The owners of the popular Korean fusion food brands Seoul Brothers and Hong's Kitchen are bringing a sweet new experience to Marble City Market food hall.
Owners and siblings Vic Scott and Josh Coates announced plans for soda shop Bubbles and Cream on Facebook. It's expected to open March 31 in the downtown Knoxville food hall. Ming Green Marble Tile 12x12
"This has been a dream for our owner Vic for many years now and it’s finally coming true!" the Facebook post said. "We can’t wait to share with you the story behind the idea of this soda shoppe and how it ties in with our family."
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Bubbles and Cream will venture away from savory food, and will serve sweet drinks and treats including:
If you'd like to keep up with the soda shoppe, you can follow it on Instagram @bubblesandcreamknox.
Seoul Brothers was one of the original 11 vendors to open in Marble City Market in November 2021. Of those original vendors, Seoul Brothers and SmashCity are still operating out of the food hall.
Bubbles and Cream will fill the food hall's dessert void after Myrtle's Bakehouse and Donut Theory left in December.
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Seoul Brothers offers a range of Korean fusion foods from the Korean fried chicken sandwich to bulgogi tacos.
The owners opened Hong's Kitchen in September 2022. The concept is inside Pretentious Beer Co. in the Old City and serves a "flavor bomb" menu out of the brewery's kitchen.
While it includes the typical bar food like beer cheese and pretzels, Hong's also serves dishes like Coates' Korean fried pancakes and the big kluckin' chicken salad with kimchi mayo, beer mustard and chicken on hearty white bread from Old Mill Bread Company.
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