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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 ...

The Case for Drinking Scotch in Savannah

When John Hendrick, the General Manger of downtown’s Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub, invites you to a small private Scotch Whisky tasting, you don’t turn it down. Period. It doesn’t matter that it's on a Monday night. It doesn’t even matter that its $150 per person. You find space on your credit card. Your kids aren’t going to practice tonight. You find a babysitter. You bribe them with pizza and a quality viewing of the 1985 classic “The Goonies.” Don’t waste your time worrying about “responsibilities” (whatever that is). You must drop everything. ...

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  • August 17, 2016

Savannah Restaurant Week Roundup

Where to Eat in Savannah
  We’re fortunate to be working and living in city, whose foodie scene continues to grow, inspire and help Savannah be seen as more than a great place to sink your teeth into some fried chicken. New restaurants like Hugh Acheson’s The Florence and James Beard semifinalist The Grey have helped shine the spotlight a little brighter onto an already amazing culinary scene in Historic Savannah, GA. That’s why Savannah Restaurant Week is one of our favorite events in Savannah, where local chefs let their foodie flags fly. Savannah Restaurant Week is a celebrat...

British Influence on Savannah: 5 Old World Spots

British Pie Society Savannah
  Many people have commented on Savannah's European feel, which isn't surprising considering its retained the Old World charm General Oglethorpe imported from England. Our fair city's walkability, antiquity and slower pace help keep Oglethorpe's vision for Savannah intact--and help it continually land on Travel+Leisure's "World's Best Cities" list. During our food tours, we share many tidbits about Savannah's history and British influence, and we also recommend these five stops to experience Britain in Savannah. #1: Oglethorpe Monument, Chippewa Square ...

Savannah Taste Experience Food Tours Adds New Foodie Destinations and More Tour Times

Press Release: The No. 1 food tour in Savannah is shaking up its Famous and Secret East Side Food Tour to feature new culinary delights in Savannah. SAVANNAH, June 21, 2016—As Savannah’s culinary scene continues to explode, Savannah Taste Experience owners Stu and Donald Card realize ...

Come Experience Savannah Spirits

Your first reaction might be, "Oooh, let's go check out Savannah's haunted scene," since the Hostess City is considered one of the most haunted places in America and most haunted cities in the world. And while you can certainly get your fill of spooky encounters when you visit Savannah through a haunted pub crawl, hearse tour, or staying at one of the haunted rooms at 17Hundred90 (a Savannah Taste Experience partner stop), we have different types of Savannah spirits in mind. Here are 6 non-spooky ways to enjoy Savannah spirits, and remember, you can always take ...