Category Archives: Food

Gordon Cheung’s artwork: thought-provoking, beautiful and lucrative for Knoxville Museum of Art

Like The featured artist of this year’s L’Amour du Vin fundraiser for the Knoxville Museum of Art was Gordon Cheung. Guests got the opportunity to meet him and view a PowerPoint retrospective of his work earlier this month at the … Continue reading

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Love — and a new engagement ring — were in the air!

Like The event is called “L’Amour du Vin” and it’s in its 19th year as the major annual fundraiser for the Knoxville Museum of Art. It means “for the love of wine” in French. But this past weekend, it translated … Continue reading

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One of our best gifts this season!

Like Merry, merry everyone! The Blue Streak hopes you are having a terrific and celebratory day and that, perhaps, you are scrolling on your devices either waiting for the turkey to come out of the oven — or you have … Continue reading

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Blackberry Farm event was marvelous. Mostly.

Like The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s annual fundraising dinner at Blackberry Farm was a sellout this year as folks seemed to crave getting out and about after being fully vaccinated — a requirement to attend the event. (Thank you, Knoxville Symphony!) … Continue reading

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Cookies ’21: Even more festive after the COVID break

Like COVID was the Grinch who stole Christmas last year — at least it put the kibosh on our annual cookie exchange. So, last December — after 17 straight years — no cookies! But the cookie exchange was back in … Continue reading

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Marble City Market: vast array of choices (and fun!)

Like If you can’t find something you like at the newly opened Marble City Market in Regas Square, you aren’t hungry! More than 300 folks showed up last Wednesday for the preview party for the new food hall, which features … Continue reading

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KSO conductor makes Knox debut on cello during magical evening (Plus: a little scoop!)

Like From the Better Late than Never Department is a wonderful item to which Alan and I purchased tickets at the Knoxville Symphony Ball — in 2019! It was Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Music Director Aram Demirjian’s Knoxville debut playing the … Continue reading

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COVID respite allows for downtown progressive dinner

Like It was a couple of weeks ago and it seemed that the COVID numbers had leveled off. All of our regular progressive dinner club members had been vaccinated and so had our friends, Mark and Cathy Hill, who recently … Continue reading

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Osteria Stella: Northern Italy in the Old City

Like I’ve noticed that many of our favorite restaurants these days have a sleek, spare feel to their decor. Minimalist, almost. Think Emilia or J.C. Holdway. Well, Osteria Stella, the new Northern Italian eatery in Knoxville’s Old City, is not … Continue reading

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Sweet P’s Uptown Corner fills niche in North Knox

Like It has been a pet peeve of mine and my husband for years. There’s a dearth of full-service eateries in North Knoxville. And even fewer if you are seeking one with a full bar. As much as we like … Continue reading

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