Plaid Apron at a Glance COST:  N/A SERVICE:  N/A FOOD:  N/A ATMOSPHERE: N/A STYLE:  Casual  BASE:  Local Restaurant   HOURS:  Mon-Fri 7 AM - 4 PM; Sat 8 AM - 3 PM;  Closed Sunday   RATING:  N/A HEALTH INSPECTION RATING:  There are no posted scores available. Official Website: 
1210 Kenesaw Avenue SW, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-247-4640    
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Search Knoxville Dining at a Glance COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE. Menu is Seasonal and Subject to Change This page last updated 10/22/2011 RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING Breakfast Our menu is based on seasonal foods and will be ever changing.  Consider this a sample of our changing menus: Build your own Breakfast Sandwich Your choice of meat or market vegetable, cheddar, your style egg on choice of bread & a small drink. Summer Omelet w/ side Sausage, goat cheese, tomato, leeks, and eggplant. Market Omelet w/side Farmers choice vegetables. Bacon Omelet w/side Applewood Smoked Bacon, Sweetwater Valley Cheddar. French Toast Day-old bread, seasonal sorghum compote, seasonal fruit. Oatmeal Barley, stone-cut oats, rye berries, farro, seasonal garnish. Eggs Benedict w/side Market vegetables, soft poached egg, hollandaise, English muffin. House Granola Yogurt, seasonal fruit. Sides Bacon Farm Eggs Sausage Farm Taters Toast & Jelly Anson Mills Grits ** Also available as À la Carte** Lunch  Our menu is based on seasonal foods and will be ever changing.  Consider this a sample of our changing menus: BLT w/side Benton’s bacon, heirloom tomatoes, local lettuce, basil & black garlic, mayo, served on ciabatta bread. Burger w/side Wheat bun, roasted squash, peach mustard, pickled watermelon rind, local lettuce. Grilled Cheese w/side Locust Grove’s Clinch River Chevre, cheddar, sprouts, TN peaches, pickled red onion. Daily Pasta House pasta and market vegetables. Chicken Thighs Market vegetables w/house sauce. Heirloom Salad Sliced heirloom tomatoes, basil goat cheese, local lettuce, lemon parmesan. Market salad Mixed local greens, market veggies, smoked herb vinaigrette. Market Pizza Roasted garlic oil base, mozzarella, vegetables, parmesan, served on whole wheat dough. Margherita Pizza Tomato, basil, mozzarella, tomato sauce served on whole wheat dough.
http://www.theplaidaproncafe.com/  WHY PAY FULL PRICE?? The purveyors of the Plaid Apron Cafe just wanted the opportunity to start something in Knoxville so that they could work together, hence the neighborhood cozy cafe known as the Plaid Apron.  Serving up gourmet coffee menu with a breakfast and lunch food menu on a daily basis, except Sunday.  The restaurant strives for “green status” and has based their food menu on buying local and seasonal.  The location on Kenesaw Avenue has been the site of several failed restaurants, but Drew and Bonni has a new attitude and with limited menu items, has limited their expenses and hopes to create a truly community based cafe.  Drew draws his experience in food management as a graduate at Sullivan University in Louisville, KY.  He has worked at known restaurants in New Zealand and at the world renowned Blackberry Farms in Walland, TN.  N/A