Twitter: “What if imogene + willie had a baby with a french press? Obviously you would get Barista Parlor.”
I laughed, then reality hit: I had not been to Barista Parlor yet. So this past weekend I headed over, friends in tow, to the most talked-about new spot in Nashville. Needless to say, I was blown away by what owner Andy Mumma has put together. But it was the conversation that followed that really took me back.
“Andy, what a great space… what was this place?”
“Some place called George’s Transmission.”
“What? That’s what imogene + willie was before we moved in!”
“Are you serious?”
“Yeah, how crazy is that?”
It’s hard to believe that both of our garages shared a former tenant. I could go on and on about how great Barista Parlor is and what they bring to the Eastside’s already great lineup of culinary goodness, but a more proper introduction is coming soon.
From one Nashville startup business in a transmission shop to another…