A Cut Above

Take a drive through Knoxville, Lenoir City, Maryville or Gatlinburg and you’ll find a restaurant in the Copper Cellar family. Calhoun’s, Smoky Mountain Brewery, Chesapeake’s—there’s 20 of them, not including catering facilities, and while the menus and atmosphere differ depending on where you dine, one thing is consistent: quality.

Come On In

Now in its 35th year serving families and individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, Alzheimer’s Tennessee is in the midst of one of its largest fundraisers—literally. As in, 14 acres large.

F Is for Foodie

F is for “foodie,” a person with a particular interest in food, someone who’s always up for trying new places and has a refined but adventurous palate. And this month at West Knoxville Lifestyle, we’re all about feasting with foodies as we just scratch the surface of all the fine eats and drinks our community … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

The Little Gym International Honors Knoxville Entrepreneur The Little Gym International, the world’s premier children’s enrichment and development franchise that offers a Springboard to Life’s Adventures with movement-based learning and imaginative play, announces Karalyne Ley of West Knoxville-Farragut, Tennessee, as the recipient of the 2018 Annual Franchise Owner of the Year Award. Karalyne was recognized … Continued

Growing for Good

Tucked away inside Malcolm-Martin Park on Reynolds Street is a sprawling 4-acre farm that grows more than 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables. Run by a small staff, a handful of AmeriCorps members and a steady rotation of 2,000 volunteers, CAC Beardsley Community Farm donates more than 10,000 pounds of food per year to area relief kitchens and pantries, such as…

Express Espresso

Do you come out ahead by buying an upgraded machine and making your coffee at home, or is it more economical to keep visiting your favorite shop? Given all the variables and preferences when you start talking about coffee, this question was a little more difficult to answer than I anticipated.

Get Cooking

 Southern Sympathy Cookbook by Perre Coleman Magness  This is one of our favorites! Perre is from Memphis, and this book is her interpretations of classic “funeral food” of the South. There are funny quips and interesting excerpts from obituaries throughout. The pictures are wonderful, the instructions are simple and the premise is unique  The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the…