Ten years ago, visitors to Nashville didnt really have many reasons to experience Germantown, the gritty neighborhood north of the downtown that was named after the immigrant construction workers who had been imported into the city to construct new government buildings after the city was named the capital of Tennessee in the 19th century. Since then, an influx of new residents, fantastic restaurants and drinking establishments have turned the neighborhood into a desirable place to live and visit. Easily walkable, or accessible by scooter if youre feeling adventurous, Germantown is now on the radar of foodies everywhere.
Heres your cheat sheet on where to check out when you journey to this hip district.
Courtesy of Germantown Cafe
Germantown Cafe was one of the first dining destinations worth making the trip to visit when it opened in 2003, along with the gone-but-not-forgotten Mad Platter and still popular Monells. With a great view of downtown from an angle that most locals never see, Germantown Cafe remains one of the best spots in town for a power lunch, and youre likely to see politicians making the ...