Do Savannnah



Eat It and Like It: Fill up fall calendar with foodie fun

17 Sep 2014

If you are familiar with the calendar around these parts, then you know September typically marks the start of festival season.


Hardeeville marks 40th Catfish Fest

17 Sep 2014

In 1974, Hardeeville’s Marine Rescue Squadron wanted to create an annual fundraiser that would bring the community together as a celebration of Southern culture.


Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival celebrated on Jekyll Island

17 Sep 2014

The quest for perfect shrimp and grits is a Southern pastime, and there’s no shortage of twists on this classic Lowcountry dish.


Eat It and Like It: Farm Heritage Day highlights Hunter Cattle Co.

10 Sep 2014

It’s not uncommon to see Del Ferguson running through town on his way to this meeting or that meeting, or even shaking hands at an event where he is promoting his family’s business.


Service Brewing Co. celebrates grand opening in Savannah

08 Sep 2014

Savannah has been a great place to drink beer for many years thanks to a liberal to-go cup policy and plethora of bars and restaurants with solid craft beer menus.


Ticket discounts available for Savannah Food & Wine Festival

02 Sep 2014

The Savannah Food & Wine Festival has just released its most updated schedule, with additional talent and venues still likely to be added.


Bacon mania comes to Savannah Riverfront

01 Sep 2014

If you’ve been following me on Twitter or Pinterest, you’re well aware of my love of bacon.


Get a taste of the world at annual Savannah food, wine event

01 Sep 2014

“It’s the best-kept secret in Savannah,” says Betsy Varlagas. Unfortunately, Varlagas, president of Savannah’s Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Chapter, says her group doesn’t want their event to be a secret.


Eat It and Like It: Stake out top Savannah spots for football season

27 Aug 2014

While I am well aware of the fact that I am not alone in this regard, I can be really strange when it comes to watching a football game.


PERC Coffee to launch first bottled brew

20 Aug 2014

Local roasting company PERC Coffee is making its first foray into bottling with the launch of a new single-origin cold brewed coffee.


Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival celebrates the glorious goober

18 Aug 2014

People tend to either love or hate this Southern treat. But those who love it really love it, as evidenced by the Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival.


The Proof: Several sips for late summer

18 Aug 2014

By the end of August, the heat has tempered even my keen taste for traditional whiskey, so I decide to search for liquors that feel a little lighter and more refreshing — without going as far as adding ice.


Eat It and Like It: Savannah shows charitable side

13 Aug 2014

Admit it: You’ve been there. It’s hard to go a week without getting an email hearing about an event going on in this town to raise money for charity.


The Proof: Try a fresh selection of whiskies at Ampersand

06 Aug 2014

Whene I go to a new bar, the first thing I check out is the whiskey selection. I have favorites and old standbys, but what excites me most is finding something new.


Pie Society brings Britain to Savannah's City Market

06 Aug 2014

A new British bakery, run by a family straight from England, is serving Savannah a variety of fresh hot meat and dessert pies, pastries, quiches, shortbreads and cakes.


Eat It and Like It: FORM seeks out new home in Savannah

06 Aug 2014

I’ve made no secret in this space that I have been a big fan of FORM, the gourmet to-go spot on Habersham Street in Savannah.


Eat It and Like It: Sharing Savannah’s delights with the world

30 Jul 2014

Last week my wife and I had the honor of hosting a group of 12 journalists from all over Latin America on a visit to Savannah.


VIDEO: Travel Channel shines spotlight on Savannah in 'American Grilled'

28 Jul 2014

If you happened to be on River Street on April 7, you probably noticed a small film crew, several grills and an outdoor kitchen area set up at Rousakis Riverfront Plaza.


Savannah Restaurant Week returns

23 Jul 2014

This 10-day celebration pays homage to the culinary heritage that makes our city unique.


Eat It and Like It: Charleston offers 39 Rue de Jean sample

23 Jul 2014

There’s been a lot of talk around here lately about new restaurants, new developments and growth downtown and beyond.


Veteran-owned Service Brewing Co. plans launch party

21 Jul 2014

It’s time to raise a glass with a group of U.S. Army veterans who have committed their civilian lives to the art of hops and malts.


Eat It and Like It: The Grey to change up MLK landscape

16 Jul 2014

Once upon a time, a high-powered New York City public relations firm, a chef and a restaurant owner were getting a tour of Savannah. During the tour, I’m told their guide said, “At some point, you are going to need to meet Jesse Blanco. He is our local food guy.”