Where will Knoxville's political class eat now that Regas is closing?:
Regas has become an institution in East Tennessee, not least because local political figures have been known to regularly dine there. Mike Ragsdale is said to have held fundraisers for his favorite political figures there, though we have never been able to confirm this. Regas' reputation for political intrigue was sealed when it was revealed that former Ragsdale assistant Margie Loyd took a county commissioner and guest out for lobster at Regas at taxpayer expense.
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