Good Food and Music

Years ago Waylon Jennings expressed his opinion about what makes life worth living in his great song “Luckenbach, Texas.” I’d say good friends and family first, without a question. Close behind that, for me, would be good food and music. I sampled some of each last night and if that sounds interesting to you, there […]

Good Golly Tamale Returns Home

There was a great deal of excitement four years ago when Good Golly Tamale announced plans to move from a cart-only operation to a permanent store-front location at 112 South Central Street in the Old City. Last April they made a temporary move across the street and down the block to 123 South Central Street. […]

Central Filling Station, Knoxville’s Food Truck Park, is Open!

Alden Larrick told me it was probably the worst weather weekend they could have found when the Central Filling Station¬†(original article with all the details)¬†officially opened its gates on an improbable Thursday on the first day of February. Determined, she and co-owner and husband Scott decided to proceed and were delighted to find a great […]

Is Knoxville Forming A Culinary Ecosystem?

I think a lot about food. I suspect I’m not alone. I think about food issues; nutrition, malnutrition, food deserts, my own poor food choices and how to make them better. Of course, I also think a great deal about food in and around downtown. Several years ago I scratched my head a bit when […]

Central Filling Station: Year-Round Food Truck Park Coming to Central

The couple has an appetite for all things urban. Alden and Scott Larrick are determined to bring a slice of other urban scenes they’ve enjoyed in their travels and various homes, to our center city. They think they’ve spotted something we’re missing and a spot that is ready for something cool. The couple plans to […]