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How Nathan Lindley Keeps Three Chattanooga Restaurants Running

Our very own chef and owner, Nathan Lindley, was recently featured in a Chattanooga Times Free Press piece about his three successful Chattanooga restaurants.

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Chattanooga Restaurant Entrepreneur Nathan Lindley

Nathan Lindley’s career started off with a bang when he opened his first restaurant, St. John’s, at the age of 26. With an entrepreneurial mindset that melds his desire to work for himself and his passion for teaching others, he continues to push the envelope when it comes to creating culinary concepts customers love.

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Valentine's Wine Dinner at Public House Chattanooga

Avoid the hassle of reservations on Valentine's Day and join us the Monday before for an Australian Wine Dinner! We welcome you to join us for a special Wine Dinner to share with your very special someone(s) without the hustle and bustle that comes with Valentine's Day. We will be pairing new wines from Australia with a once in a lifetime 4 course dinner curated by our very own Matt Callahan. Get your tickets while they last!

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New Year’s at Chattanooga Public House

Ring in 2020 at Public House and the Social with one of Chattanooga’s favorite parties! No tickets required to enjoy the party this year. Dinner reservations available in the restaurant till 11pm with our full menu as well as a special menu of New Year’s snacks right up until the clock strikes midnight. There will be a DJ and dancing in the Social, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and a balloon drop for just the right amount of pizazz for your New Years Eve. Come celebrate with us!

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Giving Tuesday at Public House

This coming Giving Tuesday, December 3, United Way of Greater Chattanooga and Public House are combining efforts to maximize the impact of their donations. Join us at Public House, as we will donate 10% of the day’s sales food sales to Building Stable Lives, 211 Information Referral, Neediest Cases Fund, and other worthwhile community causes.

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Join Us for the Wine Event of the Season

Join us at Chattanooga Public House on Monday, November 11th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for the wine event of the season! Hosted by Banville Wines and Matt Callahan of Public House, this event will feature a delicious, seasonal 3-course family-style dinner, preceded by various hors d’oeuvres. Each course will feature an impeccable wine pairing to make for an indulgent fall meal you'll never forget.

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Savor the Fall Season

Growing up, fall meant soccer games and collecting acorns. Starting out in the restaurant business, fall smelled like the burning hickory of the oven at Bottega and working football weekends in Birmingham AL. Professionally, fall was the memorable season when my first restaurant opened. During the fall of 2000, a perfect mix of quality culinary training and joyful disorganization pushed local, seasonal fall vegetables into the market. Well ahead of the national curve, long before there were “locavores” or “foodies,” Chattanooga became a place where it was OK to serve asparagus in October, but ...

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Nathan's Picks for Dining Around the Southeast

The Southeast is filled with a wide array of dining options. From "mom and pop" meat and threes to international cuisine and five star dining- there is no shortage of award winning restaurants to choose from. Here are owner Nathan Lindley's top picks for dining in the South: Bottega in Birmingham, Alabama Bottega has a multi-faceted personality. There is slightly dressy main dining room that is balanced by the slightly raucous café in the other half of the building, with its Pompeii red walls, huge brick wood-fired oven, long bar, and communal table, it is hard not to feel festive here. The c...

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The Best Fried Chicken in the Scenic City

Few Southern dishes have the place of pride at the table as fried chicken. It’s enjoyed throughout Dixie, even in a geographically and culinary diverse region that celebrates shrimp & grits on the Coast, gumbo by the Delta and barbecue in the Carolinas. It has a place of honor on the menus of humble meat ’n’threes throughout the South, as well as gourmet restaurants in the United States’biggest cities who recently discovered trendy Southern cooking thanks to the national farm-to-table movement. Whether prepared by a third-generation cook who is Southern born and bred or by a five star chef who...

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Crispy, Fried Chicken History

When a guest orders the Public House Fried Chicken, expectations are often exceeded as the server brings out a platter including a chicken breast, thigh and leg alongside our house-made hot sauce and delectable mac & cheese. But have you ever thought about the history of this southern staple?

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