In Wilson County De Angelo Weir did the unthinkable. Late last year in the middle of the Covid-19 virus, while most restaurants were shutting down, he decided to open one. He brought 18 family members on board to run it, and it’s doing great. News 4’s Terry Bulger shows us.
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Doing more with less: Alfreda’s Soul Food tackles inflation, shortages and now, moving
The origins of soul food stretch back to slavery ... bought Alfreda’s almost five years ago after Hurricane Harvey destroyed their previous restaurant, and it has hardly been easy.
Florida burger chain Ford's Garage hits the road for Knoxville
Tennessee diners who plan to check out Ford's Garage can expect classic cars, craft beer, and branded burgers from Ford's Garage. "After ... great food and great energy in a restaurant that ...
12 South's Locust is Food & Wine Magazine's Restaurant of the Year for 2022
Food & Wine Magazine announced local eatery Locust as its Restaurant of the Year 2022 ... Originally a pop-up born during the COVID-19 pandemic, serving dumplings and hand-cut noodles, Locust ...
East Tennessee food bank receives $235,000 grant from Publix
Second Harvest Food Bank of Tennessee received a $235,000 grant from Publix Super Markets Charities in support of Hunger Action Month. Nationwide, Publix Super Markets Charities announced a $5.6 ...
Soul food and Memphis BBQ make customers stop at Wholly Souled food truck
While Henry McGowan was preparing food ... various restaurants.” When the McGowans relocated to East Tennessee for his wife’s job, Henry took a job in a manufacturing company. After working ...
Local food boon spurred by pandemic may be short-lived, new research reports
The COVID‐19 pandemic affected American households in countless ways, but according to researchers, some of the most tangible shifts are taking place in the food system. A combination of supply ...
Gas prices trending lower across Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Gas prices across Tennessee are once again trending lower, according to data from AAA – The Auto Club Group. The state gas price average declined nearly eight cents ...
Colorado restaurants still struggling, more than 2 years after pandemic began
It's a welcome sight for restaurant owners and food vendors, but their problems ... are tipping more these days than they did before the pandemic. Fuselier said the average tip at Blake Street ...
Hoof and Harness gives special needs kids a chance to ‘horse around’
In this week’s Positively Tennessee, we take you to Jefferson County to see the program in action. Piper Pelham, 4, may not be taking the reins just yet but she’s learning what it’s like to ...
NM restaurant industry rebounding from pandemic
26—Has the New Mexico restaurant scene recovered? It depends on who you ask. Food and hospitality were some of the hardest hit industries during the pandemic ... by the NMRA restaurant numbers. Days ...
How to Eat and Drink Your Way Through Knoxville, Tennessee in One Day
The first glimpse of the towering golden ball known as the Sunsphere serves as historic Knoxville, Tennessee ... lunch. Soul food lunch at Jackie’s Dream This comforting soul food restaurant ...
Take a 24-Hour Food Tour Through Historic Chattanooga, Tennessee
Located about two hours north of Atlanta along the Tennessee River in the foothills ... city which just so happens to feature a burgeoning restaurant and bar scene catering to locals, college ...