Chattanooga Now - Dining

Restaurant review: Creative pancake can be found at Syrup and Eggs

Published Mar. 14 2018

If a picture is worth a thousand words, breakfast/brunch spot Syrup and Eggs has already written itself a classic novel....

Restaurant review: Old Chicago a welcoming place to get a hard-to-find style of pizza

Published Mar. 7 2018

Chicago-style pizza is a unique beast in the world of pizza, one that has been hard to find in Chattanooga...

Restaurant review: Tea room reopens with seamless transition in Ringgold, Ga.

Published Feb. 28 2018

For 17 years, Peggy Williams ran a gift shop and tea room out of a cute yellow cottage one block...


Restaurant review: Southside Pizza is welcome addition to Main Street corridor

Published Feb. 21 2018

Murals line the brick buildings that fence in the patio of Southside Pizza: one, a woman in bright colors lying...

Restaurant review: Il Primo Ooltewah measures up to North Shore flagship

Published Feb. 14 2018

This week's review takes us to a new location of an already loved Italian restaurant: Il Primo.

Restaurant review: SideTrack adds spark to Hixson dining scene

Published Feb. 7 2018

SideTrack opened last fall on Hixson Pike less than a mile from our house. My wife and I have driven...

Restaurant review: Edley's Bar-B-Que is pure Southern comfort

Published Jan. 31 2018

Given an opportunity, I'm unlikely to pass on the chance to try a new barbecue restaurant. Few food choices bring...

Restaurant review: Rodizio Grill is a Brazilian meatfest

Published Jan. 24 2018

Ordinarily I wouldn't suggest that one knowingly enter a building in which multiple adult males are regularly approaching you with...

Restaurant review: Paisano's is a little place offering big taste

Published Jan. 17 2018

Just like in the movies, gooey mozzarella cheese drips from every bite of a Paisano's pizza — layers of good...

Restaurant review: Al Baraka brings Middle Eastern fare to Brainerd

Published Jan. 10 2018

Except for a couple of years in the '80s, I've lived in Brainerd since 1970, so I'm always happy to...

Restaurant review: Red Sauce elevates the humble meatball

Published Jan. 3 2018

When I heard that a new North Shore restaurant had opened that pinned its success on the humble meatball, I...

Review: Wally's Restaurant still going strong at 80 years

Published Dec. 27 2017

The meat-and-three.


Nearly 20 local restaurants open on Christmas Day

Published Dec. 20 2017

Company coming for Christmas, but you don't want to spend the holiday in the kitchen and miss time with family?

Puckett's honors first responders with special meal on Christmas Eve

Published Dec. 20 2017

Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant, 2 W. Aquarium Way, will host a "First Responders Family Meal" from 11 a.m. to 4...

What are you doing New Year's Eve?

Published Dec. 20 2017

The year may be winding down, but New Year's Eve parties are getting in gear. Have you made your party...

Restaurant review: Polly Claire's brings peace into my Christmas season

Published Dec. 20 2017

As the focus on favorite spots begins to wind down, I'm sharing with readers a quaint and perfect tea room...

Harvest Outreach offering free Christmas dinner in Dalton, Ga.

Published Dec. 20 2017

In the spirit of goodwill toward men, Harvest Outreach Ministries is offering a free Christmas dinner to the homeless and...

Restaurant review: Hot! Hot! Hot! Mrs. B's Jamaican food is authentic, spicy

Published Dec. 13 2017

I've been a devotee of Jamaican food from the first time I tried jerk chicken years ago.

Restaurant review: City Cafe offers big servings, reasonable prices

Published Dec. 6 2017

I choose the Carter Street City Cafe Diner for good food on a budget - and you get a lot...

Restaurant review: Mean Mug Coffee House makes a mean breakfast, too

Published Nov. 29 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one in a series of reviews featuring our staff's favorite places to dine. They are either...

Not cooking? Here's where to dine out for Thanksgiving

Published Nov. 23 2017

Thanksgiving Day finds more people forgoing a family meal at home, opting instead to gather at a local restaurant and...

Restaurant review: Bones Smokehouse features chicken potpie that would make mom jealous

Published Nov. 16 2017

When temperatures cool, the urge for comfort food heats up. Comfort foods may be sentimental childhood dishes, indulgence foods or...

To pair with that Thanksgiving bird, consider beer

Published Nov. 16 2017

In all the meticulous course planning for Thanksgiving, wine tends to get top billing on the beverage list. But beer...