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Where Music City Food and Wine's Guest Chefs Can't Wait to Eat

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The Music City Food and Wine Festival is back this weekend. And with that come a number of out-of-town guest chefs, some visiting the city for the first time, others old hat at Nashville's restaurant scene. So Eater asked them where they plan on taking time out to eat and drink over the weekend.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Arnold's Country Kitchen

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605 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 256-4455
Mike Lata (FIG, The Ordinary in Charleston, S.C.): "I am ashamed to admit that I have never been and it's top of my list."

2. Bajo Sexto

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216 5th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 577-7717
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Matthew McClure (The Hive in Bentonville, Ark.): "Kaelin makes everything in house and it's the kind of cooking that I love!"

3. Biscuit Love

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316 11th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 490-9584
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Carla Hall (chef and TV personality): "Their biscuits are amazing and my business partner Evan recommended them. I follow them on social media and every time they post a picture I can taste them through the screen."

4. Bolton's Spicy Chicken & Fish

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624 Main St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 254-8015
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Marcus Samuelsson (Chef and owner of Red Rooster Harlem, New York City): "I've never been, but its reputation proceeds itself and I'm all in for hot chicken and fish."

5. City House

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1222 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 736-5838
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Scott Conant (chef and restaurateur): "The screened-in porch/dining rooms is one of my favorite places to dine. Anywhere. I love Tandy's use of various grains on the menu, and can't not order the catfish."

6. Cochon Butcher

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1120 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 567-5887
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Mike Lata: "I love how Donald [Link] and his team have grown the brand and want to see the newest horse in the stable."

7. Hattie B's Hot Chicken

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112 19th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 678-4794
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Andrew Zimmern (chef and TV personality): "Because their hot chicken is second to none."

8. Husk

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37 Rutledge St
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 256-6565
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Linton Hopkins (chef and owner of Restaurant Eugene, Holeman and Finch Public House in Atlanta, Ga.): "I haven't been to the Nashville incarnation and the Southern vegetable plate is calling my name." [Photo: Julie Dowd]

9. Martin's Bar-B-Que

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3108 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 200-1181
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Scott Conant: "Pat is a true meat master, and I have been lucky enough to eat his whole hog barbecue when he takes part in the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, which happens across the street from my house for two delicious and smoky days in June. I can't wait to actually sit down in his restaurant and eat one of his redneck tacos!"

10. Peg Leg Porker

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904 Gleaves Street
Nashville, TN
(615) 829-6023
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Andrew Zimmern: "Carey Bringle' s hot chocolate pie and dry rub ribs are addictively delicious."

11. Prince's Hot Chicken Shack

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123 Ewing Dr #3
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-9442
Chris Bianco (chef/owner of Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix, Az.): "I hope to make the trip out to Prince's to experience the original hot chicken."

12. Robert's Western World

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416 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 244-9552
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Marcus Samuelsson: "A late-night fried bologna sandwich and cold beer is just what the doctor ordered after cooking at Harvest Night. Plus, you never know what musician is going to jump up on stage and play."

13. Santa's Pub

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2225 Bransford Ave
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 593-1872
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Mike Lata: "Cheap beers & karaoke? Santa's Pub sounds pretty nice."

1. Arnold's Country Kitchen

605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Mike Lata (FIG, The Ordinary in Charleston, S.C.): "I am ashamed to admit that I have never been and it's top of my list."
605 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203

2. Bajo Sexto

216 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Matthew McClure (The Hive in Bentonville, Ark.): "Kaelin makes everything in house and it's the kind of cooking that I love!"
216 5th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203

3. Biscuit Love

316 11th Ave South, Nashville, TN 37203
Carla Hall (chef and TV personality): "Their biscuits are amazing and my business partner Evan recommended them. I follow them on social media and every time they post a picture I can taste them through the screen."
316 11th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203

4. Bolton's Spicy Chicken & Fish

624 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206
Marcus Samuelsson (Chef and owner of Red Rooster Harlem, New York City): "I've never been, but its reputation proceeds itself and I'm all in for hot chicken and fish."
624 Main St
Nashville, TN 37206

5. City House

1222 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
Scott Conant (chef and restaurateur): "The screened-in porch/dining rooms is one of my favorite places to dine. Anywhere. I love Tandy's use of various grains on the menu, and can't not order the catfish."
1222 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208

6. Cochon Butcher

1120 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
Mike Lata: "I love how Donald [Link] and his team have grown the brand and want to see the newest horse in the stable."
1120 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208

7. Hattie B's Hot Chicken

112 19th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Andrew Zimmern (chef and TV personality): "Because their hot chicken is second to none."
112 19th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203

8. Husk

37 Rutledge St, Nashville, TN 37210
Linton Hopkins (chef and owner of Restaurant Eugene, Holeman and Finch Public House in Atlanta, Ga.): "I haven't been to the Nashville incarnation and the Southern vegetable plate is calling my name." [Photo: Julie Dowd]
37 Rutledge St
Nashville, TN 37210

9. Martin's Bar-B-Que

3108 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212
Scott Conant: "Pat is a true meat master, and I have been lucky enough to eat his whole hog barbecue when he takes part in the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, which happens across the street from my house for two delicious and smoky days in June. I can't wait to actually sit down in his restaurant and eat one of his redneck tacos!"
3108 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212

10. Peg Leg Porker

904 Gleaves Street, Nashville, TN
Andrew Zimmern: "Carey Bringle' s hot chocolate pie and dry rub ribs are addictively delicious."
904 Gleaves Street
Nashville, TN

11. Prince's Hot Chicken Shack

123 Ewing Dr #3, Nashville, TN 37207
Chris Bianco (chef/owner of Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix, Az.): "I hope to make the trip out to Prince's to experience the original hot chicken."
123 Ewing Dr #3
Nashville, TN 37207

12. Robert's Western World

416 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
Marcus Samuelsson: "A late-night fried bologna sandwich and cold beer is just what the doctor ordered after cooking at Harvest Night. Plus, you never know what musician is going to jump up on stage and play."
416 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

13. Santa's Pub

2225 Bransford Ave, Nashville, TN 37204
Mike Lata: "Cheap beers & karaoke? Santa's Pub sounds pretty nice."
2225 Bransford Ave
Nashville, TN 37204

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