Kneaded: A New Bakery Coming to the Old City

“What do you really want to do?” It’s a question most of us have had to face at one point or another. For Meade Armstrong, it came because she was doing so many things at once she couldn’t do them all. She was an active musician, a waitress, a baker and more. Chef Paul Sellas […]

Noble Kava Develops a Following in North Knoxville

Last November Noble Kava opened quietly at 1328 North Broadway, with a grand opening following after the beginning of the year. Their product line is quite different from anything else offered in Knoxville and that’s led to some confusion and maybe a bit of misunderstanding. I met with owner, Andrew Procyk, to learn more about […]

Lost Tavern to Open at 20 Market Square

The Lost Tavern will open within the next few weeks at 20 Market Square. A West family business, it will replace Uncorked which has been closed recently. The new bar will offer classic cocktails, bourbon and wine with a noir theme. Dark wood floors, “dark, romantic rooms of black and white and a splash of […]

Status Dough Doughnuts and Coffee Shop Opens on Gay Street

When I wrote the original article, Jimmy Wooten said he hoped to open the downtown store at 418 South Gay Street in January. They missed it by a day. Jimmy told me that after a hectic week doing last minute finishes, they decided to throw the doors open on First Friday and make it a […]

Hi-Wire Brewing Coming to South Knoxville

Eight months ago news broke that a building on the 900 block of Sevier Avenue would be developed with a number of businesses joining to fill the large space. Presented as a possible smaller scale version of Pike Place Market, no timeline was given with the announcement as plans were in a very early phase. […]