It's a long standing food tradition for the people of Knoxville and they celebrated a big birthday this weekend.

Pizza Palace has been serving up all kinds of food for more than half a century.

The unique drive-in opened up on Magnolia Avenue back on August 10, 1961. While its undergone remodeling through the years its remained at the same East Knoxville spot.

In 2007, it was featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives.