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Anthony Bourdain, Matthew Mosshart and Alison Mosshart
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Everywhere Anthony Bourdain Eats and Drinks in Nashville 'Parts Unknown'

It's a whirlwind tour of Music City

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We all remember the excitement surrounding Anthony Bourdain's visit back in March, and now the day has finally arrived for the Nashville episode of 'Parts Unknown.' In the show, Bourdain explores the city's music scene, focusing heavily on its more recent rock roots, as well as touching on the changes and growth occurring in Nashville, all the while eating and drinking his way around town. Here's every restaurant and bar he visited on the show during his stay in our city, and what he had to say about them. Want more Bourdain? Head here for a full show recap.

Listed in geographical order north to south.

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Dining companions: Tandy Wilson, executive chef/owner of City House; Sean Brock, executive chef/co-owner of Husk Nashville; Pat Martin, pitmaster/co-owner of Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint; Tyler Brown, Southall What they ate/drank: Burgers, hot fries, beer In his words: Bourdain let Wilson describe Dino's, of which he said, "Dino's is a burger joint that's been here for a long time. A lot of country music history is in here. A lot of Nashville history is in here. It's a fun place where you see a lot of East Nashville life."
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City House

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Dining companion: Dean Fertita, member of rock bands Queens of the Stone Age and The Dead Weather What they ate/drank: Pizza, wine, other items

Bolton's Spicy Chicken & Fish

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Dining companions: Alison Mosshart, lead singer for rock bands The Kills and The Dead Weather; Alison's brother Matthew Mosshart, professional chef What they ate: Nashville hot chicken (mild, medium and hot), spicy fish sandwich, cole slaw In his words: "Oh, oh that hurts. I think I'm hallucinating." And then the day after: "I just experienced like 12-hour payback for hot chicken. And this was an existentially awful experience where there were moments where I didn't think I was going to make it."

Pinewood Social

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Dining companions: Josh Habiger, Alison Mosshart, Dean Fertita, Matthew Mosshart and friends What they ate/drank: Bloody Marys, mimosas, cheeseburgers, short rib hash, other brunch items In his words: "Pinewood Social....where natural allies alcohol, hangovers and bowling coexist peacefully in an atmosphere of mutual respect."
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Dandgure's Classic Southern Cooking

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Dining companion: Jesse Boyce, founder and CEO of Sovereign Music Group What they ate: meat and three In his words: "If you're looking for iconic Nashville, what's bone-deep local, even deeper than the dive bar culture, you would be talking about a thing called meat and three. Dandgure's is just such an institution."

Patterson House

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Dining companion: Josh Habiger, executive chef/co-owner of Bastion, opened both Patterson House and The Catbird Seat What they ate/drank: Cocktails In his words: "Sign of the apocalypse, or an age of enlightment. You decide. The craft cocktail program has arrived, and it's spreading fast."

Catbird Seat

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Dining companion: Josh Habiger, executive chef/co-owner of Bastion, opened both Patterson House and The Catbird Seat What they ate: Tasting menu In his words: Dish #1: "Nothing about the description of that dish sounded particularly interesting to me, but it's delicious." Dish #2: "I would faceplant in a big fuckin' bowl of this."

Dino's

Dining companions: Tandy Wilson, executive chef/owner of City House; Sean Brock, executive chef/co-owner of Husk Nashville; Pat Martin, pitmaster/co-owner of Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint; Tyler Brown, Southall What they ate/drank: Burgers, hot fries, beer In his words: Bourdain let Wilson describe Dino's, of which he said, "Dino's is a burger joint that's been here for a long time. A lot of country music history is in here. A lot of Nashville history is in here. It's a fun place where you see a lot of East Nashville life."
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City House

Dining companion: Dean Fertita, member of rock bands Queens of the Stone Age and The Dead Weather What they ate/drank: Pizza, wine, other items

Bolton's Spicy Chicken & Fish

Dining companions: Alison Mosshart, lead singer for rock bands The Kills and The Dead Weather; Alison's brother Matthew Mosshart, professional chef What they ate: Nashville hot chicken (mild, medium and hot), spicy fish sandwich, cole slaw In his words: "Oh, oh that hurts. I think I'm hallucinating." And then the day after: "I just experienced like 12-hour payback for hot chicken. And this was an existentially awful experience where there were moments where I didn't think I was going to make it."

Pinewood Social

Dining companions: Josh Habiger, Alison Mosshart, Dean Fertita, Matthew Mosshart and friends What they ate/drank: Bloody Marys, mimosas, cheeseburgers, short rib hash, other brunch items In his words: "Pinewood Social....where natural allies alcohol, hangovers and bowling coexist peacefully in an atmosphere of mutual respect."
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Dandgure's Classic Southern Cooking

Dining companion: Jesse Boyce, founder and CEO of Sovereign Music Group What they ate: meat and three In his words: "If you're looking for iconic Nashville, what's bone-deep local, even deeper than the dive bar culture, you would be talking about a thing called meat and three. Dandgure's is just such an institution."

Patterson House

Dining companion: Josh Habiger, executive chef/co-owner of Bastion, opened both Patterson House and The Catbird Seat What they ate/drank: Cocktails In his words: "Sign of the apocalypse, or an age of enlightment. You decide. The craft cocktail program has arrived, and it's spreading fast."

Catbird Seat

Dining companion: Josh Habiger, executive chef/co-owner of Bastion, opened both Patterson House and The Catbird Seat What they ate: Tasting menu In his words: Dish #1: "Nothing about the description of that dish sounded particularly interesting to me, but it's delicious." Dish #2: "I would faceplant in a big fuckin' bowl of this."

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