Saturday evening we were very fortunate to attend a preview night and fundraiser for the Legacy Parks Foundation at the soon to open Balter Beerworks. It was a chance for the Knoxville community to see what owner, Blaine Wedekind, and crew have in store for us when they open to the public Monday, February 8. […]
Olibea in the Old City in downtown Knoxville comes up in our posts frequently so we thought we’d share a delicious breakfast/brunch we had with our friends as they await the arrival of their baby. Chef DeAlejandro always has something new to try, but there’s now a bad choice on the whole menu! Perfect if you have visitors in town and want them to have an outstanding breakfast experience!
A recent look at Chef Katie Button’s stellar Curate Tapas Bar in downtown Asheville, NC. Providing an authentic Spanish experience in the heart of Appalachia.
We had a wonderful visit to this recently opened restaurant from Terra Mae owners Mark and Sharon Oldham. On top of outstanding Appalachian-inspired cuisine, the staff of Dancing Bear was probably the most friendly and excited we have ever encountered.
Dead End BBQ in Maryville recently hosted a delicious wine dinner and here’s KnoxFoodie’s look back at this great evening of food and drink!
Trust Fall, the ‘secret’ dinner club and hottest ticket in town as far as food goes, recently handed over the reigns to Chef Holly Hambright (along with sous chef Anna Bogle) for the evening.
Nashville’s Music City Food & Wine is September’s Do-Not-Miss Event for all things food and beverage!
Don’t let risotto scare you! It’s actually very easy and this version echos the upcoming Fall flavors. Use any kind of mushroom you have access to. We happened upon a pound of delicious oyster mushrooms at the farmer’s market. This dish works as a main course, or a rich side perfect with pork, chicken or beef.
Summer is coming to a close and we used the last of some of our favorite veggies along with the first of our autumn greens to make a perfect weekend breakfast hash and is super-easy.
Autumn is definitely in the air in Knoxville! Saturday our little city was abuzz with activity because it was the University of Tennessee’s home opener with Oklahoma…that didn’t work out exactly the way Volunteer fans wanted. We were wandering our downtown and went into Frussie’s Deli at the corner of Cumberland Avenue and Gay Street on […]
Gourmet’s Market in Bearden has began a monthly dinner series and here’s our look inside the inaugural event held in August. The next Dinner is coming up September 21st.
Chef Holly Hambright is bringing a new “social club, meeting space, event facility, speakeasy” spot upstairs to her successful Holly’s 135 location. To celebrate the 6 month opening of 135, Holly threw an “Ice Storm Reunion Party” Friday. 135’s opening night happened to fall right when the big ice storm hit Knoxville back in the winter…and […]
A quick look at one of Knoxville’s newest bakeries, Sugar Mama’s. Available at local farmer’s markets and downtown delivery!
Here’s a look at Dead End BBQ in Knoxville and one of their knowledge-filled cooking classes taught by the owner and BBQ champion, George.
Nothing says summer like tomatoes and being from the South, you must make a few Tomato Pies while they are at their peak! This is an easy-to-make meal in a dish.
Grilled Spring Sugar Snap Peas with Tuna and Couscous makes a delicious late-spring dinner.
So, Mr. Knoxfoodie and I have been fashioning our week night meals in the spirit of the 21Day Fix. This, for those of you not familiar, is a Beachbody program that focuses on portion control utilizing a container system for each food group. It’s pretty confusing to start but it gets easier as you […]
The folks at the Copper Cellar Restaurant group (Copper Cellar, Calhoun’s, Cappuccino’s, Smoky Mountain Brewery, and Cherokee Grill) recently invited us out to visit a relatively new member of the family, Smokies Baseball Stadium. This is a recap of our lovely evening watching baseball, eating great food and drinking good local beer. Bart Fricks, COO […]
Refreshing spring asparagus soup that works just as well chilled as it does hot.
After visiting Hard Knox Pizzeria last week, we were reminded of what wood fired pizza was all about. The new owners of this small pizzeria located in the Western Plaza shopping center in the Bearden area, met with us over a few of their specialty pizzas and discussed the Hard Knox philosophy. Paul and Alexa Sponcia […]
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