Restaurants & Bars

Aretha Frankensteins – Chattanooga Tennessee

Aretha Frankensteins – Chattanooga Tennessee

For those of us that enjoy finding the best food off the beaten path, let me introduce you to Aretha Frankensteins. On the property located at 318 Tremont Street in Chattanooga, stands a small, old house that was converted into a restaurant. Unlike any restaurant, […]

Blue Bicycle a bistro – Dawsonville Georgia

Blue Bicycle a bistro – Dawsonville Georgia

In the small north Georgia town of Dawsonville, which is home to Bill Elliot and Elliot racing of NASCAR fame, a classically trained chef had a dream. This dream was to introduce fine dining to the masses in the mountains of Georgia. Thirteen years later he […]

Universal Joint – Chattanooga Tennessee

Universal Joint – Chattanooga Tennessee

At the corner of Georgia Avenue and Vine Street, in Downtown Chattanooga, sits an old gas station. During my teen years, this gas station very much in operation and the last bastion for full service and mechanic work in the scenic city. About two years ago […]

Love Empanadas – Dalton Georgia

Love Empanadas – Dalton Georgia

Love Empanadas is located in the heart of beautiful Dalton Georgia and is the best place in the region to find this savory Latin-American dish. This family owned and operated restaurant keeps one thing on their minds, happy customers. They are emphatic about providing great […]

Stock and Barrel – Knoxville Tennessee

Stock and Barrel – Knoxville Tennessee

Located in Market Square in beautiful downtown Knoxville and only a few blocks from The University of Tennessee is Stock and Barrel. A great burger joint boosting a unique click, by using only local vegetables and meat, the owners provide a great product while supporting […]

Sugar’s Ribs – Chattanooga Tennessee

Sugar’s Ribs – Chattanooga Tennessee

At 2450 15th avenue in the heart of Chattanooga stands one of the areas best barbeque restaurants. Sugar’s Ribs has its finger on the pulse of this great southern meal. Smoking their meat over hickory for more than 12 hours, this delectable meat falls off the […]

Flying Squirrel – Chattanooga Tennessee

Flying Squirrel – Chattanooga Tennessee

As part of the renovation of the southside, more restaurants are popping up on the south end of the city. The Flying Squirrel is one such place. With its modern twist on Latin American food, the Flying Squirrel is quickly becoming one of Chattanooga’s most popular […]

Blue Orleans – Chattanooga Tennessee

Blue Orleans – Chattanooga Tennessee

The Blue Orleans brings a taste of the Big Easy to the Scenic City. Located on Market Street across the street from the famous Chattanooga Choo-Choo, this is the areas only place for authentic Louisiana favorites such as Etouffee, and Andouille gumbo. This family-owned business […]

Nikki’s Drive-In – Chattanooga Tennessee

Nikki’s Drive-In – Chattanooga Tennessee

Located in the Northside community, sits a Chattanooga Icon. Nikki’s drive-in has been serving its brand of hometown fare for more than 5 decades. This landmark restaurant started out as a true drive-in in the 50’s and the only thing that has changed is the absents of […]

The Honest Pint – Chattanooga Tennessee

The Honest Pint – Chattanooga Tennessee

Chattanooga is filled with culture and history, and nothing brings this out like the Honest Pint. Located at 35 Patton Parkway, this Irish pub infused with good ole Southeastern United States willingness, has much more to offer than burgers and fries. Here you can get real […]

Hair of the Dog Pub – Chattanooga Tennessee

Hair of the Dog Pub – Chattanooga Tennessee

Located at 334 Market Street in downtown Chattanooga Tennessee, sits an English pub that is so authentic you would think you had walked off the streets of London. The Hair of the Dog and its crew were hoping for just that. With enough beer to […]

Taco Mamacita – Chattanooga Tennessee

Taco Mamacita – Chattanooga Tennessee

Also located in a small shopping center on the Northshore, in Chattanooga Tennesee, you will find one of the cities best Mexican restaurants, Taco Mamacita. From its fresh, in-house salsa to its homemade tortillas this is as close to authentic Mexican food you can find north of […]

Brewhaus – Chattanooga Tennessee

Brewhaus – Chattanooga Tennessee

Located on Chattanooga’s north shore, the Brewhaus is a stylish German-inspired pub.  With its traditional German food to its chef-inspired dishes, this is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy a cold beer, marvelous food, and great atmosphere on the back patio all while enjoying one of […]

City Cafe Diner – Chattanooga Tennessee

City Cafe Diner – Chattanooga Tennessee

In the tradition of the old school diners, City Cafe is one of Chattanooga’s best. Open 24/7, 364 days a year, City Cafe has a rare touch on the pulse of the city. Catering to the late night college students in downtown, and the travelers […]

The Filling Station – Dalton Georgia

The Filling Station – Dalton Georgia

Located in the heart of downtown Dalton Georgia, is one of the areas best lunch buffets ever. Serving fried chicken, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and homemade rolls like your grandmother made. So if you are passing through stop in at 316 North Hamilton Street and […]

The Blue Plate – Chattanooga Tennessee

The Blue Plate – Chattanooga Tennessee

Looking out over the river in Chattanooga Tennessee, the amazing Blue Plate Bar and Grill. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this is a diamond in the heart of this brilliant city. located at 191 Chestnut Street, it offers everything from pancakes to steak and a variety of other […]

Terminal Brew House – Chattanooga Tennessee

Terminal Brew House – Chattanooga Tennessee

On the south side of downtown Chattanooga, stand an icon of the World War II era. This is the home of the Chattanooga Choo-Choo. This railway station was a major stopping point for our heroes returning from war. The station house is still there and […]

The Pickle Barrel – Chattanooga, TENNESSEE

The Pickle Barrel – Chattanooga, TENNESSEE

The Pickle Barrel In Chattanooga Tennessee, at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Market Street, stands one of the cities oldest and possibly most unique restaurants. The Pickle Barrel is based in an old triangle shaped building but don’t be afraid of its small stature. […]

Wrath Brewing – Ringgold, Georgia

Wrath Brewing – Ringgold, Georgia

WRATH BREWING Throughout my travels, I try to hit the local hole in the walls, because they are the ones that have the best food and atmosphere. That holds true even with my little town. Ringgold Georgia is nestled among the Northwest Georgia mountains and […]

Henry’s Louisiana Grill – Acworth, Georgia

Henry’s Louisiana Grill – Acworth, Georgia

I have visited New Orleans countless times and all the food that I consumed there, does not begin to compete with Henry’s in Acworth, GA. The place is always busy, lunch time and dinner is an experience. When friends or family come to Atlanta to […]

Brogens Bar & Restaurant – Saint Simons Island, GA

Brogens Bar & Restaurant – Saint Simons Island, GA

Great atmosphere, great food and superior location at the Pier on Saint Simons Island, GA! This has been a staple in the Golden Isles for years. If you’re in Saint Simons, go get a burger, grab a cold beer and take it all in. The […]