Johnson City Press Friday, November 21, 2014
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Elizabethton's Red Ginger is not your typical Asian buffet

Elizabethton's Red Ginger is not your typical Asian buffet

September 5th, 2014 11:31 am by Mystery Diner

I will always be a green-as-grass novice when it comes to understanding and appreciating all that Asian cuisine has to offer. Growing up, I was fortunate to have parents who liked to dine out, especially at old-school Chinese family style restaurants. The

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Black Olive brings Italian dining back to Jonesborough

Black Olive brings Italian dining back to Jonesborough

August 29th, 2014 9:20 am by Mystery Diner

Though the Johnson City restaurant scene is tootling merrily along, Jonesborough's got reason to crow with the addition of the newly opened Black Olive Italian restaurant. Located on Jackson Boulevard, Black Olive is 15 minutes from Johnson City, about 25

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Country cookin' for country folks: Where else but Shorties?

Country cookin' for country folks: Where else but Shorties?

August 22nd, 2014 9:01 am by Mystery Diner

The valley of the Nolichucky River is a real East Tennessee treasure. From its untamed origins high in the mountains the river descends, enrobed in the emerald glory of the Cherokee National Forest. Too soon, the river leaves the crags and cliffs of the A

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Dona Eva's Meat Market and Mexican Deli, a true local butcher shop

Dona Eva's Meat Market and Mexican Deli, a true local butcher shop

August 15th, 2014 9:28 am by Mystery Diner

Being the Mystery Diner has its benefits, especially when it helps me educate my mind and my taste buds at the same time. I recently had the opportunity to do just that, accompanied by my dining partner, the Dieter and the redoubtable Carnivore.

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Fishtales Pigtales Cafe: calabash cooking and barbecue

Fishtales Pigtales Cafe: calabash cooking and barbecue

August 8th, 2014 9:50 am by Mystery Diner

Fried food has gotten a lot of bad press lately. Most folks hearing the word "fried" immediately get a mental picture of some poor quality foodstuff covered with a clay-textured batter that's been cooked in 30-weight to the consistency (and flavor) of stu

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Moto Japanese Restaurant: exemplary cuisine, great service

Moto Japanese Restaurant: exemplary cuisine, great service

August 2nd, 2014 10:50 am by Mystery Diner

These days, excellent customer service is fast becoming a must-have for any business, and especially so if that business serves food and drink in exchange for money.

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Rocky's Pizza of Jonesborough, locally owned and delicious

July 25th, 2014 9:00 am by Mystery Diner

Being the Mystery Diner, a restaurant that is locally owned and trying hard always gets my attention, much like Rocky's Pizza did last week.

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Donut House is a remedy for the breakfast blahs

July 18th, 2014 9:59 am by Mystery Diner

In business about 10 months, Danny and his wife Lang have been gathering a steady crowd of hungry donut lovers on a daily basis.

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High country dining at its best: La Cucina in Mountain City

June 27th, 2014 11:40 am by Mystery Diner

There is a rumor that the high country of Johnson County is quietly becoming the place to go for fine dining.

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Long wait for food aside, the Mystery Diner is OK with East Coast Wings

June 26th, 2014 4:48 pm by Mystery Diner

East Coast Wings & Grill has shown remarkable courage in joining the highly competitive Johnson City restaurant scene.

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