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Knoxville to Roanoake

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My daughter and I will be driving from Knoxville TN to Roanoake VA on Thursday March 26.

Would really appreciate any recommendations for good chow-places near Route 81.

We are looking for good LOCAL cooking - NO French, Italian, Thai, Sushi etc.
We crave home cookin', b-b-q, Southern, soul food - you get the idea.

Thanks to one and all! Your advice makes road trips infinitely better!

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    1. Abingdon, Va has several good places. You would need to get off I40 and just look on the main street. Also I am curious about The Harvest Table in Meadowview, VA which is just north of Abingdon. It serves local food and is connected to Barbara Kingsolver who wrote a book about her family's experience of eating locally for one year.

      1. Don't forget to try Blue Collar Joes on 81 in Daleville. www.bluecollarjoes.net