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 […]

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 […]