Open Less than a Year, 1808 Grille Sweeps Awards in the 2009 ‘Best of Citysearch Nashville’

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Accolades Continue to Pile up for New American Bistro that is Becoming Nashville’s “See and be Seen” Culinary Destination

1808 Grille has quickly become one of the best dining places in Music City to see and be seen in an inviting, innovative atmosphere." Citysearch Editors

1808 Grille, a New American Grille that is becoming a culinary destination for Music City’s leaders in business, government and celebrities, has swept award categories in the Best of Citysearch, a leading online local guide. 1808 Grille placed tops in a variety of categories, including Best Restaurant, Best American Food, Best Business Dining, Best Hamburger, Best Lunch Spot and Best Wine List. Citysearch recently announced these awards as part of its 2009 “Best of Citysearch” Nashville Poll winners.

“We are happy to receive this recognition from Citysearch,” said Executive Chef Charles R. Phillips. “Open less than a year, it is gratifying to see the public, online and in person, responding to our creative approach to New American cuisine in an atmosphere that relaxed yet sophisticated, warm and welcoming.”

Citysearch editors state, “1808 Grille has quickly become one of the best dining places in Music City to see and be seen in an inviting, innovative atmosphere.” To view more information about 1808 Grille and to read Citysearch user reviews, click here:

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A talented culinary expert and savvy food and beverage professional, Chef Charles draws his experience and cooking style from culturally-rich cities including Boston, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C., as well as international training including studies in England, France and Spain. Additionally, Chef Charles has had the privilege of cooking for former President Bill Clinton, international dignitaries, celebrities including Bill Gates, Donald Trump and numerous high-profile musicians. He has combined these honors with an intrinsic passion for quality and simplicity, and thus has managed to knit his philosophy into each dish. Charles’ bent toward excellent food in an inviting atmosphere has helped form 1808 Grille as a place to connect over a great meal. This vision is furthered by the centrality of the restaurant, which is located at 1808 West End Avenue.

The restaurant boasts a diverse menu centered on modern American cuisine. Supplemented by a fine wine selection and creative sides the cuisine fits in nicely with the warm, enticing feel of the restaurant.

About 1808 Grille

1808 Grille, the latest fine-dining location to hit Nashville, offers diners a personal and elegant dining experience. Headed by Executive Chef Charles R. Phillips, 1808 Grille meshes fine dining with the personal pleasure and connectivity of sharing a meal. Centrally located at 1808 West End, the menu features local and sustainable ingredients with unique extras that exceed expectations and establish 1808 Grilles as a local favorite for a casual bite or a private event. For more information, please visit

About Citysearch

Citysearch is a leading local search and directory company that provides the most up-to-date information on businesses, from restaurants and retail, to travel and professional services. Citysearch empowers consumers to make informed decisions about where to spend their time and money by delivering trusted content, local expertise and helpful tools, including 14.5 million local businesses listings, over 600,000 user reviews and ratings nationwide. Citysearch is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI). For more information, visit:


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