Weekends are for Weddings: The Welcome Reception

What to do when you have a lot of out-of-towners but can’t include them all in the rehearsal dinner

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BowTie Barbecue

I was devastated when Johnny Harris closed.  That restaurant was an institution.  My grandparents went on dates there as teenagers and I have the bbq sauce shipped to me in NYC because I can’t live without it.  But as one smokehouse door closes, a window opens.  What started as a small batch sauce out of…

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Blends Coffee

In a town like Savannah, where everything has been the same for years, it’s easy to spot when something new opens up.  It took us all of two seconds to notice Blends, the new coffee shop towards the end of East Broughton Street.  It’s nice to have something – particularly a coffee shop for chilling in…

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Loc’s Chicken and Waffles

If you live near Sandfly and are looking for a legit breakfast, Loc’s is where it’s at.  Honestly, I would eat there even if it wasn’t in my own neighborhood because I would say it might be the best diner in Savannah. Obviously, you could get the waffles and my 20-month-old nephew, Brooks, will certainly…

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Flying Monk

Flying Monk (not The Flying Monkey, as I have been referring to it for the last year) is packed every time I pass by while strolling Broughton Street when I’m home.  Ramen is the hot thing in NYC, but this restaurant serves noodle soups from all across Asia.  Perhaps that makes it less authentic; it does…

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The Howlin Hound

My father did not decide to eat at The Howlin Hound for lunch because it was close to his office.  He didn’t choose to eat there because the food it good.  He didn’t pick this place because he wanted to show me a high school friend’s new business venture.  Nope, when I was home he…

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