Milk & Honey now facing 4 lawsuits seeking over $6 million after salmonella outbreak

UPDATE: Three additional lawsuits were filed this week against Milk & Honey, bringing the total to four. There are over 20 known patrons that fell ill from the salmonella outbreak in August of 2018. In total, the four current suits seek over $6,000,000.00 in damages.

Milk & Honey sued over Salmonella outbreak caused from raw unpasteurized egg use

Newly filed court documents reveal Milk & Honey served salmonella-tainted ‘short rib gnocchi’ to patrons during August of 2018, causing over 20 patrons to fall ill with salmonella poisoning, and the Metro Health Department to deem it an outbreak. Between August 3rd and August 15th of 2018, more than 20 patrons of Milk & Honey, a restaurant on 11th Ave S in the Gulch, were diagnosed with salmonella poisoning, according to the Metro Health Department, who formally deemed the incident an ‘outbreak’. Environmental, epidemiological, and lab testing linked the outbreak to the raw…

Ellendale’s Restaurant is CLOSED as of today at 3PM

Today is the last day you’ll ever be able to eat at Ellendale’s – a Nashville favorite for nearly two decades. Late this morning, Julie Buhler announced on social media that today the restaurant would be closing permanently, at the end of brunch at 3PM. Buhler says they have future plans for expansions, improvements and fresh concepts. The announcement is below: After nineteen years in business, Ellendale’s Restaurant will be closing its doors on Sunday, July 1st, immediately following Sunday Brunch. It is with a very heavy heart that we…

Stripper-To-Chef at Tartufo Brittany Dugger: Back at the Strip Club & Leaving Nashville?

You should all remember Brittany Dugger – the stripper-turned chef, who then became judge-jury-executioner when she assaulted a a homeless man back in November. The new restaurant, Tartufo, owned by Marco Rossi, appears to be on track to open, at least if you judge by the self-published press releases and photos of the kitchen. However, the negative association with upcoming chef Brittany Dugger’s past and reputation may be too much to bear. It’s unclear if Rossi knew exactly what he was getting into, or if she will be a part…

Goodbye Charlie Bob’s ?

Three days before Christmas, the Chas Hawkins Co, Inc. quietly put one of it’s most expensive listings on the market, to date – the property that Historic Charlie Bob’s is currently leasing. That’s right, the property that houses Charlie Bob’s is now officially on the market – but it’s not being listed as just an investment deal for someone else to profit from – like everything else in Nashville it’s listed as a ‘re-development’ meaning a level it off and build it up deal. touting great downtown view from the…

Postmates: How to Get Free Parking (Illegal/Unethical Version)

While we’re still working on the upcoming “Postmates Behind The Scenes Vol II: Remote Order/Call Support Uncensored 2nd Edition” article that will be published later this evening, we noticed a new tip in our inbox, and we thought we’d share the humor while we took a sandwich break. Sadly, this really happened. If you’re a Postmates delivery driver – one of the worst parts of working downtown in any city is parking. Generally, you have to pay to park, or risk getting a ticket, even though you may only be…

UPDATE: Tartufo Chef Brittany Dugger – was former homeless stripper!

Thanks to a tip submitted to us – we have learned that Chef Brittany Dugger (from upcoming Italian fine-dining restaurant Tartufo) that assaulted a homeless man earlier in the week, was once homeless herself! It appears that Dugger spent some time as a homeless single mom on the streets and worked as a stripper to try to make ends meet. While it appears her story turned out a success and she got off the streets, and we commend her for that! However, we don’t understand how someone that has been…

Send us your tips@ – Mandy’s Munchies / Perogies

We’re working on a story about some $50 cheesecakes coming from what appears to be an unlicensed business in a possibly unregulated kitchen that may not be covered by the TN cottage laws, yet customers can’t seem to get enough, legal or not – perhaps you’ve seen posts in some various Easts Nashville groups – if you have any experience with this ‘bakery’ please Submit A Tip or email us: tips@eastnashville.news we’d love to hear your experiences, both good or bad, and if you’d continue to purchase from a bakery…

Tartufo Chef (& Former Stripper) Brittany Dugger: Recipe for Disaster – Assaults homeless man!

*UPDATE from our tips@ hotline: Our very own local superhero chef who likes to assault homeless citizens, was once homeless herself – A tipster turned us on to the Chef’s former life as a homeless single mom who turned to stripping in Nashville to pay the bills, and used a gofundme page to get out of the streets, off the pole, and into the kitchen..We commend her on a great story, but fail to see how she could be so insensitive and aggressive towards homeless individuals when she’s been there before?…