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Dancing Bear Lodge to host fifth annual Bicycle Bash

The Daily Times – September 2020


2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

Tripadvisor.com – August 2020


8 Romantic Getaways in the United States

Wiki.Ezvid.com – July 2020


25 Most Stunning Mountain Towns in America

Reader’s Digest – November 2019


The Phil Show: July 25th, 2019

WOKI Newstalk 98.7


CHEF SHELLEY COOPER ON APPALACHIAN FOODS, FRED SAUCEMAN REMEMBERING ST. JOHN’S MILL OF WATAUGA, TN, & MILE HIGH BALOGNA PIE WITH MARY “DEE DEE’ CONSTANTINE

Tennessee Farm Table: Season 6. Episode 18


Ambrosia Salad

Gun & Garden – May 2019


The Phil Show: NewsTalk 98.7 WOKI

WOKI Newstalk 98.7


Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro – Cline Cellars Dinner

Knox Foodie – April 2019


Townsend, TN: A Smoky Mountain Getaway

Wander-Filled Life – March 2019


East Tennessee eatery lands on TripAdvisor’s Most Romantic Restaurants in America list

Knox News – February 2019


Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro one of “25 Most Romantic Restaurants of 2019”

The Daily Times – February 2019


Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro Named one of America’s ’25 Most Romantic Restaurants’ by TripAdvisor

Blount Partnership – February 2019


25 Of The Most Romantic Restaurants In America, According To TripAdvisor

BuzzFeed – February 2019


Appalachian Bistro: Chef Shelley Interview

February 2019


These Are the 25 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, According to TripAdvisor

Food and Wine – January 2019


America’s 25 Most Romantic Restaurants, Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Food News Feed – January 2019


These Are the 25 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, According to TripAdvisor

Yahoo – January 2019


TripAdvisor Unveils the Most Romantic Restaurants in America for Valentine’s Day 2019

TripAdvisor – January 2019


Townsend ‘dodged a bullet’

The Daily Times – January 2019


Government shutdown affects operations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Daily Times – January 2019


Knox-Area Weekend Guide

GreatLifeRE.com – January 2019


Garden to Table In The Foothills

CityView – December 2018


21 Best Tennessee Resorts

VacationIdea.com | Dream Vacation Magazine


Christmas Spirits: Seasonal Drink

CityView magazine – November 2018


Manning helps celebrate Best of Blount

The Daily Times – November 2018


Eat, Sleep, Play: Townsend, Tennessee

Blue Ridge Outdoors – October 2018


America’s Most Satisfying Salad

The Wall Street Journal – September 2018


Smoky Mountain Majesty: Season 2, Episode 3

Cooking Channel – August 2018


One Of Tennessee’s Most Beautiful Hotels Is Hiding Inside A National Park

Only In Your State – June 2018


The History Behind the Tennessee Whiskey in Your Glass

TNVacation.com – April 2018


Dancing Bear = A Hidden Restaurant Gem

Patrick Cooper – April 2018


Travel Channel’s ‘Food Paradise’ to feature Townsend’s Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Knox News – November 2017


Like Tesla visits Dancing Bear Lodge and Tesla Charging Station

Like Tesla – October 2017


Crab-Stuffed Mountain Trout with Preserved Lemon, Corn, and Lobster Succotash

Club & Resort Business – October 2017


Southern Fare meets the Appalachians

DeSoto Magazine – October 2017 (pages 36-38)


Bicycle Bash returns to Townsend

The Daily Times – July 2017


Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro nets TripAdvisor award

The Daily Times – July 2017


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


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


Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash returns to Townsend

The Daily Times Maryville – September 2015


Appalachian Bistro tells a “story behind every dish”

The Daily Times Maryville – August 2015


Appalachian Bistro set to open this month

The Daily Times Maryville – August 2015