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Flyte World Dining & Wine

718 Division St. (Eighth Ave.) Send to Phone
615-255-6200 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Passion for local ingredients and a commitment to choose them from sources situated within 50 miles of the restaurant define Flyte.
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Flyte World Dining & Wine, Nashville, TN

Flyte World Dining & Wine Restaurant Review

: This once industrial-looking concrete building with exposed ductwork now swaddles diners in warm color with mustard and paprika painted walls and candlelit service over white tablecloths. The menu makes it warmer still with many dishes created from produce grown on chef Matthew Lackey’s family farm just outside Nashville and prepared with a sophisticated touch. Lackey’s strong commitment to local ingredients is evident in such starters as “flytes” of radish --- served pickled, raw and charred with lemon chive butter and farrotto. Offerings change with the season with farmers and purveyors, always based within 50 miles of the restaurant, listed on the menu. Among the possibilities, we've enjoyed the pork showcasing various textures and tastes with a small bite of porchetta, pork belly and loin with mushrooms and chanterelle purée made from mushrooms foraged on the farm. Desserts maintain the caliber of the savory fare with the likes of milk oolong panna cotta or pecan cheesecake dressed up with apple and grains of paradise. As the restaurant’s name indicates, wine doesn’t get short shrift, with the list offering pronunciations and descriptions of the selections, which are divided as old-world and new-world and sparkling wines, rosés, sherries and dessert wines. A reserve list includes such options as the 2009 La Bastide Dauzac from Bordeaux and a 2009 Arietta from Napa Valley.

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