Tracy City, TN
Tennessee Crossroads visited a place that had been a mainstay in the area for about a century that was also in danger of closing its doors. So, Cindy Day decided to buy the Dutch Maid Bakery and keep the tradition going. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Dutch Maid Bakery - Tracy City.
Just about everywhere you go in Tennessee, you are walking on historic ground. There are some places you can see and actually experience a bit of what life might have been like in the past. One of the most beautiful of those places is in Belvidere, TN. John & Jane Lovett keep a working example of early technology, which delights just about everyone who sees it. Join Nashville Public Television and Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Falls Mill.
Mount Juliet, TN
Ed Rice has earned awards for his country hams he sells out of his store in Mt. Juliet, TN. He only sells them around Thanksgiving and Christmas, but appearances are deceiving. Tennessee Crossroads' Al Voecks discovered there's a lot of behind the scenes work that goes into putting a championship ham on your dinner table. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Rice Country Hams.
There's more to opening your own restaurant than hanging a sign and firing up the grill. Tennessee Crossroads met up with Barbara Thomas from Murfreesboro, TN who's restaurant dreams resulted in more construction work than recipe planning. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about B. McNeel's.
Tennessee Crossroads takes a trip to Tullahoma, TN to the former home of a mayor, now home to some rather unexpected gourmet dining. It's the result of Franco-American romance that lead to husband-wife restaurant team. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Emil's Restaurant.
We're all about supporting the interesting features and fine points of small towns in Tennessee. Towns like Portland in Middle Tennessee. If you go there, you might want to visit 5 Chefs restaurant for lunch. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about 5 Chef's Restaurant.
If you've ever had trouble figuring out how to get conversations started at the dinner tablethen you'l have no problem at Bea's Restaurant in Chattanooga, TN since you almost have to speak to the people at your table if you're going to get your fill. As Tennessee Crossroads found out, when you go to Bea's it's helpful to have brushed up on you "Lazy Susan Operators Manual." Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Santa Fe, TN
Mardi Gras is coming up, but any time is a great time to celebrate the culinary traditions of Louisiana. Tennessee Crossroads' Susan Watson discovered a great place to do just that out near Fly, Tennessee. It may seem like an unlikely place to open a Cajun restaurant, but as Susan found out, the bayou is not the only place to "have big fun."
Ashland City, TN
You may remember the taste of the old soda fountain and diners that used to dot America back in the 50's and 60's. Today they're few and far between. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Stratton's Diner in Ashland City, TN. This business is closed, but please enjoy the memories of this journey.