IvyWild Brings Seasonal Fare to Sewanee

IvyWild Restaurant

IvyWild brings a fresh, local menu to Monteagle Mountain.

High Steaks at Junkyard Dog Steakhouse

Junkyard Dog Steakhouse

Junkyard Dog Steakhouse offers high-quality food with a home-cooked touch.

Shelby Forest General Store is Millington’s Burger Mecca

Shelby Forest General Store

Shelby Forest General Store functions as a community centerpiece, with famous burgers.

Red Rooster Restaurant Gets Folks Crowing

Red Rooster Restaurant

The Red Rooster Restaurant in Ethridge serves up generous portions of delicious food from a steaming hot bar.

The Queen of Barbecue in Brownsville

Helen's BBQ

Helen Turner of Helen’s Bar-B-Q gets national attention as a female pitmaster.

Cool Off at the Creek Cafe

The Creek Cafe

Visit the Creek Cafe in Jefferson City for wonderful paninis and the best ice cream in East Tennessee.

Papa Boudreaux’s Cajun Cafe Brings New Orleans Cuisine to Franklin

Papa Boudreaux's Cajun Cafe

Downtown Cajun cafe serves dishes straight from the bayou in Franklin, Tennessee.

Capitol Grille Chef-Turned-Farmer Grows His Ingredients

Chef Tyler Brown of Capitol Grille

Chef Tyler Brown of the Capitol Grille at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville raises much of the fresh food served at the acclaimed restaurant.

Tennessee Restaurants Go Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork Restaurants

Restaurants across the state grow their own farm-fresh ingredients.

Gabriel’s in Cleveland Shows a Passion for Pizza

Gabriel's Pizza in Cleveland, TN

Gabriel’s Pizza In Cleveland, TN, crafts a marriage of quality and artistry with their delicious pizzas and Italian fare.

Sevierville’s Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Applewood Restaurant in Sevierville, Tennessee

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant in Sevierville celebrates its 25th anniversary with traditional country cooking and delicious apple recipes.

Better Batter: Braden Station Knows Southern Seafood


Braden Station’s ample buffet features familiar coastal favorites – catfish, shrimp and clams, all deep-fried in homemade batters.

Restaurants on Tennessee’s Trails and Byways

Bell's Drive In, Henderson, Tennessee

A journey along Tennessee’s Trails & Byways offers an ideal way to try some of the best eateries, from burgers to barbecue to down-home cooking.

Foglight Foodhouse: Where Good Food Shines

Foglight FoodHouse in Walling, TN

It’s a little hard to find, but chef Edward Philpot’s Fodlight Foodhouse is a beacon for those searching for good food in a rustic setting.

Fehn’s 1891 House: Fine Cuisine and Family Tradition

Fehn's 1891 House in Dayton

For a rural fine dining experience, head to Fehn’s 1891 House in Dayton, which features brine-marinated fried chicken, homemade salad dressings and famous macaroon pie.

Hagy’s Catfish Hotel in Shiloh Treats Patrons Like Family

A plate of catfish and ribs from the Catfish Hotel restaurant in Shiloh, TN.

For three generations, the Hagy family’s Catfish Hotel has served lovingly prepared whole catfish to loyal regulars and wayfarers bound for the nearby Shiloh battlefield.

Freiberg’s German Restaurant Brings Brats to Johnson City

Sauerbraten, red cabbage and pan-fried potatoes from Freiberg's Authentic German Cuisine in Johnson City.

Freiberg’s German Restaurant is an unusual find in Tennessee with a charming downtown location and live accordion music on weekends.

Crawdaddy’s West Side Grill Brings New Orleans Cuisine to Cookeville

Crawdaddy's West Side Grill - Cajun restaurant in Cookeville, TN

Crawdaddy’s West Side Grill is a slice of New Orleans in Cookeville, with entrees such as the succulent Carpet Bagger Filet and savory French Cut Pork Chop.

Tennessee’s Best BBQ

Ridgewood Barbecue, Bluff City, TN

Where do you think serves up the best barbecue in Tennessee? Here are five of our favorites.

