The Farm House – A Great Dining Experience

6 Jul

Today is our first anniversary, and we have been celebrating for the past couple of days. The Fourth of July was spent at a friend’s pool, and, last night, we spent an evening in Nashville. We got a room at the Omni Hotel and had dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Choosing the hotel was not difficult. The Omni has quickly established itself as Nashville’s best hotel. However, choosing a place to eat proved more difficult. I type that in a good way. Great restaurants have popped up all over the place, and Nashville has become foodie heaven. Chefs from throughout the nation have opened eateries, and magazines have named Nashville the “It City” when it comes to great dining.

We have made it a mission to dine at as many of them as possible. Husk. The Catbird Seat. Urban Grub. There are too many to name.

Last night, we chose one that was near the hotel. We have been hearing a lot about it and figured it would be a good time to try it out. There is only one thing I know to say.

The Farm House is the best restaurant in Nashville. The food was awesome, and it was plentiful. One of the problems I have with hip restaurants is that they bring out an artistic creation, but it leaves you hungry afterwards. Farmhouse is the best of both. The food is an artistic creation. However, they know you are there to eat and make sure you go away knowing that you have done so.Farmhouse

All of that is awesome, but here is the best thing. The owner/chef did not come to us from New York or Los Angeles. He grew up right here in Wilson County. In fact, he offers a great drink called the Wilson County Sangria. With a name like that, we had to have one.

It is always good to see a local person do good, and we told the waiter that very thing. The next thing we know, a dessert is being delivered to us by the owner himself, Trey Cioccia. He talked about growing up in these parts and how he got into the cooking business. He also talked about how there are only a few chefs in Nashville who are natives and how they feel proud to be doing this in their hometown.

We walked out proud of him because someone from our hometown has created the best dining experience in the area. On top of that, he is in the process of moving out of the big city and buying some property back home in Wilson County.

If you find yourself in Nashville, then you have to make your way to The Farm House.

 

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9 Responses to “The Farm House – A Great Dining Experience”

  1. Marilyn Armstrong July 6, 2014 at 21:26 #

    Congratulations!!

    • Rick July 6, 2014 at 21:41 #

      Thank you

  2. frontrangescribbles July 6, 2014 at 22:21 #

    Congrats

    • Rick July 7, 2014 at 00:32 #

      Thank you very much.

  3. DyingNote July 7, 2014 at 12:35 #

    Happy Anniversary once again (this one, belated)!

    • Rick July 7, 2014 at 15:15 #

      Thank you very much.

  4. seniorhiker July 7, 2014 at 17:11 #

    Happy Anniversary. Thanks for the review of this restaurant. We haven’t dined there, but we’ll have to correct that in the near future.

    • Rick July 7, 2014 at 18:33 #

      Thank you. It is definitely a place you should go.

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