WHAT: Announced last month, Nicky’s Coal Fired will present Live Fire, an event series that invites guest chefs to take over the restaurant for one night each this Fall. The first chef take over will kick off on August 22nd with Memphis’ The Gray Canary chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman. The duo is known for their unique preparations of Italian-inspired small plates cooked over a large hearth. Ticer and Hudman will feature two pizzas: Space Oddity and Thunder Bird 40 Twice with small plates: Biscuit Gnocchi, Lady Peas, Beef Tartare and Turnips. Reservations are encouraged and walk ins are welcome.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 22nd, from 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Space Oddity | heirloom tomatoes, creme fraiche, smoked buffalo mozzarella
Thunder Bird 40 Twice | fontina, mozzarella, pepperoni, spicy honey
Biscuit Gnocchi | corn, chanterelles, bacon, okra, Calabrian vinaigrette, green tomato
Lady Peas | chicken liver parfait, celery sofrito, watermelon mostarda
Beef Tartare | charred leek vinaigrette, maitake, benne seed crackers
Turnips | corn, Caputos cheese, charred lemon vinaigrette
WHERE: Nicky’s Coal Fired, 5026 Centennial Blvd., Nashville, TN 37209
WHO: Located in the Nations, Nicky’s Coal Fired is Nashville’s popular Italian restaurant, known for their seasonal preparations of house-made pastas, coal fired pizzas, charcuterie and antipasto selections.