La Cucina is a real homey kitchen offering 24 seats. The dining room is situated inside of the kitchen. We cook entirely from scratch.
La Cucina is located in Johnson County, TN. A real rural area rich of rivers, creeks, forests, small farms mainly dedicated to the breeding of cattle in the middle of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Driving 20 minutes from La Cucina you can reach Virginia (North side) and North Carolina (East side).
A few miles going West you’ll find Watauga Lake, inside the Cherokee National Forest, one uncontaminated gem and one of the cleanest lakes in the USA.
Matteo Torri, chef/owner, is a passionate searcher of the American wide spaces and cultural diversity but with an Italian background where traditions are a mainstay of everyday life.