Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro Press Page

Enjoy Bacon at the Bear; This culinary good time supports New Hope

The Daily Times – June 2017

The Travel Channel goes dancing in Smoky bear paradise

The Daily Times – June 2017

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro to be featured in The Travel Channel’s ‘Food Paradise’

The Daily Times – June 2017

Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes is 2017 James Beard Foundation Media Award Winner

Eater – April 2017

Dancing Bear Lodge, destroyed in 2013 fire, gets $3.5 million in renovations 

Knoxville News Sentinel – April 2017

The South’s 38 Essential Restaurants

Eater – March 2017

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro – 2017 Spectrum Award Winner

City Beat News – January 2017

Townsend celebrates winter with Smoky Mountain Snowdown

WATE 6 Knoxville – January 2017

Shake those winter blues: Snowdown, heritage festival return to Townsend

The Daily Times – January 2017

Smoky Mountain inns are similar, but have their own flavor

Times Free Press – October 2016

This New Southern Food & Wine Festival is on a GRAND Scale!

StyleBlueprint – September 2016

Festival Fix: The Dancing Bear Music & Food Festival

Knoxville Music Warehouse – July 2016

DARRELL AND THE DANCING BEAR: Singer-songwriter brings a few musical observations to weekend festival in Townsend

The Daily Times – July 2016

Dancing Bear Bistro: Garden-to-table cuisine in a rustic setting 

Cityviewmag.com – July/August 2016

Unruly Weather Aside, the First Sweethearts of the Smokies Festival Is a Stirring Success

No Depression – June 2016

Festival Fix: Rain Couldn’t Stop Sweethearts Of The Smokies

KMW Music Blog – June 2016

Sweethearts of the Smokies Music Festival

WBIR – June 2016

‘Sweethearts’ festival kicks off new phase of Dancing Bear amenities

The Daily Times Maryville – June 2016

Virginia Dare Wine Dinner (Francis Coppola)

Knox Foodie – May 2016

Mountain Getaways: Dancing Bear Lodge & Event Center

WBIR – February 2016

Chef Shelley Interviewed on The Phil Show

WOKI Newstalk 98.7 – November 2015


Drinking in Appalachia Means More than Moonshine

Saveur Magazine – November 2015


Grub Scout: Dancing Bear melds upscale approach, Southern-food sensibilities

Knoxville News – November 2015


Brookhaven Retreat Holds Documentation and Treatment Planning Session at Dancing Bear Lodge

Virtual-Strategy Magazine – November 2015


Dancing Bear Lodge rebuilds after devastating fire

Local 8 WVLT Knoxville – September 2015


Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash returns to Townsend

The Daily Times Maryville – September 2015


Bicycle Bash Returns to Townsend

WATE 6 Knoxville – September 2015


Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash returns to Townsend

Tennessee Star Journal Pigeon Forge – September 2015


New life at Dancing Bear lodge, almost 2 years after fire

WBIR Knoxville – August 2015


Appalachian Bistro tells a “story behind every dish”

The Daily Times Maryville – August 2015


Dancing Bear restaurant reopening in Townsend

Knoxville News Sentinel – August 2015


Appalachian Bistro set to open this month

The Daily Times Maryville – August 2015


Dancing Bear set to rebuild lodge

Local 8 WVLT Knoxville – January 2015