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Hang out at Sloopy's Diner and get 'something to hang on to'

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Hang out at Sloopy's Diner and get 'something to hang on to'

July 10th, 2015 9:36 am by Staff Report

Step through the front door of Sloopy's Diner in Kingsport and you take a step back in time.

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Carter at Main is comfortably, wonderfully, elegantly Southern

Carter at Main is comfortably, wonderfully, elegantly Southern

July 24th, 2015 4:05 pm by Mystery Diner

Finding a restaurant that features fine dining on culinary delectables in an elegant and comfortable setting has been on my short list for some time now. So it was with pleasure and relief I learned that Elizabethton's Carter at Main was back in business.

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Szechuan from Johnson City's Magic Wok is just what the dining partner ordered

Szechuan from Johnson City's Magic Wok is just what the dining partner ordered

June 12th, 2015 9:08 am by Mystery Diner

A recent bout with the coughing crud that's been making its rounds through the area had left me out of breath and out of sorts. This time, the disease using me as its personal buffet was in no hurry to give up its place at the table, resisting a medicinal

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Southern Restaurant a southern tradition in downtown Elizabethton

Southern Restaurant a southern tradition in downtown Elizabethton

June 5th, 2015 9:49 am by Mystery Diner

Saturdays in summertime are not days of "rest." They are days of being just as busy as you are during the work week, you're just being busy doing something else.

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Red Pig Bar-B-Q is the place to rekindle old memories

Red Pig Bar-B-Q is the place to rekindle old memories

May 29th, 2015 9:23 am by Mystery Diner

As a college student studying chemistry, I was not what you would call a party animal. In large part this was due to a chronic shortage of discretionary funding coupled with parental disregard for my collapsing social calendar. This coincided with a sudde

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Erwin's Azteca restaurant has traditional Tex-Mex cuisine

Erwin's Azteca restaurant has traditional Tex-Mex cuisine

May 15th, 2015 9:23 am by Mystery Diner

Unlike Johnson City, not every town in East Tennessee can boast an overabundance of choice for dining out.

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Downtown Johnson City gets a whole new Label (Restaurant, that is)

May 1st, 2015 9:17 am by Mystery Diner

Restaurateur Rafael Zabala continues to impress. As downtown Johnson City continues to grow, his One12 Downtown, cornerstone of the nightclub scene, has been remade as Label Restaurant.

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Bluegill's Cafe has what you want for breakfast or lunch

Bluegill's Cafe has what you want for breakfast or lunch

April 17th, 2015 9:22 am by Contributed to the Press

James Matherly is a name familiar to anyone who's been around or on or in Boone Lake. His wry smile, framing a tanned, weathered face and topped by an equally weathered ball cap, has been a staple at Jay's Boat Dock as long as most folks can remember.

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Rico's Pizzas & Subs is a bit of old New York on the road to Damascus

Rico's Pizzas & Subs is a bit of old New York on the road to Damascus

April 10th, 2015 9:31 am by Mystery Diner

Gentle readers, I am grateful to you for telling me about the just-spotted eatery that you just had to try. Or that old favorite restaurant that you and your family have been frequenting since grandma and grandpa took you there when you were little.

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Burger building is fun at Johnson City's Burger Bar

April 3rd, 2015 9:08 am by Mystery Diner

Yes, the Mystery Diner is still on his diet. No, it has not been a walk in the park. More like a walk through the neighborhood.

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Creekers BBQ Still Smokin' in Carter County

Creekers BBQ Still Smokin' in Carter County

March 27th, 2015 9:33 am by Mystery Diner

Being the Mystery Diner means your objectivity gets a workout each and every time you stick your knees under a restaurant table and pick up a menu. This is especially true when the table and menu in question are located at a barbecue joint.

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