Another Christmas came and went, and my family took our traditional super long car trip down to Mississippi to celebrate with my dad’s side of the family. Because driving there takes about 15 hours, we broke it up on the way down by taking a detour to Savannah, Georgia and staying there a couple nights.
Although it rained the whole time, Savannah is a beautiful city. We ate out at two restaurants that were recommended by the guide book, but my food was mediocre (though I give the ambiance of both an A+). I probably didn’t enjoy them very much because I was trying to order “healthy” things, not exactly a specialty of the south. While my tomato gazpacho and scallops with spinach were decent, my dad’s orders of various fried things were quite delicious, as were the copious amounts of biscuits that were served with every meal. I guess I should follow the “when in Rome” mindset and order something buttery and crispy rather than stubbornly clinging on to my northern ways. Continue reading “A trip to the south”