Living the Sweet Life

Nestled in the corner of the Lovell Heights Shopping Center, Benefit Your Life Gluten-Free Bakery and Cafe is spacious, comfortable and inviting for those with and without food allergies. The dedicated gluten- and peanut-free restaurant also houses a grocery side with gluten-free options ranging from pastas to quick breads to protein powders. Customers often come for the cupcakes, but they stay…

Taste and Savor

The goal for the Oliver Royale was simple: create an authentic, intimate space where guests could enjoy a local, seasonal and original dish in a historical building where the integrity had not only been maintained but fashionably updated.

Role Models at the Ready

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Provided  Two years ago, shortly after Jay and Christy Cottrell had their son, they struggled to find reliable childcare. Both worked full-time in the tri-cities area, but Jay’s flexibility as a real estate agent meant he was often his son’s primary caregiver. While it was a responsibility he enjoyed, making it to client appointments on…

A Perfect Night Out with the Guys

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Pedro Mendoza  Six years ago, Matt Pacetti and his wife, Anne, seized on an opportunity to open a craft beer bar next door to the liquor store where he worked on Gay Street. Four years later, they opened an adjacent arcade and connected the two. Now, Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern and Harrogate’s Lounge make for…

The Empty Cup Fuels Community

It’s no surprise the enticing scent of freshly brewed coffee wafts through the air at The Empty Cup; it is a coffee shop, after all. But with the goal of assisting families during their adoption journey, 
this coffee shop is more than just a place to get your caffeine fix.

Creativity and Innovation Collide at Knox Mason

Located in historic downtown Knoxville, Knox Mason is sure to tempt your taste buds into trying every single menu item. Serving seasonal fare with a Southern focus, you’ll be well fed and cared for at chef Matthew Gallaher’s Knoxville restaurant. Thirsty? A full-service bar is sure to please, with locally produced craft beers and Tennessee wines among the offerings.