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The lunchtime version! Epice: Lebanese Bistro

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Since the wait lists to try Epice are high, I am adding a lunchtime version... If you attended the first Epice dinner (7/29) or signed up for Epice #2 (8/19), please wait until first time attendees have a chance to sign up before requesting to be added.

I have been here three times and the service and food are above reproach... The lunchtime menu is slightly different - fewer dinner entrees but they still offer my two favorites (the Sayadeya & Batinjan). For lunch, they offer several sandwiches and a couple salad options for lighter dining.

Afterwards, maybe a stop at Las Paletas ( across the street - if we have room...

This is a Lebanese Bistro on 12 South in Nashville, appropriately named Epice ( (French for "Spice", pronounced "eh peez"). The owner is Maher Fawaz is the much beloved owner of Kalamatas in Nashville.

I can honestly say in my 20 years in Nashville and out of the 100's (or rather 1000's) of restaurants I have tried in Nashville, around the country and world-wide - this is one of my favorites by far. Normally, I cringe at the idea of $30 for a meal (no drinks included). But Epice was worth every penny I spent, and then some. Not a single regret - except I wish I could have eaten more.

Our server was very knowledgeable and beautiful - the spitting image of Zooey Deschanel. The appetizers and entrees came quickly.

Check out my blog for a more detailed description of the appetizers, entrees and desserts (and pictures) of my first visit.

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