Now Open: Mangia Nashville Focacceria

Mangia Nashville is a new fast casual Italian restaurant which has opened in the up and coming Melrose neighborhood in Nashville. The new lunch and dinner menu includes authentic Italian eats like the foccaccia pizzas and vibrant appetizers. Featured on the menu is a unique black carbon foccaccia. Ask chef Nick Pellegrino about the story behind the black carbon pizzas. Check out the photos of all the amazing dishes I've eaten so far. Warning! These pictures will make you hungry!

Porchetta Focaccia Pizza with a fried egg

Appetizer plate with fried grilled cheese, chickpea bread, proscuitto, arancini, fresh mozzarella, black carbon and traditional crostinis 

Rosemary's Bambino house-made specialty cocktail

White bean hummus with traditional and black carbon crostini

Tuscan chips with pomodoro sauce and basil mayo

Arancini- fried cream rice balls with marinara sauce on a bed of arugula