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Seafood described as fresh and local at restaurants on the Georgia coast isn’t always so, despite close proximity to fishing grounds along the state’s 100-mile coastline. But here are a selection of standout restaurants that do serve Georgia seafood, including Sunbury Crab Company, Doo Dads, Desposito’s, and more.
Georgia’s Vanishing Coast: With stronger storms, higher tides, and rising sea levels, how high will the water go?
On the Georgia coast, which spans 100 miles between Savannah and St. Marys, two things have become apparent during the last decade: Climate change is coming, and it’s already here. If the last decade’s increased tidal flooding initiated a conversation about the changing sea, the hurricane double-header of 2016 and 2017 added a couple of exclamation points. But while the effects of storms will be more severe with climate change, Georgia’s vulnerability to them isn’t new.
This season’s coastal finds are all about bold stripes, earthy accessories, and playful patterns.
Ask Kimball House co-owner Bryan Rackley about any gaps in his Decatur restaurant’s oyster menu, and his answer comes clear and quick: On a list that includes selections from the Carolinas, Alabama, Florida, and Louisiana, he can offer no Georgia oysters.
After careful consideration, owner Justin Anthony has decided to scrap the Yebo concept altogether, from South African-Southern to a South African and American fusion spot focusing on coastal influences from the Hamptons and California.
In addition to opening Biltong Bar in Ponce City Market last week and Cape Dutch in the former Woodfire Grill spot in November, owner Justin Anthony plans to move Yebo from Phipps Plaza to the old Coast space on West Paces Ferry Road in a few months.
Monday morning Governor Nathan Deal and a host of local and state dignitaries capped off a weekend-long celebration marking the “rededication” of Jekyll Island.
At Hilton Head, beautiful drives usually mean golf balls soaring over manicured fairways. But for one weekend every fall, motoring becomes the island’s preeminent pastime as hundreds of haute wheels and pristine vintage restorations roll onto South Carolina’s southernmost point.