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We Wrote a Book!

Food History of Savannah
Well, after some serious researching (and eating!), Savannah Food: A Delicious History is finally available for pre-order on Amazon. Our Savannah food book will officially be released on April 10, 2017, which actually coincides with Savannah Taste Experience’s 5th year anniversary.

25 Julia Child Quotes We Love

Julia Child Quotes
  The Joy of Julia Child: 25 Quotes We Love 1. "I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate." 2.  "...no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing." 3. "People who love to eat are always the best people." 4. "Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon, or not at all." 5. "A party without cake is really just a meeting." 6. "It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it." 7. "You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from ...

Culinary Tourism And You

Mouth watering fried green tomatoes
Culinary tourism is all about finding or experiencing a different point of view through great food and insightful stories, as presented through an experienced, local guide.

2017 Foodie Trends To Watch for in Savannah (and beyond!)

While Savannah is never in danger of being without our BBQ, biscuits or fried chicken, we also have a whole heap of innovative chefs that may dip their toes into food trends that pop up in 2017. We've rounded up five foodie trends that have caught our eye and we've got our fingers crossed that we'll get to try some of these in Savannah (here's looking at you, Savannah chefs!). Nordic-inspired dishes Our family traces its heritage to Scotland, so when the chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant in Edinburgh says he's looking forward to incorporating Nordic cooking ...

Burns Night Savannah

You are cordially invited to help us celebrate Burns Night in Savannah! Burns Night is an annual Scottish tradition that celebrates Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, by serving his favorite Scottish dishes, reciting his poetry and toasting his legacy with Scotch whisky--the "water of life." This event dates back to 1801 when the first Burns supper was held by his friends in memoriam on the fifth anniversary of his death. We're proud to recreate this tradition in The Hostess City with an all inclusive dining experience and hope that you will join in all of the ...

7 Cozy Savannah Spots to Relax at This Season

Although Savannah doesn’t necessarily bring to mind a winter wonderland, we still enjoy evening temperatures during the winter seasons that will make you want to snuggle up to your sweetie or catch up with family and friends in a cozy setting. For those occasions, we’ve rounded up seven of our favorite cozy spots, ranging from dive bar to fine dining. All are appropriate for just drinks, and all but Abe’s have great food as well. Have a jolly good time! Alligator Soul Many Savannahians were worried that this fine dining staple for the last 14 years wouldn...

Savannah Foodie Holiday Gifts

The holiday gift-giving season is officially under way, and who wouldn’t want have a piece of Savannah under the tree?! The Hostess City is loaded with quality boutiques, local artists and incredibly talented makers, but here at Savannah Taste headquarters we’re all about the food. If you are in the area for the holiday season, there are plenty of foodie options like savory pies from Pie Society, locally sourced meats and goodies at Smith Brothers Butcher Shop, or a box (or two!) of Savannah’s best cupcakes from Mabel’s Cupcake Emporium. For those that won’t ...

HGTV Eats Its Way Through Savannah with Savannah Taste Experience

The No. 1 food tour in Savannah guides Bri Emery, L.A. lifestyle blogger, around to some of Savannah’s best eats during a video shoot for HGTV for their Dream Home 2017 Video Series  SAVANNAH, October 26 —HGTV and lifestyle blogger Bri Emery handpicked brothers Stu and Donald Card to serve as hosts for their “Eat Your Way Through Savannah” video, part of their HGTV Dream Home 2017 video series. Since the HGTV 2017 Dream Home is located in St. Simons, the new residents will have an easy day trip to Savannah and all its culinary delights. Bri explains, ...

Fall or Winter Getaway to Savannah

Savannah is a popular destination year-round in part thanks to our mild fall and winter temperatures in Savannah averaging highs of 78 to 60 degrees between October and January with lows around 56 to 40 degrees. So, you'll find plenty of outdoor festivals and events to enjoy as you escape the winter (or winter is coming) blues. We've rounded up our favorites that feature great food along with entertainment, cultural, or shopping slants that are sure to leave you satisfied. Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, October 14-16 With over 30 vendors--many being ...

Savannah Craft Brew Fest 4 Recovery Dinners

  After a strenuous day sampling craft beers from 80+ breweries— including our local breweries Southbound Brewing, Service Brewing, Coastal Empire Beer Co., and Moon River Brewing—food (and plenty of water!) will likely be on your mind post-festival. To help, here are four restaurants known for their hearty portions that can soak up those suds and laid-back vibes so you can feel comfortable getting your grub on (even if you're a little tipsy). Plus, if you take the free ferry across the river to and from downtown, these spots are all just a few blocks ...