Get a Patriotic Free Burger at M.L. Rose on the Fourth

July 4 is a major grilling holiday anyway, and the fact that it falls on a Friday this year, creating an easy three-day weekend, means charcoal should be smoldering all over town. But not everybody who wants a great burger is willing to fire up the Weber. Fortunately, there’s an easy solution, as long as… Continue reading Get a Patriotic Free Burger at M.L. Rose on the Fourth

How a new wave of craft breweries is fueling Nashville’s craft beer craze

A good gauge for those tap handles in Nashville is Austin Ray’s M.L. Rose Pubs, where both locations have shifted to exclusively serving craft beer on draft. “The number of local taps has grown exponentially in the last three years,” Ray says. “I think we had two or three Yazoo selections [when we opened]. And… Continue reading How a new wave of craft breweries is fueling Nashville’s craft beer craze

12 of Our Favorite Queso Dips … Just in Time for Spring!

ML Rose: A place for seriously good sports bar food, ML Rose obviously gives a nod to the southwest with a menu that extends beyond the guac, salsa and queso on the menu. Think Ranchero Fries, a variety of quesadillas and the brunch menu’s Mexican Sunrise BLT. When you go, the queso will not only… Continue reading 12 of Our Favorite Queso Dips … Just in Time for Spring!

Where to find spiked drinks in Nashville

It’s no secret that this town loves a good Bushwhacker. That’s probably why a fair number of bartenders have put their spin on the spiked shake. Here are a few of the city’s best.

Guru Guide: Best Burger Joints

With two locations, one in the Melrose neighborhood and another in Sylvan Park, M.L. Rose has proven success of a go-to burger joint in Nashville. Menu items like the Angry Dragon (seen above) and NashVegas Burger keep things interesting. You have to ask for the sweet potato bun made especially for M.L. Rose by a… Continue reading Guru Guide: Best Burger Joints

Brooklyn Brewery Announces “The Brooklyn Brewery Mash: Adventures in Food, Film, Music, Books & Beer

Brooklyn Brewery is taking its neighborhood on the road. Collaborating with friends old and new, the Brewery has bundled up some of its favorite events into The Brooklyn Brewery Mash as a benefit for Slow Food USA. Including Nashville from April 8–14, The Mash will drop in 11 cities during 2013 and roll out a roster of parties, comedy,… Continue reading Brooklyn Brewery Announces “The Brooklyn Brewery Mash: Adventures in Food, Film, Music, Books & Beer

First Bite: M.L. Rose West Opens

Well, maybe it’s not quite accurate to call this a First Bite, since the menu at the new M.L.Rose Craft Beer & Burgers location at 4408 Charlotte Avenue is the same as the original restaurant on Eighth Avenue. Perhaps this is a “First Sight” instead. But this first sight of the second site indicates that… Continue reading First Bite: M.L. Rose West Opens

M.L.Rose and New Belgium Plant Trees in September

During “Beer for Branches” M.L. Rose Craft Beer and Burgers, New Belgium Brewing, and SoundForest are partnering up to help the planet.

M.L. Rose Brew at the Zoo

On June 1, 2012,  Rhizome Productions, a local production company known for producing the East Nashville Beer Festival and 12th South Winter Warmer, partnered with the Nashville Zoo to host Brew at the Zoo. M.L. Rose Craft Beer and Burgers, along with Ajax Turner, Blackstone Brewing Company, and several others, sponsored the event. Guests enjoyed the five… Continue reading M.L. Rose Brew at the Zoo

The Melrose Changes Name

South Nashville-based neighborhood pub The Melrose is changing its name to M.L.Rose Craft Beer & Burgers, in part, to differentiate itself from other area establishments, owner Austin Ray announced Monday.

The Melrose pub changes name to allow more locations

The Melrose pub on Franklin Road is changing its name to M.L.Rose Craft Beer & Burgers, as it prepares to open its second Nashville location this summer.

Melrose owner set to bring restaurant/bar to West Nashville

Nashville-based restaurateur Austin Ray announced Wednesday his company has purchased the former Lavender Motors site at 4408 Charlotte Ave., on which he plans to operate a neighborhood bar.

The Melrose pub owner plans Charlotte Avenue location

Austin Ray, owner of The Melrose pub in Berry Hill, has purchased the former Lavender Motors site at the corner of Charlotte Avenue and 45th Avenue, where he plans to open his next project.

The Melrose’s Austin Ray planning a new joint on Charlotte

Restaurateur Austin Ray — who helped found the late, pioneering Gulch spot Bar TwentyThree and is now best-known for his hugely popular pub The Melrose (remember, the burger that made the cover of the Scene in April) — has finally announced that he bought a piece of property on Charlotte Avenue near Sylvan Park and… Continue reading The Melrose’s Austin Ray planning a new joint on Charlotte

Melrose Pub owner renovating building on Charlotte for ‘something fun’

Renovations have begun on the old Lavender Motors property at Charlotte and 45th avenues, but its new owner, local restaurateur Austin Ray will only say that he’s building “something fun for the neighborhood.”’

Super Bowl Stakeout

From towel-waving die-hards to casual commercial watchers, Super Bowl Sunday has everyone working out their strategy.

Local Restaurant The Melrose Launches New Real-Time Sports Trivia App

Super Bowl Sunday at the Melrose will be the first time patrons can play new interactive PubPicks App

Meet the Chef: Austin Ray

Though his name has often been associated with nightclubs (he and Benjamin Goldberg co-owned Bar Twenty3 and City Hall before they closed), Melrose owner and chef Austin Ray also can show off his mad skills elsewhere – the kitchen.

Soaring food prices add pinch to area menus

Your next business lunch is poised to cost a little more dough.

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