Brunch at the Speckled Hen

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The Speckled Hen Brunch

Brunch at The Speckled Hen this morning was a new adventure for me. The Speckled Hen

I had read about the newer Grow Local Kitchen at the Nashville Farmers Market. I had also heard that on Sundays one could often have Brunch made by Rachel Hinson and Michael Moranshki of The Speckled Hen.

I over slept this morning and missed Church. It's something that I rarely do but we had dinner out with friends and I went to bed much later than usual. As I pondered my morning I started getting hungry for eggs.

I texted my brother but he never responded. I got in the car with the ruse of getting some errands done and headed downtown to the farmers market.

The Speckled Hen

I wasn't sure why but Brunch and Farmers Market kept jumping into my conscious thoughts. As I wandered in the, near empty, building I came across the Community Kitchen in the center of the market.

 

The banner displayed said The Speckled Hen and the hand written sign described wonderful omelets and crepe dishes.

 

 

I immediately ordered the Roasted peppers, sauteed greens and goat cheese Omelet. Then I found a nearby table and watched while Michael prepare the most incredible meal.

The Speckled Hen

 

While I was watching, more and more people came into the market heading directly for The Speckled Hen.

Breakfast ended up consisting of an Omelet of fresh eggs, greens, peppers and goat cheese, cheese grits and lovely toasted country bread. Yum.

 

What I soon discovered was that Rachel and Michael only searve Brunch at the market Seasonally. They buy all of their ingredients at local farms. They have a very strong Farm to Table Brunch and Catering business. They also make salads using local seasonal fruits and vegetables.

Next Sunday, September 23, 2012 is the last Sunday Brunch for this year. I can assure you I will be starting my at The Speckled Hen!

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Connie Harveyis a local agent with Pilkerton Realtors, serving home buyers and sellers in Nashville, TN, Brentwood TN, and Franklin TN. Let her help you realize your Real Estate goals. She can be reached at 615-371-2474.


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Connie - this is a cute post - I clicked the suggest button :)  happy Sunday

September 16, 2012 01:04 PM #1
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Courtney - thank you. I really enjoyed it this morning

 

September 16, 2012 01:44 PM #2
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Connie~ Being the foodie that I am, I can say that had I been there, I would have joined you!  "I'll have what she's having, please!"  Yummy!  Oh, and I'd have to have a big glass of OJ!

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Sounds like a great place to have brunch!  I love farmer's markets.

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Hi Connie.  Love the name.  Glad you enjoyed the meal.

September 17, 2012 04:05 AM #5
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Donna - No joke. I did ask the woman at the next table what she had ordered since it looked so good!

Kathy - It was wonderful. I shopped vegies after I ate. :)

Conrad - You would have loved it. I promise.

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Connie, I am all over the fresh and local - farm to table concept of eating. It makes so much sense from a nutritional stand point, as well as a "tastiness" standpoint. ;) Thanks for sharing your breakfast from The Speckled Hen with us...

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Debb - Me too! I sign up for the CSA program here each spring. Love getting a box of fresh vegies each week!

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Funny thing my favorite restaurant, located outside charleston, SC is called The Fat Hen and they only serve local food.
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Connie  Your determination to have brunch at the Grow Local Kitchen speaks volumes about your drive. not driving  :)

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That was a wonderful post.  And, now I am hungry for an omelet, too.  Thanks, Connie, LOL!

PS - I just listed another short sale today!

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Joy - It must be a chicken thing!

Karen - Yep, I love eating things that come from our local farmers. We're losing too many small farms each year.

Don - I'm having another one tomorrow. I can't wait!

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Connie  Oops - I thought this post looked familiar  :)

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Karen - You're too funny! :)

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