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Good Chow on I-40 from Memphis to Asheville?

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sgcaver24 Aug 28, 2008 12:48 PM

Hello!

My husband and I are driving from Memphis to Asheville this weekend on I-40 and looking for a place to eat lunch. We like most any food and are willing to go off the beaten path for a good local find. Can you offer some suggestions? Thanks!
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    LGD RE: sgcaver24 Aug 28, 2008 06:06 PM

    Puleo's has been covered on other posts. YOu have 3 chances-at an exit in Cookevill, at the Cedar Bluff exit in Knoxville on at the Strawberry Plains exit east of Knoxville. Puleo's is chef owned and described as a combination of southern and Italian. I have never had a bad experience. Oddly his choice of locating at interstate exits seems to work for him. Great grits with tasso gravy, lasagna, turkey and dressing. Every eclectic menu and truly delicious.

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      schwarvin RE: sgcaver24 Aug 28, 2008 08:59 PM

      Check out the Tomato Head in Knoxville. Just off the interstate in the historic Market Square.

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        Leepa RE: schwarvin Aug 29, 2008 02:53 PM

        Exit #?

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