Chubby’s Bar-B-Q, Chattanooga TN

I found an unassuming little barbecue place down on the decaying Rossville Boulevard corridor. It has a dedicated crowd of older customers who come for breakfast, meat-and-two specials, and some old-fashioned items like sliced beef. Continue reading “Chubby’s Bar-B-Q, Chattanooga TN”


Our Favorite East Tennessee Barbecue (So Far)

Happy blogaversary to us! Today, Marie, Let’s Eat! turns seven years old, and I decided to celebrate by giving a little love to the barbecue in this part of the state, since my pleasure has been somewhat moderated in the last seven months of writing. Continue reading “Our Favorite East Tennessee Barbecue (So Far)”

Buddy’s Bar-B-Q, Athens TN

I’ve always felt that we should have a story about the Buddy’s chain here at our blog. It’s a very successful one, with a dozen stores around Knoxville. But whenever we’re in that city, there have been other priorities. Fortunately, there’s one outpost about halfway between Knoxville and us, and we had some shopping to do around lunchtime. Continue reading “Buddy’s Bar-B-Q, Athens TN”