Back Yard Burgers: A Chain That’s a Step Up From the Rest


• September 27, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

With fast service like a burger chain but high-quality ingredients like a sit-down restaurant, Back Yard Burgers has the convenience of fast food with a gourmet touch. The concept is that it serves the kind of burgers that you'd grill yourself – but better. The chefs grill each burger made-to-order, so you know you're getting… Read more »

• September 13, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Shoney’s Restaurant is a chain known for its awesome buffets, quick and friendly service, and reasonable prices, and the Shoney’s located on Donelson Pike is no exception. The first Shoney’s opened in 1947, and visiting now is a throwback to earlier times and a dining tradition that you can’t experience anywhere else. Guests love the… Read more »

• August 23, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

You can't get coconut water any straighter from the source than the stuff you'll drink at Dear Sushi. Its kitchen staff actually punches a hole in a young coconut and sticks a straw directly into the sweet, fresh water. You can sip straight from the tropical fruit. It's the perfect sweet beverage to wash down… Read more »

• August 16, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

A staple of the Nashville culinary scene, Ellendale’s is a family owned and operated restaurant focused on great Southern food served with love. Located in an historic farmhouse, Chef Julie Buhler uses produce grown in the farm’s backyard to create scrumptious dishes. The farmhouse is a lovely setting for a meal, with several dining rooms… Read more »

• August 9, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

A step above your typical Italian food restaurant, Mirko Pasta offers the real deal in comfort food from Italy, with recipes created by an Italian chef. The meals are made from scratch, and each sauce is made to order. Start off your meal with the complimentary bread and white bean dip with rosemary – a… Read more »

• July 26, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Regulars say that the experience of dining at Rumors East is “like eating in someone’s extraordinary home.” That’s partly because the restaurant is housed in a renovated, Victorian-style Southern mansion that offers garden- and fireside seating—and partly because of the thoughtfully prepared food. The menu is upscale and seasonal while at the same time showcasing… Read more »

• July 19, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

No matter how you like your beef, you can get it that way at Darfons Restaurant and Lounge in Nashville. The family-owned eatery on Elm Hill Pike has been crafting top-notch steaks and burgers for more than two decades, so its chefs have had ample time to perfect the art. The Darsino family is largely… Read more »

• July 12, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

It's not that Greek Deli's all-you-can-eat lunch buffet disappoints. To the contrary, many locals come on a weekly basis to enjoy the fresh, authentic fare. It's just that owner Sam is so warm and welcoming, he sometimes outshines the food. That is, at least, according to Yelp reviewers who say that he "puts his heart… Read more »

• June 21, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

"36 craft beer taps. Gourmet hot dogs. Darts. Good times." That's how The Hop Stop's own team succinctly sums up its offerings, and they seem to be more than enough for the people of Nashville. The beer garden and bar attracts a crowd, and not just for Bingo Sundays (although you should definitely play at… Read more »

• June 14, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

More than just a pizza shop, Fox's Pizza Den offers hoagies, strombolis, calzones, and other great Italian dishes served with great care. A family-owned restaurant in business for over 35 years, Fox’s Pizza Den uses premium ingredients imported from Italy for an authentic flavor. There’s a great variety on the menu here, and every dish… Read more »