June 13, 2017

Restaurants


My Paella Travels to Channel 4 WSMV’s TODAY IN NASHVILLE on Thursday at 11am!
Stay Tuned and Stay Hungry! Watch Today in Nashville at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 27th! I’ll be demonstrating how
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Lisa Mays Party Fowl Near Downtown Nashville
Brunch in Nashville Just Got Real! Enjoy a Nashville-Style Brunch at Party Fowl Near Downtown
Brunch at Party Fowl! The Chicken is HOT and the Cocktails are sooo Cool! (photos by www.LaylaMaysPhotography.com) Brunch at Party
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Embers Ski Lodge on 12TH Ave South Serves Up a Unique Weekend Brunch and Cocktails that will Impress!
Brunch is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the brunch will offer a wide array of hearty
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Celebrate Texas Flavors with Smashed Guacamole from Jack Allen’s Kitchen and My Baja Fish Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema
Unique Southern-Inspired Cuisine infused with Southwest flavors    Several years ago when I lived in Austin, I discovered one of
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Lisa’s Thirsty Thursday Wine Pick: Barahonda Barrica 2011 – A Full-Bodied and Sexy Spanish Wine Pairing with Your Weekend!
Hey Nashville! What are you drinking this weekend? Barahonda Barrica 2011 is a sexy, full-bodied and complex Spanish Wine that
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Memories of New York: Food, Wine and Photography in the Big Apple
EVERYONE LIVES THIER LIFE OUT LOUD IN NEW YORK CITY! A week of cabs, skyscrapers, lots of walking and more
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Chef Tony Galzin and Lisa Mays Fire Up the Grills for an Italian Grilled Dinner at Pop Nashville Dinner-My New
An evening of Italian regional specialties all cooked over an open flame! Chef Tony Galzin (Sycamore Nashville, Deli House) and
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Spiedini & Hearth, An Evening of Food, Wine and Italian Grill at POP Nashville! Chef Tony Galzin and Wine With
Please join us on Saturday, August 23rd at POP Nashville As far back as I can remember, my family’s kitchen
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The Nashville Smokin’ Tomato Jam Burger with Red Gold Tomatoes Rocks Any Backyard Grilling Party!
Summer grilling has just been elevated to a new level of flavor with Smokey Tomato Jam! You have got to
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Hey Nashville, What Are You Drinking? Lisa’s Weekly Wine: Retromarcia Chianti Classico 2011 by Monte Bernardi
Enjoy Retromarcia Chianti Classico for a taste of old world world charm in each glass!   I immediately fell in
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EPICE Lebanese Bistro Adds Spice to the 12 South Neighborhood Restaurant Row
EPICE Neighborhood Lebanese Restaurant  2902 12th Avenue South, Nashville TN 37204 | 615.720.6765 Hours: 11AM – 10PM Tuesday – Saturday
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Spain’s Ribera del Duero: A Wine for Every Palate and Every Season! Drink Ribera. Drink Spain.
Roble & Barrica’s Ribera Del Duero is the ultimate expression of Tempranillo, Spain’s most noble red grape.   The main
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Learn the Art of cooking Paella at the First Annual Nashville Wine and Food Festival at Riverfront Park, Saturday June
The Art of Cooking Paella with Lisa Mays, Nashville Food and Wine Blogger and Chef  Nashville’s Inaugural Wine Festival will
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In Lisa’s Kitchen with Hattie B’s Executive Chef John Lasater Making the Famous Nashville Hot Chicken Tacos!
 Nashville’s Hot Chicken has been taken to a whole new level with Tex-Mex Inspired Hattie B’s Hot Chicken Tacos! Hattie
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Nashville’s University School (USN) Evening Class Celebrates An Evening in Spain with a Paella Valenciana and Tapas Party!
