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The Ice Cream Show Keeps Things Cool

Has there ever been a warm summer day when ice cream didn’t sound like a good idea? Of course not, because there’s nothing better than a cool cone after a day of biking, walking, or playing with the kids. Look around Chattanooga and you’ll find ...

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There’s a lot that Ernest Hemingway and I disagree on—writing styles, treatment of women, opinions of F. Scott Fitzgerald. But one thing we’ll always see eye-to-eye on is the daiquiri. A perfectly well-blended, flavorful frozen daiquiri is ... more »

Jul 28, 2016 10:31 AM Mixology

It’s rare that distinctions in alcoholic beverages can be relative to the brewer’s discretion, but such is the case between stouts and porters. The two brews form a continuum with such nebulous nuance that one style or sub-style may be ... more »

Jul 20, 2016 1:02 PM Mixology 1 Comments

There is something visceral and primordial that happens in the homo sapiens brain when animal flesh meets hot coals. Odor molecules find their way to our noses on an evangelical mission to beat at the door of our brain’s limbic system and ... more »

Jul 13, 2016 10:07 AM Sushi & Biscuits

To think of gin as a medicinal product isn’t so far-fetched for those of us who need a stiff drink after a long day. It’s what you need to take the edge off stress, and it was once used to ease pain and ailments. Conceived in the 1600s by a ... more »

Jun 29, 2016 11:11 AM Mixology

One of the most popular distilled spirits in the world is bourbon, a barrel-aged distilled spirit made primarily from corn. And while the name bourbon is derived from the French Bourbon dynasty, most aficionados believe the name for the spirit ... more »

Jun 22, 2016 11:49 AM Mixology

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