Need more proof that Tennessee is the bomb? Check out The Smoke House in Monteagle, TN. I'm a sucker for typefaces that 'look like stuff' - bags of ice with icicles hanging off the letters are a personal favorite. And you can't go wrong with a nice 'log' typeface:
Plate of chicken livers:
One of the weirder things I've seen: they've stuck the Louvin Brothers museum in a corner of the restaurant - I picked up a nice Charlie Louvin record for a dollar (on yellow vinyl!):
Oh, and if you're traveling on to Nashville, stop at what's become one of our must-visit places - Martin's BBQ, in Nolensville. The 'redneck taco:'