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Nashville’s growth continues on, and the latest wave has brought luxury hotels and fine dining establishments in its wake. The two seem to go hand in hand, as nearly every upscale hotel that’s opened in recent years has come equipped with a world-class restaurant, often headed by a world-ren…

Christmastime is here, and Nashville's hotels and restaurants are getting into the holiday spirit with fun and festive themed bars. From décor inspired by your favorite holiday films to immersive experiences designed to delight all your senses, there's something for everyone at these eight d…

The much-anticipated W Nashville recently opened in the Gulch, and the result is an iconic brand infused with a serious dose of Music City. Local artwork is featured throughout the hotel, including a Jimi Hendrix mural by Bryan Deese on the outside of the building and embossed, hand-stitched…

Sadie’s recently opened in Edgehill Village and is serving mouthwatering Mediterranean-inspired American fare to excited diners. It is the latest addition to the family of restaurants owned by Red Pebbles Hospitality, which includes longtime favorites Adele’s and The 404 Kitchen and relative…

While Sean Brock is certainly not new to the Nashville dining scene, his two new, highly anticipated concepts, The Continental and Audrey, are both dominating the conversation, and rightly so. Everyone who visits either restaurant — if they’re lucky enough to snag a seat when the reservation…

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and whether you're hosting dinner or attending as a guest, it's imperative that pie is part of the meal. Fortunately, there are an abundance of to-go options from local bakeries and restaurants that will make the perfect addition to your gathering. If…

    Ben Caldwell silver ice scoop (AshBlue); Estate French art deco cocktail shaker, Gorham Sterling Stoplight jigger, Match pewter bottle coaster with wood inset, Match wine coaster, Salisbury pewter coin jigger (Corzine & Co.); Sheridan Champagne bucket (Draper Jewelry Co.); Blue Pheasant …

      If you ask a group of random strangers what their favorite season is, chances are, most of them will say fall. Their reasons may vary, but there’s a good likelihood they’ll start talking about their favorite fall foods. And as temperatures here in Nashville slowly drop to finally feel a litt…

      The Hermitage Hotel has announced an exciting partnership with Nashville native Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle brand, Draper James, as a part of the hotel's refresh that also includes a renovated restaurant and bar and redecorated guest rooms, lobby and common spaces. This collaboration now o…

      The Twelve Thirty Club — the new downtown restaurant, bar and music venue from James Beard Award-nominated restaurateur Sam Fox and investor Justin Timberlake — might be located on Broadway, but the swanky restaurant and club feels miles from the wild antics of the touristy hub. The Supper C…

      Chef Trevor Moran knows how to concentrate big, innovative ideas about food into small, intimate dining spaces. The former chef of The Catbird Seat now translates his culinary ingenuity into Locust, a cozy 12South storefront with a menu headlined by dumplings and shaved ice desserts and dott…

      An after-work drink with friends doesn’t have to break the bank. Several local bars and restaurants offer weekday happy hours, with food and drink specials that fit nearly every budget. You can wait out downtown traffic at The Mockingbird in The Gulch with $5 cocktails or hit up Von Elrod’s …

      Oded Brenner, founder of Blue Stripes Cacao, has been heralded as a modern-day Willy Wonka, bringing cacao — the cornerstone ingredient of chocolate — to mainstream meals and markets. His Blue Stripes Cacao shops, first opened in Manhattan’s East Village before expanding to Nashville in Febr…

      Sandwiches might be the world’s most perfect food. A good sandwich is a meal in and of itself — a customizable creation that can be built to cater to every flavorful fancy — and this summer, Nashville’s sandwich slingers are getting more creative than ever. Long-beloved spots, like Mitchell …

      It’s no secret that summer is a great time to up your fruit and vegetable intake; local markets are bursting with a veritable rainbow of locally grown strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, squash, corn, eggplant and leafy greens. But gone are the days of steamed broccoli and bland carrot sticks. …

      Fifteen flat-screen TVs? Check. Wings and fries? Check. Plenty of drinks on tap and happy hour specials? Check, check. But this is no ordinary sports bar. And these are no ordinary wings and fries. Acclaimed Nashville chef Deb Paquette is at the helm of Jasper’s, which opened in October at 1…

        There’s nothing quite like summer in the city, and as the heat keeps turning up, you’re likely looking for some ways to cool down. If you’re searching for bright flavors and light bites to get you through the warm days ahead, look no further. We rounded up six of the most refreshing dishes, …

        The skies are clearing and the weather is warming up, making it the perfect time to enjoy a cocktail outside. And what better to pair with your favorite libation than a phenomenal view? There’s a plethora of rooftop bars in Nashville, with more added each year, so there’s no shortage of spac…

        During a recent tour of the residences at Fifth + Broadway, downtown’s highly anticipated mixed-use development, general manager Tom Miller peers over a balcony at the crowds milling about on Broadway below. The beauty, Tom says, is that “you’re at the party; you’re not in the party.”

