Hot chicken purveyor Pepperfire closes up shop in East Nashville today (December 17), planning to reopen to Marathon Village in 2020, according to social media posts and a press release.
The new location will be located at 1400 Jo Johnston Avenue, and is expected to open in March of 2020.
Pepperfire was founded in 2010 in East Nashville, and moved to a larger space on Gallatin in 2015. Owner Isaac Beard decided to relocate the flagship restaurant now from East Nashville to a larger space in Marathon Village.
In the meantime, Pepperfire plans to host some pre-opening pop-up dinners, so keep an eye out for those on our handy special dinners map, updated monthly.
Pepperfire will also continue to be served in Nissan Stadium and Ascend Amphitheater during their respective seasons.
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“We’re very excited to get the new storefront up and running,” says Beard, owner of Pepperfire. “This location gives us the room we’ve needed for a while, and it wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our customers. We can’t wait to get back t0 making y’all all the hot chicken, peppercheeses and southern sides you can dream of.”
About Pepperfire Hot Chicken: Pepperfire Hot Chicken is an authentic Nashville Hot Chicken restaurant located in the heart of East Nashville. As the official Hot Chicken partner of Ascend Amphitheater and Nissan Stadium, Pepperfire blends its spice with authentic credibility and modern interpretations. Local and national audiences have recognized the restaurant with praise from outlets including Travel Channel’s Chowdown Countdown and Man Finds Food, Nashville Scene’s ‘Best of Nashville’ awards and recognition as ‘America’s Spiciest Dish’ on Food Network’s Top 5 Restaurants.