Oct 20, 2022 - Food and Drink

"Somebody Feed Phil" visits Nashville in season six

Phil Rosenthal smiling.

Phil Rosenthal. Photo: Weiss Eubanks/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Writer and producer Phil Rosenthal brought his Netflix show "Somebody Feed Phil" to Nashville.

  • The streaming docuseries follows the "Everybody Loves Raymond" creator as he eats his way through cities around the world.

The latest: The Nashville episode was part of season six, which was released this week. It features Rosenthal visiting many of the city's buzziest restaurants and riding a pedal tavern on Lower Broadway.

  • Country music star Brad Paisley, actress Patricia Heaton and producer T Bone Burnett make appearances in the 47-minute episode.

Dig in: Rosenthal's menu reflected the vibrance of Nashville's culinary scene.

  • He started with a classic: biscuits and breakfast at the Loveless Cafe.
  • He also visited Prince's Hot Chicken, Locust, Arnold's Country Kitchen, Rolf and Daughters, and Daddy's Dogs, among others.

Plate of play: Paisley tagged along for a visit to Joyland, where celebrity chef Sean Brock explained the city's appeal.

  • "One of the things that drew me to Nashville early on was its soul," Brock said. "It's not just music anymore. … This town supports people doing good work and honest work."
  • "What that does for someone like me is gives me the courage to open a crazy restaurant project because you know that you're going to have the support."

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