And…. I’m back from Nashville.
How was the trip? Excellent. Great, city Nashville. So what did we do? Eat, drink, and listen to live music.
After the afternoon three-hour drive, we arrived in Nashville. Our hotel was across the street from Blackstone Brewery along West End and 19th Street. (More about Blackstone later) Before hitting the streets, I decided on a pregame drink.
Angry Balls. Which would probably explain why I was yelling “Outlaw Country!” downtown later on in the evening.
Next stop? Pregame dinner at Chueys. Love me the Chueys Mexican food AND drinks.
Finishing up dinner I opened my Uber app and called for a car to take us downtown. In only 2 minutes we were in a car headed downtown. Easy to use, cheap and reliable; Uber works well. We used Uber many times while in Nashville. Most rides came out to $5, and we tipped the driver each time with a couple of dollars. I suggest using Uber in Nashville.
Of course we stopped in at Roberts downtown. A favorite place of ours to listen to live music. The streets were very crowded Saturday evening. It also appears to be a new state law that requires every bachelorette party take place in downtown Nashville. I lost count after the first dozen walking parties we went by. “Outlaw Country!”
Checking out Rock Bottom downtown, I sampled a brew. Good varieties of beer to be had here.
The night ended at Blackstone Brewery across the street from the hotel. The time was 12:00 a.m. and the bartender didn’t seem interested in working much longer. I drank my beer and then we closed the evening out.
Sunday morning it was coffee time. Rise and shine and get some coffee and food at Fidos. We have been here in the past. We like the coffee and breakfast. Be prepared to wait in line though.
Nashville has some great coffee.
Good, good coffee. Try it.
After breakfast, we stopped in at Book Man (and Book Woman) across the street. If you like books, you will enjoy Book Man.
Hey, how about some coffee? We heard that the 12 South neighborhood had some shops so we called Uber again. Frothy Monkey? Yes please.
And there is a bike shop on the same street.
I checked the shop out, looking at accessories. We talked shop about bikes with the staff for some time.
Dinner? Chueys and fajitas.
Good stuff. Next stop? Downtown. Uber again. Roberts has some good priced burgers. And Wood Balls. “Outlaw Country!”
Monday morning. Instead of Fido’s, we checked out Provence across the street. GREAT Panini’s to be had here. Tasty and light. Try one.
My wife ordered herself an omlette. And the coffee was very good as well. Go here.
Did I mention the shop also has pastry’s?
Wait. More coffee.
Just Love Coffee. This shop is on the coffee high-end of the coffee scale. A bit to scientific for the likes of me, but I thought I would give the shop a try.
Maybe I am not hip enough for this shop, but the coffee was good.
And we did stop by Frugal Mac Doogal. I picked up some Curious Traveler Grapefruit Shandy bottles. Good stuff.
And while shopping, my wife picked me up a cast iron bottle opener.
Tuesday morning in Nashville. Time to give Noshville a go at breakfast.
I rated the food was good, especially the potato medallions. My wife thought the food was okay at best. A bit pricey for a basic breakfast.
How about some lunch Nashville. The Row restaurant was near our hotel, so we tried the joint out.
This is a SMALL cobb salad; as big as a dinner plate. The waiter told us that most people can’t finish the LARGE cobb salad.
I went for the bbq sandwich and the dish was very good. The side of potato’s also tasted great.
Hey look, I took a selfie.
Yes Nashville is a great city. Thank you Nashville for the wonderful vacation and “Outlaw Country”!