Nashville food and drink events you need to know in November

November marks the start of the most festive time of the year in Nashville, and residents and visitors to the city can find themselves overwhelmed. But there are a myriad of ways to enjoy the last days of fall with a cup of good humor, or perhaps feed your mind without the pitfalls of the next frolicking overload. From birthday celebrations and book signings to charity sips, here are several ways to sip and savor your way throughout the month in the City of Music.


Amerigo Italian Restaurant

Celebrating 30 years of business in Nashville this year, the Cool Springs and West End locations will feature a special menu featuring dishes from the original Amerigo menu, such as the Bow Tie Caesar Pasta Salad and Chicken Vesuvio with Grilled Chicken Breast. flame garnished with artichoke cheese and tomato dip. In addition to this special menu, Amerigo will also be offering a featured wine list at a reduced price of $ 30 per bottle. These offers will be available all day, every day throughout the month of November.

Daniel Rivera / The Hermitage Hotel

The Hôtel de l’Ermitage

Partnering with Draper James, an American lifestyle brand founded by Reese Witherspoon and inspired by its Southern roots, a new limited-time afternoon tea set named “Spillin ‘Tea with Draper James” as a toast to gracious life with a menu of classic Southern delicacies inspired by recipes from Witherspoon’s cookbook, Whiskey in a Teacup. Customers can expect delicious tea sandwiches, pies, scones and desserts, and even whiskey in a cup of tea, a nod to the infamous ‘secret’ of the Prohibition era. hotel. Tea set guests will also receive a special Draper James gift. Spillin ‘Tea with Draper James are offered on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Reservations can be made online through Open Table Experiences or at TheHermitageHotel.com/afternoon-tea.

Rosemary and beauty queen

November 4, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Walker Brothers launches the first of a whole new series of limited edition bottles: Rest in Peach, a small batch alcoholic kombucha aged for eight months in Tennessee whiskey casks from Nelson’s Green Brier, then refermented on 80 pounds of Georgia Fisheries from The Peach Truck. When blind tasted, it looks a bit like wild sour beer, natural wine, sake or kombucha. The new drink will only be available through special events, starting with the company’s second anniversary party at Rosemary and Beauty Queen with music, a live screenprint from Friendly Arctic, and special kombucha cocktails. Guests will receive a complimentary, onsite, silkscreened commemorative t-shirt by Friendly Arctic and an eBook on Kombucha Cocktail. For an additional $ 25, VIPs also receive a bottle of Rest in Peach to take home and a can of Walker Brothers High Gravity or Non-Alcoholic from the bar. Buy your tickets here.

GooGoo Groups

November 5

A $ 2 million transformation of its Lower Broadway storefront will allow visitors to experience the beloved confection in a whole new way, starting Friday, November 5, when it reopens to the public. Pastry Chef Mike Colon and his team have created an extensive menu for the new full-service chocolate bar menu, including offerings like alcoholic milkshakes, candy, and interactive classes, as well as Design Your Own Confectionery stations. Classes in the new dedicated classroom space are available from opening day with tickets available online.

Edley’s Bar-B-Que on 12 South

November 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Edley’s Bar-B-Que Block Party will feature live music, a kids’ zone, local vendors such as ML Rose, Pancho & Lefty’s and Maypop, and plenty of barbecues. The event is free and open to all ages.

Whiskey warmer

November 6, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Enjoy an evening under the fall skies in the Westhaven community of Franklin. Sample top-notch whiskey, bourbon, and scotch straight from the distillers, accompanied by an all-night live bluegrass concert, local food trucks, photo booth, and cigar lounge. Tickets include 15 whiskey samples, with a cash bar offering full-size cocktails, beer, and wine. Proceeds from the bar benefit the Westhaven Foundation, which provides grants, scholarships and other funds to charities and organizations serving Franklin and surrounding communities. Get your ticket here. ($ 49)

Les Dames d’Escoffier Nashville (LDEI Nashville)

November 9, 2021, 12 p.m.

“The Future of Agriculture” is the latest free webinar in a year-long educational workshop series called “Sustain & Flourish in Adversity”. This hour-long webinar will provide insight and expertise on the importance of local agriculture from LDEI Nashville members and local agriculture professionals including Sylvia Ganier, Chief Farmer of Green Door Gourmet, a farm organic agro-tourism; LeeAnn Cherry, co-owner of Bear Creek Farm, a sustainable grass-fed cattle and pig farm; and Christa Bentley, co-owner of Sweeter Days Farm and program manager at the Nashville Food Project; and moderated by Tasha Kennard, Farm Programs Manager at Southall Farms. You can register for the webinar here.

Parnassus Books

November 17, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Mary Hance (aka Mrs. Cheap) has a conversation with bestselling author Anne Byrn (aka The Cake Mix Doctor) about Byrn’s new book, A new approach to cake. With 50 classic recipes and 125 new recipes, Byrn explores how to elevate basic cake mixes to everything from vegan pies to whoopie pies in this new book. The event is free, followed by a signing session. Space being limited, registration is required.

Ms. Cheap invites you to join her Penny Drive this holiday season with donations of coins, checks or virtual donations to help feed our hungry neighbors. With about one in six adults and one in five children in the average Tennessee suffering from hunger, and with the continuing fallout from the pandemic and declining food donations, the campaign is bigger than ever. Learn more at Secondharvestmidtn.org/pennydrive.

Nashville Farmers Market

November 19, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

If they make, bake, or grow it, you can support local farmers, artists, small businesses, and community organizations at the market’s monthly night market. Sip, snack and shop under the stars, all while shaking a few hands that nourish the community literally and figuratively and enjoying the live music.

Nashville City Vineyard

November 26, 8 p.m.

The Soul Food Poetry Cafe once again welcomes to the City Winery stage SFPC Alumni singer Neci, award-winning international spoken word artist Dichotomy, and dynamic duo S-Wrap & Rashad thaPoet, also with house group QMMG. Founded 14 years ago, it is one of Nashville’s oldest live music and spoken word showcases. Tickets start from $ 25.

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

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