Ruby Sunshine Closes Temporarily, But Plans To Reopen

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Ruby Sunshine, which opened recently on Market Street next to Panera Bread, has temporarily closed.

The operators said, "We are currently temporarily closed. We look forward to re-opening soon to serve the Chattanooga area New Orleans-style brunch."

Ruby Sunshine has also temporarily closed its Gatlinburg restaurant.

Still open are units at Franklin, Tn., and Knoxville. 


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