Olympic medals are being handed out in London, but a gold should be handed across the Atlantic to Taste of India.
In a sunlit corner office overlooking Ellis Square, the fate of Savannah's gastronomical world hangs in the balance.
That blessed food that we call pork barbecue is in reality a mystical combination of just the right amount of hardwood smoke, low and slow heat, and time. It is food that stirs the critic in us all, summons our inner 'cue snob and relegates disbelievers to the canned vegetable aisle.
I knew that Café Gelatohh at the eastern gateway to City Market was the city's best destination for handcrafted, small batch gelato. What I didn't know was that I could score an amazing sandwich to accompany my creamy, frozen treat.
If you've been wondering what's going on at construction sites and vacant lots around town, you're not alone - especially when it comes to wondering whether you'll find a new place to whet your appetite.
Savannah's 88–year–old Byrd Cookie Co. is an institution, a brand as widely recognized in the national gourmet food arena as it is respected by generations of Savannah gift-givers.
Tubby's Tank House in Thunderbolt is darned near an institution. Its popular sunset happy hour on Thursday sometimes swells to monumental proportions - and its venue for local bands has provided many upstarts with a viable stage.
World of Beer tapped its first keg early last week, and the Broughton Street watering hole is already beer nirvana.
In addition to the usual lineup of music, dance, and cuisine, the Savannah Asian Festival features a very special guest this year.
A few minutes wait at a restaurant is a good thing. It sends two messages: That people enjoy being there, and that, all things being equal, the place is a success.
Granted, lunchtime at Wednesday may not be prime time at Wilmington Island's Flying Fish Bar & Grill. I thought that would be a good thing.
Gata's Sports Bar & Grille, Hinesville's newest restaurant and nightspot, will have its grand opening on June 7.
Aaah, the nearness of summer! Backyard barbecues, marshmallows on sticks over the fire pit - what could be better?
The second location of Screamin' Mimi's takes the familiar pizza joint model that has been so successful on East Oglethorpe Avenue and added live music and a full bar. It's a fitting upgrade for the pizza restaurant as it moves "uptown."
The Gyro Shop hosted a grand-opening ribbon cutting May 3 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
My wife, kids, mama and a mess of doctors have strongly suggested that I try to eat healthy. But eating healthy is harder than most folks think.
The only time I'm not reading, writing or thinking deeply about something is when I'm fishing or sitting on the back porch at the end of a long work day.
Urban farmer K. Rashid Nuri told Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members that quality food can and should be grown anywhere, including the concrete jungles of inner cities. Nuri said the United States is the richest country in the world, yet many Americans are food-insecure.
Chili lovers, rejoice. The North Bryan Chamber of Commerce's sixth annual Chili Cook-off is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Center in Pembroke, where more than a dozen chili cooks are expected to compete for cash prizes.
That wise Southern philosopher, Jeff Foxworthy, suggested one's origins affect how one talks, works, plays and thinks.
Those of us who like meat need only look to Genesis 9:3 to support our affinity for the four most important food groups - beef, pork, chicken and seafood.
The fast-food craze that began more than half a century ago is partly to blame for the apparent loss in customer service.
Can you imagine life without ham? Me either. There would be no ham and eggs, just eggs. There'd be no country ham biscuits, just biscuits.
More than 600 community members found warmth in hot bowls of chili Saturday afternoon during First Presbyterian Christian Academy's annual chili cook-off.
They moved with a purpose from the dining room to the kitchen and back. Their pace was pretty good for 400-year-olds.
Georgia writer Flannery O'Connor was mistaken - a good man isn't so hard to find, but finding a good bowl of butter beans can sometimes be challenging, unless you cook them yourself.
I emulate Biblical role models like Joshua, David, Peter and Paul. Jesus is more than a role model. He's God. I also look up to military heroes like Francis Marion, John Singleton Mosby, Alvin York, Audie Murphy and Paul R. Smith. It's my culinary heroes, though, who teach me new recipes and inspire me to develop my own skills in the kitchen or at the grill.
Millions of Americans have gained a few pounds since Thanksgiving. They'll add on a few more on Christmas and New Year's Day.
Cajun, Creole and low-country cooking are similar, I think, because they're culturally linked. I say it's not the common spices or pork seasonings but the diversity that makes these similar cuisines so delicious.
I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.