The now-iconic Pizza Palace opened its doors on Aug. 10, 1961, started by brothers  Al, Gus, and Arthur Peroulas. Drive-in pizza places may be a rarity now, but the Palace proudly continues the tradition and remains a family operation. And after being featured in a 2007 episode of /Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives/ on Food Network , its popularity spread far beyond Knoxville.

Photo by Shawn Poynter

The now-iconic Pizza Palace opened its doors on Aug. 10, 1961, started by brothers Al, Gus, and Arthur Peroulas. Drive-in pizza places may be a rarity now, but the Palace proudly continues the tradition and remains a family operation. And after being featured in a 2007 episode of /Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives/ on Food Network , its popularity spread far beyond Knoxville.

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