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Thursday, June 3, 2021   /   by Randy Durham

Locally Owned Chattanooga Restaurants

Cajun Food 
Blue Orleans: This New Orleans-inspired restaurant is located on the Southside across from the Chattanooga Choo Choo. They also offer catering. The menu has several crawfish recipes, shrimp and grits, po boys, and several pasta options.
Check out their full menu here! 

Plant Power Cafe & Juice Bar: This East Brainerd restaurant has an expansive vegan menu offering burgers, salads, and sandwiches. They also offer a kids’ menu, gluten-free options, and a dessert menu with cheesecakes, ice cream, brownies, and cookies. They also offer fruit smoothies in addition to cold-pressed juices.
Check out their menu here! 
Champy’s: Their locally known fried chicken stems from a Mississippi Delta family recipe. The restaurant's made-to-order chicken has earned them a slew of accolades. They have a selection of salads, full plates with delicious sides, family-sized portions, and hot tamales. 
Check out their menu here!! ...

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021   /   by Randy Durham

Best Pizza in Chattanooga

     If you are new to the area and looking for pizza, Chattanooga has plenty of options. Aside from chain restaurants, the city also has a good selection of small businesses to support that offer fresh local ingredients and laid-back atmospheres.  

Best Locally Owned
This pizzeria was the first in the city to serve hand-tossed pizza. They have a partnership with the Flying Turtle Farm to ensure local meat and vegetables. Another convenient option is a take and bake pizza to enjoy at home. They have a take and bake option for you to enjoy at home. Aside from Downtown, they have locations in Hixson, East Brainerd, Cleveland, and Ooltewah. 
Click here to check out the menu.

Mr. T's
Cult Favorite
This St. Elmo spot has been popular with locals and tourists for years. This place can get busy on the weekends, so plan accordingly. They make their own sauces and doughs from scratch and have a selection of fresh toppings, specialty pies, wings, and sa ...

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Thursday, May 13, 2021   /   by Randy Durham

Places to Visit in Chickamauga

     If you are looking for a quiet locale to call your home without being too far from the culture and hustle of Chattanooga, then Chickamauga may be an option for you as a home buyer. The town offers plenty of housing options—ranging from starter homes for first-time buyers to high-end equestrian farms. The downtown area is fairly walkable and offers family-friendly recreation. Chickamauga is also home to Gordon Lee High School, offering free tuition to anyone living within the town’s city limits. The town carries an extensive historical influence in the Greater Chattanooga Area and continues to be a popular area for home buyers opting to live in Georgia over Tennessee.  Chickamauga has a picturesque historic district, which contains several antebellum mansions. The famous Gordon Lee mansion was constructed in 1847 and served as a headquarters to General Rosecran and as housing Union soldiers. Today, the estate serves as a museum and locale for many ! ...

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Thursday, May 6, 2021   /   by Randy Durham

Hiking in Chattanooga: A Guide to the Best Local Trails

The Chattanooga area has over 50 trailheads, offering a variety of distances and difficulty levels for outdoor enthusiasts. Most are favorites of both locals and tourists. Every trail in this article offers priceless views, a dive into local history or great opportunities to spot wildlife. 


1.     Snoopers Rock: This overlook of the Tennessee River Gorge is nestled on the edge of Prentice Cooper State Forest.  The trail is a moderately difficult 6-mile hike. It can be heavily trafficked in the warmer months. If you are looking for a short trip, there is trailhead parking off Tower Dive on Game Reserve Road. This hike is less than a mile and will lead you straight to the overlook, with an elevation gain of only 130 feet.

2.     Cravens House Loop: This trail is only a short drive on Lookout Mountain from Downtown Chattanooga. The trailhead is located just past Ruby Falls at the Craven’s House. You can also start at . ...

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Friday, April 30, 2021   /   by Randy Durham

Places to Visit in Ringgold

Georgia Winery
This is a family-owned facility that specializes in award-winning fine wines. They offer wine tasting, winery tours, and a gift shop filled with locally made products. Their vineyards are comprised of 15 acres of organic Muscadine vines. Since 2014, the winery made its wines available across Georgia. If you don’t have time to visit, check out their online store that offers a variety of price ranges and even offers purchases by the case. 

Gateway Antiques
This is one of the largest antique malls in the Southeast. They have a plethora of isles and vendor booths on display in their space on Cloud Springs Road. They have hosted swap meets and offer plenty of opportunities to find anything from gorgeous furniture, rare books, or items for collectors. 

Old Stone Church
This historic building has been around since 1837. The church was used as a hospital during the Civil War. Ownership has changed over the years but is now owned by the Catoosa County H; ...

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