Lockeland Springs Specialty
Ugly Mugs Coffee and Tea
1886 Eastland Ave., Lockeland Springs
While in Nashville, GP got her Drews Brews coffee every morning from Ugly Mugs. The space itself is airy and expansive, perfect for a full day of freelancing or reading the Sunday paper sprawled on one of the couches.
Marché Artisan Foods (Closed)
1000 Main St., Lockeland Springs
A sister to Margot Café and Bar, this European-style eatery serves locally-sourced breads and pastries, seasonal tartines, crepes, and croque madame sandwiches. The seating area is spacious, airy, and light-filled; and looks like a great place to get some work done or enjoy coffee with your friends.
Olive & Sinclair Chocolate
1628 Fatherland St., Lockeland Springs
Scott Witherow started this chocolate factory in 2009 after three years of gathering machines, cacao beans, and parts from all over the world. The chocolate itself is some of the most flavorful we’ve ever experienced and the combinations are amazing. The day we were there, Scott was excited about a new variety he’d made with Dominican beans. It was really unusual and the cacao itself had a fruity taste. The cinnamon chili chocolate is the best interpretation we’ve tried of Mexican chocolate and beware of the espresso chocolate—delicious, but one piece is like a potent doppio espresso. Each wrapper’s design, is, like the chocolate inside, exquisite.