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SOUTHERN GRIT

SOUTHERN GRIT

There’s a new neighbor in The Old City, and he’s bringing some delicious southern eats with him! (And yes, delicious eats are our favorite kind of neighbor.)  You may have already noticed Southern Grit’s beautiful, bold windows at 126 South Central Street. Dine...

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14 Days of Christmas Cocktails

14 Days of Christmas Cocktails

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for so many things - making memories, giving presents, and, obviously, festive beverages! Here in the Maker City we have no shortage of holiday inspired cocktails in which to indulge (and the cold weather means we burn all...

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Central Depot

Central Depot

We all wish we had a Cheers bar - a place where “everybody knows your name and they're always glad you came.” The good news for us is that Knoxville actually has one. It’s called “Central Depot.” Will Bolduc, co-owner of Central Depot, never set out to open a bar. He...

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Tern Club

Tern Club

Many of the best ideas are formed during road trips - heartbreaking lyrics, exciting new plotlines, the real zinger to win your next argument - or, you know, the idea to change the entire trajectory of your life and open up a tropical cocktail bar. The idea for Tern...

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The Plaid Apron

The Plaid Apron

Nestled in the heart of Sequoyah Hills with all its beautiful neighborhood homes, landscaped parks, and manicured lawns, lies a little slice of local heaven: The Plaid Apron.  The Plaid Apron was farm-to-table before farm-to-table was cool, y’all. ...

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Hey Bear Café

Hey Bear Café

Bubble tea, boba tea, “that drink with little gummies at the bottom,” whatever you call it, there’s no denying that Bubble Tea has (finally) been rising in popularity throughout America. And NOW Knoxville has our own little shop! Hey Bear Café on Middlebrook Pike is...

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Mahalo

Mahalo

You’re on one of the Hawaiian islands, sipping freshly roasted coffee from a local shop and looking at a picture of cresting waves. You appreciate the beachy decor and breathe in the relaxing atmosphere. Wait, what’s that? A Weigel’s down the street? Okay so you’re...

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Merchants of Beer

Merchants of Beer

Merchants of Beer's building used to be an Enterprise. Yes, the car rental company. No, we have never experienced a more fitting reason to use the phrase "wasted potential." No offense, Enterprise. Naturally, everyone rejoiced when the news was released that the old...

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Vienna Coffee

Vienna Coffee

Vienna Coffee Company has a Cafe Engineer. Now, "Café Engineer" may sound like one of those made-up job titles designed to make a menial task feel important; but for John N. Clark, the owner and roast master of Vienna Coffee Company, it’s pretty on point.  John...

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Schulz Brau

Schulz Brau

About halfway down Bernard off of Central, the cinderblock turret and parapets come into view. You’d be forgiven for rolling your eyes. A castle in Happy Holler doesn’t scream authenticity, and with a name like Shultz Brau part of you really wants to ask, “Who are...

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Phoenix Pharmacy & Fountain

Phoenix Pharmacy & Fountain

Article by @louinknox Get ready to step into history because a 1930’s era experience is just around the corner. Hot fudge, marshmallow fluff, and sprinkles are waiting to top off your hand-crafted dessert. Listen to your favorite oldies and spin around on a stool at a...

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Pour Taproom

Pour Taproom

Do you remember the first time you walked into a frozen yogurt shop? Do you remember the first time seeing all the options, trying all the samples, feeling all the power that came with knowing you had the world at your finger tips? You could mix and match and try at...

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Simpl

Simpl

Here in Tennessee, we love our southern food. Chicken & waffles, biscuits, cornbread - you name it, we love it. However, with all its comfort and deliciousness… it’s not always the friendliest to our waistlines. Thankfully, Kendale Ball is here to remedy that...

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Bearden Beer Market

Bearden Beer Market

The Bearden Beer Market was first on the scene to the craft beer craze that swept across America. And do we love them for their beer? Of course. But we also love the Bearden Beer Market for so much more. The beer market looks pretty humble if you’re simply passing by...

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Maple Hall

Maple Hall

How do you rebrand America’s most beloved blue collar sport without ruining it? It’s this tricky recipe of ambiance, cuisine, booze, and creativity which Maple Hall conveniently seems to have concocted right underneath downtown Knoxville - specifically in the basement...

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