Tag Archives: food

Gram of Tweet

Twitter is still my favorite social media site. I’ve noticed that a lot of my friends are now using Instagram. I get frustrated when I see them tweet an Instagram link, rather post their photo to both sites. Valley Fig Growers … Continue reading

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Here Higo Again

There is such a thing as Coffig. I am considering investing $19 to buy a bag in order to see what it’s like. It promises “natural energy without the caffeine.” I learned about Coffig from the Twitter feed of Valley … Continue reading

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Funnel Vision

“Mama Jane” Harris has revealed her newest creation via social media. It’s the Funnel Cake Bacon Cheeseburger. I don’t have to imagine what it must taste like. I already know. I saw Mama Jane on opening day of the Tennessee Valley Fair … Continue reading

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Hardee Boys

Although I didn’t get what I wanted at Hardee’s, I did get a nice surprise. I went to a Hardee’s restaurant on Kingston Pike with the intention of buying a turkey burger. The staff told me that turkey burgers were … Continue reading

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New Moon

Before taking a MoonPie, I asked the convenience store sales clerks twice to be sure. The treats were, in fact, free at the new Weigel’s in LaFollette during the grand opening celebration. I was interested in sampling a new flavor, … Continue reading

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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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Does Eat Oats

Starbucks has been offering me bonus stars for certain purchases. Every time I earn twelve stars, I get a free drink. One of their recent offers promised two free stars with the purchase of a breakfast item. I often get … Continue reading

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Ready for Twenty Figteen

  When the sales clerk at Dollywood finished wrapping my purchase, it looked like a burrito or sub sandwich. In fact, it was a jar of Fig Spread. My wife spotted the product as I was reading the ingredients on … Continue reading

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Sweet Tweets

A retweet by The Cheesecake Factory will keep your phone buzzing for the next hour or so. I was notified each time one of their fans retweeted or favorited my photo of pumpkin pecan cheesecake. A slice of pumpkin pecan … Continue reading

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A Bolly Good Fellow

 A red carpet lined with balloons led the way to Alex Notte’s Bollywood-themed 21st birthday party. The balloons had small blinking lights inside, which looked very cool against the dark night. I was curious enough to look up light-up balloons when … Continue reading

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This Watson Calls You

It is a little odd to go out to dinner on the night after Thanksgiving when there are plenty of good leftovers in the refrigerator at home, or so I thought. The restaurants on Market Square were full of happy patrons … Continue reading

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There are many things for which I am thankful this year. One of them is the simple joy of eating figs. I asked my wife to buy some dried figs that we could enjoy while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. … 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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Fig Week, Fig Strong

Happy National Fig Week! Although I am a huge fan of figs, I was surprised to learn that the first week of November is National Fig Week. Perhaps it would be more accurate to call it National Dried Fig Week. … Continue reading

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