Do Savannnah



The Proof: Rye is just right for fall

22 Oct 2014

You can keep your pumpkin spice lattes. The only spice I need this fall is rye whiskey.


Shalom, Y’all Jewish Food Festival back in Forsyth for 26th year

22 Oct 2014

The Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 in Forsyth Park.


Eat It and Like It: Chef transforms options at The Landings

15 Oct 2014

If you’ve been around the area for a while, then you remember Matt Roher when he was owner/executive chef at Cha Bella from 2007-11. He had quite a following there.


Eat Squad: Cohen’s Retreat stimulates all the senses, especially taste

13 Oct 2014

As someone who just moved back to Savannah after being away for 15 years, I am blown away by all the new growth in this area.


Eat It and Like It: Lulu Cakes adds to dessert bar’s Savannah empire

08 Oct 2014

It’s become a frequently asked question from visitors to the new cake shop on Hodgson Memorial Drive: “Oh wow, did you know there is a Lulu’s Chocolate Bar downtown?”


The Proof: Drink makers mix it up in Bartenders Challenge

06 Oct 2014

One advantage of writing a column about liquor is that sometimes I get asked to judge cocktail competitions.


Eat It and Like It: Italian ‘boot camp’ influences chef at The Florence

01 Oct 2014

I find it amusing that for all the attention The Florence has gotten since its doors opened in June, we have yet to see the name of the guy that, you know, actually makes the food.


Eat It and Like It: Enjoy a ‘fabulous’ Monday evening

24 Sep 2014

There is fabulous food around a good many corners in our fine city, but there is also good music, as well.


Eat Squad: The Collins Quarter exceeds expectations

22 Sep 2014

When I got the call to review The Collins Quarter, I was really excited. There was already a buzz just two weeks after its opening, but would it live up to expectations?


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.