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CHOW AUTUMN 2017

CHATTANOOGA’S PREMIER

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CHATTANOOGA'S WEEKLY ALTERNATIVE

Autumn 2017 Dining Guide The Ice Cream Show ............................................. 18 Slick's Burgers ....................................................... 19 Lupi's Pizza Pies.................................................... 20 The Camp House .................................................. 21 Chattanooga Restaurant Listings ...................... 22

New Amsterdam Vodka ...................................... 29 The Hot Chocolatier............................................. 30 Brewhaus Gastropub ............................................ 31 Shane's Rib Shack ................................................ 32 Lookout Winery ................................................... 33

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CHOW AUTUMN 2017

The Ice Cream Show

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ooler weather may be wafting in, but there’s never a bad time for ice cream, am I right? At The Ice Cream Show, there’s something for everyone, even if you aren’t a fan of ice cream in the fall. Teas, lattes, hot chocolate, Mexican hot chocolate, and the best water around all grace the stage at The Ice Cream Show, and each of them is available hot or iced depending on your preference. Any one of these drinks can be blended with your choice of chocolate ice cream, vanilla or both to make the ultimate dessert drink. Chai latte ice cream? Mexican hot chocolate ice cream with a shot of espresso? Is this dairy heaven? If it’s not, it’s pretty darn close. “Most people that like coffee love our espresso shake known as The Barrel Racer,” says owner Lynda Curtis. “It’s a double shot of espresso mixed with chocolate and vanilla ice cream that you can customize with your own ingredients or with what you like in 18 • THE PULSE • NOVEMBER 2, 2017 • CHOW DINING GUIDE • CHATTANOOGAPULSE.COM

your normal coffee.” It’s all up to you. Add Irish cream, amaretto, mint, Oreos, even cake mix. For a lot of purists, they like it plain with just a dollop of homemade whipped cream on top. The possibilities are endless with over 40 fresh ingredients to choose from for your ice cream. Nuts, fruits, and chocolates are the standard mixins you may expect, but who could resist options like cake mix, marshmallows, cheesecake, pretzels or gummy worms? Pick your favorites and pile them in a freshly made waffle cone, a scent I’d be clamoring to have as a candle. Wash it all down with alkaline water if a heavier beverage isn’t what you have in mind. Hydrogen-rich and a powerful PH balancer, an alkaline water is the perfect finish to a run or walk across the walking bridge. Step off the bridge and step inside The Ice Cream Show for a show you’ll never forget.


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Slick’s Burgers B

urger joints have been around forever, and, oftentimes, the “same ol’” burger and fries can get mundane. Even if a burger and fries really hits the spot, we are usually so busy that our burger-and-fry experiences is facilitated through a drive-through window. However, a local burger place is changing the burger-and-fry scene in Chattanooga. Slick’s Burgers is a local burger joint with an affinity for “love, peace, and burger grease,” as their motto claims. Even though Slick’s serves what we could term “traditional American” food, this establishment prides itself in

truly embracing its motto. Slick’s embodies its use of the word “love” in its motto. Its location at 309 E. Main Street makes Slick’s a staple for daily downtown eats, and its friendly atmosphere caters to everyone, especially the burger and beer connoisseur. Slick’s is the only restaurant/bar in Chattanooga that serves 16 craft beer and cider from ONLY Tennessee breweries. Slick’s has something for everyone to love. Slick’s also makes sure that its customers can be at peace and relax after a hard day’s work. Praised as “a cool place to hang out,” Slick’s is more

than just a place to eat. There’s live music on the outdoor stage almost every weekend, and great rock n roll & blues music playing all the time. This eatery allows its customers more than just a burger. It allows customers an experience. Lastly, Slick’s is the place for a great burger, and their fries…? Well they are to die for. Especially the truffle fries. At Slick’s, the Certified Black Angus choice cuts are fresh ground daily and are never frozen. They also grind lamb,

and turkey into fresh patties. They make patties every day, all the time, FRESH. And the Idaho Potatoes are hand cut, double blanched and deep fried into perfect fries. Slick’s also makes its dressings, sauces, sides, and other condiments in house. Slick’s is more than just another burger joint. Slick’s is a necessary eating experience for Chattanooga residents. You will be missing out if a Slick’s burger isn’t in your future.

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Lupi’s Pizza Pies

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omeone once said that a single large pizza has more total circumference than two medium pizzas combined. Whether that’s true or not doesn’t really matter when you go to Lupi’s; the pizza is so good you’ll forget what circumference even means. Setting up shop in 1996, Lupi’s Pizza has established a reputation over the years for serving the most authentic hand-tossed pizza in town. They do this by staying true to the literal definition of authentic, sourcing as much of their produce and meat as possible from locally owned farms to serve a consistent and fresh product each and every day. Part of the success of this pizzeria can also be attributed to the authenticity of the staff, not just the product. Impeccable customer service will make you feel welcome from the second you walk in, catering to each individual’s idea of good pizza from dough to topping selection. Their unspoken rule is that you should feel better by the time

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you walk out, a formula that’s been enormously successful for 22 years and counting. With five different locations, Lupi’s continues to expand their services to meet the growing community demand for authentic pizzas, calzones, lasagna, and vegan options. This has led to an increased presence in the catering world, where Lupi’s serves a delicious array of entrées to events both big and small in their iconic mobile unit now a staple of the Chattanooga Market. Because of their commitment to serving a fresh, consistent, and delicious pizza throughout the community, it’s no wonder Lupi’s has continuously been awarded “best pizza in town” year after year. It’s hard to compete with a restaurant so devoted to their customers and community, and Chattanooga will continue to embrace the hand-tossed goodness that has made Lupi’s Pizza so great since day one.


