Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 8:58am. 4 Views, 0 Comments.
Sipping cream is the American answer to Irish creams, and a Nashville-local chef (Deb Paquette) has helped local distillers Jeff and Jenny Pennington introduce one stellar example of this liquor cream to the national market! Jeff and Jenny reportedly developed the idea for Whisper Creek after their honeymoon, and the project has been so successful that in the local liquor and epicurean circles they are considered the 'Romeo and Juliet' of the industry. Deb helped to ensure that the whiskey's flavour profile remained unique and truly Southern. Whisper Creek Tennessee Sipping Cream is a Tennessee Whiskey cream liqueur that embodies all the deliciously familiar characteristics of a Charcoal Mellowed Tennessee Whiskey softened by the subtle whispers of real…
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 7:05pm. 5 Views, 0 Comments.
INTLIt’s been nearly one year since fans have heard from the ground-breaking alternative rock outfit INTL, the band has emerged. Teaming up with young hungry producer, Joshua Niles, INTL is proud to announce the release of their single, “Spitfire.” After releasing their self-titled EP in 2011, INTL went on to release several singles, new material, score multiple spots on several national television shows, and successfully preserver through a name change. This past year the band teamed up with Grammy Award-winning producer, Vance Powell, to promote Universal Audio’s interface, Apollo 16. The band hid away in an effort to master a new and authentic sound. “Our goal and our hope as musicians is to speak truth and enter conversation with anyone…
Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 7:38pm. 8 Views, 0 Comments.
Southern artisan chocolate, born and raised in Nashville. A rustic stone ground cacao uniquely blended with brown sugar. Winner of a silver SOFI award for best new product in 2010, and featured in Food & Wine magazine. We love their distinct, old-fashioned packaging design and original Salt & Pepper dark chocolate bar.
Handcrafted by native Nashvillians in the heart of Music City, Olive & Sinclair is proud to be the paramount bean-to-bar chocolate maker in the South. Slow-roasted and stone ground in small batches, select single origin beans are combined with pure brown sugar for a smooth and robust flavor unique to Southern Artisan Chocolate™. Our combination of traditional methods, modern European technique and classic Southern flavors make Olive &…
Sunday, July 20th, 2014 at 6:19pm. 16 Views, 0 Comments.
Visiting Nashville? Or maybe just wanting to expand your list of go-to restaurants? Consider visiting one of these new Nashville restaurants!
The Stone Fox
If local music and local ingredients are as important to you as a risotto is to an Italian, then grab your Radiohead t-shirt and head over to The Stone Fox (our solid #2!) on the west side of town. The Stone Fox seems to be a throwback neighborhood hangout, where hackeysack, plaid overshirts, and all-denim outfits make the most accurate re-creation of the ‘90s that you’re ever likely to see again. In terms of the menu, the proprietors of the Stone Fox advertise their focus well: good, local ingredients. It doesn’t get much more local than growing your own ingredients right behind the building,…
Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 7:41pm. 19 Views, 0 Comments.
At Boca Loca Cantina and Taco Factory, the authentic modern Mexican menu specializes in using locally sourced, fresh, and all natural ingredients to create delicious tacos and tasty cuisine. Whilewaiting for a fantastic dinner from the kitchen, be sure to visit the cantina in the restaurant to order a refreshing glass of beer or wine, or a satisfying shot of tequila. Rated as of the best Mexican restaurants in the Nashville area, it also have fantastic happy hour specials for anyone looking to kick back and relax after work. Be sure to stop in on Sundays for a truly delightful brunch experience, as well! You might not normally associate Mexican cuisine with Brunch, but their menu allows an opportunity to think outside the box.
Every Monday through…
Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 8:59pm. 11 Views, 0 Comments.
Yes – if you awaken any time of day hungry, sleepy and wishing for some inspiration (and food) to revive that tired version of yourself, this place can surely feed your soul. From the caffeine and the warmly rustic wood decor, to the vinyl spinning in the corner (yes, they change sides/records every time it stops), every decision at Barista Parlor has been made with so much thought, I can’t help but appreciate the hell out of it. Any eatery where the environment is as delicious as the edibles is a restaurant that's good for the soul.
If you prefer a baguette to a biscuit, you might order the Southern Frenchman: Ham, Swiss, Eggs, Paprika and Jam. And because you’re indulgent (you’re French, right?) you may as well top it off with a French Macaroon, Jam…
Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 6:35pm. 14 Views, 0 Comments.
This southern city is still becoming a famous and well-loved "it" town! It's more than the honky-tonks, the celebrities, the amazing food, and nationally renowned artisans, but the city's overall atmosphere of positivity and friendliness. Even the New York Times has featured Nashville as an up-and- coming city time and again, lauding Music City for its atmosphere, affordability, food, and music.
Local officials have spent a (still growing!) total of $623 million on a new downtown convention center, one of the most expensive public works projects in the history of Tennessee. Other efforts to revitalize and modern downtown include the addition of Google Fiber, and a renewed interest in its housing prices. Even Trulia listed Nashville as a market to watch…
Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 6:18am. 14 Views, 0 Comments.
Do you have a lot of friends, and often wonder where to go for drinks and dinner that can accomodate the whole group? Or perhaps you have a lot of family members visiting? In either case, this is the list of restaurants most likely to be able to easily accomodate a group of 8 plus in Nashville!
Boca Loca Cantina
Boca Loca Cantina is a hot new venue south of Midtown, which has an impressive bar space and special area for large parties. The cuisine is a clear-cut modern fusion, with most nights of the week offering fantsatic specials: from margarita pitchers only $14 to 10 tacos for $10. The bartenders always pour liberally and the food is always fresh and well-made.
Located literally next door to Boca Loca Cantina is a staple of the…
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 8:37pm. 18 Views, 0 Comments.
Are you an avid runner? Wanting places to run beyond neighborhood sidewalks? Check out these parks, which are great for runners, and offer dedicated trails!
Cenetennial Park has a beautiful, tree-lined running trail which circumnavigates its central pond, just west of the Parthenon. The trail is only 1.0 miles long, and has a total ascent of 21.78 ft. If you enjoy a long warm up or cool down, the park is truly massive, with a gardened and landscaped grounds great for bringing family or pets to. As a warning, it can become relatively crowded on weekends.
2500 West End Ave Nashville, TN
Percy Warner Park
For those who prefer primitive running, or running through hills over tree-lined pathways, Percy Warner is ideal! There are…
Monday, July 14th, 2014 at 9:10am. 20 Views, 0 Comments.
Nashville has a great many July Events in 2014! From beer festivals to great music, check out some of these great examples!
The CardShark Show
A live, sleight-of-hand show which demonstrates amazing feats of this art, while also instructing viewers how to spot the tells of this amazingly deceptive art. Also gives great examples of why you should never play cards with strangers or in casinos! The venue sells tickets both at the doors and via its website.
The Standard - 167 Rosa L. Parks Blvd Nashville, TN 37203
Cheekwood's Big Bugs
A whimsical invasion of imaginative giant scale insect sculptures spread around the Cheekwood gardens are likely to delight adults and kids alike! Going on throughout summer, don't miss this opportunity to see…