From its world-famous breakfasts of country ham and biscuits to the wonderful fried chicken that has inspired many of Nashville’s best country singers and songwriters, The Loveless is the epitome of the Nashville good life.
Located at the northern terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway, the Loveless Cafe remains unchanged in the quaint country charm and good cooking that has made it a landmark in the South since its doors opened nearly 50 years ago.
Nationally acclaimed and frequented by celebrities, world travelers and local appetites alike, the Loveless Cafe serves up award-winning country ham and red eye gravy, real Southern-fried chicken, and Nashville's favorite scratch biscuits with homemade preserves cooked right in the kitchen. The Loveless story has been told the world over, from Gourmet magazine and Bon Apetit to U.S. News and World Report, CBS Television, and People magazine. Come discover Loveless for yourself, and experience southern dining and hospitality at their best.
Southern Country Cooking from the Loveless Cafe captures the laid-back down-home feel of a Nashville legend. Included are over 150 recipes that have made the Loveless Cafe one of Nashville’s most beloved restaurants.
Michael Stern was raised at a Heartland table of square meals. The Sterns' monthly Roadfood column in Gourmet magazine has earned them three James Beard Awards for journalism. They are heard weekly on Public Radio's The Splendid Table. Hometown: West Redding, Connecticut
Jane Stern was raised in New York City and Southern Arizona, learning to love both hot pastrami sandwiches and bordertown chimichangas. She met Michael Stern when they were both graduate students at Yale University, at which point the couple set out on a lifelong quest to find the best American food and to write about it. Hometown: West Redding, Connecticut