Michael Thomas

Pretty much everyone watches television.  According to the Nielsen ratings people, the average American watches five hours of TV every day. But which shows were the most popular of all time? more

Mar 22, 2017 11:31 AM The List

Ever since I turned 21 (and not a minute beforehand, honest, officer), I’ve been a big fan of bars. High-end bars, dive bars, hotel bars, cocktail lounges, tiki bars, restaurant bars, nightclub bars, and even (when pressed) a fern bar. more

Mar 15, 2017 11:12 AM Mixology

Regular readers of The Pulse may have noticed we are fans of not just music and theater, but the ultimate combination of the two: opera. And when you add in the chance to see one of the best opera companies in the world, The Metropolitan Opera ... more

Feb 22, 2017 11:06 AM News & Notes

Ghost in the Shell is one of the pioneering films in anime history. It has influenced a number of popular films such as The Matrix, Avatar and AI: Artificial Intelligence. Complex, resonant and astonishingly animated, it is the film that ... more

Feb 1, 2017 10:26 AM News & Notes

Watching the Golden Globes this past Sunday, one thing was affirmed: the era of streaming television is upon us, and it's stronger than ever. Where a decade ago, cable networks firmly supplanted broadcast networks with awards and critical ... more

Jan 11, 2017 11:08 AM News & Notes

A few days ago, a serious pizza craving struck me right in the pizza lobes of my brain. I wasn’t craving just any pizza. I had to have a thick, cheesy and meaty pizza pie, landing on the table with substance ... more

Aug 12, 2015 12:58 PM Featured Dining

Imagine you’re enjoying a plateful of flame-grilled brats and Bavarian nachos washed down with a tall, refreshing glass of Dogfish Head’s finest brew, while the dulcet melodies of your favorite music gently flow ... more

Apr 16, 2015 10:49 AM Featured Dining

There are few things better at bringing people together than the promise of slow-cooked, smoked meats. In the South, BBQ is practically a religion and Sticky Fingers Smokehouse invites all who seek ... more

Feb 25, 2015 12:57 PM Featured Dining

In 23 years, 212 Market has never stopped seeking the best more

Feb 18, 2015 12:00 AM Featured Dining

It would be easy for a restaurant with the long history and success of The Acropolis Mediterranean Grill to sit back on their Greek laurels and continue to serve up the food that has made them a fixture in the Chattanooga ... more

Feb 11, 2015 3:42 PM Featured Dining

Let’s face it: Chattanooga is up to its huevos rancheros in Mexican restaurants. Every street corner that isn’t occupied by a church, e-cig shop or payday loan business seems to have a new “Mexican” restaurant hanging its hopes ... more

Oct 2, 2014 10:20 AM Featured Dining

If you live in Chattanooga and love Mexican food, you’re probably already familiar with Taqueria Jalisco. If, however, you are one of the unfortunate souls who have somehow not had the pleasure of sampling their stunningly delicious ... more

Sep 4, 2014 12:00 AM Featured Dining

This beautiful restaurant offers a modern twist on American classics with something for everyone, from the hard-to-please tween to the finicky foodie. more

Jul 10, 2014 12:00 AM Featured Dining

"This year, the brains on Broad Street have hatched some seasonal brews that are as intriguing as they are delicious.” more

Jun 19, 2014 12:00 AM Featured Dining

"The contrast between the crunch of the crust and the gooiness of the cheese will bring tears to your eyes.” more

Jun 5, 2014 12:00 AM Featured Dining

And you already knew that 212 is the go-to option for delicious comestibles for anyone seeking dining options such as vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or for those living with a food allergy. more

Mar 20, 2014 12:00 AM Featured Dining

While the Lamb Sliders with tzatziki, spring greens and tomato and the Duck Leg “Pot Roast” with roasted red potatoes and roasted brussel sprouts were very tempting, I decided to try the Greek Nachos and Stuffed Pickett’s Farm Trout. more

Feb 6, 2014 12:00 AM Featured Dining

After blending, the whisky is returned to barrels to allow the newly combined whiskies to merge, mellow and settle before being bottled and slipped into those iconic purple velvet bags. more

Dec 12, 2013 12:00 AM Spirits Within

Broke UTC students, revelers needing to soak up the evening's beverages or anyone that just wants a tasty snack will love the flats, otherwise known as naan (Indian flatbread) pizzas. more

Oct 3, 2013 12:00 AM Featured Dining 2 Comments

As the entrees arrived at our table, things began to spin out of control. Forks and knives jabbed and skewered their way into meats and various incarnations of potato in a beer-fueled feeding frenzy. more

Aug 22, 2013 12:00 AM Featured Dining 1 Comments

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