Episode 3340

Tennessee Crossroads

June 11, 2020

Season 33 | Episode 40

This week on Tennessee Crossroads, experience a dining tradition at the Picnic Cafe in Nashville. Visit Kingston Springs, a charming community in Middle Tennessee. Meet two Franklin County women who are serving up some spirited confections. And hear from a talented woodcarver who discovered his talent during a very hard time in life. Brought to you by Nashville Public Television!

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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.


Main Street - Kingston Springs on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Main Street – Kingston Springs

Kingston Springs, TN

Tucked away all over the state are charming small towns just waiting for you to discover them. Tennessee Crossroads recently visited one right outside of Nashville, TN, it's Kingston Springs. As you travel the interstate, many of the exits along the way are just signs passing in the landscape, and possible future places to fill up the tank. But if you slow down and take a closer look, you might find something special. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Sweet Southern Spirit Cake & Candy Company on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Sweet Southern Spirit Cake & Candy Company

Cowan, TN

Sometimes we try to say no to desserts in the name of calorie counting and weight watching. Tennessee Crossroads met two Franklin County, TN business women who will make sure you save room for their spirited new sweet creations for all occasions. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Roark Phillips - Chainsaw Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Roark Phillips – Chainsaw Artist

Fayetteville, TN

We all have talents inside us just waiting to come out, we just never know how or when they will reveal themselves. Tennessee Crossroads met Roark Phillips from Fayetteville, TN, who discovered his talent as a Chainsaw Artist at a very hard time in his life. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.