If you've ever been to Olive Garden as a vegan, you know it can be a challenge (they really, really love cheese). Luckily, there are several vegan meals to choose from, including kid-friendly options!Read More
It's been a few months since Bida Saigon added vegetarian broth to their menu, and I've been so wrapped up in chowing down on vegan pho every few weeks that I totally forgot to write a blog post about it.Read More
Going out for breakfast or brunch as a vegan can be a real challenge. Many places don't even have a non-dairy milk, so the bare-minimum oatmeal is off the table unless you want it made with (gasp!) water. Is it so hard to offer a tofu scramble? Ranting aside, there are several good vegan breakfast and brunch options in Knoxville.Read More
As of Dec. 15th, Knoxville officially has a 100% vegan restaurant! Now open at 151 N. Seven Oaks Drive in Windsor Square, Sanctuary Vegan Cafe offers what owner Leslie Naylor calls "everyday comfort food"—mac and cheese, lentil meatball hoagies, nachos, buffalo tofu fingers, and much more.Read More
A Dopo's classic approach to Neapolitan pizza differs from what you might currently think of as the best vegan pizza in Knoxville, but it's hard to argue with the handmade sourdough crust and carefully-crafted sauce.Read More
If you've ever been to a Buffalo Wild Wings and were excited to see a black bean burger on the menu, you may not have thought about whether it was vegan. Unfortunately, it's not... but here are a few things that are.Read More
The newest Tom + Chee franchise opened on Friday in Knoxville, Tennessee to the delight of locals like me, who have been waiting for an opening date since the sign went up what seems like decades ago.
However, the lack of notice of the soup-and-sandwich chain's opening did nothing to stem the tide. I went for lunch with two friends, and the line curled around inside the restaurant until the tail almost reached the cashiers.Read More