Food Pairings

Chago’s Cantina of Belmont Opens Food Truck at Mill Creek Brewing Co. Taproom

Chago’s Cantina will now be serving up food in the Mill Creek Brewing Co. taproom beginning Thursday, September 21st.

Chago’s Cantina, located on Belmont Blvd, is opening a second location in the Mill Creek Brewing Co. taproom in Nolensville, TN. “Chago’s Mill Creek” is nestled inside a 1973 Dodge Motor home turned...Read More »


Jackalope's Hop Harvest Dinner

Join TCB at Hop Harvest, a first of its kind four-course dinner featuring Jackalope Brewing Co., and Luke Williams of The 404 Kitchen at Glen Leven Farm on Saturday, September 9th. The evening will showcase local ingredients cultivated just minutes away from downtown Nashville...Read More »


PIE + BEER

The bounty of springtime inspires a host of good food ideas using the proverbial spring chicken, but also fresh greens, young carrots, tender asparagus, and knock-out strawberries.

The following recipes have been taken and adapted from my cookbook, Third Thursday Community Potluck...Read More »


On Your Marks, Get Set, Shake!

Whiskey and beer have always gone well together. They share production tactics, have overlapping histories, and have stood side-by-side in a Boilermaker for as long as cocktails have existed. However, in the last several years, there’s been growing interest from bartenders in reinventing the possibilities of beer-whiskey cocktails…and that’s why...Read More »


Bull & Thistle ~ Gainesboro

Gainesboro not be your first place to look for a slice of Celtic pub life in Tennessee, but co-owner Diana Madli and her staff have created just that on the main square. Diana is an unlikely pub owner. She came to Jackson County on a whim on a visit to...Read More »


Coming Home ~ Reconnecting with Family

I’ve traveled a lot, lived and cooked in 22 states,” muses Corey King, executive chef of Harvest at Homestead. “My food reflects the culture of all those places.” That spans the sea-to-fork traditions of two coasts, from New England to the Pacific Northwest, and takes in regional influences as diverse...Read More »


Joseph Lenn Showcases Traditional Wood-Fire Cooking and Local Beer at J.C. Holdway in Knoxville

Blackberry Farm alum and James Beard award-wining chef Joseph Lenn opened J.C. Holdway to showcase locally and regionally sourced ingredients cooked using traditional wood-fire techniques. The restaurant name and mission also honor Lenn’s Uncle Joe Holdway, a life-long bachelor and restaurant diner whose...Read More »


An Evening with Ronni Lundy

Who doesn’t like a good ol’ plate of vittles? Add a thoughtful array of cocktails and wine pairings, inspiring conversation in a beautiful mountain setting for a good cause, and we’ll call it a date.

Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro, in Townsend, Tennessee is hosting “An Evening with Ronni Lundy”,...Read More »


TN Craft Beer Gift Guide

Beer Cap Trap

If you are looking for the perfect gift for your favorite beer drinker. The Tennessee Beer Cap Trap is for you. Cut from Baltic Birch with laser precision, display a variety of your favorite beer bottle caps to form an eclectic and unique art focal point in any...Read More »


The Art of Craft Beer

The road leading up to Blackberry Farm winds gently through the hills of East Tennessee. Transition abounds along the way as farms and homes are slowly being buttressed by modern creations that pay homage to the past with an eye towards the future. Blackberry Farm lies at the...Read More »


Thanksgiving Pairings from Lindsey's

The Black Abbey: Guy Fawkes

Remember, Remember, The Black Abbey Guy Fawkes of November? This seasonal brew is a perfect pairing with your traditional bird. The English Brown Ale blends English malts and American hops to create slightly smoky well-rounded brown ale. With only 18 IBUs this subtle...Read More »


Fall Pairings Cooking with Beer

It always seems that the last week of August is the hottest, then snaps into fall cool weather, and our brains tell us to start getting ready for the colder months. That means more robust food, and more robust beer. And not just Oktoberfest foods, although bratwurst and a liter...Read More »


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