Food in Music City
The name is
deceptive. Its not attached to a slaughterhouse - although it
is located in the former Nashville Union Stock-yards in the every
striking old building which was once the district's administrative
center. But Nashvilles fabulous and exceptional restaurant,
The Stock-yard, offers beef of a quality usually found only
in Chicago and New York.
Dont think for one moment that their menu is all red meat, however.
While steaks and chops are plentiful, lobster and the catch of the
day are also featured.
list is book length. Prices range
from very affordable to budget-busters. Each wine consumed reflected
professional selection and a cellar well maintained
The Stock-yard is old brick on the outside with a lush interior
of old oak, mahogany, brass and mirrors. Established in one of Music
City's historic architectural treasures, it has the feel of a late19th
century chophouse with luxurious appointments.
a short distance from Music Row and the Ryman Auditorium,
the original site of The Grand ol Opry. Since 1979 when
restaurateur Mario Ferrari, along with music mogul Buddy Killian,
first opened The Stock-yard, its lively lounge has featured
headline acts fromthe Nashville music scene.
wine and food, however, are the main attraction, and the restaurant
is well worth a visit whether or not you stay to enjoy the music.