distracting in the building, but she handled herself like a pro without a whimper. She even got to meet another dog named Louie and after much…

Zulema’s Taqueria

Zulema’s Taqueria 104 Graylynn Drive Nashville, TN 37214 P: 615.730.6154 W: https://www.facebook.com/zulemastacos I had heard nothing but good things about Zulema’s Taqueria in Donelson, but I had not visited there until recently. For those of you that know me, this likely shocks you. I mean, we tend to eat out a lot. And we never…

Meatballs

Meatballs It is no secret that I love meatballs. Maybe it’s because of the size. Perhaps it’s because they usually accompany pasta. Regardless, there is something quite special about these formed balls of meat that underlines the extra effort that went into getting them on the table. Technically, they are balls of ground meat that…

Jingles – 9 Weeks

Jingles We have made much progress in one week since picking up Jingles from Palmetto, Florida. She is now 9 weeks old and I feel as if I can see her growing right in front of me. Our first task was to teach Jingles her name. She received her name the day we picked her…