Paula Deen Opening Big Food Trough In Nashville Near Opry Mills

Fans of butter AND southern cookin will be glad to hear the infamous Paula Deen has a restaurant opening soon in Nashville,

Paula Deen's Family Kitchen is set to open on the shore of the Cumberland River, across the parking lot from Opry Mills. It debuts near the end of October and will feature southern-inspired cuisine served family style.

In a statement about the new Nashville eaterie, Deen said, “The dishes that are passed around the tables at Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen are the foods my grandmother Paula taught me how to cook at her own kitchen table. It means so much to be able to share those traditions and recipes with the Nashville community and its visitors.”

The store will be 17,000 square feet and will also have a Paula Deen store to buy items like her line of cookware.