Here are Eater Nashville's top ten most-viewed stories of 2015, minus the ever-popular Eater 18 and Eater Heatmap. And there's a little bit of everything, from menu previews to surprise shutters and the always handy maps and guides.
10. Midtown's Bound'ry Restaurant Has Closed for Good
There was no doubt that there would be plenty of interest generated when word came out in June that longtime Midtown restaurant Bound'ry had abruptly closed their doors. And while the owners attempted to do some damage control by saying that it would reopen soon after renovations, some work to the exterior has been made, but still no opening date for the restaurant.
9. Fifty First Kitchen and Bar Is Slated for Up and Coming Nations Neighborhood
Readers sure were excited about the announcement of Tony and Caroline Galzin and Christy Thurman's trailblazing Nations restaurant. Having opened their doors in June, word of mouth has been strong and local press has been all positive, with executive chef Tony Galzin even earning himself an Eater Award for Chef of the Year.
8. Nashville's Most Anticipated Spring/Summer Restaurant Openings of 2015
Everyone loves a good restaurant openings list, and this one named off some of the year's biggest, including Fifty First Kitchen and Bar and 5th and Taylor.
7. Take a Look at The Honeysuckle's Menus, Available Starting Tonight
In the land of chain restaurants, this Cool Springs eatery and bar from Kelly Black (Pie in the Sky, The Row) was a welcome addition, offering the 'elevated Southern fare' that is now so common these days, but was somehow lacking in this Nashville suburb.
6. 10 Essential Nashville Coffee Shops
Nashville's coffee culture continues to grow, with more top quality coffee shops opening each year.
5. The Most Anticipated New Nashville Restaurants, Fall 2015
This fall offered up a bumper crop of new openings, including Butcher & Bee, Le Sel, Otaku Ramen and Cochon Butcher.
4. Behold FLIP Burger's Full Menu
Burger and shake junkies were clearly ready for this first local outpost of Richard Blais' Atlanta original.
3. Kentucky's First Shake Shack Will Land in Lexington
While this wasn't Nashville news, it certainly made waves in our neighboring state to the north, as Danny Meyer's Shake Shack empire continues to circle the Volunteer State. But when will Nashville get one, when???
2. Where to Eat Brunch in Nashville
Visitors and locals alike were on the hunt this year for the city's top brunch spots, as a number of notable new options came online.
1. Where to Drink Cocktails in Nashville
In the end, what did readers want to know about more than anything? Where to get one of the city's best cocktails.