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Beaufort SC Fish Markets on Sunday?

There is an open air fish market on the left about 1/4 mile before you cross Johnson Creek onto Hunting. They may or may not be open on any given Sunday. As Sue said, this is raw seafood.

Another option for a picnic would be to stop just past there at the Johnson Creek Tavern and get a to-go order of fish and oysters, or just eat there enjoying the view. Sit on the deck if the weather cooperates. They have a website.

Feb 13, 2013
savdoug in Southeast

Table for one: Savannah

Jazz'd is another strong choice. Excellent music, expert bartenders at a roomy bar, and tapas-style menu. The baked cheese trio, lamb chops, and tenderloin skewers are particularly good. Also, a prix fixe option.

Dec 28, 2012
savdoug in Southeast

Need Reco's for St Simmons

Sal's has good pizza also.

Feb 24, 2012
savdoug in Southeast

Girls' Weekend/Bachelorette in SAVANNAH - Foodie Recs Needed!

Bars, all right by City Market; Lulu's Chocolate Bar, Seed Eco-Lounge, Rogue Water, The Rail, Bacchus Wine Lounge.
Lunch or picnic on Telfair Square, Papillote. You can drink alcoholic beverages anywhere downtown as long as it's out of a plastic cup. Don't like a bar? Get a go-cup.
Shopping; The Salt Table.

Feb 09, 2012
savdoug in Southeast

Wow...this years SC oysters are intense!

We steamed 100 Wassaw Sound clams last night which were just excellent. The blue crabs have been plentiful and tasty this year also.

Oct 25, 2011
savdoug in Southeast

Chow recs needed for trip to Charleston, Savannah, and Hilton Head

On your way from Charleston to Savannah you can cover Southern, Lowcountry and BBQ all in one place at Duke's BBQ in Ridgeland. Hwy 17 merges with I-95 at Point South and exits at Ridgeland about 12 miles later. Go through town toward Hardeeville/Savannah and it is on your left. From there continue on 17 to Savannah.

It's a serve- yourself buffet with BBQ, fried chicken, hash and rice, vegetables and desserts. Open Thursday through Saturday. Same kind of food as Mrs. Wilkes or Paula Deen's without the wait or crowds or fame. Around $10 per person.

If your student likes pizza be sure to hit Vinnie Van Go-Go's at City Market. Cash only.

Vinnie Van Go-Go's
317 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401

Paula Deen's Restaurant
102 W Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401

Aug 09, 2011
savdoug in Southeast

Tybee Island - Restaurant Recs and Where to Buy Fresh Seafood

Huc-a-poo's is a lot of fun in a bohemian atmosphere. Good pizzas whole or by the slice. A slice is a quarter pizza, so you might start with one. Knucklehead nachos are good too.

Bowie's Seafood at the first traffic light is the best seafood market on Tybee. The local shrimp season just got started on Wednesday, so you're in luck. Tybee Market IGA also sells fresh local shrimp, as well as killer store-made sausage. Grill some sausage, boil up some shrimp, maybe some red potatoes and corn, open a cold malt beverage, and enjoy.

Jun 27, 2011
savdoug in Southeast

Beaufort SC Lunch

Besides Plum's, Luther's and Panini's overlook the waterfront park with outside tables. They're just a few doors apart and easily compared to see which suits you best.

Jun 20, 2011
savdoug in Southeast

Savannah: looking for moderately priced dining

All excellent suggestions. Vinnie's delivers, but is also great for outdoor dining and people watching. Not open for lunch weekdays. Cash only.
Papillote for takeout and a picnic on Telfair Square or back at the house.

Mar 21, 2011
savdoug in Southeast

Fish camp or Southern/Soul food near statesboro, waynesboro, swainsboro for lunch Thursday?

Boyd's in Statesboro has a good BBQ/southern buffet. They usually have whole fried catfish and the smoked chicken is very good. Standalone building with BBQ heritage.
The Beaver House is a historic house in downtown Statesboro. They serve family-style at your own table. Good southern cooking in a nice setting.

Feb 09, 2011
savdoug in Southeast

The Basil Pot in Columbia S.C.

They used to have all the spinach lasagna and wine you wanted on Thursday nights. Great fun.
We owned a copy of their cookbook but I'm afraid it went when I thinned the collection a couple of years ago.
Good luck!

Jan 10, 2011
savdoug in Southeast

Standing Rib Roast and a Convection Oven - do I need to modify my recipe?

If your oven has the 'convection roast' setting on it, that's what I use for the heat blast. It brings the fan and broiler element into play.

Dec 28, 2010
savdoug in Home Cooking

Recipe for South Carolina mustard barbecue sauce?

Johnny Harris makes a serviceable mustard-based sauce. It's in the local grocery stores and here;

Dec 20, 2010
savdoug in Home Cooking

Savannah Lunch

The restaurants near Memorial tend to be take-out or quick lunch places. Barnes is a sit-down restaurant with several fried seafood options. No alcohol. Good sweet tea.