As long as I can remember, I have always had a passion for cooking and eating paella. My Sicilian and
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An Afternoon of Moonshine Cocktails & Southern Seared Scallops with Billy Kauffman of Short Mountain Distillery and Nashville Food Writer
When three “Southern Foodies” get together in the kitchen to cook and shake up a few cocktails, you just know
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Traditional Italian Cooking with a Southern Accent! Black-eyed Pea Tortellini, Ham Hock Brodo & Collards Paired with an Italian wine
  Give pasta and collards to this Italian girl from the south and this is what she makes! When Old
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Enjoy Vibrant Spanish Paella with a Tennessee Twist and Pair with the Lush and Fruity Faustino Rivero from the Rioja
  Traditional Spanish Paella is filled with bold flavors, vibrant colors and is one of the most famous dishes from
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Good Things Come in Small Buns at Nashville’s Local Gourmet Slider House!
The Slider House Rules the small sandwich world with big flavors and The Chef with the Smile! Hungry? “Jonesing” for
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The Tipsy Tennessean: Nashville’s Cocktail Scene Pours Up Christmas in a Glass!
‘Tis the season to enjoy hand-crafted cocktails in Nashville with the flavors of the holidays!   Nashville’s happening cocktail scene
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Celebrate July 4th with The Dreaming Tree Crush Red Wine 2010 Paired with Smoky Apple-Glazed BBQ Baby Back Ribs &
Enjoy this wine & BBQ Pairing for the 4th of July!   The Dreaming Tree Crush Red Blend 2010 is
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Sip into Spring with Mezzacorona Pinot Noir Paired with Pan Roasted Salmon and Warm Lentil Salad!
Spring time (for me) means warm days, cool breezy nights and simple yet elegant evening dinners to pair with the
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Enjoy Wine and Chocolate Pairings for Valentine’s Day!
Looking for something special to pair up with the most romantic day of the year? SCROLL DOWN TO THE END
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Enjoy MEZZACORONA MOSCATO 2010 with a Fall Salad of Fresh Figs,Toasted Hazelnut and Gorgonzola
You’ll FALL in love with this pairing! Warm and pleasant days and cool nights in The Texas Hill Country indicate
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Dinner at the Ranch: Enjoy Chorizo-Stuffed Chicken Breast Paired with the Bold PRIMUS Red Chilean Blend 2009
Our days at The Ranch have been busy and sometimes hectic! As “they” say: “The work’s not done ’til the
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Enjoy Mezzacorona Chardonnay with a Cool Mediterranean-Style Marinated Succulent Seafood Salad
With the first sip, you will discover this is no ordinary Chardonnay! What flavors come to mind when I say
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Mezzacorona Merlot and Marinated Steak Kebabs: A Perfect Pairing for a Summer Evening Dinner
Enjoy a glass of Merlot from the Italian Dolomites with dinner from the grill.   A French grape with an
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Celebrate with BBQ & WINE Pairings hosted by Chris Lilly and Heath Porter at the 2012 2nd Annual Atlanta Food
Sommelier Heath Porter and Pit Master Chris Lilly put their skills together and treat us to surprising and uncommon pairings
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My Weekly Wine Gem: Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio paired with Roasted Mediterranean Salmon with Saffron Orzo
Enjoy crisp and refreshing Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio with Roasted Mediterranean Salmon, a light summertime meal!   Recently on a night
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Top Nashville Chefs Compete to Determine Nashville’s Premier Grill Master Presented by Kingsford Charcoal and Coca-Cola!
Grab a bag of Kingsford Charcoal,Choice Premium Steaks from Walmart and Fire Up the Grill! It’s GRILLING SEASON! Memorial Day
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An Extraordinary Evening at MANGIA NASHVILLE with Lidia Bastianich and Friends!
EAT.DANCE.LAUGH.SING…REPEAT! You probably haven’t experienced anything like this if you haven’t spent an evening at MANGIA NASHVILLE! Nick Pellegrino and
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Enjoy Indian-Spiced Grilled Lamb Paired with THE FEAST by Cultivate Wines:Trendy Gourmet Finger Food Pairing!
Get ready to fire up your grill for this irresistible pairing! Gorgeous racks of lamb are seasoned with a glorious
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TAZIKI’S MEDITERRANEAN CAFE: Delectable Flavors of the Mediterranean in Green Hills
Another great choice for lunch and dinner is now open in The Bandywood Shopping Center behind Kroger’s in Green Hills.