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hen most people think of coffee shops, they think of coffee and maybe the occasional breakfast pastry. What’s special about that? Not a lot. However, if you’re looking for a coffee shop that is so much more than “just a coffee shop,” look no further than The Camp House. Boasting an industrial yet homey feel, you can set up your laptop and enjoy the free Wi-Fi at one of the many tables, or you can grab a cup of coffee and relax on the couches situated next to the immense windows, giving you a view of the innovation district outside. With coffee roasted by Mad Priest Coffee Roasters, an all-day breakfast menu, a delectable lunch menu that begins at 11 a.m., a mouthwatering Saturday brunch, regular podcasts about city issues, private and public nightly events, live music, Sunday worship services, and so much more, The Camp House really brings the best of all these worlds into one space. Some coffee shops stop at espressos, and lattes, but The Camp House takes it a step further. You can always get any of these options (and don’t forget to add vanilla, caramel, or chocolate to your latte for full enjoyment), but you also have the option for a manual brew bar, which features a seasonal light roast. The well-loved dark roast is always available, too. If you’re in the mood for breakfast or the Saturday brunch, then you can’t go wrong with the House Made Belgian Waffle, a time-tested

favorite. If you’re feeling bolder, opt for The Camp House Belgian Waffle; topped with yogurt, house-made granola, seasonal fruit, and date syrup it’s a waffle and fruit lover’s dream. You can also choose to go for the bacon or veggie quiche, the yogurt and house-made granola, and so much more. Stopping by for a quick bite on your lunch break or looking to study while dining? The Camp House’s lunch menu is for you. One popular favorite is the Turkey Jive Sandwich, which features turkey, pepper jelly, goat cheese, bacon, and Arugula. If you’re feeling bolder, you definitely want to try the Bulgogi Bao Burger: a house-made burger topped with collard green Kimchi, BBQ sauce, pickles, and cheese. Where else in Chattanooga are you going to find a burger like that? Another popular favorite are the lunch bowls, like the Korean Rice Bowl or the New South Bowl, made with stone ground espresso grits,

edamame succotash, Pimento cheese, and pickled onions. You always have the option to add a protein like chicken, pepper-crusted bacon, a fried egg, pulled pork, or smoked salmon. In addition to the delectable food and drinks offered at The Camp House, regular podcasts are made to help both local Chattanoogans and people who are moving to Chattanooga feel more connected, informed, and inspired. Dubbed the “living room of Chattanooga”, The Camp House aims to discuss important issues impacting the city and its residents while also making sure that everyone is informed and included. With so many different aspects of their business, The Camp House isn’t just a coffee shop, and once you step foot inside those doors and taste the delicious coffee brews and fresh menu items, you’ll embrace that wholeheartedly; it’s guaranteed that you’ll be back for more.

The Scoop

Espresso drinks & craft beers join global plates in a hip, rustic space. The Camp House Where people work, meet, and collaborate around food, drink, and social events. 149 E. MLKing Blvd. (423) 702-8081 thecamphouse.com

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Chattanooga Dining Guide 1885 Grill 3914 St. Elmo Ave. (423) 485-3050 1885grill.com 2 Crazy Greeks 4848 Hixson Pike (423) 710-2829 2 Sons Kitchen & Market 1120 Houston St. (423) 661-8709 2 Squares a Day 3399 Amnicola Hwy. (423) 697-7595 3rd Deck Burger Bar 201 Riverfront Pkwy., Pier 2 (423) 266-4488 chattanoogariverboat.com A Bountiful Harvest 1101 Hixson Pike (423) 876-1922 abountifulharvest.com Abuelo’s Mexican Food Embassy 2102 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 855-7400 abuelos.com Acropolis Mediterranean Grill 2213 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 899-5341 acropolisgrill.com Aji Peruvian Restaurant 5035 Ooltewah Ringgold Rd. (423)396-3919 ajiperuvianrestaurant.com All-American Grilled Delivery 3507 Ringgold Rd. (423) 698-2040 all-americangrilleddelivery.com Alleia 25 E. Main St. (423) 305-6990 alleiarestaurant.com Amigo Mexican Restaurant 5450 Hwy. 153 (423) 875-8049 5794 Brainerd Rd. (423) 499-5435 1906 Dayton Blvd. (423) 870-9928 3805 Ringgold Rd. (423) 624-4345 6701 Hwy. 58 (423) 710-8970 amigorestaurantonline.com Ankar’s Downtown 510 Broad St. (423) 266-0017 Ankar’s Hoagies 5018 Hixson Pike (423) 876-7158 4764 Hwy. 58

We strive to make our listings accurate, but things change. We recommend you call in advance or visit websites before visiting any restaurant.

(423) 894-3808 5966 Brainerd Rd. (423) 899-3074 ankarshoagiesonline.com Applebee’s 5606 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 553-9203 356 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 875-8353 2342 Shallowford Village Rd. (423) 499-1999 applebees.com Aretha Frankensteins 518 Tremont St. (423) 265-7685 arethas.com Armando’s 8018 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 899-3705 1814 E. Main St. (423) 629-9218 4767 Hwy. 58 (423) 894-1413 7330 Hixson Pike (423) 842-0479 7024 Lee Hwy. (423) 855-0772 1105 Lafayette Rd. (706) 861-2252 5700 Ringgold Rd. (423) 867-5950 Asia Buffet 6901 Lee Hwy., Ste. 112 (423) 499-8865 Ayala Mexican 1832 Taft Hwy. (423) 886-0063 Back Inn Café 412 E. 2nd St. (423) 265-5033 bluffviewartdistrict.com Bar Louie 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 855-4155 barlouieamerica.com Bea’s Restaurant 4500 Dodds Ave. (423) 867-3618 pulleybones.com Beast + Barrel

