Food and Drink

3 places to go for happy hour deals in Nashville

Draft beer flight and pizza
Photo: courtesy of Five Points Pizza

Going out is fun, but who doesn't like a deal? Here are three spots to check out during happy hour in Music City.

Emma Way
May 13, 2022 - Food and Drink

Scoop: Construction underway on new downtown pizza restaurant

Exterior of the space where Ophelia's will go.
Exterior of the space where Ophelia's will go. Photo: courtesy of a reader

A new cocktail bar and pizza restaurant called Ophelia's is coming soon to downtown at the corner of Church and 4th in the Life and Casualty Tower.

Readers help break our "pizza curse"

The pepperoni pie from Smith & Lentz. Photo: Nate Rau/Axios

Faithful readers know the sad truth: There may very well be an Axios Nashville curse.

Adam Tamburin
Apr 26, 2022 - News

Kroger is still king among Nashville grocers

Data: Chain Store Guide, LLC; Table: Thomas Oide/Axios

Kroger was once again the region's top grocer in 2021, bagging a third of the market share.

By the numbers: The store pulled in $2.3 billion in sales across 51 stores in the Nashville area, per new data from Chain Store Guide, a sales-tracking firm.

  • Grocery stores across the area logged more than $6.1 billion in total sales.

Between the lines: Grocery sales spiked at the height of the pandemic, as people ate at home.

Of note: The analysis included a review of all 14 counties in the Nashville metropolitan statistical area.

Help us decide if Axios Nashville has a pizza curse

Illustration of a pizza box, with the chef having his back turned, and waving his hand.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

πŸ‘‹ Adam and Nate here. Readers, we need to address the elephant in the room: Axios Nashville might be cursed.

Breweries raise a glass for Ukraine

Animated illustration of four different kinds of beers.
Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

Three Nashville breweries are teaming up to raise money to fund war relief efforts in Ukraine.

  • Tennfold Brewing, East Nashville Beer Works and Fait La Force Brewing are serving the Ukrainian Anti-Imperial Stout RESIST starting next week.

Joey's House of Pizza closes after more than 20 years in business

Joey's house of pizza
Photo: Adam Tamburin/Axios

Joey's House of Pizza, which developed a devoted fan base after more than 20 years in business, has closed its doors.

  • The Nashville mainstay announced its sudden departure in a handwritten note on Facebook.

Definitive reader's guide to the best burgers in Nashville

Illustration of the Nashville skyline with word balloons with exclamation points in them popping up over it from left to right.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

We asked, you answered and now we're hungry.

πŸ™ Thank you for sharing your favorite burger joints in town! We're particularly grateful for the deep cuts that are going on the list for upcoming Axios Nashville team lunches.


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