Ri’chard’s Louisiana Cafe

Tennessee Crossroads heads to Whites Creek to visit a restaurant where Gulf Coast cuisine and country music make for a fine recipe. Ri’chard Trest’s restaurant in Whites Creek, TN, just North of Nashville, is named for him but it’s not called Richards, but the French pronunciation, Ree-chards. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Ri’chard’s Louisiana Cafe.


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Do you get upset when someone mispronounces your name? Richard Trest is used to it. His restaurant in Whites Creek just North of Nashville is named for him...but it's not called Richards...but..Ree-chards the French pronunciation. How did that happen? It's an interesting story which Rob Wilds is happy to tell..as he introduces us to a place to eat and to listen.

Rob Wilds has been a part of the Tennessee Crossroads family since 1993. As one of our most frequent producers, and the recipient of several journalism awards throughout his various careers, Rob finds that the best reward for his work is meeting the fascinating people and visiting the interesting places he encounters in his travels. A presence in television, radio and print reporter for more than 20 years, Rob is a teacher, writer, producer and director as well as an actor (with appearances in feature films, television shows and on stage).

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