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Savannah’s Food Truck Scene on the Rise

savannah latin food truck
  Savannah is slowly coming around to the food truck craze, and starting just last month, a few food trucks are permitted to serve food between 10pm and 5am off of Johnson Square, with other designated food truck zones located at Daffin Park and the Scarborough, Minick, and Paulson sports complexes (read the most recent government updates here). While these hours will hopefully expand, Savannah is still testing the waters when it comes to regularly allowing food trucks to serve downtown, but food trucks are welcomed with open arms during events like St. Patrick’s ...

Starland District: Savannah’s Hottest Foodie Neighborhood Right Now

The Starland District, defined as the stretch between Forsyth Park and Victory Drive, has long been beloved by in-the-know SCAD students and Savannah residents. It’s artsy, funky, walkable, and displays spectacular Victorian architecture. Restaurants in this district often started out as residential homes that have been converted into cozy hotspots, and First Fridays in Starland fill the streets with vendors and musicians with a block party vibe. The most exciting part of the Starland District to us, of course, is the food. Within a one square mile, 10 delicious ...

First Book Signing Tomorrow!

Pictures from Savannah Food
Tomorrow will be our first official book signing for our new (and first!) book, Savannah Food: A Delicious History. We'll be at E. Shaver Booksellers at 326 Bull Street from 1pm to 3pm to talk about our book, answer questions, and sign your copies, so come say hi! Those of you who have visited E. Shaver's know that this independent bookstore is chockfull of charm. This Savannah landmark has been around since 1975, supporting local and traveling authors through signings, events, and being a stalwart for authors through all the big changes that have happened in the ...

New Partner Stop: Cha Bella!

Fried mushrooms
Starting Wednesday, April 26th, we are pleased to announce that Cha Bella will be added to the East Side Tour. We are insanely excited about this update for a number of reasons: Savannah's Original Farm-to-Table Restaurant Cha Bella opened its doors in in 2005, and right from the start, they were committed to sourcing all their ingredients from within a day's drive. This dedication to sustainability for 12 years means our guests are going to get the chance to get to know the real essence of Savannah's food.      1. Fine Dining on a Food Tour?!?! As a ...

Book Release Plus 5th Year Anniversary

Co-authors, brothers, and Savannah Taste Experience owners celebrate their 5-year business anniversary and a book deal with Arcadia Publishing in April Sometimes, the stars align just right and April is such an occasion for brothers Stu and Donald Card. The Cards took a big risk five years ago, leaving big jobs in big cities to start one food tour route in Savannah. Now, Savannah Taste Experience has grown into a bustling business, with two 5-star reviewed routes running seven days a week, with up to seven tour slots on weekend days. The icing on their anniver...

Unforgettable Bakery & Cafe a Hidden Gem

Unforgettable Bakery & Cafe is baking love by the pound. Established in 2009 by Belinda Baptiste, this little cafe offers some of the most delicious cakes in Savannah. If it's food for the soul that you desire, then this is the cafe for you. Miss Belinda goes well beyond the world of fresh cakes and desserts to also serve up a fresh, healthy and Caribbean inspired breakfast/lunch menus. To keep it fresh and unforgettable, the menu is small in number, but never small on flavor! The island fusion and desserts will keep you coming back to this Southside gem, ...

Famous & Secret East Side Food Tour

For those that have been on our Famous & Secret East Side Tour, this is going to look mouthwateringly familiar. We started this tour a few years ago, and because of its off-the-beaten-path nature, it is becoming increasingly more popular, especially with folks that have been on our other tour (First Squares). This is our take on some of the beautiful and delicious food that you can expect when you take a Savannah Taste Food Tour. After all, we are professional :) Hope you enjoy the photos, and don't forget to tag yours with #SavannahTaste. We love sharing your creati...

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  • March 25, 2017

Spring in Savannah: So Much To Do!

Oyster Roast Savannah
Spring in Savannah might be the best time to be in The Hostess City. Saint Patrick's Day unofficially starts the celebration off with a bang, but the mild temperatures and blooming Azaleas set the stage for some of the best events of the year for tourists and locals alike. Whether you are seeking world class music, fireworks on the Savannah River, a race through Forsyth Park, or a simple stroll through the cobblestoned streets, Savannah has something for you to do that is just your speed. Here are a few of our favorite events happening this Spring: Savannah Music ...

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 ...