The Dish: Carla Hall

We’re back in 2015 with more great bites from some of your favorite chefs headed to Nashville this September. With each installment of The Dish, we’ll be bringing you unique looks at the culinary stars behind some of your favorite restaurants and TV shows. From behind-the-scenes kitchen talk to meal-making soundtracks and Nashville favorites, get the scoop straight from the chefs.

To kick things off, we check in with TV personality and co-host of ABC’s The Chew, Carla Hall.

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Favorite post-shift meal/late-night snack?

Omelette with salad

Go-to cooking soundtrack?

Old School R&B

Which words or phrase do you most overuse in the kitchen?

Taste it. Needs more color.

Most underrated/overrated ingredient?

Underrated – Celery
Overrated – Bacon

Favorite Nashville spot?

Just one? Martin’s BBQ at the time of answering. I have a hankering for their fried bologna sandwich.


You can catch Carla Hall at the festival on Saturday, 9/19!