When Rick and Vicki Bolsom decided to retire and close their 26-year-old West End restaurant Tin Angel, it was bittersweet. Locals were devastated. The Bolsoms have been part of Nashville dining life for a generation. Before Tin Angel they owned the Cakewalk Cafe, where they hired Deb Paquette, who in turn went on to open Etc. and Etch, and changed the way Nashville dined out.
But thanks to The Nashville Food Project and efforts to redirect Nashville’s food waste, the food at Tin Angel served the city beyond the restaurant’s March 23 closing date. When Tin Angel closed, the nonprofit picked up produce, spices and raisins, even a few nonperishables including aluminum foil and aprons left in the kitchen. Click link for article