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Our Top 5 Tastes of Nashville

This must be one of my favorite events of the year in Nashville seeing that I made it even after working thirty hours straight for another non-profit focused event called Createathon. Yes, you heard that right. After only two hours of sleep in two days, I met most of our “dishes” at Rocketown for The Taste of Nashville.

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Homestead Manor: Five reasons to love it

What could make for a more perfect Southern summer night than sipping cocktails on the front porch? When the sipping is followed by the exploration of a historic plantation and farm, of course. We did just that last weekend with other Nashville bloggers at Thompson Station’s newest event venue and restaurant, Homestead Manor. More…

Leslie’s Fave Five: Food Discoveries in 2014

We’ve all heard some version of the strikingly simple fact that we don’t really remember days or weeks, but moments.

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Fave Five: Thanksgiving Recipes

We couldn’t help but weigh in on the biggest meal of the season. From savory to sweet and right back to savory again, everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving dish that inspires seconds. Thirds. Tupperware bins stuffed full of it.

Below are our five favorite recipes — some new, some old — that we’ll be making (or just eating) year after thanks-filled year.

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Sinema Restaurant + Bar

Sinema roused the child in all of us.

Maybe because dark, quiet theaters — and restaurants inspired by dark, quiet theaters — are settings traditionally commanding your best, most hush-hush behavior. Which naturally has the opposite effect on a group of adolescent girls grown women.

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Food Festival Etiquette: Five Tips

Now that Five Dishes has attended several food festivals, we have learned the ropes and have knowledge to impart on how to properly attend. Be sure to keep these courtesies in mind:

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Music City Bacon & Barrel Festival

Ever felt like you were in a Dr. Seuss book? I certainly did just this past weekend at the Music City Bacon and Barrel Festival. Twenty-five wonderful restaurants with delectable bacon samples could be a bestseller: “Will you taste it on a cupcake? Will you try it in a milkshake? Try pimento cheese with bacon jam! Or gouda mac & cheese with pork belly ham?”

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Why Music City Food + Wine Festival is worth every penny

If you’re not familiar with this relatively newish event (only its second annual) allow me to introduce you to the Music City Food + Wine Festival. This two-day event is filled with world-class chefs and delectable wine from Nashville and beyond. More…

Generous Helpings: Dining for a Cause

Generous Helpings. Never has an event been more properly named. Picture it- twinkly lights, our scenic Nashville Farmer’s Market on a warm spring night, lots of energy from a hungry crowd, and 50 local restaurants all for a great cause- Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. More…

Adele’s

The coolest part about our evening at Adele’s?

It was not the repeated sightings of Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney, stepping outside for a smoke every half hour or so, giving us the perfect view of his cocktail and conversations from our patio table.

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