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16 Frazier Ave. (423) 805-4599 beastandbarrel.com Becky’s Restaurant 2503 Westside Dr. (423) 485-3873 Beef O’Brady’s 5958 Snow Hill Rd. #100 (423) 910-0261 ooltewahbeefobradys.com Biba’s Italian Restaurant 5918 Hixson Pike (423) 843-0001 bibasitalian.com Big Chill & Grill 103 Cherokee Blvd. (423) 267-2445 bigchillandgrill.com Big River Grille & Brewing Works 222 Broad St. (423) 267-2739 2020 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 553-7723 bigrivergrille.com Big Table 118 Cross St. (423) 634-0772 bigtable.net Blue Orleans Seafood Restaurant 1463 Market St. (423) 757-0088 blueorleansdowntown.com Blue Plate 191 Chestnut St. (423) 648-6767 theblueplate.info Bluegrass Grill 55 E. Main St. (423) 752-4020 bluegrassgrillchattanooga.com Bluewater Grille 224 Broad St. (423) 266-4200 bluewaterchattanooga.com Boathouse Rotisserie & Raw Bar 1459 Riverside Dr. (423) 622-0122

boathousechattanooga.com Boccaccia Restaurant 3077 S. Broad St. (423) 266-2930 boccacciarestaurant.com Bonefish Grille 2115 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 892-3175 bonefishgrill.com Bourbon Grill 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 468-2064 Broad Street Grille 1201 Broad St. (423) 424-3700 chattanooganhotel.com Brewhaus 224 Frazier Ave. (423) 531-8490 brewhausbar.com Bud’s Sports Bar 5751 Brainerd Rd. (423) 499-9878 budssportsbar.com Buffalo Wild Wings 120 Market St. (423) 634-0468 5744 Hwy. 153 (423) 877-3338 buffalowildwings.com Buffet King 5230 Hwy. 153 (423) 877-8816 Café Lemont 801 Dodds Ave. (423) 629-1388 thechattroom.com Café on the Corner 826 Scenic Hwy. (423) 825-5005 cafeonthecornerlookoutmountain. com Cancun Restaurant 1809 Broad St. (423) 266-1461 Canyon Grill 28 Scenic Hwy. #189 (706) 398-9510 canyongrill.com Carrabba’s Italian Grill 2040 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 894-9970 carrabbas.com Cashew 149A River St. (423) 355-5486 cashewchattanooga.com Ceniza Cambridge Square 9454 Bradmore Ln. (423) 760-4198


cenizalounge.com Champy’s Famous Fried Chicken 526 E. MLK Blvd. (423) 752-9198 champyschicken.com Charlie’s Restaurant & Lounge 8504 Dayton Pike (423) 842-9744 charliesrestaurantlounge.com Chattanooga Billiard Club 725 Cherry St. (423) 267-7740 cbcburns.com Chattanooga Billiard Club East 110 Jordan Dr. (423) 499-3883 cbcburns.com Chattanooga Brewing Company 1804 Chestnut St. (423) 702-9958 chattabrew.com Cheddar’s 2014 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 805-2233 cheddars.com Chef Lin Buffet 5084 South Terrace (423) 510-1998 cheflinbuffet.com Chicken Salad Chick 629 Market St., Ste. 101 (423) 668-0098 chickensaladchick.com 1820 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 468-3729 chickensaladchick.com China Cafe 14 E. 7th St. (423) 266-1521 China Cafeteria 505 Market St. (423) 265-1522 China Garden Restaurant 4839 Hwy. 58 (423) 894-6776 China Gourmet 321 Browns Ferry Rd. Ste. B (423) 821-8500 chinagourmetchattanooga.com China House 7601 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 499-8670 China Lee 3815 Dayton Blvd. (423) 877-6917 chinaleerestaurant.com China Moon 5600 Brainerd Rd. (423) 893-8088 chinamoontn.net China Rose 9203 Lee Hwy. (423) 238-1268 gochinese.com

Chili’s 408 Market St. (423) 265-1511 5637 Brainerd Rd. (423) 855-0376 1921 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 892-6319 123 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 877-4344 chilis.com Choo Choo Bar-B-Que 6410 Hixson Pike (423) 843-9554 3951 Ringgold Rd. (423) 629-1313 7910 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 553-8888 900 Appling St. (423) 622-1802 Chop House 2011 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 892-1222 thechophouse.com Chubby’s Barbeque 3801 Rossville Blvd. (423) 867-4422 City Café Diner 901 Carter St. (423) 634-9191 7641 Lee Hwy. (423) 485-8222 citycafemenu.com Clyde’s On Main 122 W. Main St. (423) 362-8335 clydesonmain.com Community Pie 850 Market St. (423) 486-1743 communitypie.com Conga Latin Food 26 E. Main St. (423) 201-4806 Cookie Jar Café 1887 Kelly Cross Rd. (423) 949-5852 johnsonfamilyfarm.com Cookout 5390 Hwy. 153 (866) 547-0011 5001 Brainerd Rd. (423) 893-0371 Couch’s Barbecue 8307 Old Lee Hwy. (423) 238-4801 Countryside Café 8223 Mahan Gap Rd. (423) 344-8646 countrysidecafe.net Crust Pizza 3211 Broad St. (423) 756-4040 103 Signal Mtn. Rd. (423) 710-3780 crustpizza.com Daved’s Deli

7639 Middle Valley Rd. (423) 842-9088 Dish T’Pass 302 W. 6th St. (423) 309-5353 Dixie BBQ 1530 Boy Scout Rd. (423) 842-4025 Dockside Café 8411 Harrison Bay Rd. (423) 344-9998 dockside-cafe.com Dos Amigos 3208 Amnicola Hwy. (423) 495-1802 Dos Bros 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 803-4000 5591 Hwy 153 Ste. 160 (423) 498-2040 4450 NW Frontage Rd. (423) 464-5196 Dub’s Place 4408 Dayton Blvd. (423) 875-3151 Easy Bistro & Bar 203 Broad St. (423) 266-1121 easybistro.com Edley’s BBQ 205 Manufacturer’s RD (423) 498-2772 Einstein Brothers Bagels 7737 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 355-5380 5237 Hixson Pike (423) 877-2447 einsteinbros.com El Cortez 923 Lee Hwy (423) 238-6655 El Meson Restaurante Mexicano 2204 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 894-8726 248 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 710-1201 elmesonrestaurant.com El Metate 5922 Hixson Pike (423) 842-1400 9332 Dayton Pike (423) 332-3190 1238 Taft Hwy. (423) 886-0054 Embargo 62 301 Cherokee Blvd. (423) 551-4786 embargo62bar.com Epicurean Restaurant 4301 Ringgold Rd. (423) 622-4139 theepicureanrestaurant.com Famous Dave’s 2122 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 954-3227

