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Lakeside Dining

Knoxville area rivers offer lakeside scenery unrivaled by any in the surrounding counties. Such locations make for beautiful dining backdrops that accentuate an afternoon or evening of dining al fresco, whether eating fresh fish and…

Eating East

Many of Knoxville’s best kept secrets are in the East. While Knoxvillians have been making the trek down Magnolia Avenue for Chandler’s Deli and Pizza Palace for decades, East Knoxville has a lot more to offer. With its abundance of green…

Ready to Roll

Many eaters keep their distance from sushi because they do not want to consume raw fish, but sushi is much more than that. It evolved from a fish preservation technique that started in 4th century southeast Asia. That same technique is used…

Jukebox Saturday Night!

Return to a seemingly simpler time when sweet treats and good service went hand in hand, and experience a little piece of local history at one of Knoxville’s pharmacy and soda fountains. Originally, soda fountains were built inside local…

Game Day Eats

Game day has arrived; you’ve been waiting for this all year. Decked out in your orange and white overalls and getting ready to head towards Neyland Stadium, you suddenly get a game-day craving for game-day delicacies. You’re thinking a…

Tapas and Small Plate Bistros

As legend has it, Spain’s King Alfonso X, struck with a severe illness allowing him only to have food in small servings paired with wine, introduced tapas as small plates of food to accompany his meal. After his recovery, he made a decree…

Meat and Three

Craving some southern comfort food? If so, you’re in the right state—travel guide lore is that the concept has Nashville, TN roots. At a Meat and Three, the customer chooses from a daily selection of meat dishes, then pairs it with three…

Dining Guide-Gastropubs

Crown & Goose For a relaxed business lunch or dinner date out in the Old City, head to the Crown & Goose. Their gastropub ambiance is echoed in the pub’s authentic London cuisine. To get your meal started, try The Goose Board…