About Dennis Perkins
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07/19/2012 - current
Marina Report: The Bamboo Bar at Fox Road Marina
Published 06/12/2013 at 10:42 a.m.
If you grew up in the country or are lucky enough to have experienced rural living, then you may remember the joys of the little country store and grill that was like an oasis in the desert.
Restaurant Report: Bistro By the Tracks
Published 06/12/2013 at 10:20 a.m.
Bistro By the Tracks is almost feline in its ability to land on its feet. After two relocations, an ownership change, and gradual gentrification, the restaurant remains alive and cooking. And now, with the installment of Christopher Stallard as the ...
Restaurant Report: India Cuisine
Published 05/08/2013 at 11:12 a.m.
This family-owned restaurant is full of surprises and delights for the experienced eater of vindaloo, korma, and curry, but it also features dishes that might appeal to a good mountain boy or even to lovers of Chinese food.
Q&A: Designer Paulie Gibson, Appearing at Knoxville Fashion Week
Published 04/24/2013 at 11:14 a.m.
Paulie Gibson is an up-and-coming St. Louis based designer of think-out-of-the-box men’s fashion. His work will be featured during Knoxville Fashion Week.
Sea Tow Knoxville’s Water-Rescue Team Handles Everything From Mild to Wild
Published 04/24/2013 at 10:59 a.m.
Capt. Chad Walters is the owner and operator of the local franchise of Sea Tow, a network of U.S Coast Guard–licensed captains that provides on-the-water assistance.
Boat Safety Tips From Sea Tow Knoxville
Published 04/24/2013 at 10:54 a.m.
Captain Walters and Sea Tow offer these suggestions to keep your time on the water safe and enjoyable.
A Tour of East Tennessee’s MasterCraft
Published 04/17/2013 at 10:19 a.m.
How do these boats come together? Marketing Manager Josh Shave showed us around the facility to share the story of these handcrafted vehicles made by a company that was born 45 years ago in a horse barn in Maryville.
Second Annual Outdoor KnoxFest Kicks Off a New Season of Outdoor Recreation
Published 04/17/2013 at 10:16 a.m. 1 Comment
The Legacy Parks Foundation is so determined to get you outdoors to play that they’re willing to take you by the hand and show you all the wild places that are literally less than a hop, skip and a jump ...
Restaurant Report: Miss Olivia's Table
Published 04/10/2013 at 11:17 a.m.
It’s easy to forget that good food isn’t always about lauded ingredients of the moment, complex combinations, and architectural presentations gilded by elegant puddles, drops, and drizzles.
Restaurant Report: Sapphire: A Modern Bar and Restaurant
Published 03/13/2013 at 2:51 p.m.
After a long food absence during a kitchen remodel, food service is back, and owner Aaron Thompson and head chef Caleb Hawkins are determined that the Modern Bar will also be a modern dining room.
Blueberry Caipirinha at The Orangery
Published 06/12/2013 at 10:14 a.m.
It’s rare that a garnish can so completely capture both the soul of a cocktail and the eye of the beholder as it does in this libation.
Napa Refresher at Fleming’s
Published 05/08/2013 at 11:02 a.m.
Wow—this libation summons a happy face as soon as it hits the bar before you; the aroma of pineapple leaps from the glass and practically slaps you in the face with summery joy.
Roasted Apple Fashioned at Knox Mason
Published 04/10/2013 at 11:35 a.m.
Apples. It’s all about the apples in this drink, which, naturally enough, taste like an apple—and a mighty fine one at that.
Barrel-Aged Negroni at The Public House
Published 03/13/2013 at 2:47 p.m.
On cursory glance, this could be any old-fashioned cocktail, but this Public House specialty is a thoughtful and creative option for both aperitif and digestif consideration.
The Media Noche at drink.
Published 02/13/2013 at 12:21 p.m.
Introducing our new monthly column providing a taste of local cocktails.
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