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Southern Living – November 30, 2023

Pecan Pie Martini Featured in Garden & Gun’s Twenty-Two Thanksgiving DessertsJack Daniels Cranberry Relish

Garden & Gun – November 16, 2023

Jack Daniels Cranberry Relish Recipe Featured in Garden & Gun MagazineJack Daniels Cranberry Relish

Garden & Gun – November 6, 2023

7 Coziest Cabins In The Smoky MountainsTravel Awaits

TravelAwaits.com – October 24, 2023

20 Delicious Dishes To Enjoy While Celebrating National Pasta DayVeal Picatta

Forbes – October 16, 2023

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro awarded Best of the Best from TripAdvisor TripAdvisor Travelers Choice 2023

TheDailyTimes.com – October 2023

Executive Chef Jeff Carter Featured in Smoky Mountain LivingSmoky Mountain Living

Smoky Mountain Living – October 2023

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro Receives TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best 2023TripAdvisor Travelers Choice 2023

TripAdvisor – September 2023

Our Pecan Pie Martini is the “Ultimate Fall Dessert Drink”

Garden & Gun – September 2023

‘Bacon at the Bear’ returns for an all-you-can-eat night

WATE Living East Tennessee – July 2023

19 Best Things to Do in Townsend (in 2023)

Travel Lemming – July 2023

How to Convert Your Favorite Recipes for a Convection Oven

Martha Stewart – July 2023

Appalachian Homecoming:

City Lifestyle – June 2023

Travel Advisory: Head to Townsend for the Inaugural Appalachian Homecoming Event

Nashville Scene – June 2023

Wine Spectator Honors Knoxville Restaurants

KnoxNews.com – June 2023

Forbes: 25 Perfect Cocktails To Enjoy For The Fourth Of JulyCocktails

Forbes – Summer 2023

Chef Carter’s Sea Scallop Recipe Shared in Okra MagazineOkra Real Southern CultureOkra Tastes Like Spring

Okra Magazine – Summer 2023
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How to Find Wedding Dance Floor Rentals Near You

The Knot – June 2023

Sweeping, Stunning Smokies

405 Magazine – March 2023

Sam Bush Band at the Dancing Bear Lodge

Bluegrass Today – May 2023

Finger-Licking Good: 7 Best Restaurants in Townsend, Tennessee

The Happiness Function – April 2023

12 Reasons People Are Flocking to the Smoky Mountains for Outdoor Adventures

The Happiness Function – April 2023

Chef Jeff Carter Quoted in Southern Living: “How to Separate Egg Whites”Chef Jeff Carter Quoted in Southern Living

Southern Living – April 2023

Paula Deen Magazine: A Tour of Townsend, TennesseeCooking with Paula Deen

Paula Deen Magazine – April 2023

Smoked Trout CakesSmoked Trout Cakes

Garden & Gun – March 2023

Green Goddess: A Springy Dressing for Your Herb BountyGreen Goddess Springy Dressing Garden and Gun

Garden & Gun – March 2023

OpenTable Diners Choice 2023OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award for 2023

OpenTable – February 2023

Great Smoky solitude: How to escape the crowd at the most-visited national park in Townsend

Chicago Tribune – September 2022
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From Alabama to Appalachia With This Well-Seasoned Star

Southern Cast Iron – September 2022

Wine Spectator 2022 “Restaurant Award of Excellence” Winner

Wine Spectator – August 2022WINE SPECTATOR 2022 Restaurant Award of Excellence Winner

The Best Places to Travel in May

The Points Guy – April 15, 2022

Whiskey Tourism To Make A Profitable Footprint In Townsend, Tenn

Bourbon and Banter – April 18, 2022

Dancing Bear’s Appalachian cuisine touted in Conde Naste Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler – December 7, 2021

Executive Chef Jeff Carter and Appalachian Bistro Featured on regional commercial

December 2021

The Best Dog-Friendly National Parks for Leaf Season

BringFido.com – September 2021

The Best Places to Get a Drink in the Smokies

PigeonForge.com – September 2021

Places to Eat in 2021 in Tennessee

TNVacation.com – February 2021

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

OnlyInYourState.com – January 2021

9.6 / 10 Hotels.com Loved By Guests Award 2020

Hotels.com – November 2020

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


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

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