Chattanooga Now - Dining

Did some bunny mention Easter brunch? Check out what Chattanooga area restaurants are offering this Sunday.

Published Apr. 17 2019

Each generation has its Easter traditions.

Meet the Chef: Flying Squirrel's Ben Park talks Chattanooga hospitality, when he got serious about food and the dish that's better when mom makes it

Published Apr. 17 2019

Ben Park, executive chef at Flying Squirrel, grew up in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in a family of cooks.

Side Orders: Mastering the art of a crispy and tender leg of lamb

Published Apr. 17 2019

My grandmother grew up in Lexington, Virginia, and knew how to roast a leg of lamb.

Fare Exchange: Another apricot almond cake, a vegan sauce and a springtime soup

Published Apr. 17 2019

Good morning to you, good morning to you. R.O. is looking for a recipe for homemade almond milk, having heard...

After 16 years in business, Famous Dave's on Gunbarrel Road closes down

Published Apr. 16 2019

After 16 years in business, Famous Dave's on Gunbarrel Road permanently closed its doors Saturday night.

Courters' Kitchen: Matzo Brei, a new take on eggs Benedict, is rich and delicious

Published Apr. 10 2019

BARRY SAYS: Wow, what a surprise dish this was. A week ago, Kelley brought home a box of egg matzos,...

Side Orders: You can make avocados an entree when you stuff them with chicken and cream cheese

Published Apr. 10 2019

I'm sure I'm not the only one who's ever considered an avocado as anything more than a topping for a...

Restaurant Review: Dida's Pizza enters Gunbarrel Road food scene with convenient, diverse menu

Published Apr. 10 2019

The constantly changing Hamilton Place restaurant scene added a new pizza place two weeks ago with little to no fanfare....

Fare Exchange: Fulfilling wishes for an apricot coffee cake and easy fish dishes

Published Apr. 10 2019

Welcome to Fare Exchange this morning, esteemed reader. Ann Nelson speaks first.

Spring has sprung at Mountain Oaks Tea Room

Published Apr. 10 2019

Hop on over to Mountain Oaks Tea Room in Ooltewah to celebrate Easter with its famed Hippety-Hop Tea or special...

Go ahead and combine sweet potato to the tang of biscuits

Published Apr. 10 2019

It was only a matter of time before sweet-potato-loving Southern cooks combined the fluffy texture and pleasant tang of biscuits...

Restaurant Review: Newk's is a step up from similar pick-two spots

Published Apr. 3 2019

I was first introduced to Newk's Eatery when my oldest son was living in Knoxville.

Home-run eats: Atlanta Braves open third season at SunTrust Park with expanded menu

Published Apr. 3 2019

When the boys - and girls - of summer pack the ballpark, most are there because of their love of...

Side Orders: An array of food, beverages to be served at Kidney Foundation's Taste

Published Apr. 3 2019

On the evening of Thursday, April 11, from 5 to 8 p.m., Stratton Hall will explode with the flavors of...

Five Points Farm House blends old-school cooking with new-age flavors

Published Apr. 3 2019

The soul-food restaurant sits at 2697 Johnson Road in Chickamauga, which fans of country-style cooking may remember as former home...

Tame your spaghetti monster with this easy, garlicky dish

Published Apr. 3 2019

The late-night spaghetti monster will be tamed with this flavor-packed pasta that comes together quickly from pantry ingredients. The key...

Fare Exchange: Easy ways with salmon, beets in soup and salad and the surprise winner of an almond taste test

Published Apr. 3 2019

Welcome to Fare Exchange on this welcome April Wednesday. We begin with unsolved mysteries.

Use salmon's skin to stop it from drying out, release fat

Published Apr. 3 2019

Starting salmon with the skin side down in a pan is a neat way to cook fish. The skin protects...

Stevarino's restaurant to open soon on Chattanooga's North Shore

Published Apr. 2 2019

Steve Flynn says that workmen known as "wall dogs" used to go around and paint advertisements on the side of...

Behold the beefless 'Impossible Whopper'

Published Apr. 1 2019

Would you like that Whopper with or without beef?

Restaurant Review: Ringgold's Wrath Burgers and Brew raises the bar for pub fare

Published Mar. 27 2019

Few things go together as perfectly as burgers and cold beer.


Former Chattanooga chef Jernard Wells co-hosts new show on Cleo TV

Published Mar. 27 2019

At first glance, a cooking show combining Southern classics and vegan dishes would seem to be an odd pairing —...

Fare Exchange: Recipes for two creamy soups, Rachael Ray tacos and a decadent pie

Published Mar. 27 2019

March marches forth toward April, and April will hopefully bring some answers from you, for you, to three questions.