When you step into a restaurant, the last thing you may expect to see is a fully functioning hydroponic garden, but that’s exactly what customers find when they step into The Chef’s Table.
Nestled just across the road after getting off the West Hills exit, Big Kahuna Wings beckons travelers for a high calorie meal of all the American food your heart desires.
September is national chicken month. Fried, grilled, roasted or baked - now’s the time to celebrate one of the world’s most popular bird meats. It’s is a versatile food and a mainstay of southern eating - easy to make but hard to master.
Knoxville is full of fantastic places to grab a bite to eat. No matter what kind of food is your favorite, chances are you can find it within walking distance of UT’s campus. Perhaps the favorite kind of food for just about every college student, however, is any food that’s free, something e…
Tired of being at home but still need to study? We have the answers! Here are a few places that will quench your coffee thirst, provide a space to do some studying outside of home and have some tasty treats!
When the pandemic was first ramping up back in March, government officials and the health department issued guidelines that heavily-impacted the restaurant industry. Many establishments closed temporarily, but as regulations have relaxed, many have opened their doors back up for dine-in, del…
Nutrition is a touchy subject for a good reason. We’ve eaten stuff our whole lives, and it leads to personal habits and expectations about how folks should get their daily nutritional needs. Healthy eating is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but what works for one may not work for another.
Since we aren’t going to be eating at restaurants anytime soon (unless we order take-out), we will all certainly be eating home-cooked meals much more often.
The increasing severity of the coronavirus outbreak has forced local businesses to adapt to almost unprecedented conditions. In order to slow the spread of the disease, Knox County Health Department Director Martha Buchanan announced a “safer at home” order in a press conference on Monday.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, enrollment at the University of Tennessee actually increased during the fall 2020 semester. 24,254 undergraduate and 6,305 graduate students enrolled, up from 21,678 and 5,822, respectively, during the spring 2020 semester. Total enrollment exceeded 30,000 for t…
A few days before Christmas, the White House Coronavirus Task Force brought national attention to Knox County, but the region’s newfound notoriety was no gift. The task force reportedthat Knox County had the highest number of new COVID cases and the highest test positivity rate for any regio…
Every now and then, a DLC comes along that elevates the experience of the main game. It’s a piece of content so good that once you play it, it’s hard to imagine ever playing it again without the Vergil DLC. After over a year of waiting, Capcom has finally heeded the call of Devil May Cry fan…
Cyberpunk 2077 is a hard game to love. On the surface, it is a game with great potential but is hamstringed by its own scope and size. There are good things, even great things, that can be found in Cyberpunk 2077, but it is all wrapped up in a very uneven package. It is a game that feels lik…
2020 may have been a pretty bad year overall, but it was great for the video game industry. Not only did software and hardware see tremendous growth in sales, we also got a whole new console generation in the form of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.
For many who are on break, this is the perfect time to jump into some games. Game Pass offers a wide and varied selection of video games for all kinds of players, and the past month has seen some wonderful additions to the library. From indies to big-hitters, these are the recommended Game P…
The phrase “white supremacy” likely conjures up images of groups in white robes with pointed hats, committing acts of violence or otherwise overtly disturbing the lives of marginalized groups.
“Chapter 16: The Rescue” embodies everything that makes “Star Wars” great. This episode not only delivers an extremely satisfying conclusion to the second season of “The Mandalorian” but also accomplishes so much of what the sequel trilogy struggled to pull off.
Rock stars, live recordings and a remix: oh my! On Nov. 27, Miley Cyrus released “Plastic Hearts,” her first rock record and her seventh studio album.
Laura Williams carries a motto with her as she works every day alongside the next generation of nursing professionals.
Americans often tell their children tales of mythical creatures who come bearing gifts, such as Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy. However, parents have left one altruist off the list: the Booth Fairy or, as others know her, Elle Erickson.
“Chapter 15: The Believer” takes some well-deserved time to let the show breath before heading into next week’s big finale. While recent episodes have focused on exciting cameos from legacy characters, this episode showcases the questions that are at the core of the titular character of “The…
Unless you have been living under a rock for the last three years, you’ve probably heard about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Launching in 2017, the latest entry in the Zelda series stole the hearts of millions, instantly becoming one of the greatest games of all time.
Recently, the viral app TikTok made an internet sensation out of a rock created by a meteorite impact: moldavite.
The shortest episode of “The Mandalorian” series, “Chapter 14: The Tragedy,” will stun fans in a truly tragic turn of events. The chapter also includes the satisfying return of a fan-favorite character teased in the first episode of this season.
Katamari Damacy is an incredibly unique and special game. Originally released in 2004 on PlayStation 2, it gained worldwide attention for its distinctly Japanese tone, wacky premise and unique gameplay. Almost 10 years have passed since the last mainline game in the series released, however,…
The Yakuza series takes everything that many foreigners love about Japan and sticks it all into a video game. There are many reasons to love Yakuza, with its flashy beat ‘em up combat, intense character driven narrative and wacky minigames and side stories turning many into hardcore fans.
