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)”

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Innside Restaurant, Chattanooga TN

While my son was on winter break, I took a couple of days off work to stay home and play with him. We went out for a chicken sandwich and found that place closed for Christmas vacation. Fortunately, I had a backup plan on my city to-do list. Continue reading “Innside Restaurant, Chattanooga TN”

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”

Spencer B’s BBQ, Ringgold GA

I’ve been down on eastern Tennessee barbecue and quick to praise the much better meals that I’ve been able to find all over Georgia. But what about the places just a few minutes’ drive from Chattanooga? Is the state line really all that great a barrier? Continue reading “Spencer B’s BBQ, Ringgold GA”