Chattanooga Now - Dining

Restaurant review: Baxter's is like a sports bar for families

Published Feb. 16 2017

A while back, a co-worker mentioned that the Hixson area doesn't have a lot of sit-down, family-style restaurants that serve...

Restaurant review: Bolton's spices up Brainerd dining

Published Feb. 9 2017

As a longtime Brainerd resident, I'm always happy to see a good new restaurant move into the area. And it's...

Restaurant review: Jasper's Snack Shack is a tasty find in Marion County

Published Feb. 2 2017

For years I'd driven past the home to the Snack Shack in Jasper, Tenn., without realizing what it was.


Restaurant review: Score a great meal at Ringgold's Home Plate Grill

Published Jan. 26 2017

I don't get to Ringgold, Ga., with any regularity, except for the Dixie Highway Yard Sale in June and the...

Restaurant review: Polly Claire's tearoom is a genteel getaway for ladies who lunch

Published Jan. 19 2017

The historic Dent house, built in 1854 as the plantation home of railroad contractor Jarrett Dent, has seen many reincarnations...

Restaurant review: New location, same great smokehouse eats at Bones'

Published Jan. 12 2017

Like many on the east side of Hamilton County, I mourned the loss of Bones' Smokehouse to the East Brainerd...

Restaurant review: Make Fat Boy's Roadside Eats your next guilty pleasure

Published Jan. 5 2017

I'll admit it. I'm a child of the 1980s, so I listened (perhaps with a bit of guilt) to the...

Restaurant review: Taco Roc offers tasty tacos but buyer beware [photos]

Published Dec. 29 2016

There are few foods in life better than a good taco, and that's exactly what you get at Taco Roc...

Here's the list of Chattanooga restaurants that are open for Christmas

Published Dec. 22 2016

If Santa's kitchen elves are played out at home, then dining out on Christmas Day may be in the offing.

Restaurant review: Dish T'Pass Grab & Go Cafe a winner

Published Dec. 22 2016

Busy holidays mean not much time to get away for a sit-down lunch. Recently, I opted for a quick meal...

Restaurant review: Robar surprises with drinks, food, Sinatra

Published Dec. 15 2016

I entered Robar twice: once through the door and again through velvet curtains. Frank Sinatra sang somewhere behind the bar,...

Restaurant review: The Boathouse beckons with a boatful of flavor

Published Dec. 8 2016

Boathouse Rotisserie & Raw Bar has been a part of Chattanooga's food scene for quite a while, its beginnings harkening...


Restaurant review: It's the wings that sing at this Tex-Mex eatery

Published Dec. 1 2016

If I were a baby chick, just hatched and already hearing the whispers of some older, wiser chicks saying that,...

Restaurant review: G's Detroit Sausages offers beef, pork and turkey franks

Published Nov. 24 2016

Roasted turkey and dressing hits most tables during the holiday season, but if you ever want a change of pace,...

Restaurant review: Dominica's Caribbean Kitchen a zesty addition to Hixson's growing dining scene

Published Nov. 17 2016

Hixson may be a far cry from the shores of Jamaica, but those who stop by Dominica's Caribbean Kitchen will...

Restaurant review: Carabelle's earns high marks for menu's Low Country inspirations

Published Nov. 10 2016

As soon as the building started going up on Rhea County Highway on the south end of Dayton, Tenn., I...

Restaurant review: Matilda Midnight is my new best friend

Published Nov. 3 2016

While I try to keep an open mind and pride myself on being a fly-by-the-seat-of-her-pants type girl, I have sadly...

Chickamauga man to reopen Mountain Cove Farms restaurant in Walker County

Published Nov. 2 2016

Chickamauga restaurateur Greg Cornelison is going to reopen the restaurant at Mountain Cove Farms, a news release states.

Mount Vernon serves up some of the best Southern food you'll find

Published Oct. 27 2016

Last year some close friends invited me to a family gathering at a historic house in downtown Chattanooga. I'd heard...

Restaurant review: Dinner and a view at 3rd Deck Burger Bar

Published Oct. 20 2016

For something relatively simple, a burger can be a lot of things.

Restaurant review: Red Bank's Meeting House is an oasis of calm

Published Oct. 13 2016

I'm not really a coffee drinker, so I hadn't paid much attention to The Meeting House in Red Bank, which...

Restaurant review: Climbing a mountain of barbecue at Hillbilly Willy's

Published Oct. 6 2016

My college roommate was commonly known around campus as Hillbilly. Also, my father was born and raised in West Virginia,...

Restaurant review: Ringgold's Caffeine Addicts satisfies sandwich, sweets and coffee cravings

Published Sep. 29 2016

Maybe it's because I was born on Thanksgiving Day, but I love turkey. So once or twice a week, I...