Headlines 2018-06-20T08:58:53+00:00

Five Star Food Fight Featured Chef Burt Brown

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, says Burt Brown, sous chef at ℹ Flying Squirrel Bar, “is a religion for people in the South.” And as it happens, it’s the No. 1 dish at the Southside restaurant, as well as one of his top-favorite foods, if you don’t count the smoked chicken that he loves to prepare at home. “I make a sandwich out of it _ chicken, a nice pickle slaw and finished with Alabama white sauce. It’s pretty amazing. I like to keep things simple.” And it’s this approach he plans to take at the ℹ FiveStar Food Fight, simple, but outside the box. “I’ll put [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|0 Comments

Springer Mountain Farms to Host 3rd Annual Southern Wing Showdown

Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown, the favorite summer festival celebrating unique takes on a Southern staple, will return for its third year on Sunday, August 5th. Produced by Taste of Atlanta and sponsored by Big Green Egg and Springer Mountain Farms, the event will feature creative talent from around [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|Categories: Food & Drink|0 Comments

Aspiring Teens Battle It Out at the at The Chattanooga Market

For the first time ever, five young culinary artists will compete in the Team Tennessee Teen Cook-Off at the Chattanooga Market on June 24th for a chance to win a “golden ticket” to the 2018 World Food Championships this fall. Assistant Executive Director of Public Markets, Melissa Lail, says, “Our [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: Cooking|0 Comments

Pick Tennessee Showcases Local Entrepreneurs at TGCSA

The Tennessee Grocers and Convenience Store Assoication (TGCSA) Convention is a great opportunity for local entrepreneurs to get their products in mainstream grocery stores. The 2018 Convention was held here in Chattanooga on June 8th at the Chattanooga Convention Center. TGCSA is the strong voice of Tennessee’s food industry before the [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Categories: Startups|0 Comments

Chattanooga School of Language wins “Small Business of the Year” award

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Education|

Laurie Stevens, founder, ℹ Chattanooga School of Language Wins Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 “Small Business of the Year” award Interview by Nancy Henderson Photography by Steven Llorca NH: What inspired you to start the Chattanooga School of Language? LS: A personal experience changed my life, both professionally and personally, [...]

A Miracle on the Field

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: A Worthy Cause|

Joel Westbrook is just like any other eleven-year-old boy—he loves baseball and dreams of one day being a baseball superstar. In September 2017, Joel finally had a chance to live out his dream when the Miracle League Field Sports Complex and Playground opened at ℹ Warner Park in Chattanooga, which [...]

Buzz Worthy—The West Village

By | April 24th, 2018|Categories: Food & Drink|

Chattanooga's West Village is the newest dining destination in town. In comparison to other neighborhoods in the Scenic City known for their food offerings, such as the Northshore and Main Street/Southside, West Village is small—about one city block. But from a taste of Italy and south-of-the-border fare to flavors that [...]

Renowned “Blue Dog” art donated to new Children’s Hospital

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

Dr. and Mrs. Fred Gregg have donated an original George Rodrigue “Blue Dog” painting to be hung in the new Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center at Erlanger when it opens later this year. Both Fred and Vicky Gregg have been actively involved in local healthcare for many years. Dr. Gregg is [...]