262. Lightning 100’s Chocolate Affair

Head on over to Marathon Music Works, 63-atlg.jpgFebruary 4, for Lightning 100’s Chocolate Affair. A full display of chocolate from the world’s best creators will be ready to try during this wonderous occasion. And not just the hard candy, either. Everything from baked goods to a chocolate fountain will be there ready to satisfy your sweet tooth. Plus, they will have live music from premier jazz singer, Rebecca Sayre. The makings of a dream night in Music City.

Get tickets: www.marathonmusicworks.com.

262. Lightning 100’s Chocolate Affair

261. Last Day – #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

Last day! Better make it count. Get out there and get a taste of Nashville’s food scene while you can at a discount. Once today is over this magical week won’t happen again until August. So live it up!

Pick a restaurant, any restaurant:
51st Kitchen & Bar55 SouthAmericanoblvdCabanaCaffe NonnaCapitol GrilleCork & CowElliston Place Soda ShopEmbers Ski LodgeFinezza Italian BistroFenwick’s 300FidoFleet Street PubFlyte World Dining and Wine
Germantown CafeGreen Hills GrilleHarvest at HomesteadJackson’s Bar & BistroMcCabe PubMere Bulles • Midtown Cafe (breakfast)Midtown Cafe (lunch)Midtown Cafe (dinner)Nonna’s Pizzeria & Wine BarNoshville DelicatessenPizza PerfectPMPineapple Room Restaurant at CheekwoodPuckett’s 5th & ChurchPuckett’s Boat HousePuckett’s FranklinRed PonyScout’s PubSmokin ThighsSouth StreetSuzy Wong’sTable 3Tin AngelUrban GrubValentino’s RistoranteWatermark RestaurantWild IrisYellow Porch

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261. Last Day – #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

260. Smokin Thighs – #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

It’s the second to last day of Nashville Original Restaurant Week! Tonight, we’re heading over to Smokin Thighs to enjoy their 2 Dinners and a Dessert for $20.17 special. In case you didn’t know, this place was once a food truck before opening their own brick-and-mortar restaurant. Their main focus is applewood smoked and grilled chicken which the locals rave about and the visitors who stumble upon it fall in love with each bite. See below for more details!

2 Dinners & Desserts for $20.17

Entree:
Applewood Smoked Chicken Tacos – 2 soft flour tacos filled with BBQ applewood smoked chicken topped with a roasted corn slaw lettuce combo, drizzled with a ranch sauce and 2 sides

Dessert (choose one):
Jack Daniel’s Infused Chocolate Cake, Bananas Foster Cake, or Orange Creamsicle

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260. Smokin Thighs – #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

259. Fifty-First Kitchen & Bar – #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

We have been eager to try this next place you’re about to read about. Fifty-First Kitchen & Bar over in The Nations has received great reviews since opening. Chef Francisco Vito creates a seasonal mean featuring local, farm-to-table ingredients which highlight American favorites with Italian flare. Below is what they are offering this week, marked at $35 per person. Go check them out.

1st Course (choose one):
Salad – local lettuce, toasted almond, red onion, black currant, goat cheese, vinaigrette
Soup – toasted red pepper, shrimp, radishes, apples, dill, olive oil
Carpaccio – shaved eye of round, smoked sea salt, horseradish aioli, fried capers

2nd Course (choose one):
Steak and Sausage – smoked cippolini jam, bone marrow demi, roasted squash, broccolini
Beet Root Spaghetti – spinach, walnut bread crumbs, goat cheese curd, garlic confit, herb oil
Pan Seared Gulf Catch – cauliflower, kumquat, pea tendril, pea, and preserved lemon purée

3rd Course (choose one):
Gold Rush Apple Cobbler with caramel walnut ice cream and cardamon whipped cream
Abuelita Chocolate Pie with cayenne and chocolate ice cream
Ricotta Panna Cotta with rum cherries, coffee crumble and vanilla bean ice cream

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259. Fifty-First Kitchen & Bar – #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

258. Elliston Place Soda Shop #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

Elliston Place Soda Shop is an all time classic in Music City. The place has been around since 1939 serving fine meals and delicious milkshakes. During Nashville Originals Restaurant Week they are offering Breakfast for Two and Lunch or Dinner for Two. The price is $20.17 and you can’t go wrong with any choice. BUT if it is your first time you are going to Elliston Place Soda Shop we recommend you grab the Lunch or Dinner because it comes with a milkshake. See below for all the details and enjoy!

Each meal priced at $20.17

Breakfast for Two
2 Country Ham or Chicken Fried Steak Platters
(or one of each)
with Coffee, Tea, or a Soft Drink

Lunch or Dinner for Two
2 Cheeseburgers with Fries or Meat & 2
(or one of each)
and a Milkshake or a Sundae to share

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258. Elliston Place Soda Shop #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

257. Eleven Things To Do In Music City This Week (January 18-25)

We have a busy week ahead of us. Planning it out makes it easier! See below for the upcoming events, a Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts, and don’t forget to look at what will occur the following week.