homeofthebigslab.com Fiamma Pizza Company 405 N. Market St. (423) 713-7742 Figgy’s Sandwich Shop 805 Chestnut St. (423) 266-8675 Firebirds Wood Fired Grill 2107 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 308-1090 firebirdsrestaurants.com Firehouse Subs 3849 Dayton Blvd. Ste. 101 423) 877-2345 6025 E. Brainerd Rd. Ste. 110 (423) 893-3473 1820 Gunbarrel Rd. Ste. 700 (423) 475-5491 firehousesubs.com Fireside Grille 3018 Cummings Hwy. (423) 821-9898 Five Guys Burgers & Fries 124 Stuart Rd. (423) 476-4878 401 Broad St. (423) 531-8267 2020 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 664-3500 5110 Hixson Pike (423) 870-7772 fiveguys.com Flatiron Deli 706 Walnut St. (423) 266-2620 flatiron-deli.com Flying Squirrel Bar 55 Johnson St. (423) 602-5980 flyingsquirrelbar.com Food Works 205 Manufacturers Rd. (423) 752-7487 foodworksrestaurant.com Forbidden City 2273 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 305-1087 forbiddencitytn.com Formosa Restaurant 5425 Hwy. 153 (423) 875-6953 formosarestaurant.com Fortune House Restaurant 1210 Taft Hwy. (423) 517-8999 Fresh Pot Cafe 5425 Hwy. 153 (423) 805-3773 Frothy Monkey 1400 Market St. (423) 680-6343 frothymonkey.com Fuji Japanese Steak & Sushi 2207 Overnite Dr. (423) 892-2899 5437 Hwy. 153

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(423) 531-3183 fujisteakchattanooga.com Hibachi Express 7401 E. Brainerd Rd. #100 (423) 508-8033 hibachiexpresschattanooga. com Glen Gene Deli 5748 Hwy. 153 (423) 877-9997 Good Dog 34 Frazier Ave. (423) 475-6175 eatatgooddog.com Greg’s Sandwichworks 6337 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 855-2001 gollywhopperstn.com Griffin Footlong Hot Dogs 847 E. Main St. (423) 265-5280 Hair of the Dog Pub 334 Market St. (423) 265-4615 hairofthedogpub.net Heart Attack Shack 4345 Ringgold Rd. (423) 803-5900 Heaven & Ale 304 Cherokee Blvd. (423) 602-8286 heaven-and-ale.com Heavenly Wings 5231 Brainerd Rd. (423) 499-9949 chattanoogawings.com Hennen’s Restaurant 193 Chestnut St. (423) 634-5160 hennens.net Herman’s Soul Food 3821 Brainerd Rd. (423) 624-5715 Hickory Pit BBQ 5611 Ringgold Rd. (423) 894-1217 hickorypitbarbecue.com Homefolks Restaurant 8981 Dayton Pike (423) 332-5724 Honest Pint 35 Patten Pkwy. (423) 468-4192 thehonestpint.com Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant 8644 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 899-4878 Hooters 5912 Brainerd Rd. (423) 499-8668 hooters.com Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 5621 Brainerd Rd. (423) 892-0404

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5035 Hixson Pike (423) 875-047 5425 Hwy. 153 (423) 875-0404 yourichiban.com IL Primo 1100 Hixson Pike (423) 602-5555 primochattanooga.com Imperial Garden Restaurant 2288 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 499-9333 India Mahal Restaurant 5970 Brainerd Rd. (423) 510-9651 Jason’s Deli 2115 Gunbarrel Rd., #14 (423) 296-1096 jasonsdeli.com Jimmy John’s 973 Market St. (423) 305-6900 5111 Hixson Pike (423) 602-7827 jimmyjohns.com Kanpai of Tokyo 2200 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 855-8204 kanpaioftokyo.com Ice Cream Show 129 Walnut St. (423) 702-5173 theicecreamshow.com Innside Restaurant 800 Chestnut St. (423) 266-7687 J Alexander’s Restaurant 2215 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 855-5559 jalexanders.com J. Gumbo’s 5123 Hixson Pike (423) 760-3995 jgumbos.com Jack’s 3530 Cummings Hwy. (423) 821-6888 eatatjacks.com Jefferson’s 618 Georgia Ave. (423) 710-1560 jeffersonsrestaurant.com Jenkins Country Style Buffet 4134 Ringgold Rd. (423) 629-5449 jenkinsbuffet.com Jet’s Pizza 3600 Hixson Pike (423) 757-1616 jetspizza.com Kabob-ster 1408 Gunbarrel Rd., #111 (423) 475-5370 kabob-ster.com Kacey Home Cooking

6921 Lee Hwy. (423) 490-0896 kaceyhomecooking.com Karl’s Family Restaurant 5100 Hixson Pike (423) 875-5506 Kim’s Southern Restaurant 3224 Dayton Blvd. (423) 877-9295 Kumo Hibachi & Sushi 6025 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 468-3385 kumohibachi.com La Altena 8644 E. Brainerd Rd. (423) 893-9047 364 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 877-7433 314 W. Main St. (423) 266-7595 615 Commercial Ln. (423) 877-1477 Lakeshore Grille 5600 Lake Resort Terrace Suite 300 (423) 710-2057 lakeshoregrille.com Las Margaritas 1101 Hixson Pike (423) 756-3332 3100 Cummings Hwy. (423) 825-0304 7015 Shallowford Rd. (423) 553-8686 4604 Skyview Dr. (423) 892-3065 Lenny’s Sub Shop 1913 Gunbarrel Rd. #101 (423) 899-5539 lennys.com Lillie Mae’s Place 4712 Dayton Blvd. (423) 875-8999 Little Lunch Box 5959 Shallowford Rd. #201 (423) 510-9860 Little Tokyo Express 4516 Hixson Pike (423) 874-0500 Local 191 191 Chestnut St. (423) 648-6767 local191.com Logan’s Roadhouse 2119 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 499-4339 3592 Cummings Hwy. (423) 821-2948 504 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 875-4443 logansroadhouse.com Lois’s Lounge & Restaurant 3013 Dodson Ave. (423) 698-4982 Longhorn Restaurant 129 N. Market St.


