Random Ruminations

Savannah River SkylineRunning off at the keyboard wishing the chilly temperatures would stick for longer than twelve hours.

  • If you are planning to attend the Savannah Food & Wine Festival next month, you’d better start lining up your dates. November 10th-16th.
  • New spots coming on line in Savannah’s food scene. Treylor Park is a new addition to Bay street. Some heavy hitters in the kitchen there, including the former chef at The Playboy Mansion (yeah, that one) and the former Executive Chef at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse on Bay Street. More on them very soon.
  • The Grey continues their march to opening. Staff has been hired, training starts soon. I’ll keep you posted on when we can expect them to open on MLK downtown.
  • Wednesday nights at Pacci are Supper Club nights. Family style eats for everyone. We are hearing great things coming out of that weekly event. Look for an Eat Squad review soon.
  • Savannah’s haunted history is well documented. Hotels have been all over national TV with ghostly tales. On October 26th, we are taking you inside some of Savannah’s most haunted restaurants. See a preview here. 
  • We know all about Lulu’s Chocolate Bar downtown. Did you know they now have a full scale bakery on Hodgson Memorial Drive in Savannah? Read about it here.
  • Fried Oreos your thing? Hey now, Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival is next weekend in Richmond Hill. Blues Traveler is your headliner this year! Always a good time!
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  • Speaking of the region…James Beard Award winning Chef Sean Brock has opened a casual Mexican restaurant in Charleston. Minero. Check it out here.
  • Here in Savannah, great review from our Eat Squad member Kerilyn Russon on Cohen’s Retreat. If you haven’t visited them, you should.
  • Our friends at Goosefeathers Bakery and Café on Barnard Street let us know this week that their bread pudding is some of the best in the South. According to Taste of the South Magazine. Well, WE already knew it was good, right? They are up there with Commander’s Palace in New Orleans and South of Beale in Memphis. Pretty high cotton right there.



Eat It and Like It launched in Savannah, Georgia with television personality Jesse Blanco as the host. His passion for food and travel has made Eat It and Like It a two-time EMMY nominated program about contemporary and traditional Southern food.