Sunny Montgomery (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6549
E-mail: smontgomery@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
Sunny Montgomery writes for several Chattanooga Times Free Press publications including Chatter, Dining Out, Get Out Chattanooga, Live Well and Tennessee Valley Parents. She hails from Central Kentucky where she began her writing career as an alternative sports writer and where she first developed her love for the outdoors. Sunny is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists and a certified Tennessee State Naturalist.

Mountain Oak Tea Room: An experience unlike any other

Published Sep. 17 2017

Located inside Ooltewah's historic Mountain Oaks Wedding Chapel, Mountain Oaks Tea Room is a dining experience unlike any other.

Now Serving Nostalgia

Published Sep. 17 2017

Through one of my stories this week, I was introduced to the Monte Cristo — a fried sammy made with...

Soho Hibachi Continues to Impress

Published Sep. 17 2017

From its shiny new plaques to its online reviews to these very pages, Soho's stellar reputation precedes itself.


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Dari Dip Serves Southern Charm

Published Sep. 17 2017

Located in Lafayette's historic town square, with blue-hued mountains rippling across the horizon, Dari Dip is your quintessential down-home diner:...

Diamond's Brunch Does Not Disappoint

Published Sep. 17 2017

Monte Cristo sandwich, where have you been all my life?

Market Fresh

Published Sep. 17 2017

Want to up your farm-to-fork game? Here is a list of what local farmers will have on offer at this...

There's more to love at Mellow this fall

Published Sep. 3 2017

In this era of less-is-more, what is the harm in giving in to a little indulgence every now and again?...

Big Game

Published Sep. 3 2017

Louis Pasteur, grandfather of microbiology and founder of pasteurization, said, "Chance favors the prepared mind." By this, he meant that...

Brewhaus goes big all month

Published Sep. 3 2017

September is a big month for Brewhaus.

Acropolis embraces cooler weather

Published Sep. 3 2017

Summer tomatoes are out. Autumn greens are in. And Acropolis' lamb shanks? Well, that dish is a big-seller year-round, though...

Chattanooga Ironman: Years in Review

Published Sep. 1 2017

Thirty-five years ago, Chattanooga's downtown was desolate; its riverfront was polluted; its air quality was substandard. But in the 1990s,...

You're going to run a marathon in what?

Published Sep. 1 2017

When Irene Sewell, then 25, heard about a woman in London who kickboxed daily and had attempted to run a...

Meet the Nature Center's newest education bird

Published Sep. 1 2017

Oli Kai the crow found his way to Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center,

Chattanooga Ironman: Years in Review

Published Sep. 1 2017

Thirty-five years ago, Chattanooga's downtown was desolate; its riverfront was polluted; its air quality was substandard. But in the 1990s,...

That Time I Drove a Jeep for a Week

Published Sep. 1 2017

One of our reporters drove a Jeep for a week.

Learning through exploration: A look at the growing trend of forest kindergartens

Published Aug. 29 2017

A dozen kindergartners, dressed in brightly colored rain slickers, totter along a gravel path pocked with rain puddles. Two boys...

Fresh Pot brings authentic Ecuadorian flavor to Hixson

Published Aug. 27 2017

There is a lot of color packed into Fresh Pot Café's cozy space; from the wall menu written in red,...

Cookie Jar celebrates 15 Years

Published Aug. 27 2017

A lot can happen in 15 years. Children grow up; neighborhoods change; one's collection of cookie jars increases in number...

Seizing the summer (it's not over yet!)

Published Aug. 27 2017

Dear Chattanoogans, your social media posts bidding the summer farewell are stressing me out. Fall does not begin until Sept....

Asia Buffet: 300-plus dishes and counting

Published Aug. 27 2017

Don't let the "buffet" in Asia Buffet's name fool you: The Lee Highway eatery is about much more than self-served...