Known to all as Music City, Nashville is a vibrant community of people who have built a soulful town that takes eating, drinking and playing very seriously. Charm, sophistication and heart define this town. Venues pay homage to the past and the present stars of music, as this city has the honor of being the birthplace of country music, the "Songwriting Capital of the World" and the home of the Grand Old Opry (America's longest running radio show). In 2018, Forbes placed Nashville on the list of fastest growing cities in the U.S. and evidence can be seen with new construction of hotels and housing downtown and beyond. Two major sports teams (Titans and Predators) and a world class research University (Vanderbilt) proudly thrive here. Plus, six James Beard Award Semifinalists in 2018 all choose this city. Take a look at our experiences below to see why you should too.