Chattanooga Cheap Eats, Part 2

19 11 2007

Day 2 in Chattanooga found us at Rock City. Yes, we “saw Rock City.” No, we didn’t see all seven states. We did however see lots of gnomes. If anyone from Amazing Race frequents this blog here is a challenge idea for you: send the teams to Rock Cityand have them find a Travelocity gnome hidden amongst all the other gnomes. Then, you could have them drive to Nashville and I could be the guy standing by Phil that says, “Welcome to Nashville!” But I digress. . . .
After making our way through all the tunnels, caves and “Fat Man” passes, we had worked up an appetite so we decided Read the rest of this entry »

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Chattanooga Cheap Eats, Part 1

19 11 2007

I was in Chattanooga for a couple days recently and that means I finally have a chance to try out some new cheap eats!

Our first night there I wanted to hit Bea’s on Dodd’s Ave. for dinner, unfortunately it closed at 8 and it was already 7:30 when we got directions from our hotel. Not this night. But don’t worry, we will make it there!

Going back to the drawing board I found Read the rest of this entry »





Ok is better than OK

27 08 2007

Apparently Nashvillians are having some issues with the increasing Hispanic population. Personally, I’m glad to live in a place with lots of Mexican restaurants to choose from. Now, in my part of town (the eastern suburb of Mt. Juliet) most people talk about El Rey Mexican restaurant (in a strip mall near the interstate on Mt. Juliet Rd). This usually crowded restaurant is a party place where it’s always loud and the liquor is freely flowing. However, the food is Read the rest of this entry »





It’s Nashville Time

24 08 2007

I’ve finally settled into Nashville (Mt. Juliet, to be exact) which means it’s time to start finding some new cheap eats. I was only able to find two lists, one from Citysearch and one from the alternative paper Nashville Scene. I don’t know how alternative it can be since it is put out by the major daily, but we’ll cover that another time.

Anybody have any suggestions?





Walkin’ In Memphis

31 12 2006

Here’s a Chowhound post on Memphis. Nothing much but it’s a start: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/354281

Anybody else have any recommendations? I was there several years ago and remember a good little southern food restaurant in the hospital district but I can’t remember its name. I guess I need to eat more fish!