Blue Plate Exploring Several Options To Keep Serving

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Management at the Blue Plate Restaurant near the Riverfront said several options were under study to keep serving.

Management said, "The restaurant business is much more than a collection of kitchens, dining rooms and bars.

"It’s a community of families. The impact of COVID-19 on this community is heartbreaking.

Our family here at The Blue Plate/Café/ROBAR is doing everything we can to best serve our community and our employees through this time of uncertainty. With health risks increasing, we feel the best course of action is to modify our hours, menu, and services.

"Beginning Tuesday morning, March 17, all three concepts will be closed to the public until further notice. We are exploring options to provide our menus with curbside to-go, as well as third party delivery services. We hope that by taking these necessary precautions now, our family can help contribute to a healthier community. Please practice social distancing, follow the CDC recommendations and continue to support as many small businesses as possible – our community will be stronger for it."


Panera Reopens For Dining In Downtown Chattanooga

Drizly Partners With 5 Chattanooga Wine And Liquor Outlets For Alcohol Deliveries

Tony's Pasta Shop Now Open For Dine-In


Panera Bread has reopened for dining in downtown Chattanooga. The location is at Jack's Alley at 417 Market St. The restaurant said it is conducting wellness checks and requiring masks ... (click for more)

Drizly, the nation’s first and largest alcohol e-commerce marketplace, announced the availability of its e-commerce and on-demand delivery platform in Chattanooga. Officials said, "Through ... (click for more)

Tony's Pasta Shop had a successful reopening for dine-in services on Monday, serving guests their favorite classic Italian meals, including new drink specials. Officials said, "It was great ... (click for more)



Dining

Panera Reopens For Dining In Downtown Chattanooga

Panera Bread has reopened for dining in downtown Chattanooga. The location is at Jack's Alley at 417 Market St. The restaurant said it is conducting wellness checks and requiring masks for all associates. There are additional safety measures at the registers. Panera said it is "protecting your food with mindful packaging." (click for more)

Drizly Partners With 5 Chattanooga Wine And Liquor Outlets For Alcohol Deliveries

Drizly, the nation’s first and largest alcohol e-commerce marketplace, announced the availability of its e-commerce and on-demand delivery platform in Chattanooga. Officials said, "Through partnerships with five premier local adult beverage retailers, adults of legal drinking age can now shop on Drizly from the widest selection of wine, beer and spirits and get delivery to ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has One-Day Record 96 Coronavirus Cases; Hospitalizations (29) And Those In Intensive Care (17) Also At Record High

Hamilton County on Friday reported 96 more positive COVID-19 cases - the largest one-day total yet. That brings the total of confirmed cases in the county since the virus broke out in March to 939. There are 29 coronavirus patients in Chattanooga hospitals, which is the largest number yet. There are 17 coronavirus patients in Intensive Care in Chattanooga hospitals - also ... (click for more)

24 Patients, 1 Staff Member Test Positive For Coronavirus At NHC Rossville

Twenty four patients have tested positive for coronavirus at a retirement center in Rossville. Officials also said a staff member tested positive at NHC HealthCare. A second employee is being checked, officials said. None of the patients have been transferred to the hospital, the facility said. Officials said the majority of those who tested positive are not showing ... (click for more)

Opinion

A New Low For Bureaucratic Dysfunction

Forced emissions testing – a new low for bureaucratic dysfunction. In our old way of living, there were two certainties: Death and taxes. In our new world, the government is giving some relief from taxes but has chosen to substitute vehicle emissions testing. Now the two certainties are death and emissions testing. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is sickening ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Erma Bombeck, surely one of the greatest newspaper columnists in our lifetime, once decreed, "When humor goes, there goes civilization." With a new spate of disappointing news this week, it is easy to see the sage Erma was right, and thus we welcome this week’s newest edition of The Saturday Funnies. As longtime readers are aware, the Funnies are a collection of the nameless missives ... (click for more)