Modest Cajun/Creole Cuisine at Cajun Invasion in Franklin, Tennessee

Cajun Invasion

Last Friday, I convinced my friends Jonathan, Clint, and Matt to try out Cajun Invasion in Franklin, Tennessee. Cajun Invasion, as the name implies, is a Cajun/Creole restaurant that has been open for a few months now. Because I’ve never actually been to Louisiana, I can’t really tell you what “real” Cajun/Creole cuisine tastes like. What I do know is that I like it a lot… however the only kind I’ve tasted were at …

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Respectable Pies at Michaelangelo’s Pizza in Nashville

Large Hawaiian & Delux Pizza

Pizza has always been a favorite of mine because it’s convenient, filling, and delicious. Typically I order it when I need something quick but I also opt for it when a restaurant is known for their delicious pies. While I often choose chain names such as Papa John’s and Domino’s for most of my orders, sometimes I look to other brands because sometimes you find a pie that beats theirs. Such examples are MAFIAoZA’s, …

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Copper River Grill In Nicholasville Tries Hard, But Misses The Mark

14 oz. Ribeye

Last month I had the opportunity to dine at Copper River Grill, one of Nicholasville’s newest restaurants just off of Nicholasville (Lexington) Rd. I first noticed the construction for Copper River Grill late last winter and through my research, I learned that Copper River Grill was the name of restaurants originating in South Carolina.

Several years ago, founder Jimmy Rogers and CEO Dan Angell envisioned a restaurant reminiscent of an Alaskan mountain lodge serving …

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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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