Gnoshing About: Trust Fall: Drew McDonald

Last night 25 people paid $135 each to attend a dinner. They didn’t know where they were going, what the dress code was, who was hosting, or what the menu would be. The only thing we knew was that we were putting our trust in the hands of Chef Drew McDonald of The Plaid Apron. […]

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Building the Ultimate Sustainable Kitchen

Building a kitchen that is healthy on our environment as well as functional, beautiful, and affordable is important to us. Do yourself a favor and have a look at CustomMade’s guide to Building The Ultimate Sustainable Kitchen!

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Gnoshing About: Cúrate Asheville

We’ve been wanting to try Katie Button’s much lauded Cúrate for a while. It’s certainly been one of the most talked about happenings in Asheville, perhaps only being surpassed by the ever-growing craft beer scene. From recognition by the  to the New York Times, Button has rapidly ascended to an almost celebrity status. In fact, […]

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Shrimp and Pasta Dinner for Two!

A very easy Lemon Shrimp Pasta for two!

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We’re selling our house!

Hey all, please spread the word if you know anyone looking for a house in Knoxville.  Email us for showing. 10724 Meriwether Ln,Knoxville, TN 37934 3 beds2 baths • 1,865 sqft  FOR SALE BY OWNER $205,000 DOWNLOAD THE FLYER (PDF)   Excellent location. 1.5 miles from Turkey Creek and I-40. Hardwood floors in Living room and Master […]

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A Snow Day Tradition – Chocolate Gravy

Our family has a snow day tradition that stretches back to Mr. KnoxFoodie’s grandmother. Anytime the kids were out of school for a snow day and after a long morning of sledding, Mammaw Gladys would have a big batch of Chocolate Gravy waiting to warm everyone up. Mr. Knoxfoodie’s mom continued the tradition on to […]

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Gnoshing About: Mason’s Nashville – Nourishing The Past, A Story Of Love

Executive Chef Brandon Frohne of Mason’s Nashville presented a special Valentine’s Day dinner, a preview of his upcoming James Beard Foundation Dinner on February 21st in New York.

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Holly’s 135 is almost here!

We were lucky enough to be invited last night to a little gathering to show off Holly Hambright’s newest venture; Holly’s 135. As you can tell from the crowd, it’s going to be one of the more popular locations on Gay Street! Located int he former Shuck location, Holly’s 135 will offer a variety of […]

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Gnoshing About: Olibea in the Old City

Olibea in the Old City is without a doubt the best new breakfast spot in Knoxville! But we were sad … sad it took so long to visit!

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Gnoshing About: A Tastebud Tour of the World: Munich, Germany with Holly Hambright

Holly Hambright is taking Knoxville on a Taste Bud Tour Of The World and you shouldn’t miss it!

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New Years Eve

Some of the highlights from New Years Eve!

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2014 is History!

Another year has came and gone and it’s hard to believe! 2014 was filled with so many fun new adventures for these two foodies!

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Ocean Coral and Turquesa and Puerto Morelos

We recently had the opportunity to visit Ocean Coral and Turquesa and the nearby town of Puerto Morelos on the occasion of friends’ wedding. A mid-December break from the gloomy East Tennessee weather was a perfect time to venture South of the Border…try 70° and sunny every day. Through the wedding, we coordinated with Lomas […]

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Spicy Braised Greens with Ginger Sweet Potato Puree

As part of our ongoing collaboration with Marc Nelson Denim, we will be featuring the recipe for this flavor-packed, juicy  in their e-newsletter. Make sure you join to see this and other recipes coming up. We didn’t have enough room to list the recipe for the sides so we wanted to include those here because […]

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Bluebird’s Biscuits from Forage South

  So a favorite bird of Tennessee is the Bluebird…just so happens to be what Chef Brandon Frohne calls his young’un. And now, it’s what he and his wife Lessie call their latest product from Forage South. Bluebird’s Sea Salt+Buttermilk Biscuits. Now, I’m not going to be humble here, I can make a mean biscuit […]

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New Franchise to Knoxville, Blaze Pizza is Open in West Knoxville

We were recently invited to the media preview of Blaze Pizza. A California-based franchise. We typically don’t review chains, but franchises are a bit different as they have deep local connections. Mike Forte from Knoxville is the Operating Partner for the restaurant and will also oversee the day-to-day management. All hands were on deck when we […]

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A Fiesta Engagement Party

We hosted a Mexican Fiesta themed engagement party for our friends at Marc Nelson Denim over the weekend. Food provided by Knoxville’s own Savory and Sweet Truck!

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Gnoshing About: Holly’s Eventful Dining

Located in Homberg Place in Bearden and at the corner of Broadway and Central in North Knoxville, Holly’s Eventful Dining and Holly’s Corner are making lunchtime exciting and delicious. Creating daily menus that use whole and local ingredients, Chef Holly Hambright serves up lunch and special dinners that are sure to please the palate. Lunch […]

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Smoke From Small Fires – A Novel By Anne Powers

OK – this isn’t food related at all, but I wanted to write a small post about a new novel that is out by a friend of mine. Anne Powers was my college art professor and, more than anyone else, influenced my style of fine art art (whenever I get the whim to do ‘fine […]

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Gnoshing About: It’s All So Yummy Cafe

      Tucked away in the Plaza at the Commons center on South Peters Road is a little restaurant serving some of the most delicious gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches you have ever had. It’s All So Yummy Cafe is celebrating 3 years of offering sandwiches ranging from your basic grilled cheese to monstrous creations […]

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