Thursday, September 1, 2011
Road Trip: Savannah
We're headed to Savannah tomorrow. I may not come back.
Aside from walking around and just enjoying some much-needed time away, I've already decided to fill my yearly butter quota at Paula Deen's restaurant, "The Lady & Sons":
I've heard that the very best place in town is "Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room" - a boarding house from the 40s turned into a family style lunch place. The line outside starts forming around 10:30am, and the wait can be well over an hour to get in. Even the President has eaten there:
I love doing the tours, no matter how cheeseball they may seem, because you learn so much and can see the entire area right away. I always opt for them!
And, of course, we'll cruise by the square where Forrest Gump was filmed :) They put in the bench just for filming, but this is where he narrated the movie. I may even pick up some chocolates to eat while we're there.
Yes, the chocolates are a must.
Have you been to Savannah? Read about it? Are there any foods there that you insist I try out? Because we all know that I'll be snapping photos of food right and left :)
image source - Forsyth Park
image source - Mrs Wilkes
image source - Trolley Tour
image source - Chippewa Square