For some of the best country ham and fried chicken in Tennessee, drive 40 miles west of Nashville to Lyles--to the very proper Beacon Light Tea Room. Your table will be set with a scripture breadbox; the dÃ©cor is all about lava lights and images of Jesus. You will not want to miss the hash brown casserole.
At Beacon Light Tea Room, the chicken is pan fried . . . and perfect. Half a chicken, so tasty crisp on the outside, moist and flavorful inside. The country ham is generous and delectable. Savor the vegetables and sides: green beans with bits of ham in them, buttered corn, a cup of gravy and a basket of biscuits. Sunday dinner in the south. For dessert: refrigerator pie--Sweetened cream cheese, condensed milk and layers of pecan and coconut.
Tuesday-Friday 4-10 pm
Saturday & Sunday 9 am-10 pm
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