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“How do you CULTIVATE an Extraordinary Experience?”
cul·ti·vate (klt-vt) To promote the growth of; To nurture or foster; To seek the acquaintance, or goodwill of; make friends
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My Weekly Wine Gem: A Delightful White Blend from Chile ~ JUNTA ~ Viognier & Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2011
Urban Dictionary: gem www.urbandictionary.com A gem is something that is absolutely great! The Cooling Humboldt Current flows up from the
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SAY CHEESE! Homemade Fromage Blanc Cheese PAIRED with a Sancerre from Loire Valley in France
“Wine and cheese are ageless companions” Last month,my wine and foodie group got together for a French-Themed Dinner. Let me
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Wine with Lisa Hosts An Evening in Spain with Paella, Tapas and Spanish Wines
FOR A RECENT POST ABOUT PAELLA PARTIES with Lisa, Read more at Wine With Lisa! Wine with Lisa Hosts A
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A Refreshing Twist on a Classic Favorite ~The French 75~ made with Riondo USA Prosecco Punto Rosso DOC Sparkling Wine
For when the wine is in, the wit is out. Thomas Becon (1512–1567) Bubbles.Bubbles.Bubbles. Of all the wines that I
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Green Chile Burgers piled HIGH with Avocados & Sweet n’ Sour Onions paired with In Situ Carmenere from Chili
If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul.”  Clifton Fadiman Game Day or ANYDAY-These burgers ROCK! While
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PINK SPARKLING ITALIAN WINE for Your VALENTINE! Paired with Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cacao Nibs and Pink Himalayan Salt
‘All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt…’ Lucy Van Pelt, Peanuts  How
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Mussels,Clams and Shrimp in a Spicy Saffron and Fennel Broth and CLARIS PINOT GRIGIO ~Another PERFECT PAIRING! Brought to us
“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food!!” Weekend Cooking: Mussels,Shrimp,Clams,Calamari,Fennel and Saffron bathed in a
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Greek Lamb Meatballs Stuffed with Feta,Kalamata Olives and Preserved Lemon Paired with LAMADRID RESERVA CABERNET FRANC
There is no love sincerer than the love of food and wine. ~George Bernard Shaw LAMADRID SINGLE VINEYARD RESERVA 2009
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BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE! Warm Up with a Mexican Mocha with Olive & Sinclair Chocolate and Nespresso
 “Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps
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Exploring the Culinary Cuisine of Charleston, South Carolina DESSERT FIRST!
Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart. ~Erma Bombeck Lucky me!
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Crushed Cauliflower with Noble Springs Dairy Goat Cheese,Roasted Garlic and Topped with Seasoned Parmesan Panko Bread Crumbs
 Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. —–Harriet Van Horne   Goat
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‘Tis the Season for Celebrating Friendship in Franklin,Tennessee
“Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.” – Jacques Delille  French poet. Celebration of the Season~Tables lined with platters
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Old Fashioned Louisiana Style Bread Pudding with Vanilla Buttermilk Bourbon Sauce
Old Fashioned Warm Bread Pudding with Plump Raisins and Praline Pecans soaked in a Warm and Buttery Bourbon Sauce Mmmmmm….Just
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Bite-sized Rosemary & Dried Cherry Biscuits with Brined and Smoked Duck Breasts with Black Garlic Aioli and Spicy Cherry Jam
November and December are the months of parties and if you have reached my blog,you are probably searching for a
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Feast of the Seven Fishes: MANGIA NASHVILLE brings this Sicilian Christmas Eve Tradition to Franklin in TRUE Italian Style!
FEAST OF THE SEVEN FISHES MENU Get your Sicilian-ON at MANGIA NASHVILLE every Friday & Saturday night during the Christmas
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Meet me at ~1799 & VINE WINE BAR~ located in the new Whole Foods on McEwen in Franklin,TN!
GROCERY STORE WINE BAR IN TENNESSEE A WINE BAR in Whole Foods in Tennessee? Yes. Really. Believe it! 1799 &
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