Nashville February 15, 2019
7 Delightfully Delicious Snacks That Are Uniquely Nashville
If you’re from or ever have visited Nashville, Tennessee, you know that Music City knows how to feed a hungry soul, both music-wise and through delicious southern fare. These seven delicious snacks can be wholeheartedly attributed to Tennessee’s capital city, each one more decadent and delicious than the last. If you’re looking for a foodie bucket list, we’ve just found it.
1. Classic GooGoo Clusters
The classic Nashville Goo Goo cluster made history upon its arrival in 1912 as the first ever combination candy bar. It's true! Snickers and Reeses and Twix wouldn't have been invented without the initial nutty, peanut buttery goodness of the Nashville GooGoo Cluster. If you're looking to indulge and learn more about the history of this decadent treat, you can visit the downtown Nashville factory and shop. (116 3rd Ave S)
2. Itty Bitty Donuts
The Itty Bitty Donut Truck is always a welcome addition to any Nashville event, slinging hot and teensy weensy little fried donuts to the hungry masses. With flavors like cinnamon sugar and classic, you can throw back to a time of simpler sweets while listening to homegrown Nashville bands. The truck's location changes based on the day and event, so make sure you check their website for locations.
3. Local Latte from Fido
Fido perhaps was is most famous as a favorite spot for Taylor Swift's latte addiction, but it's also a local hangout for college kids and Music Row professionals. Indulge in a Local Latte, made with whole milk, honey, and cinnamon, for an espresso-based drink with just a hint of sweetness. (1812 21st Ave S)
4. Five Daughter's Donuts
Five Daughter's Bakery created a 100-layer donut that took the city by storm. The family-owned sweet shop exploded into a local obsession and now graces the Instagram accounts of Millennials everywhere. With multiple locations around the city and seasonal flavors, every experience at Five Daughter's is a new one. (Various Locations)
5. Barista Parlor Biscuit Sandwich
Barista Parlor's crowning glory may be high class espresso and coffee drinks, but it's their flaky biscuits that take home the gold. Topped with locally sourced meat, eggs and cheese, this decadent treat is the stuff of legends.
6. Bobbie's Dairy Dip Soft Serve
Bobbie's Dairy Dip is a fair weather friend, an outdoor food stand that hearkens back to the mid-century. Whether you're eating a black bean burger or perhaps a basket of fries, every meal must end with a dipped soft serve cone. Choose from seasonal flavors, peanut butter or classic chocolate for a summertime treat you'll never forget. There are two locations, one in west Nashville and a storefront downtown, which means you aren't far from a treat no matter where you are in the city. (Various)
7. Dozen Bakery Blueberry Muffins
Dozen Bakery makes its home in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood and created a cult following by providing delicious treats - namely their blueberry muffins - to coffee shops around town. Their airy storefront is well worth a visit, not just for the muffins but lunch specials and homemade bread, too. (516 Hagan St #103)
Bonus Treat: Cookies from Christie Cookie Co
Christie Cookie Co. has long been the supplier of the famed DoubleTree cookies, and now has their own storefront in Nashville's 12South neighborhood. Their indulgent, chewy treats are bound to spoil you for life, and have you scrambling for their secret recipe. (2606 12th Ave. S)
Nashville eats are pretty fun, but
this east Tennessee donut shop has truly stood the test of time. It’s well worth a road trip!