Puckett’s Included in Top 20 BBQ Restaurant List!

Well ain't this the bees knees: Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Franklin has been named one of the best barbecue restaurants in the country (!!), according to a new book released last month, The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America. In one year, author Johnny Fugitt visited 365 barbecue restaurants across 48 states and kept record of his experiences. The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America is a culmination of his good eats, and blends travel and food writing with creative non-fiction to chronicle the journey, sharing secrets from barbecue kitchens and pointing readers in the direction of America’s best BBQ joints! A handful of other Nashville-area restaurants made the Top 100, but Puckett’s was the only one to … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day 2014 in Downtown Franklin

Valentine's Day: love or hate it, you might as well take full advantage of the restaurants' fabulous prix fixe menus and boutiques' big sales! Plus, Travel + Leisure named us one of America's "Most Romantic Towns"... so obviously you should be spending February 14 with us! To help, here's our Downtown Franklin Guide to the holiday. We'll be adding new content as it rolls in, so check back soon! RESTAURANTS & SWEETS Cork & Cow Swank it up at the upscale restaurant just off Main Street: for $150 (not including tax & gratuity) a couple, you get a four-course gourmet meal + one paired cocktail. See the full menu here. Reservations are required, and available by phone at 615-538-6021. Frothy Monkey This coffee, cafe and restaurant … [Read more...]

Dog Days of Summer Promotion Gives Back in a big way

Downtown Franklin Businesses Donate More Than $7,000 To Charities A group of downtown Franklin merchants supported local charities through their sales one night last month, as part of a “Dog Days of Summer” promotion coordinated by the Downtown Franklin Association (DFA). Twenty-two of the participating businesses collectively donated more than $7,000—15 percent of their sales between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. that night—to a non-profit organization of their choice. Four businesses chose to rally around Williamson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), an organization devoted to the best interests of abused and neglected children. City Farmhouse, McCreary’s Irish Pub, Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant and Puckett’s Boat House all … [Read more...]