A Market Square Business Closes

A surprising buzz circulated around downtown yesterday afternoon as word spread that after only two months at 24 Market Square, Space Head had closed. Owned and operated by Mahasti Vafaie and Scott Partin, owners of Tomato Head and Flour Head, the restaurant offered a non-meat burger, a (very good imo) fried chicken sandwich and downtown’s […]

Flour Head Bakery (and Brewery) Coming to Central Street

Tomato Head, co-owned by Mahasti Vafaie and Scott Partin, has long been a staple of downtown. Eventually, the couple opened another Tomato Head restaurant in Maryville, then moved it to west Knoxville. Subsequently, the kitchen at the downtown Tomato Head wasn’t enough to contain Mahasti’s ambitions and the couple opened a bakery on Middlebrook Pike […]