La Cucina is a real homey kitchen offering 24 seats. They cook entirely from scratch. La Cucina is located in Johnson County, TN. A real rural area rich in 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 (Northside) 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, the 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.