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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Good Food, Good Friends, & Good Times at Mangia Nashville

Eggplant Rollatini

Back in March, I read an article about a new restaurant called Mangia Nashville in The Nashville Scene. The article was quite lengthy, but went into extreme detail about the history of the venture as well as in-depth reviews of the meal that evening. Being the avid food lover that I am, I called the number that was supplied only to find that reservations be done via e-mail. Expecting to hear back with good …

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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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Scrumptious Fried Seafood & Tasty Sushi at Batter’d & Fried in Nashville

Cod, Coconut Shrimp, Fries, Slaw

About a month ago (for St. Patrick’s Day), I got the opportunity to hang out in East Nashville with Haley and her coworker Jennifer. Instead of becoming inebriated on green beer like everyone else, I instead was looking forward to trying out a new restaurant on that side of town. While bar hopping with Haley and Jennifer, we happened to stumble across a restaurant that I saw a couple months earlier in passing: Batter’d …

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