While Nashville has long been known for its expansive music scene, the talent and creativity of its culinary scene has recently put Nashville on the map. Food & Wine highlighted the "booming Music City food scene," Food Arts Magazine noted the "emerging culinary scene putting Nashville on the gastronomic radar" and, most recently, Visit Music City partnered with Bon Appétit to unveil “Press Play” featuring custom playlists curated by Nashville chefs. Nashville's creative spirit has certainly infiltrated into its kitchens, turning them into the chef's studio. From Southern fare to haute cuisine to quite literally everything in between, Nashville's palate offers it all.
Hot chicken is a Nashville food staple. This is not your typical Buffalo-style chicken. You have to taste it to understand. Test your taste buds with hot chicken in Nashville, Tennessee.
Taste the Hot Chicken. ➡
Chicken, ribs, turkey, pork, and beef - Nashville barbecue has something for every taste. Follow that mouth-watering smell to some of Music City's best barbecue joints.
Do the Barbecue. ➡
Nashville was just ranked as one of America's Best Cities for Ice Cream by Travel + Leisure! Find out where to get the perfect scoop in Music City.
Get Some Ice Cream. ➡
In the News
Nashville's food scene, restaurants, and chefs make headlines, top lists, and rank high amongst the world's culinary voices.
Read All About It. ➡
palate offers everything from Southern fare to haute cuisine with quite
literally everything in between.
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Cocktails & Wine
Whether it's an unforgettable cocktail, or a great wine selection these restaurants have all you need to celebrate a great night in Music City.
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