Thursday, August 28, 2014 Travel
There's No Place Like Home
It is a pleasure to bring to you what we think is the greatest city in the south!NASHVILLE
Below is the low-down on all the greatest places to grab a great meal, find that perfect outfit, get gorgeous, and entertain your kids.
The Loveless CafeA quintessential southern eatery, The Loveless Cafe is a famous Nashville establishment. Loaded with country charm this is the best place for biscuits and jams!
A well kept Nashville secret, the Patterson House is the closest thing to a Speak-Easy you'll ever experience. The well appointed cocktail bar hides behind a magic curtain which opens to an intimate old-fashioned bar that serves up the most unique drinks mixed to hit all your five senses.
Burger UpThis up-scale burger spot boasts an impressive variety of yummy burgers made from the organic meat of ten local Tennessee farms.
Marche Artisan FoodsWe both agreed this was our favorite spot for Sunday brunch. This delightful European-style cafe is a must for food-lovers and offers plenty of take-home-treats.
City HouseWhen Gwyneth Paltrow was in Nashville last year shooting her upcoming film, Country Strong, she frequented this Italian restaurant with great regularity. City House offers a wonderful menu that changes seasonaly and is infused with the freshest ingredients from their back garden and in-house charcuterie . If you ever stop in, make sure you taste their fricos and belly ham pizza. YUM!
Imogene and WillyMatt and Carrie Edmonson are the creative proprietors behind this bespoke denim shop. This dymanic duo designed and produced denim for brands such as J Brand, Polo's RRL, and Levi's before opening this utterly unique "mom and pop" feeling retail store. Drop in and get a custom pair of jeans that will make your butt look like a dream!
JamieJamie is the ultimate Nashville shopping destination, where you will find the most well edited selection of luxury goods at a variety of price points. With brands that vary from Elizabeth and James to Lanvin, this is the place to find the best shoes, clothing and accessories.
H. AudreyThis cutting-edge clothier in the heart of Green Hills is where all the stars and stylists come to shop. Owned by the multi-talented Holly Williams (whose father happens to be Hank Williams Jr.) , H. Audrey offers the best from Rag and Bone, Loeffler Randall, and Alexander McQueen.
Jill at the Salon at JamieAhhhhh!!!! My favorite seat in the city. Jill is the best! She does great color and cuts and is the best at throwing your hair up for a night on the town. We both look forward to a peaceful afternoon with her once a month if not two!
Karee Hays at Retief SkincareYou have met her before on the blog but we can not get enough of this great gal who keeps Nashville's skin glowing! She is the best resource when it comes to getting the skinny on skin care products that really work.
Woo Skincare and CosmeticsThis boutique offers high-quality products from beauty brands such as Bobbi Brown, Chantecaille, and Armani. This is a great place to grab a fresh tube of lipgloss and a unique gift for your girlfriend's birthday.
Philips Toy MartHands down, this is our kid's favorite place in town. This Nashville staple has intrigued the young and young-at-heart for generations.
PopoThis is where are the cool kids go to play. Popo offers the most unique baby and children's gear, books, and clothes. You'll love their wide selection of bugaboo strollers, cutting edge baby products and unique children's books.
The Nashville Public Library - Main BranchWhether you are looking for a quiet afternoon or a best marionette show for your kids, this is the spot for you.
CheekwoodOffering the most impeccable landscapes, sculpture gardens and historical homesite, this museum is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The recent Chihuly glass sculpture exhibit was breathtaking. FYI- the museum offers Tuesdays for Tots as well as Saturday AM workshops which are great creative outlets for your little ones.
Country Music Hall of FameYEE-HAW!!! This is what we are all about or at least that is what out-of-towners think. Don't miss out on viewing Dolly's sparkly dresses!
Frist Center for the Visual ArtsA MUST...
We are so lucky to have this first-class, 24,000 square foot art gallery in our town. Presently, the Frist Center is featuring "The Birth of Impressionism" from the Musee de Orsay.
This exquisite Degas painting is hanging on the wall and ready for your viewing!
We hope you enjoy all that our great city has to offer!