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Nashville is a city fueled by music, steered by history, and revved up with a dynamic food and drink scene. This city has much to offer you, from celebrating your way down Broadway street to square dancing the night away at Robert's Western World. This culturally dense town does not lack in the food department, so listen up to where you need to visit. If you are looking for some classic southern comfort food, the opportunities are endless: there is Arnold’s Country Kitchen, Margot Cafe and Bar, and Hattie B’s Hot Chicken. Looking for something a little more upscale? You can always try STK for a delicious steak dinner, House of Cards for a mouthwatering meal with an ambiance, or Eddie V’s for some perfectly prepared seafood. Have a sweet tooth? Make sure to stop by Goo Goo Chocolate Co for the best mound of caramel, marshmallow nougat, fresh roasted peanuts and real milk chocolate you have ever eaten. This city will definitely be worth the trip.

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A Locals’ Guide to Nashville Restaurants

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Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Make this broccoli salad with bacon recipe from Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint. It is a great side for picnics, tailgating, and as a refreshing snack. This recipe is one of Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint most famous and popular side items because[...]


Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Every year, Nashville-based cookie powerhouse Christie Cookie debuts the seasonal flavor: chocolate espresso cookies. Offered during a limited window around the holiday season, these cookies were created in collaboration with local coffee shop 8th & Roast Coffee. Baker and[...]


Kohlrabi Salad

This winter salad combines raw and crunchy elements as well as soft, roasted ones. Vivek Surti of Tailor  in Nashville happily shares popular salad dish for all to make this at home. Finished with a ginger dressing that is[...]


Prawn Rissóis

These fried shrimp turnovers, or prawn rissóis, come from Maneet Chauhan, a former Chopped  judge and author of Chaat: The Best Recipes from the Kitchens, Markets, and Railways of India. Chaat, or the flavorful snacks and small meals that combine[...]


Sidecar à la Grecque Cocktail

Mix up the traditional sidecar recipe with the Sidecar à la Grecque from Sadie's bar in Nashville. The cocktail was inspired by Mediterranean flavors and colors of the seaside sun.