New Restaurant Opens on Gay Street

It’s an interesting spot for a restaurant. It has the Gay Street address, but you have to look closely. Tucked back into a beautiful alleyway that runs along the southern side of the East Tennessee History Center, it’s a quaint, charming spot, but it may require more work to have it be noticed. Phil Tessier, […]

Knoxville Chocolate Company Coming to 29 Market Square!

A Market Square location has been a dream of Brad Hamlett’s for a long time. It will be true this December when the Knoxville Chocolate Company moves to 29 Market Square. Originally from Knoxville, he began making chocolate when he was a teenager, working for a chocolate shop in Florida for six years before returning […]

New for Breakfast and Lunch: Brown Bag

It’s easy to live downtown and miss a few small jewels that target the downtown working crowd. I wrote about the Hot Bagel Company last summer, for example. Located in the edge of the old Whittle Building, just off Cumberland, it’s easy to overlook, but it’s a loss if you do so. The latest restaurant […]

Tupelo Honey Announces Recipe Contest

  As we all welcome Tupelo Honey to the community, it’s becoming obvious they don’t just operate a restaurant and call it a day. One of the reasons the business appears to be such an asset to a community is that they involve their customers and engage the neighborhood. After seeing my blog about my […]