So Lia has a special talent for finding wonderful local places to eat and drink. Our
first night, after unloading one SUV and two truckloads of stuff, assembling a bed (yay zip ties! yay John the roommate who had zip ties along with any other tool or cleaning product desired!) we headed to the Green Truck Pub for a late supper. We had delicious burgers, a yummy California BLT, and some well deserved beers.
The next day, for lunch, we walked a few blocks to the adorable Starland Cafe,
situated in a pretty blue house with porches upstairs and down and surrounded by a blue picket fence. You can eat on the front porch but it was Savannah-August-Hot and the server kindly permitted Pippa in the air conditioned dining room where we found a cozy table in the corner and where she was a very polite and quiet girl. We ate fresh and delicious Side Sink Salad (with dates and raisins and crispy noodles!) Greek Asparagus Panini and a BLT Panini.
Another day we went to Back in the Day Bakery for lunch...
I was able to take a few days off between events this August and help G, our youngest daughter (and her dog, Pippa) move into a house in the enchanting city of Savannah for this, her senior year at SCAD. My older daughter, Lia, came up from St. Augustine with a wonderful hand-me-down bed and to help us move in and terrorize the city.
I have happily shuffled G to and fro for several years now, falling more in love with this captivating city with every trip. Previous visits were all spent in the historic district, wandering the bewildering array of moss draped historic squares, marveling at the voluptuous, balconied houses and eating, lots of eating.
G’s house is below Forsyth, in a neighborhood called the Starland District (really!). Her street has some chicly shabby duplexes with front porches next to totally renovated homes. This house is on the corner.
One morning, on my way to coffee, I walked by The Gingerbread House (it looks delicious, I could eat you up I love you so). It is a...