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In Chattanooga next week

hulasboy Aug 30, 2006 06:55 AM

I need some tips on where to eat.

good local BBQ would be a good start, and anything else that's good.

My stomach thanks you.


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  1. SweetPea RE: hulasboy Aug 31, 2006 06:28 PM

    Try the art district near the aquarium. There are some nice places up there. There's a bistro on a bluff overlooking the river - outside dining available.

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      bethhr RE: hulasboy Sep 1, 2006 01:04 AM

      One of my favorites is the St. John's Meeting Place on Broad Street (Downtown). Upscale food at a reasonable price.

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        hulasboy RE: hulasboy Sep 4, 2006 04:21 AM

        Thanks for the tips.

        I am flying out on Tuesday and hope to be able to do some exploring while I am there.

        will definately check out the art district and stop in at St. John's.

        any good BBQ places to recommend for lunchy?

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          Procrastibaker RE: hulasboy Sep 4, 2006 10:32 PM

          Try Waycrazy's. It's up on Signal Mountain, but well worth the drive. If you need something closer, try the Rib and Loin (phone number: 499-OINK). It's not in the most attractive location (Brainerd Rd) but the 'q is delish... Hope you get this before you leave. I love Chattanooga and would move there in a minute if I could get a job in my field. The town just has a good vibe.

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            hulasboy RE: Procrastibaker Sep 5, 2006 05:16 AM

            thanks for the tips. I will likely them both if I can. I will be checking email the whole time I am there, so if there are any other suggestions, let 'er rip!

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              Procrastibaker RE: hulasboy Sep 5, 2006 05:14 PM

              One caveat,though: I haven't been to Rib and Loin or WayCrazy's in a few years, so I can't say with 100% certainty that you'll enjoy your meal, but they were great when I was living there!

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            SweetPea RE: hulasboy Sep 6, 2006 01:27 AM

            The bistro now seems to be the Back Inn Cafe. I'd still check it out. http://www.virtualcities.com/ons/tn/x...

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            dantheculinaryman RE: hulasboy Sep 5, 2006 09:04 PM

            Although it has been a few years since I have been there, I recall that Tony's Pasta Shop was good. I ate there on a few occasions. They make their own pasta.
            Rembrandts is a coffee and dessert place that is good.
            More info at...

            1. SweetPea RE: hulasboy Sep 6, 2006 01:16 AM

              On a chilly, rainy spring afternoon we went to this tea house. I love tea and they did it so right. The deserts we shared were outstanding. If the menu interests you and you don't mind the prissy atmosphere, I'd check it out for something different.


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                hulasboy RE: hulasboy Sep 7, 2006 06:45 PM

                been holed up at the print shop during the days. hit choo choo BBQ up the road twice for lunch. last night made it to St. John's for a late dinner. It was great. Tomato soup with corn and lobster meat, an heirloom tomato salad for the table to share, and rack of lamb for dinner. For dessert I had the goat cheese cheese cake. No complaints. thanks for the recomendation. eating a pulled pork sandwhich with fried okra from choo choo right now.

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