What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name "Willie Mae's?" You're probably thinking about baseball, right? Well, for folks in Springfield, another "B" word might take take the top spot: BARBECUE! Miranda Cohen visited a popular restaurant there recently. And from all accounts, when it comes to barbeque, Willie Mae's knocks it out of the park! Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Willie Mae's BBQ.
When it comes to basic food staples, it doesn't get any more basic than bread. It's been around as long as people have been around. But this simple, beloved food has evolved over the centuries into an art form. Miranda Cohen found a shop in Springfield that takes the art of baking bread to another level.Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Grain & Honey Bake Shop.
Whether you like you latte with a twist, or you're partial to mocha frappa whatever, it seems like trendy coffee shops are popping up on every street corner. Miranda Cohen found a little place in Pelham, TN with a different twist. Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television to find out more about Gallery 41.
Restaurants come and go as fickle-food fixations change. One study by Ohio State University found that up to 60% of restaurants close or get new owners within their first year of operation. So, when Rob Wilds heard about a restaurant that is still going strong after more than 50 years, he knew he had to try it. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Dairy King.
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.
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.
Tennessee Crossroads hits the rural highways to visit Grind Mac & Cheese Burger Bar in Martin, TN, that features an enticing and adventurous menu along with some over-the-top hospitality. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.