Writer Mari-Alice Jasper tells us about her favorite finds on the Clarksville BBQ trail. Discover where to find pork, chicken, brisket, fresh-made sides, and decadent desserts.. and discover a few secret ingredients for Clarksville's variety of homemade sauces!
No matter your walk of life – from the college student to the CEO – coffee has likely improved your mood, performance or even interpersonal interactions at some point. It’s a meeting staple, a morning jolt for many, and thanks to the recent “third wave” coffee movement, it has become an art.
Clarksville is steeped in agrarian and military tradition. Wilma Rudolph, Jimi Hendrix and Pat Summit are just a few iconic Clarksville connections in history. Now, the likes of LG and Hankook are calling the Queen City home, bringing their food ways along with them. It’s no wonder why this northern Middle Tennessee town’s culinary scene is just as diverse as its communities. From classic favorites to budding trendsetters, you’ll want to salute these tastemakers opening the kitchen door of the “Gateway to the New South.”
In only two years, Clarksville has matured from a one-brewery town to a true libation destination with a new craft distillery, three new breweries and a fourth slated to open in 2019. The city's breweries are all distinctly different but share a passion for the nationwide craft movement and the goal to foster an appreciation for micro brewing’s meticulous process and countless flavors.
August and September can be hard months for fall-lovers who are beyond ready for cooler temps. Those long summer days sometimes even stretch into October, making the summer lovers among us happy as larks. Whether your heart is with boots or flip-flops, you can beat the heat with ice cream from these seven local spots. (Please check Facebook pages or websites as hours may change seasonally.)
Clarksville makers churn out wine, artisan brews and spirits with craft precision. Check out the variety of libations at these six spots -- all made right here in Clarksville.