Turnip Truck’s New Store Is Solarized

Turnip Truck’s New Store Is Solarized This spring West Nashville welcomed Turnip Truck to the neighborhood. The locally owned full service natural grocer opened its third store on Charlotte Avenue, just as COVID-19 was hitting and on the heels of a tornado which destroyed much of the store’s new equipment. “Against all odds, we opened… Read more »

Virtual Wine and Cheese Tasting 9/17

Virtual Wine & Cheese Tasting 9/17 Where: Instagram Live (@theturniptruck) When: September 17 at 6:30 pm Central time Hosts: Traci Hilton of Best Brands Inc and Pat Ford of BeehiveCheese What: Beehive Cheeses: Pour Me A Slice Promontory  Barely Buzzed Wine: Nortico Alvarinho Fontanes Cabernet Sauvignon Enrique Mendoza La Tremenda BONUS! Buy all three wines… Read more »

Filet Mignon with Mushrooms and Madeira Wine Sauce

Filet Mignon With Mushrooms and Madeira Wine Sauce This recipe is the perfect comfort food and a great boost of protein. If you can’t find Madeira, you can substitute port or even a dry red wine. It just won’t have the nuttiness the Madeira brings. INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 ounces… Read more »

Black Is Beautiful

Southern Grist Brewing: From a collaboration with Southern Grist Brewing and Weathered Souls Brewing comes a new initiative to support justice and equality for People Of Color. BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL. Southern Grist’s version is 10% abv, Imperial Stout with smooth vanilla highlights.   Southern Grist will be donating 100% of proceeds from sales of BLACK IS… Read more »

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Immune System

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Immune System   by Jenna Bratcher, StyleBlueprint Nashville’s Associate Editor and Lead Writer. Read the full article on Styleblueprint, here. The subject of health is front and center these days, whether we’re considering socially distanced gatherings, grocery store outings, or sending our kids back to school. And while we still have a… Read more »

Tomato Salad With Red Beans

Tomato Salad With Red Beans MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN Recipe from the New York Times, here. YIELD 6 servings TIME 10 minutes Photo by Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times This colorful tomato salad is bulked up with red or pink beans. But it’s not a bean salad with tomatoes; it’s a tomato salad with beans. I added… Read more »

Heirloom Tomato Crostata with Honey-Thyme Glaze

Tomato Crostata With Honey-Thyme Glaze MELISSA CLARK Recipe from the New York Times, here. YIELD: 6 to 8 servings TIME: 1 hour plus at least 2 1/2 hours chilling Photo by Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST 125 grams all-purpose flour (about 1 cup), more for rolling out dough 75 grams fine cornmeal (about… Read more »

Nashville’s mask mandate now in effect; here’s what you need to know

Nashville’s mask mandate now in effect; here’s what you need to know Metro Health Department has released the details of its order requiring facial coverings in Nashville.   Read on News Channel 5 WTVF here. Updated 8:22 PM, Jun 29, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Health Department has released the details of its order requiring… Read more »

Turnip Truck COO on Nashville Restaurant Radio

Turnip Truck COO on Nashville Restaurant Radio If you haven’t checked out Nashville Restaurant Radio yet, you are missing out on a little gem. A local podcast made Brian Styll about the Nashville restaurant scene. It’s full of great stories and hospitality topics.   Brian interviewed our esteemed COO, Kim Totzke recently about tornados and… Read more »

Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day Gifts Here are few things that are extra special – just like him   Bearded Iris Beer   Local brewery, Bearded Iris beers are full of nuanced layers of flavor from hops to stone fruit. Homestyle brews are $13.99 and Special Release are $14.99 for 4 16oz tallboys in a pack. Perfect for… Read more »