prohibition

PROHIBITION, the highly anticipated throwback speakeasy restaurant and bar concept that originated in Charleston, finally opened its doors in Savannah on October 2. As a nearby neighbor to The Grey, Prohibition aids in expanding the food scene on MLK Jr. Boulevard. With its vintage-inspired cocktails as well as Southern influenced menu including elevated street food,…

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hunt. gather. feast.

HUNT, Gather, Feast. It’s the most primitive and fundamental way of sustaining yourself. This act of hunting game, gathering vegetal varieties, nuts, fruits, and charring them in the embers of a wood burning fire embodies the true beauty of food. On Oct. 2, Big Bon Pizza partnered with Atlantic for their first Hunt Gather Feast…

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1540 room

WITH THE DeSoto Hotel transitioning from the Hilton to an independent luxury boutique, The DeSoto by Sotherly, it seems fitting that the spaces inside would undergo a transformation of their own. In early August, Savannah welcomed Edgar’s Proof & Provision, a whiskey-bent Southern hub for sips and grub. Then, in late September, The DeSoto unveiled…

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edgar’s proof & provision photo shoot

Read all about Edgar’s Proof & Provision Opened since June 2017, Edgar’s Proof & Provision has been evolving under the direction of Executive Chef Dusty Grove. “As a Savannah native, I’m happy to be a part of this change. We want the Desoto to be a stomping ground for locals again.” Managing Director Jeff Kmiec…

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bull street taco

BULL STREET once again becomes the taco of the town with another hit joint, Bull Street Taco. This California Baja eatery joined the wave of new restaurants, including Henny Penny Café and Natural Selections Café, that have recently flooded Bull Street’s foodie market. “Bull Street is hoppin’ right now,” declares Mike Cournoyer, founder, owner and…

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ogeechee meat market

Read it online in Connect Savannah here GENERATIONS ago, purveyors of their craft dominated the food scene. Fish mongers, bakers, greengrocers, and butchers alike, supplying their city with the freshest, most local goods around. Over the past several decades, most of these shops have vanished, making way for mega-grocery stores that cater more to convenience…

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current kitchen & cocktails

Read it here in the Connect Savannah newspaper FRIED green tomatoes. She crab soup. Buttermilk fried chicken. Shrimp and grits. These are the representative Deep South staples that visitors expect from our city. However, anyone who has spent enough time in Savannah would add pho, ramen noodles, spicy Korean BBQ tacos, duck dumplings and sushi…

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edgar’s proof & provision

Read it HERE in Connect Savannah SAVANNAH is a city full of landmarks. One of those icons is The DeSoto, treasured for its reputation as being the Dowager Empress of the South. In both architectural incarnations—the first was demolished in the 1960s—the DeSoto was not only the center of Savannah’s Historic District, but also the…

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kitchen 320

OVER THE past few years, Savannah has accumulated a collection of diverse eateries that, perhaps unwittingly, all serve the same purpose. With each new restaurant, restaurateurs and chefs seek to influence the food scene and its consumers by either going back to their roots, innovating with avant-garde flavors or concocting an amalgamation of both. This…

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savannah seafood shack & below zero photo shoot

The Savannah Seafood Shack and Below Zero has been in Savannah for just about a year. I first met owners Christine and David Cutlip when featuring their new seafood and rolled ice cream joint in the Connect Savannah Newspaper. I wrote: “Each cup of ice cream is freshly made from scratch. They start off with…

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auspicious baking company

IT’S SUNDAY at 8 a.m. Most people are preparing for church or in bed, hung over. Me? I was racing to Skidaway Road. “Catch us at the bake house early as last week we SOLD OUT,” Kaytlin Bryant warned. I pulled into a parking lot crammed with cars at 8:15 a.m. Parents with babies, socialites,…

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free food georgia

MILLIONS of Americans are plagued with food allergies. Depending on the severity, an allergic reaction to food can range from mild skin irritation to life threatening shock. The problem is that the eight major food allergens — milk, egg, peanut, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish and crustacean shellfish — can be found on most restaurant…

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