On this show we’ve sampled some of the state’s best barbeque, catfish and fried chicken. Maybe it’s time we tried something more on the healthy side. In fact, we’re gonna meet a Nashville couple who opened a restaurant a few years ago, one that specializes in a version of wholesome southern cooking. It's a place that’s attracting customers from all walks of life – with all kinds of routine eating habits. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about The Southern V's healthy approach to southern soul food.
Ladies who lunch and their gentlemen friends will love the experience at the 'Southern Charm Cafe and Bakery in Woodbury.
Tennessee Crossroads' Ed Jones takes us to new heights as he tags along with the Southern Climbers Coalition. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Southeastern Climbers Coalition.
South Pittsburg, TN
Tennessee Crossroads ventures over to South Pittsburgh, TN for a taste of the annual cornbread festival. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about The National Cornbread Festival.
Ashland City, TN
O'Brien's Southern Diner just outside Ashland City, TN. has much of that 'at home' feeling is because of owner Candice O'Brien Beasley, who makes certain every plate that leaves her kitchen passes her personal 'perfection' test. Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television to find out more.
Around the world, Tennessee is known for many things including a very special potion known as Tennessee Whiskey. Until a few years ago, only a couple of distilleries were allowed to legally make that delicacy, but now smaller distilleries were coming out with their own versions. Tennessee Crossroads visited one of them, Tenn South Distillery, where they not only make Tennessee whiskey, but their own version of another historic beverage called Moonshine.
If one picture is worth a thousand words, then a long-ago McMinnville, TN man spoke volumes. In the early 1900's, W.S. Lively was one of the best-known photographers in the country. His work can be seen at the George Eastman House in New York, at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington and at a very special museum closer to home. Tennessee Crossroads visited the Southern Museum and Gallery which celebrates the history of Lively's hometown of McMinnville. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Mid-South Live Steamers.
Early in 2014, Crossroads aired a special called "Riding the Rails." The show is all about railroad culture in Tennessee and features our visit with a group called the MN Steamers. Recently we made a return trip to the Columbia, TN park where club member engineers were sharing the joy of riding the rails, in a small way. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Mid-South Live Steamers.
Spring Hill, TN
If you happen to be at Kerry Brown's studio when that urge hits, you better bring some help. Rob Wilds recently went to Southern Rust Furniture Design in Spring Hill to meet Kerry Brown, whose creations are heavy, not only in the philosophical senses, but in the physical one, too. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
White House, TN
Alex Denis satisfies her sweet tooth at the Southern Charm Bakery & Cupcakery.
In this age of chain restaurants, it's getting hard to find a good old-fashioned soda parlor these days. Well, Tennessee Crossroads found one in the tiny town of Lynnville, TN. It boasts having some of the best hamburgers and shakes in the whole state. Here's Cindy at the junction, Soda Pop Junction. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.