The most common way to experience the Deep South is to find a street magician and hope he pulls a shiny Louisiana state quarter from your ear. Today's deal presents another option when there are no illusionists handy: for $15, you get $30 worth of Southern cuisine at Big Fatty's Catering Kitchen, located in west Knoxville.
Big Fatty's robust lunch and dinner menu is brimming with Southern home-style favorites such as fried chicken, shrimp po boys, and barbecue pork sandwiches (all $10.95). Keep your entree from feeling lonely with a side dish of the fried okra or mac 'n' cheese ($3.95). If you're in the mood for something sweet, top off your meal with some homemade banana pudding that will call you pet names and hold your hand in public ($5.95).
Those craving soul food for brunch can stop by on Sunday mornings to nosh on two open-faced biscuits, covered with sautéed pork tenderloin, fried eggs, gravy, and a halo ($12.95). The friendly, down-home atmosphere at Big Fatty's is scientifically engineered for watching a weekend football game or unwinding with friends and family while enjoying some deep-fried fare.
Big Fatty's Kitchen
A vibrant outdoor mural with a giant arm leads the way to Big Fatty's Kitchen, with the heart tattoo on its bicep declaring its love for cold beer, and its hand—adorned with a blingy dollar sign ring—pointing toward poboys and brunch. Inside the cheery yellow and fuchsia dining room, chefs whip up jerk chicken, barbequed pork, burgers, and hearty vegetarian dishes. Patrons can nibble indoors while spinning the knobs of a foosball table, pack up their suppers for carry-out orders, or invite Big Fatty’s to cater their local celebrations.