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The Curmudgeon Reviews…Wall Street Pizzeria

The Curmudgeon and his family recently embarked on a fine Tuesday evening to one of Mrs. Curmudgeon’s favorite haunts, Sopapilla’s in Cool Springs1. However, it was on a wait. At 6:00 p.m. On a Tuesday. There is no restaurant in this city that is worth waiting for at 6 p.m. on a Tuesday when so […]

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The Curmudgeon Reviews…Caffé Nonna

The Nashville Scene recently announced their Best of Nashville 2013 edition, which is always a cause of much discussion in the area. Mostly because so many selections are made by a completely stupid, uninformed populace. However, as the Best Of Nashville has grown in popularity/notoriety, things have improved a bit. …Or have they? The Curmudgeon […]

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The Curmudgeon Reviews…Silo

The Curmudgeon recently had the occasion to visit Silo, a newish restaurant of “elevated southern” cuisine in the Germantown district. It’s an interesting place. And by interesting, I mean infested with hipsters. Oh sure, the décor is interesting in a kitschy southern way, with a giant faux-wicker bar header, unfinished cedar walls, and tin light […]

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The Curmudgeon Reviews…Bolton’s Spicy Chicken and Fish

Hot Chicken: the only uniquely Nashville food, if the legend is to be believed. Southern-style chicken quarters soaked in buttermilk and fried in gallons of Crisco on a cast-iron skillet, smothered in cayenne pepper and God knows what else, and served with naught but a few pickles and two slices of Wonder bread. The Curmudgeon […]

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The Curmudgeon Reviews…Arnold’s Country Kitchen

In a perfect world, people would apparently shop at Walgreen’s and we would not be told which restaurants are good by a testosterone-fueled southern dudebro who thinks that rolling pulled pork inside a sushi roll is a good idea. Despite the fact that perfect is not on the map, Arnold’s Country Kitchen, one of Nashville’s […]

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Pop! Pop!

The Curmudgeon recently had the opportunity to attend a pop-up dinner hosted by Forage South and cooked by Brandon Frohne & Co., who are about to open a new place in the Loews Vanderbilt in downtown Nashville. It was a fun evening, new friends were met and old ones caught up with, and a good […]

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