Drinks

#2forTavern

It was a gloomy Thursday afternoon, and a Nashville storm warning was in effect. The skies began to darken as the rain continued to fall. As if on cue, the clouds broke, the rain subsided, and a rainbow shined over the Nashville skyline just in time for Tavern’s newest Thursday 2-for-1s.

  Tavern  2-for-1s are now moved to Thursday. Come over at 2 PM and start early on the fun!

Tavern 2-for-1s are now moved to Thursday. Come over at 2 PM and start early on the fun!

Dodging the last of the puddles, we ducked out of the street into Tavern, assimilating ourselves into the lively crowd chatting excitedly as the DJ played 90s hits in the background. Friends were smiling and clinking their glasses in a cheers to thirsty Thursday. We found a few seats at the bar and sat down to order our first drink of the night.

 Friends gathered around the bar to celebrate Thirsty Thursday.

Friends gathered around the bar to celebrate Thirsty Thursday.

 

We ordered a round of 1920 cocktails and some grilled artichoke to start. Out came our drinks along with tokens to exchange for the next round. As we took the first sip of our 1920, the tangy grapefruit and the sweet basil truly tickled our taste buds. We continued to sip our drinks as the DJ flipped the music to Backstreet Boys’ famous hit “I Want it That Way”. Singing along to the chorus, guests reminisced about the days when the Spice Girls and boy bands ruled the radio.

 The 1920: Corsair gin, grapefruit, ginger, and basil

The 1920: Corsair gin, grapefruit, ginger, and basil

A few 2-for-1 tokens later, we wistfully swigged the last of our drinks as the DJ played “Closing Time”. Like Semisonic sings, “we gathered up our jackets and moved it to the exit,” starting the countdown until next Thursday’s Tavern 2-for-1.

 See you this Thursday!

See you this Thursday!

What's in Your Cup? A Nashville Drink for Every Day of the Week

Whether we’re waking up in the morning in need of some serious caffeine or getting ready for a night out, we’re always looking for the next best drink to refuel our bodies. From warm to cold, sweet to savory, here’s a guide to Nashville’s best drinks for each day of the week.

 Cheers! 

Cheers! 

Sunday: It’s Sunday morning and we’re in need of some serious brunch time. We head over to Saint Añejo. While we're deciding what brunch food to order, we opt for a cactus juice. As we take the first sip of our cactus juice, the sweet and earthy flavors rejuvenate us. We feel fresh and full of life. Before we know it, the glass is empty!

 Source:  Nearly Native  Instagram

Source: Nearly Native Instagram

Monday: After an eventful weekend, it's no surprise that we have a case of the Monday blues. The best way to spice up our Mondays is with Virago's Wasabi Martini. Did we mention that Monday is Maki Sake Monday? That means we can get two Wasabi Martinis for the price of one. Double the excitement!

 Source:  Costa Cucina

Source: Costa Cucina

Tuesday: It's still the beginning of the week, and we're in need of some caffeine to get a jump start on our day. Our favorite coffee fix is Frothy Monkey's vanilla latte. The latte gives us the buzz we need to get our work done, and not to mention it is seriously delicious! Frothy Monkey offers seasonal latte flavors, so we always like to mix it up once in a while.

 Source:  Frothy Monkey  website

Source: Frothy Monkey website

Wednesday: On hump day we like to visit High Garden Tea for some peaceful reflection. With an apothecary-like vibe, earthy decor, and no wifi, we feel completely relaxed as we sip on our hot tea. Our favorite teas are Immortal Monk or whichever iced tea they are brewing when it is warm outside. All day Wednesday High Garden features "Local Love Wednesdays" with special deals for both cups and pots of tea.

 Source:  High Garden Tea  website

Source: High Garden Tea website

Thursday: Raise your glasses to the best new place to celebrate Thirsty Thursday! Tavern's 2-for-1 night will now take place each Thursday starting March 31st. Our favorite 2-for-1 libation is the 1920. The mix of grapefruit, ginger, and basil is undeniably refreshing.

 #2forTavern

#2forTavern

Friday: The best way to celebrate our favorite day of the week is with Moto's wide selection of wine. One of the hidden gems at Moto is their quartino special every night from 5-6:30 PM. For the price of one glass, Moto offers a quartino pour, which is almost a glass and a half. We love the Casteggio Pinot Noir. A delicate mix of red berry aromatics with a light bodied texture, this Pinot melts softly with each sip we take. After a few glasses of wine at Moto's bar, it's hard not to order one of their pizzas, prepared and baked right there at the bar!

 Come for a drink, stay for a pizza!

Come for a drink, stay for a pizza!

Saturday: With warm Nashville days starting to make an appearance, our Saturday agenda will surely involve day drinking in the beautiful Spring weather. One of our definite musts for bar-hopping around Nashville is Burger Republic, located in The Gulch. Their spiked milkshakes are sinfully delicious. Try their Evil S'mores Spiked Milkshake with marshmallow vodka. 

Now, who's ready to put our week of drinks to the test?!