(423) 265-2354 Longhorn Steakhouse 5771 Brainerd Rd. (423) 490-0573 5583 Hwy. 153 (423) 870-2722 longhornsteakhouse.com Lookout Winery 11848 Hwy. 41 (727) 499-8974 lookoutwinery.com Los 3 Amigos 3536 Cummings Hwy. (423) 521-7676 Los Potros 5611 Ringgold Rd. (423) 296-2229 lospotrosrestaurant.com Lucky’s Bar & Grill 2536 Cummings Hwy. (423) 825-5145 Lupi’s Pizza Pies 406A Broad St. (423) 266-5874 2382 N. Ocoee St. (423) 476-9464 5504 Hixson Pike (423) 847-3700 1414 Jenkins Rd. (423) 855-4104 9453 Bradmore Ln. (423) 602-7499 lupi.com Mad Philly 5959 Shallowford Rd. (423) 531-9449 Maggie G’s 400 E. MLK Blvd. (423) 757-7722 Main Street Meats 217 E. Main St. (423) 602-9568 mainstreetmeatschatt.com Maple Street Biscuit Company 407 Broad St. (423) 362-5380 2114 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 713-9368 maplestreetbiscuits.com Marsha’s Backstreet Café 5032 Brainerd Rd. (423) 485-7911 Mary’s Lounge 2125 McCallie Ave. (423) 493-0246 Mayo’s Restaurant & Lounge 3820 Brainerd Rd. (423) 624-0034 McAlister’s Deli 2288 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 510-8299 541 Signal Mountain Rd. (423) 265-2003 mcalistersdeli.com McHale’s Brewhouse

724 Ashland Terrace (423) 877-2124 mchalesbrewhouse.com Mean Mug 114 W. Main St. (423) 825-4206 meanmugcoffee.com Mellow Mushroom 205 Broad St. (423) 266-5564 2318 Lifestyle Way (423) 468-3737 mellowmushroom.com Memo’s 430 E. MLK Blvd. (423) 267-7283 Merv’s Restaurant 713 Mountain Creek Rd. (423) 877-0221 Mexiville 809 Market St. (423) 805-7444 mexivilletn.com Mexi-Wing VII 5773 Brainerd Rd. (423) 296-1073 mexi-wingchattanooga.com Mikado Sushi Bar Noodle House 7003 Lee Hwy. (423) 899-3236 Mike’s Hole in the Wall 538 Cherokee Blvd. (423) 475-5259 Milk and Honey 135 N. Market St. (423) 521-3123 milkandhoneychattanooga. com Mindy B’s Deli 826 Georgia Ave. (423) 521-7932 Moe’s Southwest Grill 1820 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 553-6930 5510 Hwy. 153 (423) 875-8757 moeschattanooga.com Mojo Burrito 3950 Tennessee Ave. (423) 822-6656 1800 Dayton Blvd. (423) 870-6656 1414 Jenkins Rd. (423) 296-6656 mojoburrito.com Molcajete Mexican Restaurant 6231 Perimeter Dr. (423) 760-8200 Moss Place II 709 Tunnel Blvd. (423) 493-9006 mossplace2.com Mountain City Club 729 Chestnut St.

(423) 756-5584 mountaincityclub.org Mr. T’s Pizza & Ice Cream 3924 Tennessee Ave. (423) 821-5084 mrtspizza.com Ms. Debbie’s Nightlife Lounge 4762 Hwy. 58 (423) 485-0966 Mrs. B’s Reggae Cafe 3103 Broad St. (423) 702-5808 Mt. Vernon Restaurant 3535 Broad St. (423) 266-6591 mymtvernon.com New China Buffet & Grill 3544 Cummings Hwy. (423) 821-6988 531 Signal Mountain Rd. (423) 756-8788 newchinabuffechattanooga. com New China Restaurant 3710 Ringgold Rd. (423) 495-1818 1900 Broad St. (423) 267-5941 New York Pizza Dept. 5731 Hwy. 153 (423) 531-8830 indoughwecrust.com Niedlov’s Breadworks 215 E. Main St. (423) 756-0303 Nick’s Deli & Marketplace 5149 Hixson Pike (423) 877-5818 Niedlov’s Breadworks 215 E. Main St. (423) 756-0303 niedlovs.com Nikki’s Drive Inn 899 Cherokee Blvd. (423) 265-9015 Noodles & Pho 5450 Hwy. 153 (423) 531-3462 Nooga-Q Smokehouse & Grille 301 Signal Mtn. Rd. (423) 752-1935 nooga-q.com O’Charley’s 5301 Hixson Pike (423) 877-8966 2340 Shallowford Village Dr. (423) 892-3343 ocharleys.com Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom 250 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 877-3450 oldchicago.com Old Saigon THE PULSE • CHOW DINING GUIDE • NOVEMBER 2, 2017 • CHATTANOOGAPULSE.COM • 25


2601 Dayton Blvd. (423) 876-0322 Olive Garden 2200 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 899-7707 5525 Hwy. 153 (423) 877-7704 olivegarden.com Outback Steakhouse 501 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 870-0980 2120 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 899-2600 outback.com Panera Bread 417 Market St. (423) 266-2253 620 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 877-0223 1810 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 899-2253 panerabread.com Penn Station East Coast Subs 411 Broad St. (423) 362-5195 5241 Hwy. 153 (423) 485-3536 penn-station.com P.F. Chang’s 2110 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 242-0045 pfchangs.com Pickle Barrel 1012 Market St. (423) 266-1103 goodfoodchattanooga.com Pin Strikes 6241 Perimeter Dr (423) 710-3530 pinstrikes1.com Poblano’s Mexican Cuisine 551 River St. (423) 490-7911 poblanoschattanooga.com Porkchops Bar & Grill 6727 Ringgold Rd. (423) 296-2571 Porter’s Steakhouse 827 Broad St. (423) 643-1240 porterssteakhouse.com Portobello’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzaria 4972 Hwy. 58 (423) 499-6001 portobelloschattanooga.com Portofino Italian Restaurant 6407 Ringgold Rd. (423) 499-9696 Provino’s Italian Restaurant 5084 S. Terrace (423) 899-2559 provinos.com Public House 1110 Market St.

