The Savannah Food & Wine Festival’s premier event, the James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner, features a record seven James Beard Foundation award-winning and/or nominated guest chefs participating this year.
For all of the headlines we share about chefs’ comings and goings and restaurant closings and openings, it’s very possible that the biggest story of the year in Savannah food and beverage didn’t have anything to do with food.
In 2012, Virgil Kaine started crafting its ginger-infused bourbon in Charleston, S.C. A sweet, hearty whiskey, it quickly found a place in cocktail recipes, and several Savannah establishments now stock it behind the bar.
Cyndi Satlow, project manager for Forsyth Farmers’ Market and Farm Truck 912, says she wishes she had a candid camera to capture people’s faces when she tells them they received 50 percent off their bill.
You’ve heard that old saying before: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. And according to Melissa Turner, executive director of Tybee Post Theater, that’s the sentiment that ran through her head when planning this year’s Tybee Wine Festival.