Category Tennessee

Bella Napoli Pizzeria—The Best Neapolitan in Nashville!

The original premise of this blog was to document my devotion to thin crisp New York-style pizza. Now, after several enjoyable experiences with the definitely-not-crisp Neapolitan style, the question needs to be asked: “Is the Pizza Snob softening up?” During the cold busy months of winter, I was working more than I liked, and had […]

Nicky’s Coal Fired – Tasty Coal-Cooked Pizza Comes to the Nations in Nashville

When the Pizza Snob moved to Nashville back in 1998, the launch of a new restaurant was a big deal. If something new and interesting got added to what otherwise might have back then been considered slim pickings, Mrs. Pie and I usually planned a visit right away. Today, in booming Nashville, eating places pop […]

Nashville’s 312 Pizza Company—The Snob Settles for Some Good Chicago Thin

Lately, Mrs. Pie and The Pizza Snob have spent some Saturdays exploring our ever-expanding Nashville. Sipping some juice in the late afternoon over in the hip Germantown district, I went for broke and suggested we grab a nibble at the nearby 312 Pizza Company. Long on my list of pizza places to visit, its name […]

Pieology – A Major Pizza Disappointment for Downtown Franklin (TN)

The Snob moved to Franklin, TN in 1998. I love it here and plan on not living anywhere else. However, I’ve got a real bone to pick with this town, and it has a lot more to do with than just pizza! Franklin’s downtown has a beautiful square and historic district that is flanked by […]

Truelove’s Pizza & Grits – A Unique Menu Pairing in Columbia, TN

When I first heard about this place, I just couldn’t wait to check it out. As its name enticingly advertises, this culinary combination of Northern and Southern specialties was worthy of a road trip to a small town some 45 miles and 60 minutes south of Nashville. Columbia, a city of 35,000, is both the […]

UPDATE: Neapolitan-Certified Pizza-Maker Porta Via Shutters Franklin, TN Location

Original Review: 11/28/15 PIZZA SNOB RATING **** 1/2 Nearer Perfection Mrs. Pie and I saw this sad news a few weeks ago when we tried to make a gelato stop at Franklin’s Porta Via Italian Kitchen. Closed! According to the sign, the Nashville location on White Bridge Road will remain, albeit with a “brand redevelopment […]

UPDATE: Nashville’s Music City Pizza Closed But 12th & Porter to Reopen

Original Review: 02/10/14 PIZZA SNOB RATING ***1/2 Working on a Good Thing     The recent announcement that legendary Nashville music venue 12th & Porter would reopen under new ownership made the Pizza Snob finally notice that Music City Pizza had closed back in February 2015 at the same time the music stopped. MCP had spent […]