Down Waters a few blocks further is the Exchange Tavern, with food and ambiance a notch up from Barnes.

Exchange Tavern & Restaurant
6710 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA 31406

Nov 01, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Food markets in Savannah?

Try Polk's Produce at 530 E Liberty. They also do home-cooking lunches.

Davis Produce on Hwy 80 on Whitemarsh Island is also a nice stop if you're on the way to Tybee Island.

Parker's Gourmet Market is a convenient place to pick up some goodies besides produce.

Gourmet Market
14 Executive Park Rd Ste C, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Oct 20, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

1 night in Savannah

You might consider Broughton & Bull.

Oct 15, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

1 night in Savannah

I liked it a lot also. Especially their chicken livers appetizer. I believe it was this past spring when they closed.
Geneva's is also closed.

Oct 15, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

1 night in Savannah

Bistro Savannah is defunct. Make reservations if you go to Garibaldi's. B Matthews is casual.

Oct 14, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Savannah lunch ideas - please confirm or offer new suggestions

The weather right now is perfect for al fresco lunching. I suggest on Friday strolling up Barnard St to Broughton and getting a couple of items to go from Papillote. Go back across to Telfair Square and have a picnic. Adult beverages are okay as long as they're in a plastic cup. Stop in The Distillery on your way back to the hotel for a look around.

On Saturday the traffic on Liberty will be lighter and an outdoor table at Soho South would be pleasant. Another option is an outdoor table at Vinnie Van Go Go's at City Market. Pizza by the slice, salads and people watching. Cash only.

The Pink House may have garden dining available for brunch.

Oct 07, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Authentic hush puppies in Savannah?

The Oyster Bar on River Street should have them. The one on Wilmington Island does, as does the Elegant Pelican, same owner. They're mildly sweet and served with honey butter. They're gratis with entrees, served as an appetizer. I've seen people ruin their appetite for dinner by overdoing the hush puppies.
I can't vouch for the current quality of the rest of the menu. You can go in and just order a basket of hush puppies and a beverage.

Sep 30, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Vegetarian/Vegan in Savannah?

Brighter Day at the bottom of Forsyth Park will have some choices. It's a store with some prepared foods to go. Sentient Bean next door might also have some qualifying items.
Alligator Soul has a high-end vegetable plate entree.

Sentient Bean
13 E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401

Alligator Soul
114 Barnard St Ste Lowr, Savannah, GA 31401

Sep 24, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Tapas and/or Wine Bar Recs Wanted for Savannah

Bacchus is another option. No food, just wines, beers, and whiskeys. Not open on Sundays.

Aug 28, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Sports Bar / Restuarant in Savannah that will be airing the Dolphins Preseason Game on Aug 14... ?

Check with Coach's Corner on Victory Drive. 912-352-2933

Coach's Corner
3016 E Victory Dr, Savannah, GA 31404

Aug 10, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

BBQ between Columbia and Charleston

The other Dukes is on Whitman St in Orangeburg.

Jul 22, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Korean BBQ in SC/Savannah?

Topsail at the Tybee Marina has some Korean dishes, including BBQ. I haven't tried the Korean items yet, so can't comment on them. Everything I've tried there has been quite good, though.

Jul 19, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Only 1 Day in Savannah - Where to Get the Best Lunch?

Another representative Southern luncheon buffet in Sylvania is R&D's Steaks and Seafood, on Hwy 301 on the north side of town. It's a good-sized place with a fair variety on the buffet and a selection of desserts.
I've never been to Pop's.
If you want one in Savannah without the waiting in line try the Fairmont.

Fairmont Restaurant
65 W Fairmont Ave, Savannah, GA 31406

Jun 22, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Macelwees on Tybee Island?

I haven't eaten at McElwee's recently, but the last time it was your average serviceable seafood spot.
The new hot spot is Tybee Island Social Club, in the 1300 block of Butler. Reasonable prices, drink specials ($2 Red Stripe), unusual tacos, etc. They got a write-up in yesterdays paper.
Topsail out at Tybee Marina on Lazaretto Creek has a very pleasant outdoor bar and tables. Excellent fried seafood, a fish taco made with seared tuna, and some Korean/Asian dishes.
There's always Huc-a-poos if you're looking for kid-friendly and pizza.

Jun 21, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Trip to Savannah/Tybee Island. Please help with dining itinerary

Sadly, Bistro Savannah is closed. It's sister restaurant, Garibaldi's, is a few doors down.

May 25, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Los Arcos, Brunswick, GA

Thanks! That whole snapper looks great!

May 19, 2010
savdoug in Southeast

Los Arcos, Brunswick, GA

Their menu looks very interesting, relatively authentic Mexican.
Anyone tried it?

May 18, 2010
savdoug in Southeast