Locals and conventioneers mix it up in a casual, contemporary hotel lobby in the heart of Vandyland.. In Short Large couches, comfy barstools, and a come-as-you-are crowd contribute to the living room feel in the lobby lounge of the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. Locals enjoy the piano bar, which features live jazz, Dixieland and country. Business travelers keep things busy before and after dinner. The drink menu has a unique Tennessee flair, offering whiskey-spiked options like the Jack Daniel's Martini and the Gentleman's Manhattan. A full menu is also available from the hotel restaurant, eat.