DOWNTOWN - Maneet Chauhan’s modern diner The Mockingbird will kick off lunch service on Monday, Jan. 22, offering a variety of options, including a Mexican take on a sloppy joe, a banh mi, and more. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The restaurant will also further expand its hours, and extend its happy hour, by staying open between lunch and dinner service. [EaterWire]
EAST NASHVILLE - East side stalwart Margot Cafe & Bar announced recently that it will discontinue its popular Sunday brunch service as of the end of January, but will begin offering Sunday supper on Feb. 4 instead. Be sure to keep an eye on Margot’s social channels for updates and menu previews. [EaterWire]
WEST END - Gerard Craft’s casual Italian eatery Pastaria rolled out lunch service in mid-December, offering pasta, wood-fired pizzas, and some well-priced lunch specials including a salad and pasta combo for $13.95. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
DOWNTOWN - Just prior to Christmas, newish downtown steakhouse Deacon’s New South announced the addition of weekend brunch service. Dishes range from traditional offerings like eggs, country ham, and bacon to oyster shakshuka, brioche monkey bread, and Dutch baby muesli. Check out the full menu here. [EaterWire]
EAST NASHVILLE - Shugga Hi Bakery & Cafe, located at 1000 Dickerson Pike, will begin offering a ‘Jazz N’ Eggs’ Sunday brunch starting Jan. 14. Served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the buffet-style meal will include a variety of dishes ranging from baked salmon beurre blanc and breakfast potato casserole to omelettes and collard greens with cabbage. The cost is $19.95 for adults and $10.95 for children ten and under. [EaterWire]
MELROSE - Italian eatery Mangia Nashville will begin serving its version of Sunday supper starting Jan. 21. Offered from 12 to 4 p.m., the meal includes a family-style spaghetti and meatball dinner with focaccia and assorted accompaniments, salad, spaghetti with meatballs and sausage, and zeppole. The cost is $20 for adults and $12 for children. Additionally, the restaurant is now offering its more casual menu from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and the family-style feast from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
THE GULCH - Gertie’s Bar at The 404 Kitchen is now serving the full 404 Kitchen menu six nights a week, along with its existing bar menu. And starting Sunday, Jan. 21, both Gertie’s Bar and The 404 Kitchen will be open for Sunday dinner service, with both closing at 9 p.m. [EaterWire]
DOWNTOWN - After a successful trial run of Sunday dinner service in December, Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse will now continue the service every Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m. as part of its regular hours. [EaterWire]