Nothing brings back fond memories like the sweet smell of something delicious baking in the oven. It can take you back to those family gatherings as a kid when you stuffed yourself with your favorite food. Tennessee Crossroads found an East Nashville bakery that will put you right back in grandma's kitchen, especially if you hail from the Lone Star State. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Few time periods bring back sentimental feelings like the 1950s. The birth of rock and roll, Classic Cars, sock hops, and malt shops. Well, if you'd like to take a walk down memory lane, there's a restaurant in Alcoa, TN that will let you do just that. Gretchen Bates has the story of Hot Rods 50's diner. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
It takes something special to keep a family-owned food business thriving for 47 years. Especially when it has an out-of-way location, limited seating and a menu with basically one item -- fish. But that's what attracts people from all over Nashville to Ed's Fish and Pizza House. Whether they dine in our carry it out, they swear by its supremacy. And, they know better than to order pizza. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
There was a time when passenger trains tied the towns of Tennessee together. The days, of course, passenger train service has all but disappeared. But for some, the fascination with those big, powerful engines remains. Tennessee Crossroads were delighted to find a place where he could do two of our favorite things: watch trains pass by and eat good food. You can do those things too, at the depot bar and grill in Springfield, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Bon Aqua, TN
To many of us, the words "tea room" conjure up visions of finger sandwiches, scones and dainty little tea cups. Well, you can get tea at the Beacon Light Tea Room, as long as it's iced tea. It's the sumptuous Southern cooking that attracts loyal diners -- like fried chicken, country ham, red-eye gravy and biscuits. Let's pay a visit to this now historic restaurant in Bon Aqua, TN to discover their secret. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Tennessee Crossroads is all about finding unique people and destinations, so when we stopped in to a downtown establishment Murfreesboro, TN, it took us back to much happier times and to enjoy a classic dining experience. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about City Cafe.
We all know that we should eat healthier, but sometimes it's tough to give up good ol' southern comfort food. Tennessee Crossroads met a lady in McMinnville, TN who uses kitchen creativity to make health food taste downright decadent. The magic happens at Juicy's Wellness Cafe. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
As you know, March 17th is date for Ireland to honor St. Patrick and celebrate its heritage. Of course, nowadays, we Americans get into the act as well, however, you can experience everything Irish -- the culture, the food, the music anytime of the year in Nashville, TN. Just head to the Donelson community to a restaurant and pub called McNamara's. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.