Bye, Bye, Lame American Pie

When these pizzas hit your table you immediately realize that this is a fork-and-knife situation. Neapolitan-style pizza is a bit wet in the center by design, so don’t act like a philistine and send it back thinking it’s undercooked. more »

Feb 21, 2013 by in Sushi & Biscuits

Flight to Paradise: A wine-lover’s heaven awaits at Brix Nouveau Wine & Cheese Bar

While Brix Nouveau has a large selection of wines to choose from if you are in the mood for something particular, the tasting flight menu is a low-risk and affordable way to try several varieties of quality wines. more »

Feb 14, 2013 by in Featured Dining

Where’s the Beef? At Porter’s

While many local restaurants struggle to find a balance between the latest food trends and their tried and true favorites, Porter’s Steakhouse continues to confidently serve up a traditional steakhouse menu with their own contemporary twists... more »

Feb 7, 2013 by in Featured Dining

A Doggone Good Breakfast

When the sun begins to rise over the Scenic City and the crisp morning air is filled with the sounds of awakening folk and scurrying fauna, one of the first things on the minds of all of God’s creatures is where to find that first meal of the day. more »

Jan 24, 2013 by in Featured Dining (1 Comments)

Spinning the Lazy Susan

The center of each table is one big lazy susan, so rather than having to interrupt Uncle Jimmy’s diatribe on the state of Southern rock in ’Merica you can just spin the wheel of carbs on around and grab yourself another piece of fried chicken. more »

Jan 17, 2013 by in Sushi & Biscuits

Facts of Pho

Let’s take a trip back to 2009. It was a simpler time, when people cared what Brian Boitano was cooking, what Fabio Viviani would do after “Top Chef,” and Gordon Ramsay still hadn’t traded a Michelin Star to Walmart for a plastic sack full of shekels more »

Jan 10, 2013 by in Sushi & Biscuits (5 Comments)

Demand Asian Delivery—Now!

Seeing Ralphie struggle through the holidays and pine over the coveted Red Ryder BB gun always reminds me of my childhood and the year I petitioned Santa for a brass and pewter Matfer Bourgeat duck press. more »

Dec 27, 2012 by in Sushi & Biscuits

Washington Wine

Great buys from the North West. more »

Dec 20, 2012 by in Food & Drink

Food Matches View at Top of the Dock

When you walk into Top of the Dock, you immediately notice the breathtaking view. Expansive windows give you a panoramic view of the Tennessee River from any seat inside or you can step outside and soak up the beauty while you enjoy your meal more »

Dec 13, 2012 by in Featured Dining

Vegging Out

I have a confession to make: I am a recovering vegetarian. But before you judge me, please understand that it was the ’80s. more »

Dec 6, 2012 by in Sushi & Biscuits (1 Comments)

The Heat is On

Next week, the Main X24 World Heavyweight Chili Championship will continue this great tradition with its annual slugfest between local chefs, business professionals, and home cooks to determine whose chili reigns supreme. more »

Nov 29, 2012 by in Sushi & Biscuits

School of Shock

According to a statistic I just made up, 90 percent of all bad ideas have their inception during the Thanksgiving holiday. more »

Nov 21, 2012 by in Sushi & Biscuits

Los 3 Amigos: Celebrating a Year in Tiftonia

For just under a year now, they’ve been bringing their brand of Mexican cuisine to the folks of Tiftonia, happy to have familiar faces returning time and again. more »

Oct 4, 2012 by in Featured Dining

Sushi Nabe: Japanese Comfort Food

Yasushi Watanabe has always been a pioneer of sorts, and that fact is on display at Sushi Nabe. Tucked in between the storefronts of the North Shore and Coolidge Park, the cozy restaurant reflects its owner’s spirit in nearly every way. more »

Sep 27, 2012 by in Featured Dining

EVOO, The Right Way

Rachael Ray is just wrong. I don’t mean her signature leotard shirt tucked into a pair of mom jeans...I mean her continuous campaign of misinformation about one of the most fundamental and foundational ingredients in all of cookingdom—olive oil. more »

Sep 13, 2012 by in Sushi & Biscuits

The Naughty Pleasure of Foie Gras

Eating foie is a religious experience. The unctuous and smooth, custard-like mouthfeel combined with its rich, meaty flavor may cause you to speak in tongues and organize a tent revival evangelizing unwashed foie virgins... more »

Sep 6, 2012 by in Sushi & Biscuits (1 Comments)

Romancing the Moon

I can’t say I’ll purchase a box of Moon Pies because of the brand’s new packaging, but at least they didn’t make the Pop-Tarts mistake. And if you try to tart up Little Debbie, McKee Foods, you’re just asking for trouble. more »

Aug 30, 2012 by in Food & Drink

Food Truck, Stop!

The scene didn’t play out in one of Chattanooga’s linen-tablecloth, fine-dining restaurants. No, I was watching this piece of food porn unfold before my eyes through the window of one of the city’s finest food trucks, Famous Nater’s World Famous. more »

Aug 23, 2012 by in Sushi & Biscuits

212 Market is Artistic, Yet Approachable

Every flavor at 212 Market reflects the ideals its owners embrace, with creativity and freshness at the heart of every dish. more »

Aug 23, 2012 by in Featured Dining

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