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Happiness at Kaizen
If happiness can be found in a bowl of noodles, Kaizen’s Asian influences are the best spot to hit. You won’t be disappointed.
Road Tripping in Asheville
Experiencing all that Weird Asheville has to offer for a birthday road trip, from great food at our favorite Zambra to great beer at local breweries and great baseball.
Up Close at Rebel Kitchen
We had the best seat in the house for an experience to remember at Rebel Kitchen in Old City Knoxville. Mushroom “bolognese” was only one of the great dishes on the menu.
Sticky Rice Cafe
Come for the Lao sausage and unique take on Laotian food. Stay for the modern Phorrito and Lao sandwich. Either way you can’t go wrong as this family run joint in West Knoxville.
Kefi Old City Knoxville
There’s grilled cheese. And then there is GRILLED CHEESE. We experienced the greatness that is halloumi, and much more, at Kefi in Knoxville.
We ventured to Sunspot off of Cumberland Avenue on a rainy afternoon and weren’t disappointed by its creative take on some old classics.
A Dopo Pizza, Now and Later
The menu at A Dopo Sourdough Pizza doesn’t let you forget that it doesn’t mean “goodbye.” It means “see you later.” And we will!
Brilliant Italian at Emilia
Emilia might be as close to Northern Italy you’ll find while living in a land-locked state. Lobster pasta, pork blade steak, and artichoke hush puppies? Allora!
Ranking the Best Donuts
We took the time to sample the area’s best donuts, and despite the hit to our diets, we bring you the Top 5 of Knoxville! Hint: If you like gigantic fritters, you’ll love our top choice!
Cooking at The Cutting Edge
Cooking Thai street food turned out to be a memorable date night during an outing at The Cutting Edge Classroom in West Knoxville. We made sweet and spicy wings, but ate MUCH more.
Tako Taco Old City Knoxville
The tacos at Tako Taco were amazing, and so was the fried chicken skin nachos. Yup, we said FRIED CHICKEN SKIN NACHOS.
Throwback: Sovereign Remedies
Beautiful peaches and great cocktails weren’t the only thing on the menu at this hidden gem in Asheville.
Finding a Gem in Norris
Drive all the way to Norris, and you won’t be disappointed in the home-spun goodness at one-year-old gem VEGA.
So Yummy—and Cheesy!
Grilled Cheese with a creative twist is abundant at West Knoxville’s It’s All So Yummy Cafe. And did we mention there is homemade ice cream?
Knoxville Food Tour
We ate ALL the food during a recent tour of Downtown Knoxville’s food scene, hitting up Oliver Royale, Bistro at the Bijou, Dazzo’s, and The Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain.
Vegan Valentine’s Day at OliBea
“Steak,” “cheese,” and “bacon”? An experimental vegan Valentine’s Day at OliBea was as amazing and tasty as it was romantic!
Lonesome Dove/Old City Knoxville
Food Network star Tim Love’s Western-style restaurant in Old City Knoxville is best known for its steaks, but we enjoyed its chicken, pork and tequila!