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(423) 266-3366 publichousechattanooga.com Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant 2 W. Aquarium Way #110 (423) 708-8505 puckettsgro.com Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe 4001 St. Elmo Ave. (423) 822-6477 purpledaisycafe.com Rafael’s Italian Restaurant 3877 Hixson Pike (423) 508-8561 9607 Dayton Pike (423) 332-4559 Rain Thai Bistro 6933 Lee Hwy. (423) 386-5586 rainthaibistro.com Red Ginger Bistro 1801 Dayton Blvd. (423) 875-6480 redgingerbistrotn.com Red Lobster 2131 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 870-2371 2200 Bams Dr. (423) 490-3488 redlobster.com Red Robin 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 296-2520 redrobin.com Rib and Loin 5946 Brainerd Rd. (423) 499-6465 5435 Hwy. 153 (423) 800-8179 ribandloin.com Ricko’s Pizzeria and Italian Cuisine 8615 Hixson Pike (423) 682-8050 River St. Deli 151 River St. (423) 756-3354 riverstreet-deli.com Riverside Catfish House 18039 Hwy. 41 (423) 821-9214 Rob’s Restaurant & Lounge 5308 Dayton Blvd. (423) 875-6164 Rodizio Grill 439 Broad St. (423) 777-4999 rodiziogrill.com Rumors 3884 Hixson Pike (423) 870-3003 Ruth’s Chris Steak House 2321 Lifestyle Way (423) 602-5900 ruthschris.net Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina

2115 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 894-7144 271 Northgate Mall Dr. (423) 661-8600 9032 Old Lee Hwy. (423) 910-5167 salsaritas.com Sawasdee Thai Restaurant 4008 St. Elmo Ave. (423) 822-9001 Sekisui 1120 Houston St. (423) 267-4600 sekisuiusa.com Seoul: Korean and Vietnamese Cuisine 6231 Perimeter Dr. (423) 855-9113 Shane's Rib Shack 9448 Bradmore Ln, #108 (423) 591-7427 shanesribshack.com Shogun Japanese Steak & Sushi 1806 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 296-6500 shogunchattanooga.com Shuford’s BBQ 11320 Dayton Pike (423) 451-7102 Shuford’s Smokehouse 924 Signal Mountain Rd. (423) 267-0080 SideTrack 3514 Hixson Pike (423) 414-2690 Sing It or Wing It 410 Market St. (423) 757-9464 Sitar Indian Cuisine 200 Market St. (423) 894-9696 Sky Zoo 5709 Lee Hwy. (423) 521-2966 chattazooga.com Slick’s Burgers 309 E. Main St. (423) 760-4878 Sluggo’s North Vegetarian Cafe 501 Cherokee Blvd. (423) 752-5224 Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill 2225 Gunbarrel Rd. (423) 893-7850 smokeybones.com Sofa King Juicy Burger 1743 Dayton Blvd. (423) 490-7632 sofakingjuicyburger.com Southern Burger Co. 9453 Bradmore Ln. #101 (423) 825-4919 southernburgerco.com


Southside Pizza 612 E. Main St. (423) 498-2193 Southern Star 1300 Broad St. (423) 267-8899 southernstarrestaurant.com Southside Saloon and Bistro 1301 Chestnut St. (423) 757-4730 southsidesaloonandbistro.com Southside Social 1818 Chestnut St. (423) 708-3280 thesouthsidesocial.com Steamboat Super Sandwiches 5950 Shallowford Rd. (423) 499-6355 812 Broad St. (423) 756-8388 Sticky Fingers 2031 Hamilton Place Blvd. (423) 899-7427 420 Broad St. (423) 265-7427 stickyfingers.com St. John’s Meeting Place 1274 Market St. (423) 266-4571 stjohnsrestaurant.com St. John’s Restaurant 1278 Market St. (423) 266-4400 stjohnsrestaurant.com Stir 1444 Market St. (423) 531-7847 stirchattanooga.com Sugar’s Ribs 2450 15th Ave. (423) 826-1199 sugarsribs.com Sushi Nabe of Kyoto 110 River St. (423) 634-0171 sushinabechattanooga.com Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine

5845 Brainerd Rd. (423) 485-8836 sweetbasilthairestaurant.com Tacos El Cuano 5813 Lee Hwy. Ste. 4 (423) 244-0281 Taco Mamacita 109 N. Market St. (423) 648-6262 tacomamacita.com TakoYaki 172 Old Mouse Creek Rd. (423) 728-3010 5908 Ringgold Rd. (423) 892-8483 gotakoyaki.com Taco Roc 6960 Lee Hwy. (423) 653-1001 tacoroc.com Taconooga 207 A Frazier Ave. (423) 757-5550 174 E. Brainerd Rd., Ste. 100 (423) w475-6192 taconooga.com Taco Town 4812 Hixson Pike (423) 870-0909 Talus 812 Scenic Hwy. (423) 602-5604 Taqueria Jalisco 1634 Rossville Ave. (423) 509-3430 850 Market St. Ste. 102 (423) 362-8056 Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe 432 Market St. (423) 779-3100 2020 Gunbarrel Rd., #720 (423) 443-4479 tazikiscafe.com T.MAC 423 Market St. (423) 267-8226 tmacrestaurants.com

We strive to make our listings accurate, but things change. We recommend you call in advance or visit websites before visiting any restaurant. Teasers Bikini Bar & Grill 1401 E. 23rd St. (423) 622-6734 Terminal Brewhouse 6 E. 14th St. (423) 752-8090 terminalbrewhouse.com TerraMáe 122 E. 10th St. (423) 710-2925 terramaechattanooga.com Terra Nostra Tapas & Wine Bar 105 Frazier Ave. (423) 634-0238 terranostratapas.com Texas Roadhouse 7016 Shallowford Rd. (423) 899-8293 texasroadhouse.com Thai Smile 3 219 Market St. (423) 266-2333 The Bitter Alibi 825 Houston St. (423) 362-5070 thebitteralibi.com The Camp House 149 E. MLK Blvd. (423) 702-8081 thecamphouse.com The Curry Pot 6940 Lee Hwy. (423) 648-5069

