Headlines 2018-09-20T14:21:13+00:00

Alpharetta, GA Raises the Standard for Excellence in Culinary Travel and Experiences

The quest for authentic dining experiences and culinary excellence continues to be a powerful driver of tourism, and the city of Alpharetta, Ga. boasts an unbeatable lineup of top-notch eateries and one-of-a-kind culinary hot spots. The city’s well-established and eclectic dining scene continues to break the mold and challenge the idea that big time flavors are only found in big cities. “Alpharetta offers visitors countless ways to enjoy an exciting dining experience,” said Janet Rodgers, president and CEO of the Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Alpharetta is a haven for both chefs and diners alike. With more than 200 unique culinary experiences, each featuring one-of-a-kind, chef-driven dishes, our colorful culinary scene showcases the best in local, regional and international flavors.” Jekyll Brewing Company Whether travelers are on the hunt for the perfect happy hour spot, hand-crafted cuisine, international eats or for ways to seamlessly combine food and fun, [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

Lodge Cast Iron Cook Off Featured Chef: Nick Thiers

A sizzling hot food competition is just what Chattanooga Market is serving up. The Lodge Cast Iron Cook-off returns, where 5 regional chefs will shop for local ingredients at the Market and then prepare a unique dish in hopes of earning high marks with the judges at the competition. One [...]

By | August 24th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|0 Comments

Lodge Cast Iron Featured Chef: Patrick Halloran

The Lodge Cast Iron Cook-off returns to Chattanooga Market this weekend to grant one top notch chef in the state of Tennessee a golden ticket to the World Food Championships, along with some pretty terrific bragging rights. This week ChattMag introduces each of the chefs competing. Patrick Halloran "Every day [...]

By | August 23rd, 2018|Categories: The Chef|0 Comments

Lodge Cast Iron Cook Off Featured Chef: B.J. Lofback

This week, ChattMag is highlighting Lodge Cast Iron Cook-off Chefs. The annual competition is always a steamy one. Held at the popular downtown Chattanooga Market, 5 chefs will compete—using only Lodge Cast Iron cookware. While usually a pool of Chattanooga's best, this year's World Food Championship inclusion opened the competition [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: The Chef|0 Comments

Baylor Tri-Masters Coach, Jenny Smith, Completes the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming

By | August 7th, 2018|Categories: Life|

Jenny Smith With her finish of the 20 Bridges Swim in Manhattan, NY, Baylor Tri-Masters Coach Jenny Smith has now officially completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. Membership of the Triple Crown requires the authenticated completion of three famous marathon swims: 21 miles (33.7 km) across [...]

ArtSpark to Beautify Downtown Streets

By | July 31st, 2018|Categories: Arts & Culture|

Utility Boxes of all shapes and sizes populate many intersections in Downtown Chattanooga protecting wires and switches that make our traffic signals, street lights and phones work. And while these boxes serve desirable utility needs for our city, they can be an unappealing piece of our landscape and can attract [...]

Street Performers Bring Chattanooga Market Buskers Festival to Life

By | July 25th, 2018|Categories: Festivals|

The practice is both old and new. Buskers, or street performers, turn out every weekend for crowds across the country, especially in the summer season. Young performers follow the timeless tradition of performance art. The word busker is slang for the root word—busk “to seek to entertain by singing and [...]

Summit Knobs Equestrian Trail Opens at Enterprise South Nature Park

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Currents|

The trails at Enterprise South Nature Park offer over 17 miles of wide, shady trails with good footing. Riding the long, shady track through the green wood is a wonderful way to begin a summer day. My mare, a Missouri Fox Trotter named Julie, makes her way quietly [...]

Five Star Food Fight Featured Chef Reed Trimble

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|

Here's a look at our next featured chef who will be heating things up on market Sunday in hopes of taking home the trophy and, better yet, getting a ticket to participate in the 2018 World Food Championship scheduled of November 2018 in Orange Beach, Ala. Reed Trimble Like many [...]

Five Star Food Fight Featured Chef Burt Brown

By | July 11th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|

Here's a look into our next featured chef who will be heating things up on market Sunday in hopes of taking home the trophy and, better yet, getting a ticket to participate in the 2018 World Food Championship scheduled of November 2018 in Orange Beach, Ala. Burt Brown Fried chicken, [...]