While it may not be exactly in the environs of metropolitan Atlanta, it certainly is right in our backyard, that Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern takes a trip out to Savannah to partake of the local tasty if slightly bizarre delicacies such as baked raccoon…
Featured on the Travel Channel and airing on Monday, March 12, 2012, the Bizarre Foods gourmet taster whose traveled the world seeking culinary oddities, finds himself tucking into a home-cooked Gullah meal as well as local specialties at several Savannah eateries.
Zimmern heads on out to Clary’s Café on 404 Abercorn Street, where he joins The Lady Chablis (no not the Lady Chablis as featured in the 1997 film Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, starringand Kevin Spacey?) have breakfast.
Andrew tries café specialties pecan flapjacks and hoppel poppel, which is egg scrambled with peppers, onions, potatoes and kosher salami.
The Lady Chablis and Andrew have another meal together, at a mansion restaurant called Elizabeth’s on 37th, located on 105 East 37th Street in Savannah, which includes flounder on spicy quail hash, Berkshire pork chops and a black-eyed pea patty.
With Savannah food writer Tim Rutherfood, Zimmern goes off the beaten path to some of the Savannah’s best eateries, starting with Marandy’s on 7010 Skidaway Road in Savannah, where the two enjoy oxtail and Red Velvet cake with sour cream frosting.
Leaving the confines of Savannah, Tim and Andrew venture out to Thunderbolt to check out Charlie Teeple’s Seafood on 3209 East Victory Drive to taste some of the best local seafood, including seafood boil and steamed crab, as well as a native species of grapes called scuppernongs.
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