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Glazer Pointer

The Weigel’s store in LaFollette sells a grilled cheese sandwich made with a glazed doughnut. I learned about the “Sweet Glazer” on their Facebook page as I was preparing to do a remote broadcast from the store. When I got … Continue reading

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Market Square Meal

Performing in the Scruffy City Comedy Festival on Saturday gave me an opportunity to try another recently opened restaurant in downtown Knoxville. My friend David Lauver attended the Einstein Simplified show and then asked if I wanted to join him … Continue reading

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Oyster It Up

The visit of our friend Nancy for the award ceremony on Thursday was more than enough of a reason to have celebratory dinners on consecutive nights. On Wednesday night, we went to Knox Mason. On Thursday, we went to Shuck Raw … Continue reading

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Jar for the Course

The foodies whom I follow on Instagram and Twitter have posted enticing pictures of their meals at Knox Mason. The restaurant has also received a lot of attention recently from travel writers who have visited Knoxville. I finally tried it on Wednesday night. My … Continue reading

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Stock Dividends

Most of the food booths at the HoLa Festival had closed by the time my wife and I got there. The entertainment on stage and the information booths still had another hour to go. On our way to the festival, … Continue reading

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Fry, Yai, Yai, Yai

Sarah Thompson from the Tennessee Valley Fair asked a question to which she surely knew the answer. She wanted to know if I would try a Twinkie stuffed with a Twix candy bar, wrapped in bacon, then deep-fried and drizzled … Continue reading

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Makin’ Baple?

After making a bacon-maple spiral potato for my wife, “Mama Jane” Harris invited my wife and me to sit in her camp chairs behind the booth while we ate. During our visit with Jane, I spied Tanya, a friend from church, … Continue reading

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Spiral Fair Case

My wife heard me raving about the bacon-maple funnel cake I tasted at the Tennessee Valley Fair on Friday. Unfortunately, she can’t have one because the gluten in the cake would upset her stomach. When she and I visited the … Continue reading

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Bacon Whoopee

Sometimes I wonder how I end up on a planning committee for an event. I felt it happening when Sarah Thompson, the director of public relations for the Tennessee Valley Fair, said, “let’s have a meeting after the fair so … Continue reading

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Learning to Crawl

According to some columnists, your friends don’t like it when you post food pictures on Facebook. Well, this isn’t Facebook. If you dislike food photos, then today’s blog post isn’t for you. The organizer of Dishcrawl Knoxville invited a WNOX … Continue reading

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The Pig Dipper

Knoxville’s own cupcake warriors posted an enticing picture on Facebook on Saturday. For Father’s Day, Nathan and Kathleen Robinson of Scrumps Cupcakes were selling bacon covered with Ghirardelli dark chocolate. I shared the photo and wrote that I drooled on … Continue reading

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Bacon Power

An article about a cookbook prompted me to buy a cupcake yesterday. The photo on the cover of “The Butch Bakery Cookbook” shows a cupcake topped with bacon. I immediately remembered reading a blurb about maple bacon cupcakes being sold … Continue reading

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Comedy Comestibles

The conversation in Sid’s Lounge turned to food after Tuesday night’s Einstein Simplified show. My wife and I were talking with Lori and her friend Amber, who are managers at the Chocolate Monkey in Kodak and Pigeon Forge, respectively. I … Continue reading

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Baconian Method

Bacon was featured on three of my favorite dishes at the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction on Sunday night. Dr. Donetta Poisson and her team from the UT Culinary Institute prepared a bacon-wrapped shrimp on a bed of polenta … Continue reading

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