Recs for a conference in Knoxville in April
I just found out I might be attending a conference in Knoxville in April, so I was hoping for some good general restaurant recommendations. I've never been there before, don't know where I'll be staying yet, and probably won't have a car.
How is Knoxville as far as getting around town easily? As a college town, is there a good public transportation system, and are there hip/funky neighborhoods with lots of awesome restaurants clustered together (possibly near a hotel that would host a conference)? What about markets with lots of good food vendors concentrated in one place?
I'm from Florida, and I'm always on the lookout for the best burgers and sandwiches, gastropubs (even though I don't drink), and any local specialties and landmarks that everyone tends to agree on. So help me out, Knoxvillains, and thank you in advance!
You are coming to Knoxville...not New York. Public transportation is slim to none...but we do have cabs and city buses. Your best bet would be heading to downtown Market Square. This is right down town and there might be a few special treats in store for you. Other than that...you will need your private car to go anywhere else. Welcome to Knoxville....Home of the Sunsphere!