Sunday, November 19, 2017 12:46 AM

CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO TO GET TWO NEW RESTAURANTS, DISTILLERY, BEER ON COMPUTERIZED TAP [PHOTOS]

Gallery: Chattanooga Choo Choo to get two new restaurants, distillery, beer on computerized tap +17 more photos Restaurateur Allen Corey raised Chattanooga's cocktail consciousness two years ago when he opened a new eatery at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel called Stir. Its bar boasts more than 350 brands of liquor, and its cocktails - made with hand-cut, "artisanal" ice cubes - cost around $12. Corey plans to open another restaurant in late 2018 at the Choo Choo Hotel - but he's not saying what kind. "We are deep in the concept development stage, and we don't know, yet," said Corey, the former CEO of Craftworks Restaurants and Breweries, a multi-brand chain some 200 restaurants. "You can count on the fact that it'll be fun." It'll be a different kind of fun than the Choo Choo Hotel used to offer, before an $8 million transformation began in 2014 at the roughly 24-acre former Terminal Station, which was Chattanooga's largest train station when it opened in 1909. The Choo Choo keeps getting more sophisticated. More Info Hennen/Stickley Restaurant More than 5,600 of interior square footage and up to 4,000 square feet of patio space facing Market Street, the CARTA Parking Garage and ...

News source: Times Free Press

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