A Global Culinary Adventure!
Picture above was taken in downtown Nashville, Tennessee at Joe’s Crab Shack located at 123 2nd Avenue South Nashville, TN.
Nashville is the state capital located along the Cumberland River in central Tennessee. The city lives up to its nickname as the ‘Music City’ by the abundance of local musicians, and is home to the Grand Ole Opry, Gaylord Hotel, Ryman Auditorium, and the Parthenon.
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Who knew that you could be a tourist in the city you live in? Well in Nashville, you can blend in with the tourists if you strap a camera around your neck, throw on some cowboy boots, and walk up and down Broadway Street.
Okay, so we didn’t pull off the camera around your neck look, and we don’t own cowboy boots, but we did walk along Broadway Street, 4th, and 2nd Avenue to snap some great shots of the city!
Located on the corner of Commerce Street and 4th Avenue is the AT&T tower. This tower (also known as the Batman building), is probably one of the most distinguishable edifices among the city skyline. Standing at 617 feet tall, it is the tallest building located downtown.
Picture taken of downtown Nashville from the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge (one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world).
We took a quick stroll up the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge which provides a beautiful view of the city, and cumberland river. I would highly suggest taking a trip to this bridge if you plan on visiting Nashville. The bridge is free to visit, very clean, nicely maintained, and provides a great view!
There are several options to choose from when dinning downtown. Here are some links to our favorite places to eat when in the city.
Food (Neely’s Bar-B-Que)
For dinner, we decided to head north of downtown to visit Neely’s Bar-B-Que located at 2292 Rosa L Parks Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37228. The name of the restaurant may sound familiar because it is owned by the Neely’s from the Food Network.
Hiroshi ordered the rib combination plate with barbecue beans (shown in the first picture), and a fried bologna barbecue sandwich (shown above to the left).
We both never heard of a fried bologna barbecue sandwich before, but give it two thumbs up! As for me, I choose the more (healthy?) route of a smoked barbecue turkey sandwich (shown above to the right). Click here to view the Neely’s Bar-B-Que website.