Episode 3234

Tennessee Crossroads

February 21, 2019

Season 32 | Episode 34

On Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads, Joe Elmore experiences a dining tradition at the Picnic Cafe. Rob Wilds meets felt artist, Chris Armstrong. Cindy Carter visits an entrepreneur who adds multiple flavors to a southern staple. And Ken Wilshire discovers a normal road improvement project that turned into a tribute to the Great Smoky Mountains.

Watch Clips from this Episode

The Picnic Cafe on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Picnic Cafe

Nashville, TN

We love bringing you stories about quaint dining destinations we discover around the state. Sometimes we almost overlook what's in our own backyard. The Picnic Cafe has been a breakfast and lunch tradition in West Nashville, TN for more than 35 years. Owner Kathy Bonnett has earned a reputation for her fresh-made food and Southern hospitality. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Felt Artist Chris Armstrong on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Felt Artist Chris Armstrong

Nashville, TN

Here at Tennessee Crossroads, we appreciate felt. For instance, we know Kermit here s a big TV star. Not every piece of felt can be a star, but a lucky few get to become works of art. Tennessee Crossroads recently went to Hickman County, TN to meet Chris Armstrong, who is a sculptor in felt. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Wise Butter on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Wise Butter

Nashville, TN

It's hard to improve on classic, time-tested comfort foods. Tennessee Crossroads recently ran into a Nashville, TN entrepreneur who has taken what is perhaps the most important "comfort" ingredient, butter, to a new level. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center

Townsend, TN

It started out as a normal road improvement project near the Smoky Mountains, but as Tennessee Crossroads discovered, it led to the creation of a living tribute to this historic area of the state. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.