Bolton’s Spicy Chicken & Fish, Chattanooga TN

Signage for this business, whose original location opened in Nashville in 1997 and has been on my to-do list for at least five years, went up on a building near the Missionary Ridge Tunnel last fall. I paced the floor like a caged tiger waiting for them to open. Continue reading “Bolton’s Spicy Chicken & Fish, Chattanooga TN”

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Helen’s Hot Chicken, Nashville TN

For the third stop on our day trip to the Music City, I did something silly. I pulled up our map of restaurants we’ve visited and selected a neighborhood we have not visited before, and then looked for the most promising place for a snack. Hot chicken is always very promising. Continue reading “Helen’s Hot Chicken, Nashville TN”

Food From Fiction 12: Spenser’s Paper Doll Polenta and Chicken

I stood at my stove pouring a thin stream of cornmeal into simmering milk. As it went in, I stirred with a whisk.
“Corn meal mush?” Susan said.
“We gourmets prefer to call it polenta,” I said. Continue reading “Food From Fiction 12: Spenser’s Paper Doll Polenta and Chicken”