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Grilled Cheeserie expected to open this spring on Main Street in downtown Franklin

ABOVE: The long line at the Grilled Cheeserie food truck at the Eat the Street festival in Franklin last spring attests to the cuisine's popularity. / File photo By JOHN McBRYDE Work has been under way for some time on the new downtown Franklin location of the Grilled Cheeserie restaurant, with an opening expected later

By | 2019-02-02T03:08:04+00:00 February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Community, Featured, Food + Drink, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Grilled Cheeserie expected to open this spring on Main Street in downtown Franklin

Captain D’s closes doors after 39 years in downtown Franklin; parent company plans expansion

PHOTO: Signs had been torn down from the front and drive through portion of Captain D’s by Tuesday, October 16, 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER After nearly 40 years in business, the Captain D’s in downtown Franklin has closed its doors for good. While a location on Mallory Lane is still open for business, the

By | 2018-10-17T02:45:22+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Captain D’s closes doors after 39 years in downtown Franklin; parent company plans expansion

Hospitality leaders talk increasing media exposure, tourism numbers, at monthly FrankTalks

By BROOKE WANSER On Monday morning, a panel of Williamson County hospitality leaders spoke to an audience at Lipscomb University’s Spark idea center in Cool Springs about tourism numbers and offering visitors and locals authentic service. Visit Franklin President and CEO Ellie Westman Chin led the panel, which included Thompson's Station distiller Heath Clark and

By | 2018-10-08T20:05:13+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Hospitality leaders talk increasing media exposure, tourism numbers, at monthly FrankTalks

First District Coffee in Fairview announces closure

PHOTO: First District Coffee Co. in 2016./ David Braud for Visit Franklin TN By BROOKE WANSER First District Coffee Co. in Fairview yesterday announced their last day of business on social media. "It is with a heavy heart we have to informa our commuity that First District will be closing our doors are of September

By | 2018-09-27T11:34:06+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Categories: Community, Fairview, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin|Tags: , , |Comments Off on First District Coffee in Fairview announces closure

Puckett’s food trolley will service Titans games, Nissan Stadium this fall

Titans fans and concert-goers have another refreshment option at Nissan Stadium this season. Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant’s food trolley can be found parked inside for all home football games and other events held at the stadium during the 2018-2019 season. “Puckett’s food is great for fans who are looking for a taste of Nashville flavor

By | 2018-09-05T19:04:59+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Puckett’s food trolley will service Titans games, Nissan Stadium this fall

Breaking moos: Two new Chick-Fil-As coming to Franklin

PHOTO: The Thoroughbred Square Chick-fil-A was packed on Cow Appreciation Day earlier this summer. / Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER Chick-fil-A will headline a list of new restaurants to open in the Berry Farms development of Franklin, along with another location in a now-vacant Rite Aid on Murfreesboro Road/Highway 96. The Highway 96 location will

By | 2018-08-14T18:35:42+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Breaking moos: Two new Chick-Fil-As coming to Franklin

Number of Tennessee farmer’s markets triples, Williamson County no exception

PHOTO: Franklin residents line up for Ellie's Doughnuts at the Berry Farms Farmer's Market in June of 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER From 2000 to 2014, the number of farmer’s markets listed on the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s website tripled, from fewer than 50 to 154. Now, 168 markets are listed on the website, Pick

By | 2018-08-07T17:45:13+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Food + Drink, Franklin, Health & Fitness, Healthy Living, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Number of Tennessee farmer’s markets triples, Williamson County no exception

Cork & Cow named one of OpenTable’s Top Ten Diners’ Choice winners

By BROOKE WANSER OpenTable, a free restaurant booking website, has released diners’ top ten restaurant picks for the Nashville area, including one downtown Franklin restaurant. Cork & Cow, a top-ranked steakhouse known for their extensive wine list, is sandwiched between Meridee’s and 55 South off Main Street. The restaurant, which has previously been named OpenTable's

By | 2018-07-17T18:40:07+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin, WillCo Arts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cork & Cow named one of OpenTable’s Top Ten Diners’ Choice winners

Franklin looks at updating code to give food trucks more leeway

PHOTO: Masses turned out to sample from  more than 30 food trucks at the Eat the Street Festival at Franklin’s Bicentennial Park on Friday, May 4, 2018.//Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER In early May, Tiny Little Donuts owner Mark Mogul said he came to his Airstream trailer one day, only to discover he had been

By | 2018-06-15T04:22:38+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Franklin looks at updating code to give food trucks more leeway

Grays on Main owner holds ribbon cutting for whiskey and burger bar O’ Be Joyful

PHOTO: Williamson Inc. Senior Vice President of Community Relations Nancy Conway speaks at a ribbon cutting for O' Be Joyful, a new whiskey bar. To her right is Mayor Ken Moore, and owners Michael and Joni Cole to the left.//Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER On Monday morning, dozens squeezed inside a new whiskey and burger

By | 2018-05-14T18:17:30+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Food + Drink, Food and Beverage, Franklin|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Grays on Main owner holds ribbon cutting for whiskey and burger bar O’ Be Joyful