Dolly Parton’s Stampede: Cream of Vegetable Soup

One of the best parts of a meal at Dolly Parton's Stampede in Pigeon Forge is the delicious creamy vegetable soup. Making this recipe at home is quick and easy, plus the whole family will love it. As you devour this soup, you'll be brought right back to your last trip to Pigeon Forge. 3 … Continue reading Dolly Parton’s Stampede: Cream of Vegetable Soup

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – Parton’s Deli

Parton’s Deli has been a fixture of the Gatlinburg Parkway since 1974! This beloved sandwich shop has stood the test of time because it consistently delivers delicious food served with a smile. Parton’s Deli specializes in sub-style sandwiches that are heated in an old-fashioned steamer and dressed to order. Other highlights of the deli include their … Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – Parton’s Deli

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – Old Dad’s General Store & Deli

If you’re looking for a tasty lunch or late lunch, Old Dad’s has you covered.  The grill and deli located near the National Park entrance in downtown Gatlinburg has plenty of tasty options.  Served hot or cold, on your choice of bread, with tons of delicious cheese options and tasty sides. Try the local favorite … Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – Old Dad’s General Store & Deli

What’s Cooking Wednesday – Mama’s Farmhouse

Featuring all the goodies that the Johnson family's great-grandmother (known as Mama to the family) made for them, Mama's Farmhouse likes to do things differently than most all-you-can-eat restaurants. They serve the food family style, which means no buffet lines for you to stand in. They bring a portion of each of the items on … Continue reading What’s Cooking Wednesday – Mama’s Farmhouse

Valentine’s (or anytime) Dinner Ideas

In yesterday's post, we listed a few ideas for date night activities. To continue on the same note, here's list of restaurants just perfect for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner, as suggested by Smoky MTN Life: The Peddler Steakhouse, which promises to serve the wholesome, flavorful food and naturally aged, never-frozen steaks grilled over real … Continue reading Valentine’s (or anytime) Dinner Ideas

Date night in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we were searching for date night ideas and came across this article on Smoky MTN Life. date night ideas Planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains and looking for things to do as a couple? We’ve compiled a list of romantic date night ideas for you and your … Continue reading Date night in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – The Fox and Parrot Tavern

A Non-Smoking, Family Oriented, British-Themed Tavern, The Fox and Parrot was a new find for my wife and I and we had a blast there. It is located off of Glades Road (1065 Glades Road Gatlinburg Tennessee, 37738), a shortcut we use getting into Gatlinburg from Upper Middle Creek Road. Brian, the owner, was a … Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – The Fox and Parrot Tavern

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – The Casual Pint

The Casual Pint is a community and neighborhood craft beer spot located in Pigeon Forge (inside the Holiday Inn & Suites) that provides a vast selection of the best craft beers the region has to offer. Drop by for the best beer selection in Pigeon Forge. Customers talk with friends over a pint or two, … Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – The Casual Pint

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – Geppetto’s Italian Restaurant

Geppetto’s is a locally owned and family operated Wears Valley restaurant. Geppetto’s features a large dining room with views of Cove Mountain. The menu has a little bit of everything you love! Everybody loves a good pizza and Geppetto’s serves up one of the best!And they deliver! Our Take I wanted to give Geppetto’s a shout … Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – Geppetto’s Italian Restaurant

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – Preacher’s Smokehouse

What a find We heard that there was this BBQ place by Dunn’s Corner that was really good. It was only open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (11-7). We stopped by last week and we were really impressed. Sam, the preacher, has been serving the community for many years. His ministry, which included his 3 … Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday – Preacher’s Smokehouse