In a dark, tumultuous year for Nashville restaurants, the opening of Yolan inside luxury hotel The Joseph has been one of the shining lights. It is a masterstroke of Tony and Cathy Mantuano, who have long been leaders in shaping the way we dine. Tony is a Michelin-starred and James Beard award-winning chef; Cathy is a virtuoso on wines and their pa...

A Jonesborough Italian restaurant will soon open a second location in Elizabethton. Black Olive’s new location will open Jan. 11 in the former Beef O’Brady’s on Hudson Drive. The owners of Black Olive, Kinsey Holliday and Mo Farroukie, also own Primo’s Italian Restaurant, which is located in the same shopping center. Primo’s will close on Jan. 10 a...

Franklin’s Harpeth Square will soon be home to a new authentic Italian restaurant and bar. Culaccino, the first solo concept from executive chef and owner Frank Pullara, announced it will open Jan. 8, at 104 East Main St. in Franklin. “There’s something to be said about Southern hospitality, and Tennessee just does it right. I’m honored to bring a...

Squisito Too, one of the country’s fastest-growing fast casual pizza and pasta franchises, is expanding to Tennessee with the official opening of its first location in Sevierville. Slated to officially open to the public on Monday, December 7th, Squisito Too is located in the bustling Tanger Outlets shopping center. It marks the first of three loca...

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Cocozza American Italian, the pop-up restaurant at The Majestic Grille, will open for indoor dining on October 9th. Cocozza features red sauce comfort foods to go for walk-up pickup, straight to your car with curbside pickup, on the patio and now in person in the transformed Majestic Grille dining room. Delivery to Downtown and Midtown is planned f...

Macaroni Grill locations in Tennessee and nationwide will be offering a free meal to first responders this month. The restaurant says in honor of National Pasta Month, any first responder dining-in can get a free Mom's Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti entree at any location. This includes firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, all hospital medical staff me...

If you’ve taken a stroll down West 7th Street just off the downtown Columbia square recently, there’s a strong chance you’ve gotten a whiff of fresh baked garlic bread. And if you’ve followed your nose, you’d be one of several people who have paid a visit to the city’s newest downtown Italian restaurant, Mama Mila’s. Located on the third floor abov...

Really good pizza may be difficult to find, but not anymore in Franklin County. Tony and Jamie have seen to that. Antonio “Tony” Renaldo and Jamie Brown, co-owners of Piezan Pizzeria Italiano in downtown Winchester, are transplants from upstate New York who now offer their unique blend of culinary artistry and authentic Italian pizza at their new s...

Yolan, the signature Italian restaurant from multi-James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano at downtown’s Joseph Hotel, is opening on August 25. Alongside wine and hospitality expert (and his wife) Cathy Mantuano, the duo will offer modern dishes alongside family heirloom recipes. Radish, a health-focused, fast-casual restaurant opens in Sylvan...