The 55-acre site includes an art museum, botanical gardens, a
restaurant, a gift shop, a sculpture trail, changing art exhibits &
Botanic Hall. "Saturday A.M." art activities for families, take place
10 am-noon Saturdays in the Learning Center. For current exhibits, see
Art Listings. Hours: 9:30 am-4:30 pm Tues.-Sat.; 11 am-4:30 pm Sun.;
closed Mon. except for federal holidays. Gate fee: $12 adults, $10 sr. citizens, $5 students with college ID and those aged 6-17, 5 and under free.
Not only does tending a garden make the workday longer for the Capitol Grille's corps of agrarian chefs, it gives Mother Nature formidable sway over the menu, which Brown drafts daily based on what rolls in from the fields.
Located in the emerging Riverside Village in East Nashville, Sip serves Drew's Brews coffee and Mike's homemade ice cream, which is churned downstairs, in a soothing little spot decked in cool blue, with rustic classroom chairs and framed maps on the walls. Sip opens onto a communal courtyard with umbrella tables and a doggie water fountain.
Whether you approach from the all-American angle of burgers and shakes or look through a beery lens of sausage and suds, Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden is the latest success in a thoroughly modern trend of hyper-focused menus offering very short rosters of extremely good items. At this sister restaurant to Holland House, the short list includes burgers, sodas, shakes and sausages crafted in house, largely from locally sourced products.
Chef-owner David Mitchell and chef Julia Helton are the toast of the crossroads, where they have opened up a long-awaited deli in Riverside Village. Meats and cheeses are available by the pound or in an array of sandwiches that includes lamb with mint raita, muffuletta and ham & brie.