Press for our Downtown Chattanooga Hotel

StoneFort Inn Changes Hands - Chattanooga Times-Free Press

"Ojanpera is planning on 'upgrading our customer service and amenities to provide a more luxurious experience.'"

Stone Fort Inn/TerraMae under new ownership - Nooga.com

"We had a great three-year run with TerraMae and a four-year run with Stone Fort Inn. It was just time to turn the page."

Chattanooga Cuisine: Experience Appalachian Flavor - ChattanoogaFun.com

"Experiencing a meal at the restaurant is like taking a culinary journey through Appalachian history."

Terra Mae hosts foodie Southside Block Party - Chattanooga Now

"Kick off the weekend in a foodie heaven..."

Salvation Army culinary school offers hope to indigent students - Chattanooga Times-Free Press

"The restaurant’s staff got to know Epps as a customer and the more they learned about the program, the more supportive they became.."

Find Outdoorsy Cool in Chattanooga - The New York Times magazine, Travel Section

"Tread where Civil War soldiers once did at the StoneFort Inn, a cross between a bed and breakfast and an urban boutique inn."

Sweet Escapes: StoneFort Inn - NFocus, Nashville lifestyle magazine

"Situated between the trendy restaurants and upscale shops of Warehouse Row and the sprawling park at Miller Plaza, the StoneFort Inn is a short walk to everything in the City Center."

Dining Out: Terra Mae - Blush Magazine

"In spring, hearty root vegetables give way to fresh-picked onions, asparagus, and radishes."

Farm-to-Table With a Twist - Lookout Alabama Magazine

"The foods seem familiar, but an emphasis on farm-to-table principles and international influences takes this establishment out of the usual territory."

Terra Mae Freshens Menu for Spring - Chattanooga Times-Free Press

"TerraMae's executive chef Shelley Cooper says that she and Justin Stamper, front house manager and mixologist extraordinaire, are like the Wonder Twins."

Sorry Cronkite, Chattanooga Might Be the Cleanest City in America - Southern Living: The Daily South,Travis M. Andrews

"The fact that Shelley Cooper fired up a slumbering kitchen to share her craft is fitting with the Chattanoogan spirit. People here are proud of what they produce, and they want you to enjoy their wares."

TerraMae Craft Cocktails - Chattanooga Pulse Spring/Summer Drink Issue

"Justin Stamper is interviewed about his craft cocktail inspirations and how he coordinates food/drink pairings with Executive Chef Shelley Cooper. 

A Foodie's Guide to Chattanooga - Fodor'sTravel, Susan Gregg Gilmore

"At TerraMae Appalachian Bistro in the artsy Southside district, Executive Chef Shelley Cooper dishes up Southern fare like rabbit pot pie in a sage broth, which honors the region's food traditions, but titillates a modern palate."

Side Orders: Meet Farmers On Their Own Turf - Times Free Press, Anne Braly

"While many restaurants pride themselves on sourcing local and regional ingredients, TerraMae takes it a step further by growing much of its own produce."

Easy Weekend Getaways - Travel + Leisure, Anna Watson

"Don't miss the buttermilk fried chicken at TerraMáe Appalachian Bistro, the buzzy new restaurant inside Stone Fort Inn."

The Culinary Passion of TerraMae - The Pulse, Mike McJunkin

"That attention to detail and their deep love for the food that is being served is the raison d'être for TerraMáe, which translates seamlessly into a dining experience that can be described as one of, if not the best, in Chattanooga."

TerraMae Bistro Offers Fine Dining with Creative Flair - Times Free Press, Jim Tanner

"TerraMae meets the challenge of its ambitious menu and succeeds in delivering a quality meal in a setting that complements the experience."

Farm Fresh: TerraMae - Chatter Magazine, Beth Kirby

"The atmosphere at TerraMae is one of understated elegance at once dramatic and inviting just like its innovative menu anchored in the past with humble, farm fresh ingredients."

Plating the Appalachians at TerraMae - Nooga.com, Maggie Behringer

"[TerraMae] is merging two unlikely partners in cuisine for a blend of tradition meets technique at the newly revamped Stone Fort Inn."

New Chattanooga Eatery Opens Today - Times Free Press - Ann Braly

"The name reflects the region's proud farm-to-table culinary history as well as the love of the Appalachian Mountains by inn owner Mark Oldham."

TerraMae Bistro - Chef's Table Premier - Chattavore.com, Mary Haymaker

"[TerraMae] specializes in locally sourced (indigenous is the word that [they] used) foods, a unique twist on Southern cooking, as well as "deconstructing" dishes."

TerraMae Bistro offers fine dining with creative flair - Chattanooganow.com - Jim Tanner

"TerraMae meets the challenge of its ambitious menu and succeeds in delivering a quality meal in a setting that complements the experience."

Restaurant Roamin' with Roman: TerraMae Appalachian Bistro - Nooga.com - Roman Flis

"The Stone Fort Inn itself is a beautiful, historical hotel, and [TerraMae] is a gem just waiting to be mined by locals and tourists alike."

Chattanooga, TN City Guide - Design Sponge - Melissa Swanson

"Each room's decor is different, but they all seem to fit perfectly into the historic 1909 building. Socialize with your fellow guests over an evening wine and cheese reception."

A Romantic Retreat - Southern Living - Vivian Canedo

"Indulge in a relaxing weekend at the StoneFort Inn, where European style and Southern hospitality converge." By Vivian Canedo / photography Gary Clark - December, 2004 Issue No 0038-4305