New owners for Amber Restaurant

Sandra ClarkOur Town Eats

A Halls institution has changed hands.
Amber Restaurant is now owned by T.J. Eubanks and Thomas DeBarros. Eubanks, who holds a doctorate in education, teaches at Norwood Elementary School. DeBarros works …

Chapman Hill Winery is open

Sandra ClarkOur Town Eats

Chuck Chapman, owner of Chapman Hill Winery in LaFollette, reopened for business on May 6. He said being closed since the March COVID-19 shutdown was difficult, “but we’ve had really …

Congratulations, graduates

Betsi JamesOur Town Eats

Food City is always there for schools and kids. Whether it’s School Bucks or Cool Schools, we’re there. And we were there Thursday (5/14) for seniors at Hardin Valley Academy, …

GoCart expands to more Knox area stores

Betsi JamesOur Town Eats

Great news! Food City is continuing to expand its GoCart curbside pick-up service. We recently added 10 new service locations, including three in Knox County.
“During these unprecedented times, curbside pick-up …

Culinary gratification, Southern style

Chef BrettOur Town Eats

Growing up in the South, food was always at the forefront of family gatherings. It’s what solidified the event and made the experience memorable outside of spending time with the …

Market at Mary Costa Plaza opens Saturday

Sandra ClarkOur Town Eats

The iconic Market Square Farmers Market is on hold until a return to Market Square is deemed safe by the city of Knoxville and Nourish Knoxville, the sponsoring organization.
Instead, a …

$260,900 raised for tornado relief

Betsi JamesOur Town Eats

In a five-day campaign, Food City, its vendor partners and its customers raised $260,900 for tornado relief efforts in the Chattanooga area.
More than 40 Food City associates were affected by …

Strawberry farms provide pre-picked fruit

Sandra ClarkOur Town Eats

Farmers across Tennessee say sweet and juicy strawberries are ready for harvest despite the COVID-19 effect on consumers. While picking your own berries from the field will not be the …