Thursday, April 9, 2015

A Culinary Journey: Georgia, South Carolina & Virginia

A Culinary & Cultural Journey to Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia
April 9 - May 1, 2015 

Scrumpdillyicious will be touring the verdant and scenic antebellum south with its elegant architecture, lush scenery and effortless hospitality, from the luxurious plantations, antebellum mansions, Civil War landmarks and low country cuisine of Savannah and Charleston to Virginia's historic Colonial Williamsburg and Thomas Jefferson's magnificent Monticello. Slow your pace, sip a mint julep and join me online each day as we journey from Florida's Gulf Coast to Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia, exploring the unique culture and indisputable charm of the Southern U.S., capturing all of the robust flavours, celebrated restaurants and breathtaking natural beauty of the areas lush natural landscape and rich culinary heritage, savouring low country specialties from Shrimp & Grits, She-Crab Soup, Hoppin' John, Frogmore Stew and Perlau, more lovingly known as Chicken Bog.

“If you go to Atlanta, the first question people ask you is, "What's your business?" In Macon they ask, "Where do you go to church?" In Augusta they ask your grandmother's maiden name. But in Savannah the first question people ask you is "What would you like to drink?”
 ― John Berendt, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story —