In Vino Veritas

Sipping on wine and munching on small plates in Knoxville’s wine bars A rapidly growing segment of the population has found wine bars a cozy and comfortable place to indulge in the fruits of the vine. From curious novice to established
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Marble City Market

Food makes a triumphant return to the historic Regas Square Marble City Market is Knoxville’s first culinary marketplace. Emulating the European food hall concept, the market serves up everything from donuts and ramen to kimchi and
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First Meal

Whether sitting down or taking to go, you won’t be able to get enough of Knoxville’s breakfast scene You can debate if breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what’s indisputable? Breakfast. Tastes. Good. From sweet to
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Pasta-bilities

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Frederico Fellini I am stating this at the outset: pasta is my favorite food. Nothing comes close. Growing up, spaghetti was the only meal that kept me and my brother quiet at the
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Coffee Shops

Locally grown shops prove java and ambiance go hand in hand Coffee is in an era called the Third Wave. Mass-produced and nationwide coffee chains were so Second Wave. Production origins and methods that are fair and sustainable pervade
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The Call of the Mountains

Mountaineer John Quillen shares tales of climbing the world’s 8,000-meter peaks We stand at the foot of the Schoolhouse Gap Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and I look to John Quillen and say, “Can you handle this or do
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Old City Eats

Historic downtown character enhances a flavorful Knoxville experience Knoxville’s historic Old City has become a walkable foodie tour, where cultures and cuisines collide to bring a variety of tastes sure to please all palates. I’ve
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Breaking Bland

Knoxville’s newest design star, Mary Welch Fox, brings her out-of-the-box approach to interior design to HGTV Knoxville native Mary Welch Fox had been looking for that big break. An interior designer who prides herself on
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Burger Battle

Testing out some local takes on an American classic Burgers are my second favorite food ever. (Watch this space for a future food battle to find out my favorite). Few things are more American than the classic hamburger. Add cheese,
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Prison Break

Marc Anthony breaks in to Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary to uncover the myths and legends Prison as a tourist attraction. Sounds fun. Most visitors to Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary have probably never spent a night in
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