UPCOMING EVENTS

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMEMORATIVE PROGRAM
Belmont University continues to host events to remember the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The events range from lectures to film screenings and will last until January 27th. belmont.edu

NASHVILLE BOAT & SPORTSHOW
The Music City Center will host the Nashville Boat & Sportshow, January 19-22, featuring tons of boats, supplies, fishing gear, and more. nashvilleboatshow.com

ECLIPSE: THE SUN REVEALED “RED-CARPET” PREMIERE
On January 20, the Adventure Science Center will have a red-carpet premiere of Eclipse: The Sun Revealed. On January 21, they will have a public premiere and begin featuring the show on a daily basis leading up to the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. adventuresci.org

PAW PATROL LIVE! RACE TO THE RESCUE
Families and friends can journey to TPAC for PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” January 21-22. tpac.org

CAMPUS WIDE DAY OF SERVICE
Tennessee State University will host a Campus Wide Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 21. tnstate.edu

LET FREEDOM SING!
The Schermerhorn Symphony Center will perform Let Freedom Sing!, on January 22, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The show is free and open to the public. nashvillesymphony.org

ZOO RUN RUN
The Nashville Zoo’s annual 5K, Zoo Run Run, will occur on January 21. All the proceeds go to fund the zoo. nashvillezoo.org

CHRISTOPHER TITUS
Comedian Christopher Titus will perform Zanies Comedy Night Club on January 25. zaniesnashville.laughstub.com

NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN WEEK
Nashville Scene is putting on Nashville Hot Chicken Week where multiple restaurants like Prince’s Hot Chicken and Bolton’s Spicy Chicken & Fish serve meals for $5. This is a great way for you to try Nashville’s staple cuisine. Find more information.

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
The Broadway musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, is making its way to TPAC January 24th through the 29th. tpac.org

THE NASHVILLE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s current production is Romeo & Juliet happening, January 5-29, at Belmont University’s Troutt Theater. nashvilleshakes.org

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT WEEK – FIDO

Nashville Originals Restaurant Week continues! From today to January 22nd, multiple restaurants will offer discounted menus and specials for you to experience Nashville’s ever-expanding food scene. Today we went to Fido who is offering 2 specials and one dessert or coffee for $25. It was fantastic. Go check it out! visitmusiccity.com/restaurantweek

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Brothers Osborne @ Marathon Music Works – January 18
Ike Reilly @ The High Watt – January 18
Whiskey Myers @ Cannery Ballroom – January 19
Lydia Loveless @ Exit/In – January 19
An Evening with Dr. John and the Nite Trippers @ City Winery Nashville – January 20
Dierks Bentley @ Bridgestone Arena – January 21
Lukas Graham @ Ryman Auditorium – January 22
Emmylou Harris & Friends ft. John Prine @ City Winery Nashville – January 22
Let Freedom Sing! @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – January 22
Midge Ure @ City Winery Nashville – January 23
The Beach Boys @ Ryman Auditorium – January 24
The Last Waltz 40 Tour @ Ryman Auditorium – January 25

NEXT WEEK

See below for a couple events in the coming weeks.
HAuNTcon Tradeshow, Tours, and Costume Ball @ Sheraton Music City – January 26-30
AMSOIL Arenacross @ Bridgestone Arena – January 28
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder @ TPAC – January 24-29
Three Way @ TPAC – January 27-29

And so much more.

257. Eleven Things To Do In Music City This Week (January 18-25)

256. Embers Ski Lodge #NashvilleRestaurantWeek

Happy second day of Nashville Originals Restaurant Week! Earlier this afternoon we stopped by Embers Ski Lodge to check them out. They have two meals for the occasion and two drinks. We had the Salmon Fresco which is a seared salmon with salsa fresco, avocado cream & a cilantro garnish that is served with chips and salsa. To wash it all down we enjoyed the Salted Citrus Old Fashioned. Each combined (both meal and drink) perfectly and gave our tummy a wonderful experience. See below for everything they offered and check them out!

Lunch & Dinner:
Salmon Fresco – 14
Seared salmon, salsa fresco, avovado cream & cilnatro garnish. Served with chips and salsa.

Soup & Sandwich – 12
Sliced queso blanco, spring mix & bacon on texas toast. Served with a bowl of homemade tomato soup.

Drinks:
The Tennessee Trail – 7
A 16oz can of Harp & Harry’s Tennessee Lager with a shot of Jack Daniel’s

Salted Citrus Old Fashioned – 12
Old Forester Bourbon, Salted Citrus Simple Syrup, Domain de Canton & Angosture bitters.

256. Embers Ski Lodge #NashvilleRestaurantWeek