currypotcuisine.com The Daily Ration 1220 Dartmouth St. (423) 355-5372 thedailyrationchattanooga.com The Foundry 1201 Broad St. (423) 424-3775 chattanooganhotel.com The Hot Chocolatier 1437 Market St. (423) 266-3066 thehotchocolatier.com The Rice Boxx 3600 Hixson Pike, #104 (423) 305-0855 riceboxchattanooga.com The Silver Diner 1400 Market St. (423) 266-5000 choochoo.com The Social 1110 Market St. (423) 266-3366 publichousechattanooga.com The Palms at Hamilton 6925 Shallowford Rd. (423) 499-5055 thepalmsathamilton.com Tony’s Pasta Shop & Trattoria 212 High St. (423) 265-5033 bluffviewartdistrict.com Totto Sushi Bar & Grill 330 Frazier Ave. #124 (423) 508-8898 tottonooga.com Toscano Italian Grill 6219 Lee Hwy. (423) 805-3888 toscanositaliangrilltn.com Tremont Tavern 1203 Hixson Pike (423) 266-1996 tremonttavern.com Tupelo Honey 1110 Market St.

(423) 779-0400 tupelohoneycafe.com Typhoon Of Tokyo 3953 Dayton Blvd. (423) 875-6142 Universal Joint 532 Lookout St. (423) 468-3725 ujchattanooga.com Urban Stack Burger Lounge 12 W. 13th St. (423) 475-5350 urbanstack.com Valley Tavern 2819 Cummings Hwy. (423) 508-8170 Vine St. Bakery 1313 Hanover St. (423) 266-8463 vinestreet.market.com Wally’s Restaurant 1600 McCallie Ave. (423) 698-4643 6521 Ringgold Rd. (423) 899-6151 wallysrest.com Walt’s Karaoke Café 6238 Bonny Oaks Dr. (423) 485-9080 waltskaraoke.com Willie’s Deli 7701 N. Lee Hwy. (423) 336-8008 Wimpie’s 9826 Dayton Pike (423) 332-6201 Yellow Deli 737 McCallie Ave. (423) 468-177 yellowdeli.com Zarzour’s Cafe 1627 Rossville Ave. (423) 266-0424 Ziggy’s 607 Cherokee Blvd. (423) 265-8711 ziggysbarandgrill.net

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Inspired by our renowned seafood restaurants on the northeast coast of Florida, Bluewater Grille brings our passion for the freshest fish possible to Chattanooga. • • • •

Sunday Brunch 11am-3pm Daily Seafood Specials Happy Hour M-F 4pm-7pm Contact us for your next private dining or catering event

Every day holds something unique, from our lunch specials, to market fresh dinner features and of course, Happy Hour, with specials on appetizers, wine, cocktails and handcrafter, locally-brewed beer.

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CHOW AUTUMN 2017

New Amsterdam: Pour Your Soul Out N

ew Amsterdam Vodka is five-times distilled from the finest grains then filtered three times. It’s so smooth you can create a perfect cocktail or drink it straight, making it one of the best vodkas available. Our premium process makes our distilled vodka as iconic as the cityscape on the bottle. Our flavors are crafted using our award winning original 80-proof vodka. And as good as the Original Vodka is, New Amsterdam has an entire line of great tasting flavored vodkas, perfect for any occasion or specialty cocktail. Peach vodka refreshes your drink with a subtle sweetness that helps summer come early and stay late. This peach-flavored vodka mixes perfectly with your favorite cocktails. Pineapple vodka stays crisp and fresh under situations of extreme pressure, like doing the limbo. For the weekend, try our pineapple-flavored vodka. Mango vodka adds a subtle tropical flavor to your drink without demanding a frilly, little umbrella. Liven up your drink with a splash of our mango-flavored vodka. Red Berry vodka creates bold cocktails that take your night where it’s always wanted to go. Explore our blackberry, strawberry & raspberry vodka infusion on your next evening adventure. Coconut vodka brings the smooth island vibe to your drink but leaves the clanging steel drum behind for better beats. Find your rhythm with this coconut-flavored vodka. Orange vodka offers sweet citrus

flavors to give your cocktail complexity that goes down easy. Brighten up your drink with our refreshing orange-flavored vodka. Citron vodka stays smooth while infusing the tang of New Amsterdam’s most popular supporters: lemon and lime. This lemon vodka will add the perfect amount of zest to your liquid concoction. But there’s a lot more to New Amsterdam Vodka than just premium taste. The master mixologists at New Amsterdam have created a number of tasty cocktails for you to make on your own for dinner parties or just to impress your friends Amsterdam Mule • 2 parts New Amsterdam Vodka • 3 parts ginger beer • ½ part simple syrup • ½ part fresh lime juice • Sprig of mint Pour vodka over ice. Add simple syrup & lime juice. Top with ginger beer and stir. Spank mint sprig (to release aromas) & add as garnish.

Serve in Amsterdam Mule mug or metal mug. Peach Sunrise • 2½ parts New Amsterdam Peach • 4 part orange juice • 1 part pineapple juice Shake ingredients together in a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Strain into a martini glass and serve or strain into a classic highball glass filled with ice cubes and serve. Black Diamond • 2 parts New Amsterdam Vodka • ½ part sweet vermouth • ½ part fresh lemon juice • ½ part maple syrup Shake ingredients very well with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with lemon peel. So the next time you’re at your favorite vendor of fine spirits, pick up a bottle of New Amsterdam and experience premium vodka taste without having to pay premium prices. New Amsterdam. Pour your soul out.

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CHOW AUTUMN 2017

The Hot Chocolatier

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t’s finally chilly outside and those of us who love the cold couldn’t be happier. There’s nothing better than ringing in the autumn and winter seasons than with a warm cup of happiness, and we all know that happiness is known as hot chocolate. Thanks to the delicious vision of owners Wendy and Brandon Buckner, at The Hot Chocolatier, you’ll be served a cup of gourmet goodness, if you can choose from the massive selection of flavors, that is, and you can top off the sweetness with a handmade chocolate, truffle, macaroon, or gelato. More than just cool breezes, fall ushers in a variety of fun, new flavors. “We have some deliciously fall flavored truffles like apple pie, pumpkin spice, salted caramel, sweet potato, and pecan,” says Wendy. They’re also featuring fall flavored gelatos like praline pecan and apple cinnamon sorbet as well as fall favorites like caramel apples, sticky buns, and pumpkin spice cinnamon rolls which will all pair perfectly with a hot cocoa.

