Admittedly, cheesecake is probably not the first thing you think of when you think of food in the Smoky Mountains. But after trying the selections at the Smoky Mountain Cheesecake Café, it will certainly be on the top of your list when it comes to desserts on your vacation.
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For many people, when they travel, they want to get out and do stuff. Not like shop, play putt-putt, or other non-strenuous activities, but hike, bike, hang glide, raft, etc. One of the best places in the Smoky Mountains to do outdoor things that may get your heart racing is CLIMB Works Smoky Mountains.Continue Reading →
What is it about barbeque? It seems to evoke reactions in meat lovers that you don’t see regarding other foods. Ketchup, mustard, vinegar, dry rub, pulled pork, ribs – all of these mean something different depending on where you live and your preference. I haven’t heard a lot of arguing when it comes to kale versus cabbage.
You probably know all about what Sevier County has to offer – shopping, the national park, hiking, rafting, attractions, etc. But one of the best kept secrets is the three golf courses that offer challenging play and unique views.
When you think of the Amish, you probably think of areas in Pennsylvania, Ohio,
Indiana or New York. You probably know of their well-regarded works, such as
furniture, quilts and food. The good news is that you don’t have to go to those
places to get some Amish goods, because we have them here in Sevier County.
If you travel often, you learn about businesses that are unique to their community. Maybe it’s a local restaurant serving specialty food, or a custom tailor who uses cloth or patterns not generally found. If you come to Sevier County, chances are you’ll see or hear something about the Smoky Mountain Knife Works, and for good reason.
As we continue our culinary tour of the Smokies, our next stop is a place you may have heard of. The Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store started with just a barn and now has a full campus featuring a cider mill, general store, winery, and
restaurants. Located just off the parkway in Sevierville, this outfit is more than just apples.
I love home-style, down-home, farmhouse, country cooking, and whatever-you-want-to-call-it-style meals. But sometimes I like to try something different – perhaps a dish from another region of the U.S., or even another region of the world. Often it’s not easy to find something like that when traveling. But if you’re in Sevierville and you’re wanting something out-of-the-ordinary, I suggest Bistro 109.
Whenever and wherever I travel, I always try to find
something local that may not be in the tourist guide. It could be a diner or a
shop selling homemade goods or somewhere to relax that’s out of the way. From
time-to-time, we’ll share with you some of the places in Sevier County that you
may not have heard of, but once you go, you’ll come back to them every time.