From December, 2016


McKay’s is a literary wonderland, on the cheap! Imagine a warehouse filled with row upon row of books, and you’d be close to imagining McKay’s. This Tennessee chain (other locations in Knoxville and Chattanooga) makes us want to read, read, and read some more. When you first walk in, you’ll notice a large desk to…

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

It’s that time of year again! The holidays have officially arrived, and there are so many ways to show your support for your favorite local shops and makers. Here are some of our favorite gift ideas for this holiday season: Everyone loves a beautiful flower arrangement, and no one does it better than FLWR Shop in…

Marsh House

Looking for a new spot for brunch? Check out one of Nashville’s most buzzed about new restaurants, Marsh House! We all know brunch is the most important meal of the day, so that’s what we enjoyed on our first trip to this Gulch hot spot. tart your meal with one of their awesome house drinks and an option (or two!) from their raw bar menu. We opted for oysters and the Millwood – pineapple, rum, blackberry, lime, and prosecco. And let us recommend the best, most magical appetizer on the menu: the shrimp toast. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so we’ll definitely be coming back to try their other menus!

Galena Garlic Company

Galena Garlic Company is a family-owned business located in the Shoppes on Fatherland, and it is your one stop shop for your cooking needs. Fresh, wholesome ingredients make all the difference, and Galena has you covered with olive oil, vinegars, spices and seasonings that will keep your pantry well stocked for any occasion. When you walk into the store, you’ll see rows of oils and vinegars of every variety. You can sample nearly every flavor, so come ready to test out the different varieties. Pick up your pantry essentials, those hard-to-find spices for your pinterest recipe, and a host of not so traditional items like chipotle or hibiscus sea salt. Stop into the store and ask about putting together a gift basket that is specialized to any taste!