Nashville’s Burger Up In Some Aspects, Burger Down In Others

Black & Blue Burger w/ Benton's Bacon

In the recent weeks, I’ve started hearing a lot about a hamburger restaurant called Burger Up located in 12th Avenue South area of Nashville. Words like “upscale” and “fancy” usually accompanied the description I heard from others. To most, that phrase might seem strange when describing a hamburger restaurant but not to me… late last fall I got the opportunity to dine at one of the true gourmet burger joints called Flip Burger Boutique. …

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A Fine Diamond In The Rough – The Mad Platter in Nashville

Pork Duo

My latest dining experience to review is from a local restaurant called The Mad Platter that was unexpectedly one of my better dining experiences in Nashville to date . In all honesty, I wasn’t expecting much from this restaurant because the last upscale, local restaurant I tried ended up being slightly average. On top of that, when I attempted to make a reservation at The Mad Platter, the person I spoke to was quite …

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Superb Service & Fantastic Food at J. Alexander’s in Franklin, TN

New York Strip Steak with NYO Mac & Cheese

A couple weeks ago, I was in the Franklin area visiting Haley after work. Since it was close to dinner, she made the suggestion that we try J. Alexander’s. The last time I experienced J. Alexander’s was over a decade ago in Louisville and I barely even remember that visit because I was too young to appreciate food like I do now.

Before arriving to J. Alexander’s, all I knew was that it is …

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Wingstop Is A Pretty Good Place For Chicken Wings

Mild Drumsticks

Several weeks ago, Mike, Marty, and I ended up visiting Wingstop for lunch. I forgot how it was decided but I remember asking them about it on several occasions prior because I’ve never heard of the brand before coming to Tennessee. Having been exposed to two of the more well known names in the chicken wings business (Buffalo Wild Wings and Wing Zone) and being a fan of wings altogether, I was eager to …

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