Rebel Kitchen and Old City Wine Bar to Close

The Old City took a double hit this weekend with the announcement that the Old City Wine Bar will close after four years of operation and Rebel Kitchen will close after having been open just over a year. Owner Thomas Boyd says he still believes the changes that he anticipated are happening in the Old […]

Restaurant Review: Up Close and Personal at Rebel Kitchen

(Written by AppalachianGastroventures for Inside of Knoxville. This is the second installment in their monthly series of restaurant reviews, allowing for further exploration of local restaurants after their opening. Check out their blog for many more reviews!) We ended our first visit to Rebel Kitchen with a taste of the unconventional. Chef Preston Williams and […]

Rebel Kitchen Opens Next Week

It seems like a long time, but it’s only been seven months since I first wrote about Rebel Kitchen. It’s taken that long, says Chef Paul Sellas, because owner Thomas Boyd and the rest of the team wanted it right when it opened. The fact that they tried to keep the Old City Wine Bar […]

Pressnell Hill Pottery Brings Designs to Rebel Kitchen

It’s been a long and circuitous routeĀ  to where he’s landed, but Parker Pressnell, whose handcrafted plates and serving pieces will soon be featured at Rebel Kitchen, says he doesn’t regret the journey. It started on a farm in Tazewell, complete with horses and cows and he says he learned a lot about life there. […]

Rebel Kitchen Coming to the Old City!

A new restaurant, Rebel Kitchen, is coming to the Old City as an expansion of the Old City Wine Bar. General Manager Matt Burke said that since accepting the adjacent space last year, the group has been looking for the right fit for an adjacent restaurant. The bar expanded their patio space in the spring, […]