Food tour

Yesterday we drove to Chattanooga Tennessee, but our RV park is a few steps away in Rossville GA.

This afternoon we drove to downtown and found Hotel Indigo

and the bar upstairs where we would meet our guide for a food tour. We arrived early to have a pre-dinner drink. I tried the Chattanooga Hooligans Kolsch – very good. (Adrienne will remember that you’re only supposed to drink a Kolsch beer in Cologne Germany.)

We met Breanna, our guide, and the rest of the group promptly at 5 and the first sampling came out: wings seasoned in two different ways, great hot seasoned fries, and house-made ranch dressing.

A short walk down the street to:

We would try two different restaurants at the Westin. The first:

At right: Breanna, Chatt Food Tour guide

Perfectly grilled filet sitting on garlic parmesan mashed potatoes, bourbon brown sugar glazed carrots, and onion rings brought out and served by Chef Margarito. Everything was delicious!

I had a great conversation with Chef Margarito:

Then we went upstairs to Paloma for Spanish tapas.

By this time, we’d gotten to know everyone in our group a little bit.

L-R: rabbit croquettes with pepper sauce, portobello slices, and crostini with goat cheese and red pepper.

You can imagine that we were a bit full by this time, so it was a good idea that we picked up our to-go desserts at

We walked another block or so to see a couple of Chattanooga’s art alleys.

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair:

Once we were back in Sallie, we enjoyed dessert. Lemon cheesecake with salted caramel and apples. A fine ending to a great food tour.

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