Fearless Foodie:

Giant Potato Descends This Evening!

17.jpgOr is that Giant Po-tah-to? Who cares? In mere hours The Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck will pull into the Knoxville Expo Center as part of a bid to raise funds and awareness for Meals on Wheels. Or, you can trail it to Bristol tomorrow when it shows up at the Food City Race Night. Here's the scoop from the press release:

Great Big Idaho Potato Truck!

Back by popular demand, the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck is on a seven-month cross-country journey and will visit 72 cities in 28 states, meeting hundreds of thousands of customers along the way to help raise funds and awareness for Meals On Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors.
 
WHAT:
A 48-foot long flatbed trailer featuring a 28-foot long, 12-foot wide and 11.5-foot tall Idaho® potato specially "cultivated" in honor of the Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) 75th anniversary year in 2012.
 
WHEN:
August 21, 2013
4:00 - 8:00 pm
WHERE:
Knoxville Expo Center
5441 Clinton Highway
Knoxville, TN 37912
 
WHEN:
August 22, 2013
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WHERE:
Food City Race Night and Hauler Parade
5th and State St.
Bristol, TN
Driver Brian Scott will sign recipe cards with his favorite potato recipe from 5:00-6:30 p.m.the giant potato truck

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Rose Kennedy covers the Knoxville foodie scene with small discoveries, new openings, rumors, and tastings.