          Nashville’s reputation as a culinary destination grows brighter with each passing year, but it’s not just chefs and restaurants making the city more delicious. There’s a host of locally based brands and businesses offering epicurean delights in every pocket of the city. From CBD-infused ice …

          Nashville has enjoyed many benefits from the city’s growth over the years, and one of the greatest boons has been welcoming more people from around the world to join our community. Along with the increasing diversity of the people and the enrichment of our collective culture, our culinary sc…

          Nina Singto is dedicated to keeping her menu authentic at Thai Esane, a name which refers to Lao-speaking people in northeastern Thailand, and every dish is a delicious experience that honors Southeastern Asian cuisine. You can find Nina at the restaurant's two locations on Music Row and jus…

          Ragab Rashawn opened King Tut’s food truck to share his family’s recipes with the Nashville community. The tagline, “Mediterranean fare with New York flair,” honors the two places where he honed his craft. Like most food trucks, the menu is kept short and simple, with omnivorous and vegetari…

          At Korea BBQ & Sushi, they like to say, “Everyone is a chef!” You can choose to sit at a regular table and order from an extensive menu of prepared Korean and Japanese dishes and sushi, but for the full Korean BBQ experience, you’ll want to choose a BBQ table. These tables have a small, …

          Jay Jenratha started Deg Thai Street Food in a food truck, and as such, it has a small menu of delicious, well-crafted American-Thai fusion dishes, with their own takes on the usual pad thai, curries and stir-fries. They have recently found a permanent brick-and-mortar home on Nolensville Pi…

          Whoever came up with the old saying "Opportunity seldom knocks twice" hadn’t met Aaron Distler. The owner of the much-buzzed-about Mr. Aaron’s Goods, along with his wife, Callie Bradley, makes fresh pasta and bagels daily, delivering them to retail and private customers throughout the Nashvi…

          In 2015, chef Julia Jaksic, who was living in New York City at the time, visited Nashville and went to the Iroquois Steeplechase. It made a lasting impression. So much so that it influenced the design — and name — of her newly opened Roze Pony in The Belle Meade Galleria, the sister restaura…

          Arnold Myint grew up surrounded by food, literally. His parents, Patti and Win Myint, owned and operated International Market & Restaurant, Nashville’s first authentic Asian market and Thai restaurant, for more than 40 years. He went from sleeping in a baby carrier next to the cash regis…

          Nek “Tony” Singh opened Sindoore in 2017 to offer Nashville a taste of authentic North Indian cuisine. With an extensive menu made from scratch and using the freshest ingredients, Sindoore brings home-cooked Indian favorites to Donelson Pike. Although they offer delicious chicken, lamb, goat…

          Hot cross buns. Deviled eggs. Matzo ball soup. Passover and Easter are two holidays filled with delicious food, and this year, several local restaurants are offering special meals, whether you want to go out or stay home. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites. It’s worth noting that…

          The tornado and the subsequent pandemic has taken a lot from Nashville’s culinary scene, and one of the most noticeable closures in East Nashville was Margot McCormack’s Marché. The Five Points building that was once home to the beloved brunch spot has reopened its doors as Shep’s Delicatess…

          It’s been more than three years since Fifth + Broadway developers announced they were including a two-story food hall in their massive mixed-use Downtown Nashville campus. Rumors have been swirling for nearly as long, too, as locals wondered which eateries would ultimately earn a coveted spo…

          The Hermitage Hotel is partnering with internationally acclaimed chef, restaurateur and innovator Jean-Georges Vongerichten, one of the biggest names in the dining industry, to oversee the direction of all culinary operations. Just as with his Michelin-starred restaurants around the world, h…

            Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and whether you plan on spending the day with a loved one or treating yourself, one thing is a must: a memorable meal. Dining out can still feel a little iffy with the ongoing pandemic, but don't fret. Some of the city's best spots for date-night dinin…

            Gone are the days when Provence Breads & Cafe filled the air of Hillsboro Village with the scent of fresh-baked pastries, macarons and pies. The bakery closed abruptly in 2018, and the storefront at 1705 21st Ave. S. has been empty ever since.

            When the pandemic hit, many restaurants of all kinds were forced to rethink how they did things. Otaku Ramen has taken their innovation to a whole new level by offering ramen kits for pickup.

            Walking into Elliston Place Soda Shop is like stepping back in time — if the past were remarkably well preserved, the equipment state-of-the-art and everything just a little shinier than you might remember it.

              When the days are short and the weather is cold, we'll take a little comfort wherever we can find it — especially after the year we've all just had. Fortunately, comfort is often served warm in a sea of aromatic broth or accompanied by a freshly baked cookie or topped with some melted cheese…

                Whether you’re hosting a more intimate Thanksgiving dinner this year or packing the house with neighborhood strays who have nowhere else to go, you could likely use a hand preparing the meal. With so many restaurants struggling to stay afloat after the lockdown, you can help your favorite ne…

                Patio dining certainly experienced a boost as restaurants cautiously reopened following the shutdown due to the pandemic. But who really enjoys sitting outside during a sweltering summer in Nashville? The arrival of crisper days and cooler evenings make this time of year perfect for gatherin…

                If there were ever a time for some optimism, surely this season of social distancing is it. And what better example of a glass half-full than emerging from quiet quarantine to find new restaurants on the scene, prepared for the idiosyncrasy of pandemic dining. Acclaimed restaurateur Ford Fry…

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