Category Archives: Food Events

Give Away: Two Tickets to May 15, 2014 Generous Helpings at the Nashville Farmer’s Market

A few years ago I wrote about Generous Helpings, a food and beverage tasting event  which benefits the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and Middle Tennessee’s Table. Held at the Farmer’s Market, over 27 food vendors will be … Continue reading

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Why You Should Eat, Drink, and Get Merry in Columbus, Ohio

Are you like I was, wondering why you should eat, drink and get merry in Columbus, Ohio? Perhaps a lobster cone and a black orchid cocktail from M, Cameron Mitchell’s marquee restaurant and bar, will persuade you. Last month, I … Continue reading

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Tomato Art Fest and Food Hopping the East Nashville Eateries

The Tomato Art Fest sums up the East Nashville scene perfectly. It was the place to be on Saturday. Voted at “Best Festival” every year since 2007, it boasted a crowd of 18,000 last year on a really hot day. … Continue reading

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Taste of Buffalo (New York) and My Favorite Bites of the Day

I’m on vacation, visiting friends in Niagara Falls, venturing off  to Toronto and hitting little stopping places along the way. My culinary luck led us to the Taste of Buffalo, which we were told is the largest “taste of” in … Continue reading

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Thomas Drugs Old Time Soda Fountain Operating Since 1930 in Crossplains,TN

When I tweeted about my little trip to Cross Plains to go to Thomas Drugs, I especially liked what Leah of   So How’s It Taste said on Twitter: “I like those old timey soda fountains.” Leah told me about … Continue reading

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Healthy Strawberry Spelt Pancakes and Bradley Kountry Acres Strawberry Picking

Have you ever picked your own strawberries? We did this last week and it was one of best field trips we’ve done. Bradley Kountry Acres, a family owned farm, less than an hour outside of Nashville in Cottonwood, Tennessee is … Continue reading

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Nashville Iron Fork 12 Congratulates Winner Chef Laura Wilson Again!

The Nashville food scene is coming into its own and musicians are showing they also have a foodie gene.  Iron Fork  2012 proved it when five very worthy chefs came to the Marathon Motor Works concert space in Marathon Village, … Continue reading

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Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting Helps Win Second Place at Cupcake Palooza

Books and Cupcakes. Two happy words in a child’s life. This past Saturday, a few of us Nashville Food Bloggers decided to pool our talents and bake several hundred cupcakes for Cupcake Palooza, a fund raiser for Books from Birth … Continue reading

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Generous Helpings: A Nashville Food Event Featuring 27 Delicious Food Vendors

For the last 108 days, I have been eating on the lighter side. The rewards of weight loss are many, but for me I do it so I can really enjoy my eating. I love food, but only good food. … Continue reading

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Clash of the Dinner Manners at Food Buzz Festival Gala Dinner

Up to this point of the food buzz festival, I had a great experience. But, I’ve saved the worst and best for last. • Champagne Breakfast at Bodillos as part of a focus group with the staff of Food Buzz … Continue reading

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Food Buzz Festival 2010 – Food Pavilion, Foodzie and More

I divided Saturday Food Buzz 2010 into three posts because it was like three days in one. You can read about Saturday morning and my food fight with my husband here and you can come back tomorrow to read about … Continue reading

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Food Buzz Festival 2010 – Ferry Plaza and How a Couple Solves a Food Fight

In between Friday night street fare and Saturday Pavilion, I took a little break with my husband to go to the Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market. This is the best farmer’s market for so many reasons. The host hotel, Sir Francis … Continue reading

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Food Buzz Festival 2010 – The Beginning, Before the Middle and End

Registration started with this batch of goodies and ended with even more. Read on. This is second annual Food Buzz Festival. Food Buzz is not so easy to explain so I’ll use their words. • They aggregate and curate 3.3 … Continue reading

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Progressive Barn Party at Music City Horse Show and What You Need to Know About Judging a Food Competition

I was a judge at an Arabian horse show, but no, I was not judging the competition, I was judging food at the annual progressive barn party. I had no idea what to expect or how to prepare, but common … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Food Eaten in Italy

It’s almost cliche to say that Italy changed my food life. Even though I was raised in an Italian foodie family that cooked the healthiest, seasonal whole food, before that became “the thing,” Italy changed my food life, because Italy … Continue reading

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