Bunganut Pig

Joe Elmore visits a neighborhood pub in Franklin where you can find music, art, billiards and more.


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We're always on the lookout for special places where the locals go in TN towns. Locally owned, with local charm. Often the story behind the restaurant or diner is just as fascinating as the place itself. Case in point, a place in Franklin called the Bunganut Pig. Interesting name and interesting story that started with a long distance relationship.

Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.

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