The Mockingbird is a modern diner located in Nashville’s The Gulch neighborhood at 121A 12th Avenue North and is led by the talented culinary duo of executive chef Brian Riggenbach and front-of-house extraordinaire Mikey Corona, who are also partners in the project. Inspired by the restaurant’s namesake, The Mockingbird’s menu mimics its surroundings, offering comfort food favorites influenced by the many global elements that make up American culture and cuisine. The restaurant plays with a special sense of whimsy that is evoked in chef Riggenbach’s menu, featuring a variety of small plates, large plates, sides and desserts, plus a playful cocktail menu that includes adult milkshakes and seasonal punches. The Art Deco-inspired two-story eatery is friendly and welcoming, offering two expansive patio deck areas that allow diners the option to eat al fresco. For more information, visit www.mockingbirdnashville.com, check out Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. mockingbirdnashville.com
The Hutton Hotel is Nashville’s touchstone for boutique hospitality. The soon-to-be freshly renovated standout property anchors the increasingly desirable, lesser explored Midtown area. Newly welcomed Chef Christopher Anderson ups the culinary ante bringing with him big-city tested caliber and a menu that promises to attract local diners and guests alike. The inventive new lobby layout will promote relaxed imbibing and leisurely conversation while the refreshed guest rooms will boast playful design elements and pops of color. This fall, Hutton will welcome a brand new multisensory experience venue featuring off-kilter events, intimate showcases, and unconventional productions. Hutton remains the city’s only Forbes Four Star AAA Four Diamond property and will continue to set the example for exemplarily hospitality that has become iconic of Nashville.