In this month’s Asheville vs. Nashville travel guide, we name check popular hot chicken spots including Hattie B’s in the Music City. And while the hot chicken craze has swept menus both high-end and low-brow, there’s more to Nashville’s food scene than this spicy seasoning.
Here are other classic spots to discover:
The biscuits and other Southern food classics are the draw at this destination located in Nashville’s far-west suburbs. Often recognized in the national media, their team was invited to serve a five course, “Loveless Valentine’s Dinner” at New York’s James Beard House in 2013. 8400 TN-100, Nashville, 37221, (615) 646-9700, lovelesscafe.com
Elliston Place Soda Shop
Savor classic Southern dishes, including fried chicken and grits to collard greens and fried okra, at this restaurants where the Soda Shop location is on the national register of historic places. Finish your meal with an old fashioned milk shake. 2111 Elliston Pl, Nashville, 37203, (615) 327-1090, ellistonplacesodashop.com
This steakhouse, around since 1934, is housed in a Southern mansion. In additional to hand cut steaks, enjoy expert service by waiters outfitted in white jackets and black ties. Near Vanderbilt University. 217 Louise Ave, Nashville, 37203, (615) 329-4349, jimmykellys.com