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Mothership BBQ in Nashville closed?

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Yongeman Jul 23, 2007 07:33 AM

We're in Nashville for about 10 days and I went to find Mothership BBQ, as I'd read about it on CH. Couldn't find it. I looked on Columbine behind Baha Burrito (very good), and all around the area. It was Sunday, so I know that it would have been closed, but I couldn't find it. If it's closed, what bbq place is good? Thanks.

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    Jennie RE: Yongeman Jul 23, 2007 01:32 PM

    It closed 1-2 months ago. I believe the owners have a new investor and are looking for a new location. They said their location on Columbine was just too far off the beaten path.

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      Yongeman RE: Jennie Jul 24, 2007 05:03 AM

      Thanks Jennie. Any suggestions on where to go? I went to Jim and Nicks on Charlotte last time I was here. It was very good--a chain, but a good one. I've seen a place on West End--Lonnies, I think. It was closed the last time I was here, but I've seen smoke, so there must be fire. Any good?

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        Jennie RE: Yongeman Jul 24, 2007 06:39 AM

        Everyone is saying the best bbq right now is Martin's in Nolensville TN, about 30 minutes outside of Nashville. I haven't been yet, but it's on my eat at soon list.

        In town, Hog Heaven near Centennial Park is good.

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          Yongeman RE: Jennie Jul 24, 2007 08:11 AM

          Thanks jennie. I was just reading about Martin's this morning. I read most of his blog. Can't wait to go. http://martinsbbq.blogspot.com/

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            jcr05 RE: Yongeman Jul 24, 2007 12:21 PM

            I second teh Hog Heaven vote
            http://hogheaven.ypguides.net/?cslink...
            It is a definite hole in the wall with no dining other than a few picnic tables or Centennial Park nearby, but it's my fave BBQ in Nashville....the smoked chicken with white BBQ sauce is delish. If you want to further the splurge, go for the mashed potatoes and/or corncakes. Enjoy!

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          willtmc RE: Yongeman Sep 2, 2007 06:09 PM

          Don't neglect Mary's on Jefferson St. Try the BBQ on cornbread. You could eat off the floor there as well.

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            fluffernutter RE: willtmc Sep 4, 2007 06:58 AM

            I'd like to hear more of the details of your last trip to Mary's. I used to love it, but the last time I visited about 6 years ago and I said I'd never go back. The 'cue was drenched in sauce and sitting in a slow cooker. It tasted like that "barbecue" my mom used to make, which was just pork should cooked in barbecue sauce. (However, the blazing house fire we passed at the crack house down the road from Mary's was excellent entertainment.)

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