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3rd Annual Buccaneer Ball

Don’t miss this night of swash-buckling fun at The Crab Shack.  This event kicks off the 6th Annual Pirate Fest at Tybee, so come dressed in your best pirate gear for a chance to be named King and Queen of Pirate Fest!  Live entertainment, grub and grog, and of course prizes for Best Pirate and Best Wench.  Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  October 7, from 7-10pm.  You must be over 18 to attend this event.

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Melting Pot Contest

Sign up to follow The Melting Pot on Facebook, and you might just win some pretty swell prizes in the month of January!  All you have to do is follow them at and watch their contest updates.  You and a friend could win a Grand Prize trip to LA for the premier of Warner Brothers “Valentine’s Day”, Fondue for a Year, or $100 gift cards!  It’s worth a shot if you ask us.  The last day to enter is Jan. 31, and the grand prize winner will be announced on Feb. 1.

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Shrimp Lovers Alert!

The 4th Annual Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival kicks off Friday,  Sept. 18, for three days of shrimp lovers’ fun!  Cooking competitions, shrimp boat excursions,  shrimp eating contests, cooking demos, entertainment and much more at Jekyll Island’s beautiful historic district.  Friday night kicks off with $3.00 shrimp night, where for $3,  you can sample each of the many vendors shrimp dishes.

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Taste of Thunderbolt Seafood Festival

This Saturday,  May 30,  from 10 am to 6 pm, get your fill of seafood and other delicious delicacies from Thunderbolt’s many terrific restaurants and eateries. Plus, enjoy Arts and Crafts all day and a Cooking Contest at 1:00 pm.  Location:  Mechanics Ave.  from   Victory Drive to Rowland Ave.

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Love Italian food? Love to cook it?

Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, the 700 year old winemaking dynasty, has launched their ‘Tuscany to You’ recipe contest!  The contest invites busy home cooks, aspiring chefs and food lovers from across America to submit a favorite Italian recipe for a chance to win a Tuscan feast for four cooked in the comfort of their own home by visiting Italian chef Donatella Zampoli
(formerly of Michelin starred Mas del Saugo in Northern Italy).  The contest
will run through July 31, 2009 and recipes will be submitted through the
Tuscany Tonight Web site (  Buon Appetito!

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Eat Local Savannah Contest !

Since we at SavannahBest have long championed the idea of “eat local,” we’re more than happy to post the following:

Local 11 Ten Hosts The First ‘Eat Local Savannah’ Poster Design Contest. We’re offering Savannah College of Art and Design students the opportunity to promote Savannah’s local farmers and producers. SCAD students who are currently enrolled in classes, and recent winter quarter graduates are encouraged to participate in the poster competition. Beginning Monday, April 6 and continuing until Friday, May 8, students can submit PDF files of their design to . We will post three posters to the website and a link for community members to vote for their favorite design on Monday, May 11. Contestants may use any means possible, including social media groups, event boards and blog posts to drive viewers to vote online. We will host a reception on May 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. to announce the winning design and official “Eat Local Savannah” poster. The winning designer will take home a $150 cash prize, a complimentary dinner for two at Local 11 Ten, and a printed copy of his or her design. Additional details:
Posters should be graphically attractive and use a dynamic message.
Only original artwork will be considered.
Poster should be no larger than 18″ x 24″.
The poster must include the words “Eat Local Savannah” and the Local 11 Ten Website address, or posters that mimic ad campaigns will not be accepted.

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Savannah Chili Bowl Cookoff

A fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank, the Chili Bowl Cookoff will be at Greyson Stadium Sat.,   Feb. 28,  from 11 am to 3 pm. The cost is $2.00 plus a can of tuna.  Eat and enjoy!

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Halloween Party at Pinkie’s!

For some of the wildest costumes in town, plus a whole lot of fun, head over to Pinkie Master’s. Photos are taken of the costume wearers and around midnight, the winner’s are chosen. Don’t miss this one.

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Five Alarm Call for Firehouse Cooks!

Here’s a way for all you firemen to fire up your bank account and have fun doing it.  The Tabasco folks have just opened their Fifth National Cook & Ladder Competition, in search of the nation’s hottest firehouse cook. Recipes must be original, fiery recipes and can be for any type of dish, appetizer to dessert and all inbetween, and must, of course, contain at least one of the Tabsco pepper sauces.  Cooks with professional culinary training are excluded. First prize is $10,000. All winnings to be split between the winning cook and his/her firehouse. For more details, entry forms,  go to

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Savannah Teen enroute to Chef Cap

Jonathan Miller, just turned 19 and currently interning at The New South Cafe, just won  the 2008 Best Teen Cook competition sponsored by the Art Institute of Atlanta and Food Network. He receives two years’ free tuition and will be Intern for A Day at Food Network. When he gets his B.Sc. in Culinary Management he’ll be on the way to donning a permanent Chef’s Hat.

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