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With winter and the holiday season looming, keep The Hot Chocolatier in mind for a deliciously decadent gift basket. Choose a basket and the treats you’d like to fill it with, or call in and let the pros take it off your hands. Pick it up in a nice shiny bow and bestow the gift of beautifully handmade chocolates on a loved one. “Soon we’ll be offering what we’re calling cookie s’mores,” says Wendy. It’s simple: pick your cookie, like oatmeal, peanut butter or triple chocolate, and they’ll top it with a homemade toasted marshmallow, a piece of chocolate, and sandwich it all together with a second cookie, making the perfect s’mores without the hassle of building a fire. Maybe you’d prefer an ice cream sandwich? Choose a gelato flavor and your cookies and voila. There’s never a bad time for hot cocoa or finely made chocolates, so when you’re done ice skating at the Choo Choo in the next few weeks, stop off at The Hot Chocolatier to warm your heart and soul.


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Brewhaus Gastropub T

he only German-American gastropub in Chattanooga is Brewhaus, meaning house of beer, located in North Shore. What is a gastropub you ask? It is set in a casual environment that has a strong emphasis on chef driven food, paired with good beer & wine. Brewhaus is celebrating their sixth year of business and if you haven’t experienced the German inspired tavern for yourself, now is the time. As this is the time of year when many of us start to think more about German culture with Octoberfest just wrapping up. The kitchen manager, David informs

us that since taking over the kitchen he has been testing out new dishes for the fall and winter months, when their menu truly shines. He says that more soups, stews, and roasted meats can be expected during the upcoming chilly season. David is trying to get away from the traditional American bar food and lean into the taverns German influence with more traditional German food. Which is exactly what makes Brewhaus unique from other bars around town. Such as the bone-in Kassler Rippchen that is smoked in house, similar to ham, except it is smokier, and less salty.

Brewhaus is the only place you will find schnitzels, which is a fried pork chop that has been beaten thin and served with either a creamy mushroom gravy or topped with a fried egg. This is a place you will want to visit often as they have 12 taps that rotate daily. Presenting customers with a wide selection of local, regional, and in-

ternational craft beers, and you can always count on something German. You most certainly won’t find your typical Bud or Coors on tap at this popular hangout. At Brewhaus you can always count on great beer, delicious food, and an environment you can truly feel at home in.

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CHOW AUTUMN 2017

Shane’s Rib Shack

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estled within the vibrant atmosphere of Cambridge Square in Ooltewah, locally owned and operated Shane’s Rib Shack slow cooks and smokes a deliciously consistent selection of BBQ pork, chicken, and baby back ribs that rivals any other BBQ restaurant in Hamilton County. Shane’s might be new to the Chattanooga area but it’s already become a staple in the Ooltewah Community. What makes this joint unique isn’t just the delicious BBQ, it’s a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere with impeccable customer service that extends beyond the restaurant itself. Their commitment to community enrichment sets an example for the surrounding area that caters and services local churches, schools, law enforcement officials and veterans. When it comes to catering, Shane’s Rib Shack has options that range from just having some people over and don’t feel like cooking to having a full service wedding for hundreds of guests. The staff is warm and helpful, working with every catering request diligently to ensure everyone has the 32 • THE PULSE • NOVEMBER 2, 2017 • CHOW DINING GUIDE • CHATTANOOGAPULSE.COM

best options for a perfect event. Even if you’re not in the mood for BBQ Shane’s has other options like crisp cold salads and delicious wraps. People come from all over for some of the best tenders, jaw dropping burgers and homemade peach cobbler in town. They have smoked wings to die for and HUGE loaded potatoes that will keep you coming back for more. Shane’s great southern sides, which are usually only available at your grandparent’s house during Thanksgiving, includes crispy fried okra, coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans and mac and cheese to name a few. Shane’s also has great gluten free options and will work with you on any dietary restrictions you may have. The best part of the Shane’s Rib Shack experience is not just the food but how quick and affordable your dining experience can be. Employees are dedicated to keeping your experience at Shane’s distinctly different from other restaurants, providing an easy and casual experience that will keep you satisfied from beginning to end.


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Lookout Winery

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ou may never travel to Italy, but when you drive just 17 minutes outside Chattanooga to the Lookout Winery they successfully bring Italy to Tennessee with their beautiful building, handcrafted wine, wood-fire oven pizza pies, Italian music, and from the balcony, a breath-taking view of the Tennessee River and the different states. The Bordogna Family has been handcrafting wines since their time in Italy, dating back to the Romans. Arriving to America when owner Chuck Bordogna’s grandfather gained citizenship for his time spent fighting in WWI. Pick the perfect wine with a tasting, as you are given a scorecard with 16 different wines that will help you narrow down your favorites. Once a wine is selected they point you to the perfect pizza that accompanies it, or pick a pizza and be paired with a complimenting wine. The wines are all handcrafted using their family techniques that has

been passed down over generations. The wines are all fermented, blended, and bottled on site, and each uniquely crafted to pair with and enhance the pizza. Chuck says, when “growing up Italian, it’s all about wine and food.” Each pizza pie is made from scratch with freshly imported ingredients; Buffalo Mozzarella from Napoli, flour from Tuscany, and San Marzano plum tomatoes from the base of Mt. Vesuvius, and Chuck’s grandmother’s own French bread dough and secret sauce. Pies are cooked for six minutes at 800 degrees on a wood-fire oven. The Lookout Winery is the perfect atmosphere to host all your event needs, ranging from birthdays to wedding receptions and everything in between. Also, this Thanksgiving you can take it easy, by simply calling to make reservations for their delicious holiday meal: turkey breast, savory gravy, green bean casserole, white sweet corn niblets, cornbread stuffing, and pumpkin pie with a scoop of gelato. THE PULSE • CHOW DINING GUIDE • NOVEMBER 2, 2017 • CHATTANOOGAPULSE.COM • 33


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