Archive for January, 2013

Savannah Restaurant Week

You’ll only get a chance to sample the finest restaurants in Savannah at these great fixed prices during Savannah Restaurant Week.  The last day is this Sunday, so get moving!  Just go to and pick your choice.  Nearly all of Savannah’s top restaurants are available with enticing menus, $30 per person for a three course dinner of fine food.  Our top picks for the most interesting menus are those at Alligator Soul, Leoci’s Trattoria and the Driftaway Cafe, although all of them sound pretty enticing.

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Pinkies is the Place to be Tomorrow Evening

Tomorrow evening, Wed: (Jan 30) 5:30PM C-Spot After Hours for Creatives: FREE –  Pinkie Masters, 318 Drayton St, Savannah GA  31401 Pinkies has been the site of more than one presidential campaign, as well as the campaigns of local politicians. It was, a few years ago, named “Best Local Bar in America” bu a major national magazine. Something about the place just draws great conversation, and that is what C-Spot is all about. So have a great time tomorrow!



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Valentine Chocolate at The Mansion

If you love chocolate and you love Valentine’s Day, “A Night of Chocolate at the Mansion” should give you a bit of heaven on that sweet day.  There will be plenty of hors d’oeuvres both light and heavy, music and of course, a bar, with chocolate flowing all night long.  A joint project of The Mansion and River Street Sweets, the evening will begin at 7 pm at The Mansion on Forsyth Park; cost of $50 per person or $90 per couple.  So bring your sweetheart or maybe meet one there, but have a wonderfully chocolatey Valentine’s !

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Skinny dipping at the Melting Pot

No, we’re not suggesting you strip off your clothes and dive into a pot of chocolate or cheese (though that just might be fun!),   Indulge in The Melting Pot’s  limited-time Skinny Dipping menu featuring a three-course fondue experience with salad, an entree and dark chocolate fondue for under 700 calories – all deliciously priced at $21.99 per person! While you’re dipping, enter to win a trip to Miami for a private fondue party with Pitbull.  This delightful diet aid will run through the end of March, so go as often as you like!


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Southern Cooking Class by a Master

Rebecca Lang, author, food writer, cooking instructor  amd a 9th generation Southerner will show you how to prepare a fine, ultra Southern dinner to wow your next dinner party guests. The event will be held February 7 at Kitchen Outfitters, im 12 Oaks Shopping Center from 6:30 to 9 pm. The recipes will come from her brand new book, Around the latest book, Around the Southern Table..                                                                     

The cooking class will feature a terrific menu that’s ideal for
casual, but elegant winter entertaining.

Menu: Coconut Fried Shrimp with Sweet-and-Spicy Peach Sauce,

Peppered Pork Roast with Blue Cheese Grits and Swiss Chard with Bacon Butter,

Rasberry-Lime Coconut Cake

When: February 7 from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Kitchenware Outfitters
Cost: $50 per person
To register: In person or by phone at (912)356-1117

5500 Abercorn St #18  Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 356-1117

Sounds mouthwatering to us!

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Fun. Networking on Tybee Island

5:30 this evening.  Fun and networking for all who have businesses or work on the Islands.   Ocean PLaza Hotel,  1401 Strand, Tybee Island, GA 31328. Sound System by McKnight Electronics. live Steel Drum Performance by Melvin Dean:   RSVP ON FACEBOOK

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A delightful salad recipe to please everyone!

We all love a tasty salad, and it’s a plus that salads are even good for us!  So it’s extra nice to try a new one…. hence, I offer you this delicious recipe courtesy of Fresh Market:                                                                                                                           Fennel, Onion and Feta Salad:

  1 large fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  1 cup fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
  1/3 cup O Meyer Lemon Olive Oil
  2 tablespoons O Champagne Vinegar
  1/4 teaspoon each of salt, pepper and sugar
  3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  of lemon slices, for garnish
Toss all ingredients in a mixing bowl, reserving half the feta cheese. Arrange on plates, and garnish with remaining feta and lemon slices. Serve Immediately.


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Solar Champions First meeting of 2013 Tonight!

Meeting at 5:30 to 7 pm, the group will have plenty of new triumphs to report, plus plans for the future.  Whether you’re a long-standing solar advocate, or just becoming interested in this intriguing energy source, the group will have  plenty to welcome you with.  Meeting at Flip Flop Tiki Bar, 117 Whitaker St. One of downtown’s trendiest iittle eateries, they also have a variety of specials on drinks for $2….. can’t beat that!  For more info, call: Jack Star at 233-4288.

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Wine Tasting at Johnnie Ganem’s

Wine tastings are always fun…. and those at Johnnie Ganem’s are no exception, except for the cost being more affordable than most!  This Tuesday,  Jan. 15  Benefitting  Social Apostolate of Savannah in The Rebel Room upstairs,  501 Habersham Street, Savannah GA 31401, $15 suggested donation:  RSVP:

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Brasserie 529 sports new coffee menu

Brasserie’s brand new state of the art espresso machine is now turning out a coffee menu to warm the heart of all espresso lovers. Here are just some of the items on the list:

Café Au Lait– coffee, steamed milk  3

 Café Latte– espresso, steamed milk  4

 Cappuccino– espresso, steamed milk, mostly foam   4

 Solo Espresso– 2.50

 Doppio Espresso– 3

 Café Noisette– espresso, dash of steamed milk  3.50 Plus others.

 There is also a variety of Chais and Teas ….Sit back, relax, and perhaps add an after-dinner drink to accompany the espresso. 

Café Americano– espresso, hot water  3.50


Vanilla Latte– espresso, steamed milk, house syrup  5


Café Mocha– espresso, steamed milk, house chocolate, whipped cream  5



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