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The Future of Wine is Here The wine world is filled with varietals, sommeliers, decanting, and a bunch of other terms and practices that can make navigating it intimidating. Perhaps because wine has traditionally been made in European countries and christened with names that trouble… Read More >

Do Americans Have A Beef With Beef? The 21st century has seen the rise of Meatless Monday, the demonization of the “factory farm system”, and an announcement from the World Health Organization that red and processed meat may cause cancer. It hasn’t been a good… Read More >

Happy Pi Day! It can help us search the universe to find new planets, look into the tiniest particles to measure their properties, determine the strength of gravity, and find out how DNA makes us who we are. It’s used in designing buildings and pharmaceuticals,… Read More >

Saying Goodbye to a Friend and a Culinary Giant The KaTom family is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sam Beall, whose outsized impact on the hospitality and culinary worlds both here in East Tennessee and well beyond will shape both for years… Read More >

Go International for Your Oscar Party Menu Each year, as the hotly-anticipated awards season simmers down, we find ourselves tuning into the Oscars for various reasons: to furiously live-tweet commentary about everything from the fashion to the results, to cringe with second-hand embarrassment as hosts… Read More >

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