Slideshow: Pizza Palace: Knoxville, Tennessee's Pizza Drive-In

The Neon Sign
The Neon Sign
The sign used to be located right next to the drive in but people kept backing in to it so it was moved to the far corner of the lot.
Sam Peroulas
Sam Peroulas
Peroulas and his cousin Charlie run Pizza Palace, their fathers were the founders.
Pizza Palace in 1970
Pizza Palace in 1970
It changed little since opening as a pizzeria in 1961 and when this picture was taken.
The Parking Lot.
The Parking Lot.
It might look like a standard drive in...
The Menu.
The Menu.
...but the menu is a full blown Italian American affair.
The switchboard
The switchboard
Orders are placed through a switchboard that is as old as the restaurant.
The pie
The pie
The hand-off
The hand-off
The slice
The slice
Onion rings in a pizzeria?
Onion rings in a pizzeria?
Yes, and they are superb.