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 Corbin Kentucky: The Dixie Cafe {est.1929} Prepares to Reopen

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Corbin Kentucky: The Dixie Cafe {est.1929} Prepares to Reopen Fri, 08/17/12 10:57 PM (permalink)
Grew up eating here. The Dixie had a multi decade run til it finally shuttered in 2005. It reopened as Vittorinos, an outstanding Italian restaurant that operated for 5 years before closing.
It's coming back.
The original Dixie was one of a dozen or so iconic restaurants in Southeastern Kentucky that specialized in chili buns {no dog, just chili spooned on a bun} it'll be interesting to see if they can recreate the old chili recipe that made them famous.
Article: http://www.thenewsjournal...downtown-Corbin-Oct.-8
I'll gather reports from kinfolk that still live there when the cafe reopens and report back.
 
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