Kopita Opens on Gay Street Offering Downtown’s First Vegan Only Menu

It might seem unlikely that downtown would have a vegan restaurant prior to having a vegetarian restaurant, but Kopita opens tomorrow with a completely vegan restaurant featuring numerous locally sourced ingredients from Hines Valley Farm, Crooked Road Farm and Sugar Tree. Chef Paul Sellas and Franchesca Sellas are partnering with recent Knoxville resident Avi Zenatti […]

Yassin’s Falafel House: Go. There. Now.

I’d contacted Yassin Terou weeks ago when I heard about his Falafel restaurant opening at 706 Walnut. Those of you who read this blog know there would be at least a couple of reasons for me to get very excited about this new venture. I’ve written regularly about our need for more ethnic food offerings […]