Eat Like A Local: Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, affectionately called Music City, is known for many things. The Grand Ole Opry, Vanderbilt University, and country music are just a few of the city's highlights, but if Nashville's restaurants and thriving food scene aren't on your radar already, they should be.

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It is easy to get caught up in tourist traps that claim to be the "best barbecue in Tennessee," but don't always believe the advertising. We've rounded up the best of what you shouldn't miss.

With the help of some local Vanderbilt students and local blogger Vivek Surti of Nashville food blog Vivek's Epicurean Adventures, The Daily Meal has compiled a list of the five places and dishes that any visitor must try when visiting Nashville.

For a more cosmopolitan experience than you might expect, eat your way through Nashville like a local with these five dishes.