Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Get Away! Celebrate Savannah in Motion from Zeigler House Inn on World-Famous Jones Street

Savannah Rock 'n Roll Marathon, popular running
event each fall in Savannah, Georgia USA
SAVANNAH, Georgia -- Beautiful Savannah is an historical city filled with motion -- motion picture movies in production, international ships sailing up and down the Savannah River harbor day and night, flower landscapes and canopies of trees rustling in the breeze, jazz to swing and classical musical productions, a lively dining scene that gets a steady chorus of national attention, running events like the Savannah Rock 'N Roll Marathon (November 5-6, 2016). and world-reknown Savannah Film Festival (October 22-29, 2016).

Chef Mahama Bailey shakes things up at The Grey restaurant, garnering national accolades. (Closed August 29 to September 5, 2016 for vacation). The New York Times says, "chef Mashama Bailey is redefining African-American cooking in the South."

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

How Many Savannah Hotels Serve Farmers' Market Fare? Zeigler House Inn, A Top-tier Savannah B&B Hotel Does!

SAVANNAH, Georgia -- Georgia grown, fresh-from-the-farm produce translates to full, local Savannah pleasures for each of Zeigler House Inn's lodging guests. This is true especially when caterer-turned-innkeeper Jackie Heinz visits the Forsyth Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings.

Forsyth Farmers Market farm to table produce featured at top Savannah inn | Photo (c) Jackie Heinz
Quintessential Savannah! Fresh produce and flowers
at Forsyth Farmers' Market each Saturday
in the lush green backdrop of Forsyth Park,
Savannah, Georgia USA.
The farmers' market get praise among Forsyth "Park Perks" in 36 Hours in Savannah, by New York Times!
"This is my haul for the day," Jackie says of her Forsyth Farmers' Market trip one Saturday in late July 2016.  "Tomatoes, leeks, basil and mushrooms. Can you guess what I'm making?  Tomato pie!!" 

Forsyth Farmers Market produce in Savannah Georgia's Forsyth Park on Saturday
Not surprised at all to read, "Skift Travel Megatrend for 2016: Food Is Now the Leading Hook of Travel"

When it comes to food, it is not hard to imagine Savannah, Georgia, as a "Caribbean" town, especially when it comes to food, good-time leisure, and sub-tropical climate! 

On the Rim of the Caribbean: Colonial Georgia and the British Atlantic World by Paul M. Pressley, presents "...how a tiny elite of newly arrived merchants, adapting to local culture but loyal to a larger vision of the British empire, led the colony into overseas trade. From this perspective, Pressly examines the ways in which Georgia came to share many of the characteristics of the sugar islands, how Savannah developed as a "Caribbean" town...."