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The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan

Work Up an Appetite in Nashville

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5. An Oddball Day


George A. Dickel Distillery  

Just a short drive away in sleepy Cascade Hollow you’ll find the George A. Dickel Distillery, one of only two whiskey makers in the state (the other being Jack Daniel’s in Lynchburg). After roaming around the bucolic, 600-acre estate, stop inside the main house to check out framed newspaper ads proclaiming Dickel to be both medicinal and “mellow as moonlight.”

Next, get on Route 55 and head about twenty miles southwest to the perennially booked Miss Mary Bobo’s Boarding House. The house lunch of fried okra, salty country ham, corn pudding, and cornbread has a large and loyal following, making seats inside the flowery-wallpapered dining room hard to come by. Be sure to phone in a reservation a few weeks ahead so they save you a seat.


Published on Feb 28, 2007 as a web exclusive.

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