TerraMae Appalachian Bistro Opening Wednesday

Saturday, December 8, 2012

TerraMae Appalachian Bistro is opening Wednesday at the Stone Fort Inn on East 10th Street.

An Appalachian Bistro is described as "a culinary celebration of the flavors loved from the peaks of Maine to the foothills of Tennessee and Georgia. From seafood to elk to chicken and more----all accompanied by farm fresh vegetables--it's regionally local and fresh. And, it's all from mother earth in our unique and creative way."

 


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