Restaurant Review: Front Porch in Dickson

Front Porch Restaurant in Dickson, Tennessee

Enjoy Southern food with a twist at the Front Porch in Dickson.

Larry’s BBQ in Decherd Serves Up Tasty Family Recipes

Larry's Bar-B-Q at the Wagon

Larry’s Bar-B-Q is a cross between a country barbecue joint and a cozy café that serves dishes including brisket, spareribs and homemade pies.

Las Paletas: Nashville’s Top Popsicle Shop


Las Paletas, a gourmet popsicle shop in Nashville, features unusual popsicle flavors such as pistachio, hibiscus and chocolate with hot peppers.

Jim Oliver’s Smoke House in Monteagle Draws Hungry Travelers

Monteagle, TN, Jim Oliver's Smoke House

The Smoke House is still drawing hungry crowds for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers much more than dining

Bacon Popcorn From the Loveless

Loveless Cafe Bacon Popcorn

Loveless Café’s Piggy Popcorn And I Don’t Share is a sweet and salty marriage of caramel corn and bacon.

Apple Cake Tea Room in Knoxville

Apple Cake Tea Room in Farragut, TN - Knoxville Restaurant

Knoxville’s Apple Cake Tea Room draws a loyal lunch crowd and hungry travelers for the restaurant’s chicken salad, homemade banana bread and, of course, heirloom apple cake.

Marcy Jo’s Mealhouse: Southern Cooking With a Song

Marcy Jo's Mealhouse, Marcy Gary, restaurant

This rural Middle Tennesssee meat-and-three, co-owned half of the country duo Joey + Rory, serves up classic country cuisine such as catfish, meatloaf and biscuits.

Rustic Barn: Southern Cooking in Unusual Atmosphere

Country cooking - food at the Rustic Barn, Townsend, TN

The Rustic Barn in rural Blount County serves hearty, home-cooked meals.

The Scoop on Ice Cream at Ja Ja’s Cafe

Ja Ja's CafŽe Ice Cream in West TN

Enjoy a taste of West Tennessee in the ice cream at Ja Ja’s Cafe.

Lovely Lunches at Just Divine Tea Room in Halls, TN

Just Divine Tea Room, Halls, Tennessee, tea, restaurant

Get a little taste of heaven at Just Divine Tea Room in Halls, a small community in West Tennessee.

Burdett’s Tea Shop and Trading Company in Springfield

Burdett’s Tea Shop and Trading Company, Springfield, TN

Have your cake and scones, too, at this Springfield tea room.

Ridgewood Knows It’s All About the BBQ

Ridgewood Barbecue - BBQ Restaurant in Bluff City, TN

Bluff City is home to less than 2,000 residents, but foodies come from miles around to enjoy one-of-a-kind barbecue from a secret family recipe.

Canale’s Grocery: Home of the Hams

Ham sandwich from Canale's Grocery in Eads, Tennessee

Expect to find an out-of-this-world ham sandwich when you visit Canale’s Grocery on Raleigh-LaGrange Road in Eads, but don’t expect to find a place to sit down and savor it.

Miller’s Grocery in Christiana Makes Meals and Music

Miller's Grocery, Christiana, TN, restaurant

Miller’s Grocery in Christiana serves up music, fun and tasty food.

Dutch Maid Bakery Rises to Fame as Tennessee’s Oldest Bakery

Dutch Maid Bakery, pastry, food

After more than 100 years, the ovens are still piping hot at Tennessee’s oldest bakery.

Monteagle’s High Point Restaurant

High Point Restaurant in Monteagle, TN

Fine food isn’t a crime at this historic mountain restaurant with a connection to Al Capone.

Henpeck Market Gives Franklin a True Taste of the South

Just outside of Franklin, this restaurant serves up biscuits and country ham as well as lighter deli fare such as chicken salad and potato croquettes.

You Gotta Love the Loveless Café

Loveless Cafe, Nashville, TN, restaurant

The Loveless Cafe has been a Nashville-area landmark for more than 50 years.

Bozo’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q in Mason

In an age of chain eateries and food courts, barbecue is still often served up in small, family-owned restaurants.