Category Archives: Tennessee

Truffle Diggers From Italy

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Share it now!The Lagotto Romagnolo is a breed of dog that comes from the Romagna sub-region of Italy. The name means “lake dog from Romagna,” coming from the Italian word lago, lake. Its traditional function is a gundog, specifically a water retriever. However, it is often used to hunt for truffles. Lagotto have been hunting … Continue reading

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Blackberry Farm Guinea and Dumplings Recipe

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Share it now!After you taste the Chicken and Dumplings at the Blackberry Farm, you won’t want to eat your mom’s recipe again. Hand made pasta, shaved black truffles and melt into your mouth roasted guinea are just few of the … Continue reading

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Rooms for Good

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Share it now!Your next vacation can help a wounder warrior. The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) works to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service men and women. The organization provides direct programs and service … Continue reading

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Destination Gaylord Opryland

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Share it now!Until a few weeks ago, I had not even heard of the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN. The Gaylord Opryland is much more than a resort and convention center, it is an experience. When I arrived there, I … Continue reading

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Dining in a fish tank

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Share it now! Aquarium restaurant describe themselves as an “underwater dining adventure.” While the restaurant itself is not technically underwater, it boasts an enormous aquarium. Located at the newly re-opened Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, guests dine while seated around a 200,000-gallon … Continue reading

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Mexican Paella

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Share it now!Cinco de Mayo is over now but if you still have some craving for Mexican food, here is a very special recipe for you. Created by Chef Paulina Suarez from Solario restaurant at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, … Continue reading

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Dining in Knox-Vegas

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Share it now!Southern Tennessee is known for down right authentic southern food – biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, BBQ and fried chicken. That is very true to an extent. You will see no shortage of Pancake Houses while driving around … Continue reading

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Knoxville City Guide

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Share it now!Crista Cuccaro, a law student at the University of Tennessee put together this very handy and comprehensive guide for visitors to Knoxville, TN. She shared it with me after learning about my visit to the area. I hope it … Continue reading

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Dogwood Arts Festival

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Share it now!Last weekend, downtown Knoxville transformed into a lively street fair with one of a kind arts and crafts booths, demonstrations, entertainment, and food.  As part of the Dogwood Arts Festival, the entire month of April was being celebrated … Continue reading

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Outdoor Knoxville

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Share it now!The Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center was launched this weekend and is yet another example of how community service can be combined with fun and recreation. Legacy Parks Foundation, a Knoxville-based non-profit that focuses on expanding parks, open space … Continue reading

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