At 2:40 a.m. Friday, the Knoxville Police Department responded to a shooting at Melrose Hookah Lounge, located at 821 Melrose Ave. across from Massey Residence Hall.
“Chapter 13: The Jedi” embraces the greater “Star Wars” universe in a way that few “Star Wars” stories ever have. While many “Star Wars” projects have made references to other media, this chapter connects decades of animated series, book and films.
It might be crazy to imagine, but Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla has become the biggest launch in the decade old series. The action-adventure series travels to new frontiers to England during the Dark Ages. It is up to the player to grow their Viking settlement and forge alliances with the warin…
A large chunk of this chapter doesn’t seem to have much purpose to it other than an attempt to create more of an emotional connection between the antagonist and Yasuho.
Some of the most exciting singles released this week are collaborations between the most popular artists in pop right now. Here’s a list of those iconic collaborations as well as other new singles from your favorite artists.
“Chapter 12: The Siege” is everything that makes the “The Mandalorian” great “Star Wars.” The latest episode strikes the perfect balance between old and new “Star Wars.”
Tuesday afternoon, Pfizer Inc. announced that Tennessee had been selected as one of four states to participate in a pilot program for the delivery of their new COVID-19 vaccine. The program is designed to help states distribute the vaccine and help deal with challenges related to the ultra-c…
Though cool in many aspects, chapter 66 of “Dragon Ball Super” is quite derivative as far as content is concerned. How disappointing that “Dragon Ball,” the father of shonen battle manga, now feels derivative of the genre it helped create.
The age of the streaming service is here! From anime enthusiasts to sports fans, there is a streaming service for just about everyone. COVID-19 has seen many Americans embrace their streaming services during a time when many have been confined to their homes.
If you’ve been in the video game community in the past 20 years, chances are you’ve at least heard of Kingdom Hearts. The series quickly stole the hearts of RPG fans, offering a bizarre mashup of Final Fantasy and Disney. Though one might think this would be a terrible combination, the folks…
In a similar vein to last year’s Modern Warfare reboot, Cold War is focused on capturing the magic of the first Black Ops that had made it such a hit 10 years ago, and for the most part it succeeds.
Have you ever woken up and silenced your phone alarm only to find yourself still in bed an hour later, still scrolling through Instagram? Have any of your 15-minute breaks gone long because you keep finding yourself scrolling through memes?
In modern games, many have grown accustomed to tons of tutorials, built-in guides and tips that help players find their way from objective to objective. The Pathless, the newest game from indie developer Giant Squid, takes all of these helpers and throws them in the garbage.
As our favorite holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, streaming services are still adding some holiday and family-gathering favorites to their streaming services.
The gaming market has been taken by storm by the now current-gen consoles, the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. And while these juggernauts dominate the sales charts, it might be easy to forget the Xbox Series S, the Series X’s little brother.
2020 has been a terrible year, but at least it gave us a new generation of video game consoles. With the Xbox Series S/X and PlayStation 5 both releasing last week, next gen is finally here.
If you’re a fan of the hit manga “Toriko,” written and illustrated by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro, you might want to check out the opening chapter of his new series “Build King.”
Assassin’s Creed is a series that has seen its fair share of ups and downs. After cementing itself as a new staple of gaming back in the 360/PS3 era, the series took a bit of a dip in quality due to overabundant releases. Thanks to this (and a lack of series innovation), many fell off Assass…
For Game Pass Ultimate members, I have good news: EA Play and its selection of games have now joined the Game Pass family. This mean you now have access to a wealth of games such as the Mass Effect series, FIFA, Madden, Battlefield, and so much more. We’re going to give you our recommended p…
“The Mandalorian” season two’s third episode delivers an action-packed, maritime adventure filled with enough references to fill a YT-1300 light freighter.
Thanksgiving is almost upon us. It’s a time to give thanks, relax and eat food until you feel stuffed. After the post-turkey high sets in, you may want to settle down with a movie or two.
It’s official: the next-gen season is finally upon us! This week, both the PS5 and the Xbox Series S/X are launching, and this is exciting news for many gamers. However, most of us won’t be so fortunate to be able to play the new consoles this week.
2020 will not only be remembered for many eventful moments, but for the history that was made by American citizens four days between the election and the announcement of the results. Though the results are still a source of contention among many, Joe Biden has been projected to be the new p…
Election day was madness, followed by multiple days of further political chaos. But let’s break down all that happened on Tennessee’s ballots.
With Thanksgiving and Christmas quickly approaching, streaming services are updating their selections weekly with everyone’s favorite holiday movies and romance comedies.