Chattanooga Bites – Slick’s



Want a delicious burger or chicken sandwich in Chattanooga? What about some truffle fries and a cold beer? I’m sure you said yes and if so, you need to head to Slick’s!


It’s a local place that is covered in character from the style of the building and location to the food that you order. Burgers come in 3 sizes; the Baby, the Sissy, and the Slick. At 4.0 oz the sissy is more than enough. I have tried to a slick on occasion and it was more than I bargained for! The menu also include salads, hot dogs & even lamb burgers.


My wife loves their fried chicken sandwich with provolone and bacon.


My favorite is the Pittsburgh style with french fries slaw and cheddar cheese and bacon.


For a little adventure I get the baby sizes, which are like sliders, with their different toppings.


This place has been a little jewel of ours to visit. With their great menu and friendly staff Slick’s is definitely some where to come back too.


We often go early on the weekends but they tend to have live music and other events going on, especially in the summer. Check their Facebook to see what’s coming up on their calendar.

Chattanooga Brunch – Maple Street Biscuit Company



We are definitely fans of breakfast/ brunch spots so when we heard that Maple Street Biscuit Company was opening a second location in Chattanooga we knew we had to check it out. My parents had been to the downtown spot and raved about it but we never made it down there. This new location is right by the mall and all the other little shops we are always going to so it was much more convenient.

Although the name implies delicious biscuits, there is plenty to enjoy on their menu. I’m a major fan of waffles myself (like my girl Leslie Knope lol) so when I saw those on the menu I had to have them. Even better when they come with chicken!


Hubby has become a fan of “The Farmer” which is a biscuit with chicken, bacon cheeses and apple butter. He also grabs the hash brown cake as a favorite side item.


The food was delicious and the service was great too. Everyone was so nice! We’ve been back quite a few times and love to grab a to go order on our lazier days. One of my favorite aspects of the restaurant is the way they call your order. Each time we visit there is a different question posted on a board. Your answer to the question is the name of your order. Questions range from the name of your favorite Disney character to what you’d name your autobiography. It’s funny to hear the responses being yelled out. “Mickey Mouse order up!”


Definitely check them out the next time your in Chattanooga looking for a breakfast bite. You won’t be disappointed!


BurgerFi… :)

I don’t know why it took almost a year to write this post but the fact that I still think about this place often says something! We actually found another one on our way to Atlanta for our anniversary weekend and had to stop!

But about our first visit…

We stopped here on our way back home after a fun filled weekend in the Pigeon Forge area back in February. The place itself was very trendy looking. I wish I would have taken more pics of the awesome wood décor and giant ceiling fans but I was much too hungry.


*It breaks my heart to tell you this location (Sevierville) is closed, but there are others! Don’t give up!

Once you step inside you are greeted by delicious smells and a great menu supplemented by local craft beers and wine. The menu included signature burgers or the chance to build your own, hotdogs, fries and onion rings, as well as frozen custards. Hubby got a beer and we got a “locals discount” for having a Tennessee ID. Pretty cool!

The food was beyond delicious and they boast natural products like beef without added hormones or antibiotics. The fries were hand-cut and amazing. The burger buns come “branded” which I thought was a cool touch.


This place was delicious and definitely worth seeking out! Head to their site to find a location near you!



IPA’s and Side Projects


Recently I was on the hunt for a IPA that reminded me of the first one I fell in love with Mosaic (a high citrus IPA that reminded me of tangerines) by Terrapin Brewing company in Athens, GA. The taste of this “side project” was inspiring a “side project” of my own, but more on that below…

What better way to investigate than a 12 pack set of 4 different beers from the same company: Hi-5 IPA, Hopsecutioner, Recreation Pale Ale, and Krunkles Down Under. I have had the Hi – 5, and the Recreation Pale Ale. The other two were new to me. )


Starting with the Hopsecutioner this was a full flavored IPA golden in color with the smell of hops and some citrus. When drinking I tasted hints of orange peel and the bitter hoppyness that is the IPA. This was good but not what I was looking for.


Next was the Krunkles Down Under. This dark golden American style IPA smelled of tropical citrus fruits like papayas, pineapples, and hops. This is what I was looking for in a IPA the whole time the balance of sweet and bitter fresh fruit and fermented hops. This beer was the real deal for what I wanted at the time.

So what was I working on besides a more advanced beer palate? A new sauce in the kitchen. This Krunkles beer added the right amount of citrus and bitterness to a BBQ Hoisin sauce which so far has been delicious on some wings. I will be trying on a few other things as I tweak the recipe. Stay tuned…




Chattanooga Brunch – 1885


The following is not a sponsored post. We are just sharing our eating experiences. We encourage you to have your own and share them with us.

So 1885 is an awesome restaurant in the St. Elmo area. Hubs and I usually sit at the bar or the patio when it’s a bit warmer.


I’m a huge fan of their chicken and waffles. I can say they’re the best in town and I’ve had quite a few. It’s one of my favorite brunch choices, especially now that we are giving up pork.🙁 Hubby ordered the Belgian Waffle Bananas Foster (and added chicken because he can eat ALL day).

We have really only been for their brunch on weekends but the regular menu looks delicious as well. We can vouch for the wings for sure 😊 and they have the trophies to prove it. They have some great drinks as well. Hubs likes “Derailed” and “Southern Gentleman”.

We definitely plan on visiting during dinner hours sometime soon!

Enjoy 1885 and let us know what you think!