On New Year’s Day, I’ll be packing up my car and moving out of Savannah after nearly 15 years. For the past three of those, I’ve been truly fortunate to get to share my experiences in Savannah’s bar scene.
It isn’t very often that I feature someone on my television show and then turn around and write a separate break-out feature on them. It has happened, but not very often in the five years we have been producing “Eat It and Like It.”
No amount of pre-planning can protect your event from a state emergency, and when Hurricane Matthew hit our coast in early October, events that had been in planning stages for a year or more were canceled or postponed.
The Savannah Food & Wine Festival returns for another jam-packed week of master classes, celebrity chef dinners, tastings and fundraisers featuring the best Savannah has to offer as well as some of the hottest wineries, spirit makers and chefs in the industry.
When the organizers for the Savannah Food & Wine Festival realized this year’s week-long event fell on Veterans Day, it seemed obvious to reach out to veteran owned and operated craft brewery Service Brewing Co. to put together a barbecue block party to benefit a worthy cause.