A Nashville Food Tour

Nashville Trolley. Courtesy trolleytours.com
Nashville Trolley. Courtesy trolleytours.com
Rating
4.5/5

We started the Nashville Food Tour at the Far Better Distillery, a small distillery where the owner is passionate about moonshine. While I don’t generally keep moonshine at home, some readers may find its provenance and flavors fascinating.

We recently purchased two tours on Viator.com for the highly recommended rockin’ Nashville Evening Trolley Tour! We have a link for Viator and information posted in the Travel Section of A New Yorker’s Point of View.

We also booked a Taste of Food, and Sightseeing Tour focused on here.

Moonshine tasting station. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Moonshine tasting station. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Moonshine samples. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Moonshine samples. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Christie Cookie Co. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Christie Cookie Co. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

It was time to visit the finest cookie shop named Christie Cookie. I tried the fabulous White Chocolate Macadamia Nut cookie. It practically knocked me off my feet!

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Next was Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint, famous for its various delicious specialties.

We each ordered a sampling of a rib, brisket, and potato popovers accompanied by an assortment of special dipping spices.

Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Seating at Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Seating at Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Barbecue sampler at Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint. Fun to try but truly for fans of the spicy and hot. Delicious! Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Barbecue sampler at Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint. It’s fun to try and truly for fans of spicy and hot. Delicious! Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Our food-tasting tour was just getting warmed up! It was time for Aunt Pam’s Cookies, an artistic culinary staple of Nashville for almost 20 years. Their cookies have zero artificial preservatives or sweeteners. All proceeds directly support Aunt Pam’s Friend’s Program, which provides jobs for adults with mental disabilities. As a former educator, this especially touches my heart!

Aunt Pam's Cookies menu. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Aunt Pam’s Cookies menu. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

I selected the Bourbon Pecan Pie, a perfect trio of baked delights!

Bourbon Pecan Pie. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Bourbon Pecan Pie. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Our last stop was a home run at “Third and Home” for a serving of Hot Chicken and Flatbreads. This is a famed dish of Nashville.

Third and Home in Nashville. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff.

Third and Home in Nashville. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff.

Tasty delights at Third and Home. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

Tasty delights at Third and Home. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff

 Viator.com is one site offering a Nashville tour, and it worked well for us. If you use Viator, request a tour guide named Scott. He was knowledgeable, pleasant, and added to the tour’s delight.

Readers may also enjoy our reviews of other Manhattan restaurants including La Grande BoucherieLa CopinetteKurant Wine Bar, and Beauty and Essex

A Nashville Food Tour

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