It was the display of brightly colored bonbons that first caught my eye when I walked through the door of Nashville’s newest chocolate shop Poppy & Peep.
Lokelani Alabanza, Hattie Jane’s Creamery’s ice cream whisperer, lost her job not long after COVID-19 arrived in Tennessee. “I remember it was March 18, the day after St. Patrick’s Day,” she tells the Scene.
For Sean Newsome, owner and head baker of HiFi Cookies, it’s always been the cookie.
There’s no such thing as a bad pumpkin pie.* Like pizza, even subpar pumpkin pie is better than no pumpkin pie at all. (Especially for breakfast the day after Thanksgiving with loads of whipped cream.)
Fire. Mallets. Long, sharp forks fit for a Game of Thrones battle scene. These weren’t the kinds of instruments I expected to need when eating my way through Nashville’s dessert menus. But recently I’ve noticed a trend: Not only have local desserts gotten bigger and more extravagant (an effo…
Nashville, it’s hot. Have you noticed? The average high temperature in the first week of June was 86 degrees, and that doesn’t take into account the humidity — the sticky, thick humidity that permeates your clothes and leaves you feeling like you’re wading through a pool of not-quite-set Jel…
We check out Royal Boba, WIN Bubble Tea Shop and Bubble Love
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