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#Huangry: Bad But Boujee

This is a story of food, love, and travel in the modern age.

...just kidding.

This is primarily about food, tangentially related to travel, and it takes place in the past 2 days, so yeah, I guess it's modern and stuff too. But it's definitely not at all relevant to love. That part was a lie.

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#Huangry: Hattie B's Hot Chicken

Look. I don't know what hot chicken is supposed to taste like. (Other than spicy fried chicken.) I didn't grow up in Nashville eating it, and in fact, I've only had honest-to-God hot chicken one other time, in Columbus, OH. (Shoutout to Hot Chicken Takeover!)

But there's so much hype around it, and there was something really rewarding (if sweaty) about the time I had hot chicken in Columbus.

On the suggestion of former BOF intern Sydney Scaggs, I went over to Hattie B's (the West Nashville location) before I left town. Thankfully, it was almost 4pm, so there was no line and plenty of room in the restaurant.

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#Huangry: Vault & Vator

I wasn't blown away by Vault & Vator when I walked in to do my shoot last week. I don't mean that as a diss — I was there before service started, and I've been familiar with Kirk Ingram's brand of mixology for a while. So in a sense, it would have required an amazing experience for V&V to top my expectations. And because the team behind V&V is the same team behind American Grocery, my expectations were already pretty high.

But the funny thing about expectations is that they have a way of distracting you from the actual value and strengths of a place. 

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My Week in Photos: 4/3-4/9

I'm sitting in the Terminal A Skyclub at ATL as I write this. On the road for another work trip, this time to Moab, UT, for Easter Jeep Safari. It should be fun. Should. But despite the gorgeous landscapes, it's another week away from home, another week of 12-hour work days, another week of being "on" all the time. 

And my flight's been delayed. Brilliant.

But this is not that kind of blog post, so here's just a smattering of photos I've taken the last week. (Actually, mostly just yesterday because weekends and stuff.)

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#Huangry: A Tasting at The Anchorage

From all the recent coverage, you can find out almost anything about The Anchorage's chef, his staff, his philosophy, the artisans he uses, the evolution of the space, etc. But in my experience, there's only so much you can glean about the experience of eating and drinking at a place when you stick to that background info.

So here's my (admittedly limited) take on some of the food and drink.

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