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Baked Scotch Eggs

Here at our Chattanooga Inn, our breakfasts for Fall 2015 are including Baked Scotch Eggs with a drizzle of dijon sauce.  Considered bar food in other parts of the world, this is basically a hardboiled egg, wrapped (lovingly) in a layer of sausage and rolled in a crispy coating (for us, seasoned breadcrumbs). It is…

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September 7, 2015

First Time Bed and Breakfasters

Are you considering a first time bed and breakfast experience?   Here at the Mayor’s Mansion Inn, we want to make this a fun and easy adventure to add to your Chattanooga visit!  What I’d like to talk about today is the “bed and breakfast” experience here at the Inn. We get questions from novice “b…

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August 30, 2015

Small and Elegant Christmas Weddings in Chattanooga

We LOVE Christmas here at the Inn and, in particular, Weddings are the highlight of the Season for us!  Christmas is a magical time at the Mayor’s Mansion Inn and elegantly decorated to use as the backdrop for your Big Day. Last year’s December weddings featured bouquets and tiered cakes with lush deep red roses…

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August 24, 2015

Shrimp & Grits Egg Benedict

This month we’re proud to share one of our newest recipes, Shrimp & Grits Egg Benedict! This dish is the perfect savory breakfast for the seafood lover in your life. Note: The grits actually need to be prepared the night before so they can chill for 8 hours. This recipe serves 8. Let’s get started!…

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August 4, 2015

Mayor’s Apple Jack Cocktail

Can’t get enough of a good, crisp apple? Here in Chattanooga we feel the same and a great way to get your apple fix is with this delicious cocktail, the Mayor’s Apple Jack. Just a few essential ingredients make a treat as crisp and cool as the autumn air. Ingredients: – 1 oz Jack Daniel’s…

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July 4, 2015

Ocoee River Room

This month our featured room is the Ocoee River Room! Named after the nearby river known for its white water rafting, this room offers a more calming setting with a queen sized four poster bed and flat screen tv. Put on one of our comfy bathrobes, order a drink from the happy hour specials, and…

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June 4, 2015

Weddings and Such

Cindi and I spend time quite often (okay daily!) talking about ways to make your  Mayor’s Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast experience here in Chattanooga a  memorable one. We are one of the top rated inns in Chattanooga, so we must be doing some things right and for most folks, we exceed their expectations. We…

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May 30, 2015

The Great Outdoors

An excellent shot of a Great Blue Heron on the riverwalk, taken by one of our fabulous innkeepers! Having been in a business several years ago where I sent out a quarterly newsletter (via snail-mail), I thought that it might be time to leap into an electronic version for our Bed and Breakfast (OK, since…

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April 30, 2015

Leprechaun Spritzer

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Mansion! We’re celebrating with an easy-to-make, emerald green concoction created by our fabulous employees. We present to you the Leprechaun Spritzer! Ingredients: -1 shot Bacardi Rum -1 1/2 oz Green Apple Schnapps -Sprite -Ice Instructions: -Add Bacardi and Schnapps to a shaker and shake thoroughly -Pour over ice and…

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March 30, 2015

Romance by the Numbers

February is the most romantic month here in Chattanooga Most people agree that February is the most romantic month here in Chattanooga. What do you think? Romance by the Numbers? This month we… -served 116 dark chocolate truffles -dipped 77 chocolate covered strawberries -opened 42 bottles of wine -delivered 18 en suite breakfasts -scheduled 7…

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February 28, 2015

Spiced Dark Cocoa

The days may be warming up here in Chattanooga, but the nights are still COLD! The best way to take advantage of this chilly weather is to snuggle up next to the fireplace and enjoy a cup of our Spiced Dark Cocoa. Easy to make and store in your pantry, having this mix on hand…

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January 30, 2015