KINGSPORT - Taste of Country has opened at 807 Lynn Garden Drive, in the former Pizza Hut building.
Owned by Diane Dingus, the restaurant serves home style country cooking, such as soup beans and cornbread, fried chicken, chicken sandwiches, hamburgers and hot dogs.
"We have just about anything you can imagine," said Rachael Dingus, who works at the restaurant with her mother, Diane.
Patrons may be greeted and served by Stephanie Leake, a waitress dressed up in "granny style" attire. Leake also can be seen sitting in a rocking chair in front of the restaurant, her frying pan in hand.
Taste of Country is open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.