POP Redefines Creative Dining in East Nashville

This story originally appeared on page 159 of the Spring 2015 issue.  Learn more about events and happenings in Nashville (and around the South) in "Eidé Cities" on page 149.

Story by Kendall Mitchell Gemmill

Photo by Steven Taylor

Photo by Steven Taylor

Nashville's ramen queen, Sarah Gavigan, has been busy creating an enhanced pop-up dining experience with her brick-and-mortar hotspot POP. The full-service restaurant, patio and 1,000-square-foot gallery serves the creative East Nashville community as a place to "pop-up" and dine in style. Gavigan's Otaku South, an authentic ramen and Japanese menu, is served five days a week with "Actual Brunch" on Sundays. The "[Insert City Here] Meets Nashville" dinner series invites renowned chefs to create a unique menu for a one-night-only experience. What's in store for this summer? Pop-up dinners are announced via e-blasts you can sign up to receive