Earlier today, we took a day trip to the Knoxville area, and had breakfast at a place where the scientists and servicemen who worked on the Manhattan Project may well have enjoyed breakfasts while they worked on the atomic bomb. The Jefferson Soda Fountain opened in what was then one of America’s three “secret cities” in 1944. Continue reading “Jefferson Soda Fountain, Oak Ridge TN”
I wasn’t really aware that this breakfast spot was a growing chain with stores all over the country when I scheduled a stop here, but they have a neat concept and their food is incredibly tasty. Continue reading “Duck Donuts, Knoxville TN”
Far more frequently than I’d like, Marie and I will split eating duties at two different restaurants when we’re traveling and she will have a considerably better meal than mine.
Continue reading “Stone Soup Cafe & Market, Memphis TN”
For our last morning in Memphis, we picked two places for breakfast. I went with the older of the two, and Marie went with the more modern. Let’s see how that worked out for us. Continue reading “Bob’s Barksdale Restaurant, Memphis TN”
Have you ever visited a restaurant so close to selling out of product that two boxes for the office would cause them to shut their doors? We did. Continue reading “Do Dah’s Donuts, Jackson TN”
When we were in town last year for a food tour, we agreed that the highlight was an amazing sandwich shop catty-cornered across from the Bijou Theater. I decided then that our next trip to the city, we were stopping here before we did anything else. Continue reading “Frussies Deli & Bakery, Knoxville TN”
I had never noticed this small building in front of the old Town & Country shopping center before the late summer, and then it registered that it was an old greasy spoon that has been serving up diner breakfasts and lunches since 1959. Continue reading “The Long Horn Restaurant, Chattanooga TN”