Category Archive: Food & Dining

Food & Dining

State Fire Marshal: Keep safety in mind when grilling this summer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Summertime is the peak season for grilling, and unfortunately, grilling fires. The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office shares important guidelines to help outdoor cooks make fire safety a priority when grilling this summer. From 2012-2016, Tennessee fire departments responded to 217 fires involving grills, hibachis or barbeques. Those fires resulted in three …

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Lookout Winery celebrates “National Drink Wine Day” on Saturday

If you haven’t visited the folks at Lookout Winery & Wood Oven Pizza in Guild, TN (Haletown) yet, this weekend sure seems like a great time to make that first visit as the winery and restaurant hosts “National Drink Wine Day” on Saturday, February 18th, 2017. As if any true wine connoisseurs need a “holiday” …

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Television Comes to Life at Denim & Diamonds March 4th

CHATTANOOGA  – All sorts of characters will be coming together on March 5 for a party where television comes to life. Join us at Denim & Diamonds: TV Land and celebrate the best the tube has to offer. Tickets are now on sale at chattdenim.net. Chattanooga physicians and community leaders will come together at 7 …

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National Cornbread Cook-Off deadline for entry is January 31st

Dates for the National Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburg, Tennessee are set April 29th and 30th for 2017, and one of the hottest (pun intended) contests at each year’s festival is the National Cornbread Cook-Off for original main dish cornbread recipes. Entries for the 2017 contest require your original main dish/entree/main course recipe is prepared …

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Nearby Stevenson, AL can now “have it their way” at the new Burger King

Folks in Stevenson, Alabama will soon be able to “Have it their way” as a new Burger King location will be opening there soon. Many rumors have circulated as to what actually would be coming to the piece of commercial property located next to the McDonald’s on US 72 near Bank Street. Word came several …

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Gospel dinner theater series now on the menu at Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse

Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse in Monteagle is now offering more than just their down-home and delicious food offerings and the also popular entertainment many have come accustomed to at the Smokehouse… They’re now featuring an entire season of the Smokehouse Gospel Music Dinner Theater series. The series began last night with Aimee’ Garner, a gospel singer …

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