“For many of us who left our thoroughly northern roots in pursuit of the warm southern ways of Middle Tennessee, terms like “meat and three” and “hot chicken” are not inherently found in our vocabulary. If you try offering any of my family members (largely from the New York City/Long Island area) a meat and three, they wouldn’t know the first thing about what you were talking about. Three sauces? A meat-in-three pieces? And don’t even bother trying to offer them hot chicken. I mean, isn’t all chicken hot? I guess you use cold chicken for chicken salad, right? The concept of Hot Chicken is something that Southerners know well and Nashville has become known for.” Click here to view the full article from Nearly Native Nashvillian.