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FEATURED SIDE DISH

620 State for Yums and Tunes!
620 State is for food and music lovers...Bottom Line!  The food is spectacular and they have great live acts!  Go check it out.
620 State
620 State Street
Bristol, TN
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Our House
Our house was pointed out by a local, Andy Jeffers, who is from the region. We visited in the Sprint and it did not disappoint.  The smoked Prime Rib was the bomb!  From steaks to southern favorites you will love this bar and grill. Oh and if you don't do the Pimento Cheese appetizer, you are missing out on something great in your life!  Great owners who tell us that If you are a race team, they offer special dining room options too (Call ahead).
Hours:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
4pm to 10pm
4903 N Roan St,
Johnson City, TN
(423) 282-1555
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Ridgewood Barbecue
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Ridgewood is MD's favorite Barbecue place in the country. Benny Parson's introduced him to this special place years ago.  Ridgewood is only 10-minutes away from the track. The wait tends to be long depending on when you arrive, but it's well worth it. I take new people to this gem every year.  Order the Pork Barbecue platter with the fries. Oh, also make sure to get some of Mrs. Proffit's Baked Beans. Yum!  Also... The Bluecheese has become a local legend.
900 Elizabethton Highway 
Bluff City, TN 
(423) 538-7543
NOTE HOURS ----  Open Fri-Sat 11am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-8:30pm


Scratch Brick Oven
Part wood fired pizza, part bakery, all delicious. You like organic? This is your place. "Not for Everyone" is one of their themes and we like that. It's not a one of these fly by night funky pizza chains.  Scratch has creative food and flavor cookedin a  hand-built brick and riverstone oven.  They also have Gluten Free Pizza options. 

Try putting on a record from their vinyl record collection. You can be the dj!

We say try the "Full Trust" or "Partial Trust" on the menu for a pizza. Trust us it's cool!  Oh, it's BYOB as well!
100 E. Unaka
 Johnson City, TN 
423-262-8021
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GLUTEN FREE CHOICE OF WEEK


Cootie Brown's
This place is downright funky and I love it.  Huge fan of the Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Great sandwiches as well. MD took a group from Motor Racing Outreach there last year, as well as Riki Rachtman... all had fun and liked the place. 

Cootie's has a creative menu but mostly is a fun experience. Try their pizzas....you can build them how you like them. If you see Key Lime cookies up by the counter... leave them along because they are all mine!
2715 N. Roan Street
Johnson City, TN
Phone: 423-283-4723
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GLUTEN FREE CHOICES


Alta Cucina
This place is a great choice if you are in the Johnson City area. Alta is a wine-lover spot and serves up some real tasty italian food. You wont be disappointed.  Chef Moe is a character. He uses only the best ingredients and puts an individual touch on his dishes. 
1200 North Roan Street 
Johnson City , TN
423-928-2092
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Cafe Pacific
Debbie Robinson tipped us off to this restaurant. Nearby Bristol, it's a good place for some very creative cuisine. From Black Pepper Steak to Goat Cheese Crusted Rack of Lamb, the menu is full of tasty choices. We say try the Thai Basil Chicken. 
1033 West Oakland Avenue
Johnson City, TN
(423) 610-0117
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Dixie Outpost
A unique barbecue place that comes highly recommended by our pal and fellow foodie Andrew Coppley.  Andrew tells us it is a great place for bbq, wings and hot dogs and that the sauce is boss. You want simple bbq done southern style? Here ya go!
3172 HWY 126
Blountville, TN
423) 574-7447
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NASCAR.com: FROM THE ROAD
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MORE SIDE DISHES


Morse Goes Mid City Yum!
Sprintvision Director Eric Morse, known by Garagecam Fans as "NASCAR Rainman" knows some good road eats and points out that Mid City is one of his favorites. They are open for dinner and have a late night menu.  Burgers and Sandwiches are how they say to get your "Fix of Awesome" 
Mid City Grill
106 Commerce St 
Johnson City, TN
(423) 794-2042


The Name Says it All!
Simply Delicious comes to us highly recommended by Speedeats.com fan Robert Vick. If you like hand-crafted sandwiches then this is your place!
Simply Delicious
2600 Volunteer Pkwy
Bristol, TN
(423) 764-3354
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Hank Done It This Way!
This local burger joint has been around since 1942 and is the rumored place where Hank Williams Sr had his last meal.
Burger Bar
8 Piedmont Avenue
Bristol , VA
(276) 466-6200
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Good Ol' Fashioned Southern Cookin!
Our friend Bo Wilkes knows the Bristol area like the back of his hand and says the NASCAR foodies need to check out Salt n' Pepper in Johnson City. Home-cooked meals from two lifelong friends that use a lot of local produce. How can you top that?
Salt-N-Pepper
3002 E Oakland Ave  
Johnson City, TN 
(423) 283-7685


FEATURED ATTRACTION

Bulls Gap Slingin' Dirt 
Thursday Night!
Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap is nearby Bristol and has a great option for those looking for some affordable nighttime entertainment.  Especially if you like your racing high banked and dirty! 

Volunteer Speedway 
14095 W Andrew Johnson Hwy,
Bulls Gap, TN 37711
(423) 235-5020


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