Georgia’s oldest city boasts beautiful, historical monuments and homes, and hosts a spring music festival that caters to many tastes.
By Pam Windsor
Visitors to Savannah, Georgia, encounter Southern-style warmth and hospitality, akin to spending time with an old friend. The distinctive moss-draped trees, antebellum homes, and horse-drawn carriages help to give one the relaxed and comfortable impression that there’s no rush here. Evidence of the city’s rich history is everywhere. Take time to explore and learn more about some of the people and the events that shaped Georgia’s oldest city.
- Crispy scored flounder with apricot shallot sauce at Olde Pink House. It’s served with creamy grits and collards. The Olde Pink House is a popular date-night place, with cozy, separate dining rooms in the historic mansion. Reservations are recommended: (912) 232-4286.
- A Brisket Burger at The Collins Quarter. The burger is piled high and served on a baked-in-house brioche bun, along with hand-cut fries and homemade slaw.
- The Farm Egg at The Florence. This dish consists of an egg served atop a crispy polenta cake laced with salty ham and earthy mushrooms.
- Honey Almond & Cream ice cream at Leopold’s. This handmade treat is made with honey from the Savannah Bee Company. It is one of many flavors at this top-rated spot.