Nashville may be known as Music City USA — and, for a few years now, also as the “it city” for tourism — but how did these nicknames begin?
And if we’re examining what the city is known for, what are the essentials of hot chicken?
These big questions about the city, as well as inquiries from visiting tourists, prompted this special edition of Curious Nashville.
A trio of local experts took the stage at the PodX podcasting conference to share what they know in front of a live audience.
Listen along to hear from the Nashville Scene’s J.R. Lind, local food writer Jennifer Justus, and historian David Ewing.
More: Read the transcript for this episode (PDF)
Podcast credits: Curious Nashville is a project of Nashville Public Radio. The executive producer is Tony Gonzalez, with editing by Emily Siner and Anita Bugg, audio mastering by Carl Pedersen, and web production by Mack Linebaugh. The theme music is by Poddington Bear.